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-Egypt: Muslim Mob Attacks New Church

Friday, November 28th, 2008

(-A Coptic Church via Wikipedia) Cairo, Egypt: On Sunday (Nov. 23) thousands of Muslim protestors attacked a new Copt Church building burning part of it while Priests and Christian worshippers were inside. The Muslims were protesting a newly constructed extension to the Coptic church of St. Mary and Anba Abraam. The church building had been […]

-Orissa: Master Plan and Rewards for Eliminating Christians?

Friday, November 21st, 2008

<–Seal of the State of Orissa via Wikipedia Catholic bishops from the state of Orissa warned this week that Hindu extremists apparently have a “master plan” to drive Christianity out of the eastern Indian state. So far, some 50,000 Christians have been displaced from their homes in the last couple of months of anti-Christian violence […]

-India: A Summary of Anti-Christian Violence

Monday, November 17th, 2008

Map (Orissa -darkened area) via Wikipedia   This has been a very bad year for Christians in India, particularly those living in the state of Orissa. Here is a summary of the unbelievable persecution and violence against Christians so far this year: -In Orissa State, 65 identified people have been killed and 85 are still […]

-Jews to Mormons: Stop Baptizing Our Holocaust Dead!

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

At a news conference on Monday (Nov. 10) in New York, leaders of the American Gathering of Holocaust Survivors said that their negotiations with the Mormon Church (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) had ended rather badly. The Jewish holocaust survivors have asked the LDS leaders to refrain from posthumous baptism of Jewish […]

-Nov.9: The International Day of Prayer

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

Sunday Nov. 9 is The International Day of Prayer (IDOP) for the persecuted church. Please join hundreds of thousands of Christians all around the world praying for those who are being persecuted for their religious beliefs. Here are some specific prayer requests from the VOM Persecution Blog: Please pray: The Lord will give courage to […]

-Christian Zionism–an Evil to be Combated? I Don’t Think So!

Monday, October 27th, 2008

Image via Wikipedia Is there a new evil religious group in the world that needs to be to be combated and it is called Christian Zionism?  According to an LA Times article, the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA, plans to distribute a brochure titled “Why We Should Be Concerned About […]

-NY Cremation Incites Muslim Protests & Threats

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

NYPD car via Wikipedia The story begins with the tragic death of 22 year old Shafayet Reja on September 10 due to injuries suffered in an automobile accident. He had been brought up attending both Hindu temples and Muslim mosques, honoring the religion of both of his parents—his mother was Hindu and his father a […]

-Kabul: Taliban Guns Down Christian Charity Worker

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Gayle Williams- via SERVEAfghanistan.com The Taliban took responsibility for gunning down a woman in Kabul claiming that she was spreading her religion. A spokesman for the militant group, Zabiullah Mujahid, told the Associated Press: “This woman came to Afghanistan to teach Christianity to the people of Afghanistan. Our (leaders) issued a decree to kill this […]

-Egyptian Sisters Facing Prison for Professing Christ

Sunday, October 19th, 2008

Picture- Wikipedia Two sisters are facing 3 years in jail for professing to be Christians. Apparently their father converted to Islam, so legally the sisters became Muslim whether they wanted to or not under Egypt’s unequal religious laws. It is illegal for Muslims to convert to Christianity, however Christians are encouraged to convert to Islam. […]