Tag: Christianity

Jordanian Journalist: Hatred of Christmas is First Step Toward Terrorism

A Jordanian journalist condemned fatwas being circulated around the Muslim world banning Muslims from wishing Christmas greetings to Christians, saying that such extremism eventually leads to terrorism.   In an article the for Jordanian daily Al-Ghad translated by MEMRI, the journalist and educator Zuleikha Abu Risha condemned Muslim clerics who preach hatred for the other. […]

Kim Davis reflects on her role in same-sex marriage debate

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who spent five days in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, said she prayed for those who disagreed with her and feels the pace of social change has “awakened” Christians across the country.   In an interview with The Associated Press about her year at the […]

Of Course Christians and Muslims Don’t Worship The Same God

It is true that the three primary monotheistic faiths, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, all believe in an eternal, uncreated Creator God to whom all human beings must one day give account. But it is self-evident that Muslims and Christians do not worship the same God.   First, God is the heavenly Father of Christians, but […]

Big decision for fire chief axed for saying gay sex ‘unnatural’

Cochran alleges that Mayor Muhammad Kasim Reed unjustly firing him because of his religious beliefs.   Cochran authored a Christian devotional book for men that included a chapter on sexuality in which he was critical of homosexuality, describing it as unnatural and unbiblical. He wrote the book, “Who Told You That You Are Naked,” on […]

North Korea Sentences Canadian Pastor to Hard Labor for Life

Xinhua had no further details. North Korea’s official KCNA news agency has not reported on the court’s decision.   North Korea has previously sentenced a Korean-American missionary, Kenneth Bae, to 15 years of hard labor but released him last year after holding him for two years.   In July, Lim appeared at a news conference […]

Pope Francis closes Africa tour with poignant plea for unity at besieged mosque in CAR

By the time he had left for the airport, thousands of people had followed his example and crossed into the neighbourhood chanting “war is over” in the local Sango language – a sign that, at least for a day, his message – that Christians and Muslims had long lived peacefully together here and that religion […]

Eve Of Destruction: Middle East Christianity Doomed, Aid Group Warns

The alarming rate of decline in the Biblical heartlands means the religion could vanish in areas it has called home for millennia unless the world steps in, says the international Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need.   In a report titled Persecuted & Forgotten? disturbing data outlines the plunging numbers of Christians in the part of […]

On the brink: Christianity facing Middle East purge within decade, says group

The dwindling Christian population of the Middle East could vanish completely within a decade unless the global community intervenes, say alarmed aid groups who say followers of the Bible are being killed, driven from their land or forced to renounce their faith at an unprecedented pace.   The world has largely stood by as a […]

Al-Qaida: ISIS divides Muslims instead of targeting Jews and Christians

In response to a recent ISIS statement stating the illegitimacy of all other jihadi groups, al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula and al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb released a joint video statement on Monday denouncing the group that controls large swathes of Syria and Iraq, The Middle East Media Research Institute has reported.   In his […]

How Academic Standards Promoting Islam Have Invaded America’s Classrooms

A mindset that has gradually led American parents to leave the education of their children — unchecked — to schools and elitists has spawned controversies such as the promotion of Islam in classrooms and the unpopular Common Core standards.   Eruptions have occurred in more states recently over the promotion of Islam – and the […]