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December 8, 2018
The Armenian Genocide was the Ottoman government’s systematic extermination of 1.5 million Armenians, mostly Ottoman citizens within the...
December 8, 2018
Christians make up about 8.2 percent of the population of Myanmar. Most of these Christians are Protestants, with Roman Catholics comprising most of...
December 7, 2018
According to International Christian Concern: “The military activities of Turkey in Northern Iraq have been called into question by various...
December 6, 2018
Vietnam is under the jurisdiction of the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, which is subject to the Ecumenical Patriarchate....
December 6, 2018
The Iranian government is stepping up its persecution of Christians, in violation of the fact that its constitution guarantees Christians the right...
December 6, 2018
As we lament the plight of Christians in China, it is useful and illuminating to recall the words of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch...
December 6, 2018
The Orthodox Church is growing in Nigeria. According to Naij.com, “A feature of Nigerian Orthodoxy is the relative prevalence of monasticism,...
December 6, 2018
Women often bear the brunt of the persecution of Christians. World Watch Monitor has noted that “women’s lives are all too often characterised...
December 6, 2018
Holy Orthodoxy has a history in China that goes back nearly three and a half centuries. The first Orthodox Christians entered China in 1685. The...
December 5, 2018
Prince Charles’ words of concern and hope recall the words of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in an interview last summer:...
December 5, 2018
This moving article identifies the rise of Egyptian nationalism as one of the principal causes of the decline of the Greek community in Alexandria,...
December 4, 2018
The persecution of Christians in India is escalating. Note that “Pastor A. B. Singh of the Church of God has been leading a worship service in...
December 4, 2018
Along with the other Christians of the country, Nigeria’s Orthodox Christians are in grave peril. According to Naij.com, “In 1966, the...
December 4, 2018
There are officially around 300,000 Christians in Iran, but this article says that the actual figure is much higher: “Various aid and rights...
December 4, 2018
The four Christians are all women, two Japanese and two Nepalese. It strains credulity that they would have been able to force anyone to convert to...
December 3, 2018
Despite the fact that 85% of Ugandans are Christians (including around 35,000 Orthodox Christians), they still face all too frequent persecution, and...
December 3, 2018
This is just the latest cross that the Christians of Syria must bear, as they have been suffering for their faith for years now, and there has been...
December 3, 2018
Note the role of the police in this matter. “He said he had been forced to begin preaching outside under the shade of trees after he was forced...
December 2, 2018
It is tragic but undeniable that Archbishop Welby is correct. The words of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the 3rd Archon...
December 1, 2018
This report, which is itself a summary of five reports, focusing upon Egypt, Ethiopia, Iraq, Colombia and the Central African Republic, demonstrates...