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-An International ‘War’ on Christians?- Part III

Monday, November 4th, 2013

        (R. Khomeini: Wikipedia) Previous posts in this series: -An International ‘War’ on Christians?  -An International ‘War’ on Christians?- Part II In the previous two posts we presented the problem which is the persecution of Christians around the world resulting in an average of 100,000 death a year over the last decade.  We are attempting […]

-The New ‘Moderate’ Iran Sentences 4 Christians to 80 Lashes for Communion Wine

Saturday, October 26th, 2013

                            (Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: Wikipedia) Four Christians in Iran have been sentenced to receive 80 lashes a piece after being caught taking communion wine in a home. Consuming alcohol is a violation of the law in that country in spite of the fact that it was part of a Christian ritual. Also the four men […]

-Iran: American Pastor Saeed Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

Monday, January 28th, 2013

From the Christian Post: …  On Sunday morning, Judge Pir-Abassi of Branch 26 of the Iranian Revolutionary Court – known as the "hanging judge" – verbally convicted and sentenced Pastor Saeed to eight years in prison, according to the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which is representing the pastor’s family in the United […]

-Iran: American Pastor May be Hanged?

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

(Saeed Abedini / ACLJ.org) An American citizen who traveled to Iran and was imprisoned for his Christian faith  in September is in now danger of being hanged by the radical Iranian government: The Jerusalem Post reports: The U.S. State Department expressed “serious concerns” about Abedini’s situation on Friday. Jordan Sekulow, the executive director of the […]

-Iran: Pastor Nadarkhani Re-Arrested on Christmas Day

Monday, December 31st, 2012

(Pastor Nadarkhani and Family:  Robert Reed Daly) With all of the festivities of this holiday season you might have missed this story. From Fox News: The Iranian Christian pastor who had been imprisoned in Iran for converting from Islam to Christianity was taken into custody again on Christmas Day, according to several Iranian media sources […]

-Iran: Christian Pastor Released From Jail

Sunday, September 9th, 2012

From Fox News: Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who was originally sentenced to death in his native country for his Christian faith, was acquitted of apostasy charges and released from custody. Nadarkhani, 32, was imprisoned for three years and waiting execution for refusing to renounce his Christian faith. His charges were lowered to evangelizing to Muslims, […]

-Ahmadinejad: Israel Must be Annihilated

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

                                        (President of Iran: Wikipedia) In a Ramadan speech given to Ambassadors from Islamic countries and published today on his presidential website (Thursday), Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that the ultimate goal of world forces must be the annihilation of Israel: “Qods Day is not merely a strategic solution for the Palestinian problem, as it […]

-Iran: Ayatollah Khamenei Tells His Nation to Prepare for ‘End-Time’ War

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

            (Ayatollah Ali Kh?menei, Leader of Iran: Wikipedia) Last Friday, Iran’s Supreme leader the Ayatollah Khamenei officially told his nation through the  state media that it was time to prepare for the  ‘end-times’ war and for the coming of the 12th Imam Mahdi: “The issue of Imam Mahdi is of utmost importance, and his reappearance […]

-Jones Quran Burning Not Helpful at All

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Over the weekend, Florida pastor Terry Jones burned a copy of the Quran supposedly in protest of Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani’s ongoing detainment in Iran. Now the Iranian officials are demanding an apology from the USA. A statement was released from the Iranian Foreign Ministry. Here’s a quote from it: “There is no doubt that this […]

-Iran: Annihilate Israel and Kill All Jews

Monday, February 6th, 2012

                                  (Image via Wikipedia) I don’t know if you have been following events in the Middle east lately or not but the ‘war of words’ has been heating up in the last week or so in regard to Israel and Iran’s nuclear weapons program. Last week US Sec. of Defense Leon Panetta said that he […]