NEW WESTERN RITE MONASTERY PLANNED FOR LOUISIANA

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Pravoslavie.ru - 26/1/17 With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, plans are underway to open a new Western Rite monastery in Louisiana. As Archpriest Mark Rowe, Dean of ROCOR Western Rite communities, writes, the monastery will be in the Benedictine tradition, under the patronage of Our ...

D.C. Refuses to Arm Persecuted Christians Fighting ISIS

Iraqi Christian volunteers form militias.

Raymond Ibrahim - November 2015 In recent months, Mideast Christians have been forming militias to fight the Islamic State (IS) and other jihadi groups in both Iraq and Syria—even as the Obama administration, which arms the “opposition,” refuses to arm them. In Iraq, some of the few remaining Assyrian Christians have formed militias under the name Dwekh Nawsha ...

For a Possible Preview of Their Future, Western Christians Should Consider the Mideast

Raymond Ibrahim  - April 2015 National Review Online On the Ethiopians who were killed in Libya, and why we should expect more to come. NRO note: This weekend ISIS released a new video showing some 30 Ethiopian Christian men being beheaded in Libya for refusing to convert to Islam (or to pay a tax for refusing to do so). This ...