UN ‘failing’ Eritrea’s detained Christians

His Holiness Abune Antonios – Patriarch of the Eritrea

World Watch Monitor - 12/4/18 Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea Detained Again Eritrea’s human rights record was again in the spotlight at the UN Human Rights Council earlier this week. Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, said in her opening remarks that over 100 people were arrested in Eritrea in 2017 for practising religions not officially recognised by ...

Video: Raymond Ibrahim on ‘Fourteen Centuries of War between Islam and the West’

Raymond Ibrahim - 12/4/18 Last week I spoke before the Christian Rights and Freedom Institute in Naples, Florida.   My 45-minute speech revolved around the topic of my forthcoming book, Sword and Scimitar: Fourteen Centuries of War between Islam and the West, and how Americans have been fed a false history that makes the West’s current conflict with Islam incomprehensible, whereas ...

Thousands of churches closed in Rwanda, as Cameroon considers following suit

Pentecostal churches, like this one in Ethopia’s capital Addis Baba, are mushrooming in sub-Saharan Africa. (Photo: World Watch Monitor)

World Watch Monitor - 12/4/18 Rwanda has closed thousands churches in the country since February for alleged “noise pollution” and failing to comply with building regulations. Now Cameroon – another majority-Christian country – is considering following suit. The call to shut down some of Cameroon’s Pentecostal churches follows reports of gross misconduct by a number of pastors. Cameroon has ...

FILIPINOS BUILD CHURCH IN 3 WEEKS TO CELEBRATE HOLY PASCHA

Orthochristian.com - 12/4/18 The zeal of Filipino Orthodox was seen at Pascha this year, as the community of St. Vincent of Lerins on the island of Mindanao celebrated the bright Resurrection of Christ in a church they had built with their own hands in just three weeks. The holy Paschal services were celebrated in the community by the ...

High Church medals for SAJ and its commandeer

Church of Serbia - 12/4/18 High Church medals to the Special Anti-Terrorist Unit (SAJ) of the Serbian Ministry of the Internal Affairs and its Commandeer Colonel Spasoje Vulevic. On the third day of the greatest Christian feast-day – the Resurrection of the Lord, 10 April 2018, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrated the Holy Liturgy in the presence ...

International Orthodox Christian Charities Trains Refugees as Volunteer Healthcare Workers

IOCC - 12/4/18 Orthodox Christian humanitarian agency offers chance for refugees to assist their neighbors who require diagnosis, care, support services Baltimore, MD (April 10, 2018) – International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), the humanitarian and development agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America, has passed the eight-month mark in implementing ...