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Archive for January, 2011

-Alabama Governor Says Only Christians are His ‘Brothers and Sisters’?

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley started a controversy on Monday by telling an audience  at a Baptist church in Montgomery that he only considers fellow Christians to be his ‘brothers and sisters.’: “Now I will have to say that, if we don’t have the same daddy, we’re not brothers and sisters. So anybody here today who […]

-Muslims in Washington Hijack MLK Jr Day

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Bet you thought yesterday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Not so In Olympia Washington where hundreds of Muslims gathered together and celebrated “Muslim Day at the Capitol”. The event was sponsored by CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations) in Washington. Imam Siraj Wahhaj was the key note speaker at the event. Wahhaj is the new […]

-Pakistan: Rallies Against Pope and for Assassin

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Islamic radicals took to the streets in Karachi and two other cities in Pakistan on Friday in support of the blasphemy laws and against the Pope. Last week Pope Benedict called for Pakistan to drop their blasphemy laws and quell the persecution in the country against Christians and minority religions. The many protestors carried signs […]

-Iran: Crackdown on Christians

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

                                                   (Iran via Wikipedia) Since Christmas, Iranian authorities have arrested at least 70 Christians along with 2 pastors who are facing a possible indictment for apostasy which carries a death sentence. Converts from Islam are being targeted in particular. Tehran Governor Morteza Tamadon was quoted by the Islamic Republic News Agency  saying that the Christians […]

-USA: “Top Ten Anti-Christian Events in 2010”

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

From DefendChristians.org:   “Top Ten Anti-Christian Events in 2010” 10. 88 Pro-Lifers were arrested for protesting President Obama’s participation at a leading Catholic university, Notre Dame, and await trial for standing up for true Christian values. Read more here. 9. Southern Poverty Law Center; A liberal ACLU-like organization that has continued to label many Christian organizations […]

-The Pope Speaks Out Against Persecution of Christians Around the World

Monday, January 10th, 2011

(Image by Catholic Church (England and Wales) via Flickr) VATICAN CITY —On Monday during a speech to ambassadors, Pope Benedict XVI urged Pakistan to over-turn its controversial blasphemy laws. The Pope said that the laws were being used as an excuse for violence against Christians and non-Muslims: "I once more encourage the leaders of that […]

-Pakistan: 50,000 Rally in Support of Death for Those Who Insult Islam

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

KARACHI, Pakistan: On Sunday, nearly 50,000 Pakistanis demonstrated in support of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws which prescribe the death penalty for insulting Islam. The demonstrators also chanted slogans supporting Mumtaz Qadri the admitted killer of Punjab governor Salman Taseer. Qadri who had been the governor’s body guard said that he killed Taseer because the governor supported […]

-Compass Direct Top 10 ‘Persecution’ Stories of 2010

Friday, January 7th, 2011

(Image by Getty Images via @daylife) Compass Direct News keeps track of the persecution of Christians around the world. Here’s a link to their ‘Top 10 Stories of 2010’. The Following are the story headlines: 1 – Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law Leads to Murder, Death Penalty for the Innocent 2 – Christians Increasingly Targeted in Iraq […]

-Coptic Churches Around the World Receive Security for Jan. 6 Christmas Services

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

(Coptic Church via Wikipedia) Coptic churches all around the world received extra security for their January 6th Christmas Eve services due to radical Islamist threats following the New Years bombing of a Coptic church in Egypt. Egyptian authorities provided extra security for churches all across that country for the service tonight. While Coptic churches in […]

-9th Circuit Rules Mt. Soledad Cross Unconstitutional

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

                                          (Mt. Soledad Cross via Wikipedia) The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the cross displayed at Mt. Soledad Memorial since 1913 near La Jolla, California is unconstitutional. The ruling will be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court. Again the overwhelming will and vote of the people of San Diego have been disregarded […]