Posts about persecution

Orthodox News

BBC: Meriam Ibrahim: Sudan “to free” death row woman

Glory to God! The news just came in that Meriam Ibrahim, the Orthodox Christian woman who has been waiting to die for her faith in Sudan, will be set free….

May 31, 2014
Orthodox News

BBC News Africa: Sudanese Woman Facing Death for Apostasy Gives Birth

Thank you to the many readers who have encouraged us to keep following this story. The persecution of Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag continues to capture…

May 27, 2014
Orthodox News

Ecumenical Patriarch Decries Violence Against Women

As the world continues to pray for Meriam Ibrahim, the wife and pregnant mother who has been condemned to death in Sudan for her Christian faith, His All-Holiness…

May 24, 2014
Orthodox News

CNN: Christian in Sudan sentenced to death for faith; “I’m just praying,” husband says

Major media outlets are calling attention to the plight of an Orthodox Christian woman in Sudan who has been sentenced to death for her refusal to relinquish…

May 21, 2014

VIDEO: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Discusses the Call for Fraternal Cooperation in a Suffering World

His All-Holiness Bartholomew, Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch, explains the history of the 1964 encounter in the Holy Land…

May 21, 2014
The Sounding

Are Christians a Persecuted Minority in the West?

Everyone loves a victim, and is happy to claim victim status. It bestows a kind of righteous aura, as well as a Get Out of Jail Free card when caught behaving…

May 18, 2014
This Week in Orthodoxy

Orthodox Christian News from the Middle East

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. Today we’ll be…

May 16, 2014
Orthodox News

VDH: Christians ‘Crucified Again’ for Refusing Islam

Several major news outlets are reporting  that Christians and others who oppose Islamic militants are being brutally executed by crucifixion. This article…

May 15, 2014
Orthodox News

Chiesa Online: What Remains of the Christians of the East

Here is an article that was shared with us this morning, written by Sandro Magister of Chiesa, which highlights one of the great concerns of both Pope…

May 15, 2014
Orthodox News

Christian Pregnant Mother in Sudan Sentenced to Death, 100 Lashes on Mother’s Day

The Christian Post reports yet another instance of persecution of an Orthodox Christian, this time in Sudan. Christian Pregnant Mother in Sudan Sentenced…

May 14, 2014