Another Ancient Christian City in Syria Being Terrorized by Islamic Rebels

Morgan Lee , CP Contributor - 5/10/13 The ancient Christian Syrian city of Saidnaya has recently come under threat from "Islamist militas," who have been raiding and terrorizing the village. According to Fides, "Islamist militias from Yabroud and the Lebanese mountain" have been preying upon the village. Earlier this week, one of the raids killed a Catholic ...

Syria Christian Nun Claims Rebels, Not Assad, Set Off Chemical Weapons

By Morgan Lee , CP Contributor - October 2013 Caution: The report linked to in this article contains graphic images of the casualties of the August 21 Syria chemical weapons attack. A Syria-based nun has claimed that the chemical weapons attack in Syria in August was caused by rebel groups, contradicting claims by the United States ...

Coptic Christians Killed for Ransom in Egypt

Raymond Ibrahim, CP Op-Ed Contributor - 5/9/13 Not only are the churches, monasteries, and institutions of Egypt's Christians under attack by the Muslim Brotherhood and its supporters-nearly 100 now have been torched, destroyed, ransacked, etc.-but Christians themselves are under attack all throughout Egypt, with practically zero coverage in Western media. Days ago, for example, Copts held ...

Christians in Syria Will Pay If Assad Is Overthrown, Says Rand Paul

By Morgan Lee , CP Contributor - 4/9/13 A victory for Syria's "Islamic rebels" and an overthrow of President Assad  would endanger Syrian Christians, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) asserted on NBC's Meet the Press Sunday, speaking out against U.S.  military intervention in Syria. "I think the Islamic rebels winning is a bad idea for the Christians. All ...

Christian Persecution is Motivating Muslims ‘To Know Christ’

By Janet Parshall , Special to CP 17/5/13 With all of the unrest being reported in countries like Egypt, Syria and Libya, perhaps the real untold story is the record number of Christians leaving the Muslim world. According to Open Doors USA, at least 100 million Christians in 65 countries suffer persecution. For example, as the situation in ...

Eritrea: 3 More Christians Die Inside Military Prisons; Toll Now at 21

26/10/2011 Three more Christians imprisoned for practicing their faith have died while inside military prison camps in western Eritrea, said officials from an international persecution watchdog group. The number of believers in Christ now dying in the country while serving time in prison for their belief totals 21, said officials at Open Doors USA. Terhase Gebremichel Andu, 28, ...

Cyprus’ Orthodox church says new constitution expands top ranks, gives more Autonomy

14/9/2010 By The Associated Press (CP) NICOSIA, Cyprus — Cyprus' Orthodox Christian church says expanding its top ranks will make it easier for leaders to handle domestic problems without seeking outside help. Archbishop Chrysostomos II said Monday that the constitution ratified Friday expanding the Holy Synod from 7 to 17 member bishops gives the church full autonomy. According to ...