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ISIS releases 16 Assyrian Christian hostages

by Carey Lodge CHRISTIAN TODAY JOURNALIST
Published on January 30, 2016
ISIS has released 16 more Assyrian Christian hostages in Syria, activists working in the region have confirmed. The Assyrian Church of the East Relief Organisation… READ MORE

Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas

by BBC
Published on January 8, 2016

Communities from Europe, Africa and the Middle East marked the event – each with their own unique traditions – on Thursday, in line with the… READ MORE

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
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Chinese province to ban rooftop Christian crosses

by DIDI TANG
Published on May 7, 2015
A Chinese province where authorities have forcibly removed hundreds of rooftop crosses from skylines of cities and towns has proposed a ban on any further… READ MORE
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Christian militia in Syria defends ancient settlements against Isis

by Martin Chulov & Kareem Shaheen
Published on March 5, 2015

A few hundred Christian militants are at the vanguard of a fight in far north-eastern Syria to preserve some of the last major Christian pockets… READ MORE
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Christianity by the Numbers: What Do New Projections Say About the Future of Religion?

by CNA/EWTN News
Published on March 4, 2015
Can numbers say something about the future of Christianity? George Weigel thinks so. Weigel claims the past and present — together with a numeric projection… 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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Egypt And US Christians Declare ISIS Victims ‘Martyrs’

by Ivan Plis
Published on February 23, 2015

Just days after 21 Christians’ beheading in Libya swept through headlines, Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church announced on Saturday that they would join its official calendar… READ MORE
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Nigerian Archbishop on Boko Haram: We must storm the heavens with prayers

by Carey Lodge
Published on November 21, 2014

As Boko Haram expands its attacks across neighbouring Cameroon, a Nigerian Archbishop has urged Christians to “storm the heavens” in prayer. “We thank God for… READ MORE

Nigeria Church Leaders Urge Government to Stop Political Activity, Defeat Boko Haram

by Carrie Dedrick  |  published on November 13, 2014
Influential Nigerian church leaders have appealed to the government to suspend political activities and focus solely on defeating Boko Haram. Right Rev. Stephen Dami Mamza, Most Rev. Nemuel Babba, Samuel Dali Danti and Amos Yakubu made their appeal to the Nigerian government after news broke that a suicide bomber had attack a school on Yobe state, killing at least 48… READ MORE