Persecution

Islamic State claims murder of Christian convert in Bangladesh: online group

by RUMA PAUL | Reuters
Published on January 8, 2016

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for murdering a Christian convert in Bangladesh, says an online group that monitors extremist activity, the latest killing declared by… READ MORE

Marco Rubio and Russell Moore: This Christmas, we must remember slaughtered Christians in the Middle East

by Marco Rubio and Russell Moore | The Washington Post
Published on December 24, 2015
As American families put up our Christmas trees and start playing carols, it’s perhaps easy to forget that the first Christmas wasn’t all that silent… READ MORE

Ahead of Christmas, Obama Raises Concerns About Christian Persecution by Islamic State

by Fred Lucas | The Blaze
Published on December 24, 2015
President Barack Obama expressed his concern about persecuted Christians around the world, particularly an embattled church in the Middle East facing an onslaught from Islamic… READ MORE
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1 of The 21 Men Beheaded Was Not a Christian – Until He Saw The Death of Those Who Refused to Deny Jesus

by Marcel
Published on March 5, 2015
1 of the 21 men who were beheaded a few weeks ago was not a Christian, that is he wasn’t a Christian until he saw… READ MORE
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‘Jesus Son of a Whore’: Jerusalem Christian Seminary Targeted in Suspected Arson Attack

by Sharona Schwartz
Published on March 2, 2015
A Greek Orthodox seminary in Jerusalem was set fire to early Thursday morning in what Israeli media have described as a suspected hate-crime. After they… READ MORE
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Latest Trends in Religious Restrictions and Hostilities

by Pew Research Center
Published on February 27, 2015

Worldwide, social hostilities involving religion declined somewhat in 2013 after reaching a six-year peak the previous year, but roughly a quarter of the world’s countries… READ MORE
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Militants abduct more Christians, smash ancient artifacts

by Associated Press
Published on February 26, 2015

Islamic State militants seized more Christians from their homes in northeastern Syria in the past three days, bringing the total number abducted by the extremist… READ MORE
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Patriarch urges prayer after at least 90 Christians kidnapped in Syria

by Elise Harris
Published on February 24, 2015

With reports circulating saying that ISIS forces have kidnapped at least 90 Christians from villages in northeast Syria, Patriarch Ignatius Joseph III Younan said prayer… READ MORE
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Persecution of Christians a significant indicator of future world chaos

by David Curry
Published on February 23, 2015

Boko Haram continues its march toward making Nigeria an Islamic state. A few weeks ago, as the world focused on the terror attacks in Paris,… READ MORE
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Video purports to show ISIS militants beheading Christian hostages

by FOX News
Published on February 16, 2015

A video released on Sunday by militants in Libya claiming loyalty to the Islamic State terror group purports to show the mass beheading of Coptic… READ MORE