Raymond Ibrahim Interview: 215 Million Christians Persecuted

RaymondIbrahim - 1/2/18 In an interview on “Cat’s Roundable” that aired this morning, I discussed the findings and significance of my recent Gatestone Institute article, “215 Million Christians Persecuted, Mostly by Muslims.”  The 10-minute interview with John Catsimatidis can be listened to here. Source:  

SERBIAN CHURCH MUST TAKE LEAD IN RESOLVING ISSUE OF MACEDONIAN CHURCH—MET. HILARION

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Orthochristian.com - 1/2/18 Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) of Volokolamsk, the Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, recently addressed the ongoing issue of the non-canonical status of the Macedonian Orthodox Church in an interview with the “Church Television” ministry of the Serbian Orthodox Church, emphasizing the importance of the role of the Serbian Church. Finding a ...

Turkey Arrests Assyrian for Rebuilding His Village

Petrus Karatay. ( Ahval News)

AINA - Bar Daisan- 1/2/18 Midyat, Turkey (AINA) -- A Few days ago Petrus Karatay, an Assyrian Chaldean Christian who returned from Paris to Herbol (Turkish Aksu), his acnestral víllage in the Turkish province of Şirnak, was detained for unknown reasons. Writing in a Turkish website, an article titled Even one Chaldean was seen as too much for Şirnak, author Nurcan Baysal ...

Assyrians Establish National Federation in France

Members of the newly established Fédération Assyrienne de France pose in front of the Eiffel Tower. ( AINA)

AINA - 1/2/18 Paris (AINA) -- Assyrian representatives from across France culminated a two day conference in Paris with the establishment of the Fédération Assyrienne de France, a national federation of the Assyrians living in France. There are 30,000 Assyrians living in France. The first Assyrians arrived in Marseille France in the 1920s as refugees from the genocide of ...

Finland Ablaze Over Dispute About God’s Gender

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Sputniknews - January 2018 The debate stirred by the Church of Sweden's decision to discourage the clergy from calling God "he" and "Lord" in late 2017 has mushroomed to neighboring Finland, where a pastor set many believers' hearts afire by referring to God by a gender-neutral pronoun. A group of anonymous parishioners argued that Pastor Mia Bäck, who used a ...