Exhibit at Estonian Museum Invites Guests to Kick Image of Virgin Mary

Exhibit at Estonian Museum Invites Guests to Kick Image of Virgin Mary

An exhibit at the new National Estonian Museum invites guests to kick an Image of the Virgin Mary, sparking controversy and protests from both politicians and Church leaders.  The opening of Estonia’s new National Museum has been overshadowed by protests from Church leaders and politicians over an exhibit they say...

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Egyptian Christians Critical of Parliament’s New Church Construction Law

Egyptian Christians Critical of Parliament’s New Church Construction Law

Local Leader Claims New Law Maintains Unreasonable Restrictions on Christian Community 09/01/2016 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that the Egyptian Parliament has approved the long-awaited church construction law that was meant to ease restrictions Christians face in regards to building churches. The law...

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Five Killed and Dozens Wounded as Suicide Bombers Hit Christian Village in Lebanon

Five Killed and Dozens Wounded as Suicide Bombers Hit Christian Village in Lebanon

Middle Eastern Christians Fear Spread of ISIS Violence 06/28/2016 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that four suicide bombers blew themselves up in the Christian town of Qaa early Monday morning along the Syrian-Lebanese border. At least five people are reported dead with more...

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Muslim Mob in Egypt Attacks Christian Homes after Rumors of Church Construction

Muslim Mob in Egypt Attacks Christian Homes after Rumors of Church Construction

Enraged Mob Yells, “Egypt Will Remain Islamic!” 06/20/2016 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that a Muslim mob looted and torched Christian property and homes in Al-Beida village, Egypt on June 17, after rumors spread of a Christian-owned building being turned into a local...

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Are Orthodox Christians prepared to welcome refuges?

Are Orthodox Christians prepared to welcome refuges?

Recently, The Washington Post ran a story titled, “Southern Baptist Convention urges churches to welcome refugees” by Julie Zauzmer. The article bagan with, “In the midst of a political season in which political leaders have frequently decried refugees as a security threat to the United States, the nation’s second-largest religious...

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Muslim Mob Strips and Beats 70-Year Old Christian Woman

Muslim Mob Strips and Beats 70-Year Old Christian Woman

According to an article on Brietbart.com, a 70-year-old Christian woman was stripped, beaten and marched naked through the streets in Southern Egypt. On May 20, 2016, an armed mob of some 300 Muslim men carried out this brutal “punishment” because her son is suspected of carrying on a relationship with...

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Christian Rights and Freedom Institute Shares Video Describing  the Pogrom in Istanbul in 1955 Against Greeks and Other Minorities

Christian Rights and Freedom Institute Shares Video Describing the Pogrom in Istanbul in 1955 Against Greeks and Other Minorities

Watch Now. The Orthodox Christian Network features the important work of organizations that promote religious freedom, defend Christian Rights and stand against Christian persecution.  You have our resound commitment to be a resource of compassion, a voice of help, and active participant to helping all in need. The St. Katherine...

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Chinese Church Leader and Wife Buried Alive While Blocking Demolition of Church

Chinese Church Leader and Wife Buried Alive While Blocking Demolition of Church

International Christian Concern, ICC, is a Washington DC based human rights organization that exists to help persecuted Christians worldwide.  ICC provides Awareness, Advocacy, and Assistance to the worldwide persecuted Church.  Inspired by ICC, OCN features their news and outstanding work. Source: International Christian Concern, www.persecution.org Leader Survives, but Wife Suffocates as...

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Joint Declaration Concerning Christian Persecution and Refugees

Joint Declaration Concerning Christian Persecution and Refugees

Joint Declaration by Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, and Archbishop Ieronymos II of Athens and All Greece (16/04/2016) We, Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece, have met on the Greek island of Lesvos to demonstrate our profound concern for the tragic situation of...

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Christians Still Suffering Fear, Fighting for Hope One Year After University Attack in Kenya

Christians Still Suffering Fear, Fighting for Hope One Year After University Attack in Kenya

04/04/16 Washington, DC  (International Christian Concern)  – Today, International Christian Concern (ICC) marks the anniversary of the deadly al-Shabaab terror attack on Garissa University in northeastern Kenya, which killed 148 people, mostly Christians. The bloody assault that left 143 students and five security officers dead represents Kenya’s worst persecution attack to...

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Dr. Timothy Patitsas Speaks on the topic of “Ethical Justification for Christian Rights and Freedom”.

Dr. Timothy Patitsas Speaks on the topic of “Ethical Justification for Christian Rights and Freedom”.

The Orthodox Christian Network features the important work of organizations that promote religious freedom, defend Christian Rights and stand against Christian persecution.  You have our resound commitment to be a resource of compassion, a voice of help, and active participant to helping all in need. The Christian Rights and Freedom...

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A New Hero (Saint) in Aleppo?

A New Hero (Saint) in Aleppo?

He recognized her, and he thought she had converted to Islam and would expose him, revealing that he was not a Muslim. She whispered in his ear that he shouldn’t be afraid. It almost sounds like a new novel waiting for a movie deal. But this isn’t fiction. This was...

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