Bethlehem’s last Christians?

28/4/2012 Op-ed: World, churches silent in face of Islamic persecution of Palestinian Christians. Veteran CBS News anchor Bob Simon just reported on the Palestinian Christians, indicting Israel’s “occupation” as responsible for their dramatic disappearance. The 60 Minutes story caused Israel tremendous PR damage. Yet largely ignored by Western media, a systematic campaign of Muslim persecution against the ...

Historian: Israel safest place in Mideast for Christians

Ryan Jones 13/3/2012 The steep drop in the number of Christians living in the Palestinian Authority-controlled territories is often blamed on Israel. But Middle East historian and Israel's current ambassador to the US, Michael Oren, says that a similar erosion of Christian populations in other countries in the region suggests the Palestinian narrative is simply not true, ...