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February 17, 2019
These modern-day martyrs, beheaded by ISIS for their Christian faith, are akin to the 42 Martyrs of Amorion in Phrygia, whose memory we celebrate on...
February 17, 2019
This is a consequence of the fact that the Egyptian government is very slow to approve applications for the construction of new churches. All too...
February 17, 2019
Kenya is 80% Christian. There are over 600,000 Orthodox Christians there. But even though Kenya has a Christian majority, the Christians are...
February 15, 2019
The persecution of Christians in India is escalating. Note that this is not just mob violence, but is in this case (and others we have seen)...
February 14, 2019
Christianity has been in India since apostolic times, brought there by St. Thomas the Apostle in A.D. 52, as attested by St. Ephraim, St. John...
February 14, 2019
The Order of Saint Andrew, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, joins International Christian Concern in this call for sanctions on these three...
February 13, 2019
This story confirms many others from India, indicating that Hindu extremists regard Christians as an alien and foreign element that must be resisted....
February 12, 2019
There is growing fear and hatred of Christianity in India. Although Christianity was brought to India by St. Thomas the Apostle, and therefore has...
February 11, 2019
ISIS has been driven out, but unfortunately, this has not led to relief for Iraq’s Christians. Almost all of the Orthodox Christians in Iraq...
February 10, 2019
The first Orthodox Christians entered China in 1685. After the Orthodox Church in China was almost wiped out during the Cultural Revolution of the...
February 9, 2019
Traditionally, most Iranian Christians have been members of the Armenian Apostolic Church, an ancient Church that broke off communion with Holy...
February 8, 2019
Despite the fact that Christians, mostly of the Ethiopian Tewahedo Orthodox Church that separated from Holy Orthodoxy over the Ecumenical Council of...
February 7, 2019
The Christians of Myanmar are being harassed and persecuted by the Myanmar government. Christians make up about 8.2 percent of the population of...
February 6, 2019
This new report from the International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) highlights an unfortunate fact we have pointed out...
February 5, 2019
Security forces often do not interfere because they actually agree with the attackers. The U.S. Commission on Religious Freedom (USCIRF), in its 2018...
February 4, 2019
There is a small and courageous community of Orthodox Christians in Indonesia, numbering around 2500 people; Christians in general are a tiny...
February 3, 2019
There are very few Christians in Yemen, and those who are there, which include a very small number of Orthodox Christians, live an extremely...
February 2, 2019
Christians are being treated as aliens and outsiders in this village, but in fact, Christianity has been in India since apostolic times, brought...
February 1, 2019
“The U.S. State Department has included North Korea on its list of countries violating religious freedom every year since 2001.”...
January 31, 2019
The persecution of Christians in India is escalating. As Christianity continues to grow in the country, Hindu radicals are increasingly threatened,...