Hank Unplugged: “Drip-Drip” Genocide: Muslim Persecution of Christians

Hank Unplugged: “Drip-Drip” Genocide: Muslim Persecution of Christians

Listen Now to a conversation with Raymond Ibrahim, the author of “Crucified Again” on Christian persecution in the Middle East in this podcast series of Hank Unplugged. The Bible Answer Man’s podcast brought to your through Christian Research Institute and now showcased on Orthodox Christian Network. ABOUT HANK HANEGRAAFF Hank is the author...

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In the Middle East, death is defeated on the Cross

In the Middle East, death is defeated on the Cross

Dimitrios Athanasiou   In recent years, particularly after the uprising among the Arab peoples, with the so-called ‘Arab Spring’ after 2011, Christians in the Middle East have been subjected to continuous persecution from Islamist organizations in countries in the region.About three years ago, on 29 June 2014, the Islamist organization...

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Archbishop Anastasios of Albania talks about peace in the Middle East

Archbishop Anastasios of Albania talks about peace in the Middle East

Conscious acceptance of religious and cultural pluralism and peaceful co-existence between different communities can come about from two opposing starting-points.* Either from indifference to religious faith or from conscience experience of religion. On the other hand, religious intolerance between co-existing religious communities may develop from: a) seeds of a religious...

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Recognizing Annihilation of Middle East’s Christianity as Genocide

Recognizing Annihilation of Middle East’s Christianity as Genocide

During the recent Biannual Clergy Laity Assembly in Madison, Wisconsin, from November 14th – 18th, The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago agreed on a resolution asking the United Nations to recognize an official genocide of the Christian population in the Middle East. The Metropolis of Chicago, representing 59 churches and...

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ISIS Beheads 21 Coptic Orthodox Christians for Being “People of the Cross”

ISIS Beheads 21 Coptic Orthodox Christians for Being “People of the Cross”

ISIS released a video on Sunday of the beheading of a group of Egyptian Christians kidnapped in Libya. According to a spokesman from the Coptic Orthodox Church, the video is real and the Islamic State did kill all 21 Egyptian Christians. In the video, which appeared first on Twitter, militants...

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14 Year Old Christian Girl Forced to Marry Jihadist, while 20 Captured Egyptian Christians Face Torture, Execution by ISIS

14 Year Old Christian Girl Forced to Marry Jihadist, while 20 Captured Egyptian Christians Face Torture, Execution by ISIS

Horrors continue in the areas controled by the Islamic State. According to Christianity Daily: The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has captured 20 Egyptian Christian men and a 14-year-old Christian girl, and the lives of the men are in great danger while the young girl might have already...

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The Middle East’s Vanishing Christians

The Middle East’s Vanishing Christians

Even as Christians flee Iraq and parts of Syria, or are killed, Christian leaders are looking for ways to remain in the birthplace of Christianity. The Middle East’s Vanishing Christians By Michael Cook | Mercator.net The Middle East is losing its ancient Christian heritage. When Iraq was invaded in 2003,...

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Orthodox Priest Speaks about Middle East Crisis on American TV

Orthodox Priest Speaks about Middle East Crisis on American TV

Fr. Thomas Zain is the Vicar-General of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of North America and Dean of the St. Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral of Brooklyn, NY, Recently, he appeared on FOX News for a special report on the persecution of Christians in the Middle East. Fr. Thomas described some of the persecutions,...

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Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Patriarchs of Antioch Hold Prayers for the Release of Abducted Bishops of Aleppo

Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Patriarchs of Antioch Hold Prayers for the Release of Abducted Bishops of Aleppo

According to the official Facebook page of the Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated today in a common prayer service with His Beatitude John X, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch, at the Prophet Elijah Church in Aleppo. Other news agencies have reported that a similar prayer service took place at...

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Metropolitan Elias: Christians Are Being Persecuted, But Love Will Prevail

Metropolitan Elias: Christians Are Being Persecuted, But Love Will Prevail

His Eminence Metropolitan Elias of Tyre and Sidon delivered a short address at St. Mary Orthodox Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts after the Western Rite Vespers with Lessons and Carols on December 14. His Eminence emphasized that, despite the crisis of persecution happening in the Middle East today, the love of...

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