Tag: Christianity

$2M Fundraiser Launched to Rebuild Christian Town Decimated by ISIS

A leading humanitarian organization has launched a fundraising initiative to raise over $2 million to help the Archdiocese of Erbil rebuild an Iraqi Christian town decimated by the Islamic State so that the town’s displaced citizens can finally return home in what has been described as a “now-or-never situation.” The Knights of Columbus, the world’s […]

Christian, Jewish and Muslim students take part in interreligious summer school

As young people from across the world gathered for a three-week Interreligious Summer School at the World Council of Churches Bossey Ecumenical Institute in Switzerland, they heard inspiring greetings about interreligious dialogue from people who encouraged them to contribute to issues of religious pluralism and intercultural acceptance in a society based on migration and globalisation. […]

Christian Oppression | Prophecy Update

First they came for the wedding planners and the bakers. Then they came for the Catholic farmers and the Baptist high school valedictorians. And now, the secularists are coming after the evangelical public servants.

Islam on Track to Overtake Christianity as World’s No. 1 Religion

Muslims will double their share of the population in the United States by 2050 and surpass Christianity as the world’s dominant religion by the end of the century, according to a Pew Research Center report released last week. The Pew study comes the same week that saw two acts of mass murder perpetrated by Muslim […]

Trump Tells Muslim Leaders: Stand Against ‘the Persecution of Jews and the Slaughter of Christians’

President Donald Trump told a meeting of leaders from more than 50 predominantly Muslim nations on Sunday that they must stand “together against the murder of innocent Muslims, the oppression of women, the persecution of Jews, and the slaughter of Christians.” Trump was speaking at the Arab Islamic American Summit hosted in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia […]

Christian pastor in Bible Belt admits personally worshiping Allah

A former church has been taken over and converted to a mosque in a rural North Carolina county, and a group of Christian pastors took part in the conversion ceremony in an effort to “show mutual respect” for their Muslim neighbors. Crosses have been removed from the former church’s facade and steeple, and mosque leader […]

Egypt’s Coptic Christians Celebrate Easter in the Shadow of ISIS

As Christians around the world celebrate Easter Sunday, eight million of them will be praying alongside security checkpoints, police guards and the threat of religious violence. This is the fate of the Coptic Christians of Egypt — an ancient religious minority whose persecution today is “the worst it has ever been,” according to analysts. Bombers […]

Multi-Faith Assemblies to Replace Christian Worship in Schools

A Labour-run London council has become the first nationwide to allow its schools to opt out of providing Christian assemblies. State-funded non-faith schools are required by law to offer a daily act of worship which must be “wholly or mainly of a broadly Christian character”, unless granted special dispensation by the local authority. But Brent […]

Could School Choice Save America

President Trump Proposes “Choice” by Irvin Baxter   During his campaign, President Trump envisioned a plan called “Choice”. It calls for every student to be given an education voucher, which can be used at the public, private, or parochial school of their choice. Since the amount of the voucher would equal what is already being spent […]

Why the Christian Right Is Rejoicing Under Trump’s Presidency

In early 2016, few evangelical leaders were on Team Trump, as they had Ted Cruz and other conservative Christians to choose from in a crowded Republican presidential field. After Donald Trump embarrassed his GOP competition and became the party’s nominee, prominent evangelicals began changing their tune. Some, including a number of outspoken anti-LGBT activists, worked […]