Tag: Religious Persecution

China Orders Christians to Take Down Images of Jesus from Their Homes

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has continued its program of “Sinicization” of religion by channeling religious fervor in the country toward the Party rather than God, the Christian Post reported this weekend. In May, an official in the eastern province of Shandong raided the home of a local Christian and hung pictures of Mao Zedong and Xi Jinping […]

Major power orders Christians: Renounce God or we’ll cut off food and housing

China’s communist government is warning elderly Christians that they will lose basic benefits if they don’t stop praticing their faith. Bitter Winter, the online magazine about religious liberty and human rights in China, reports the Communist Party is threatening “to take away the last means of survival from elderly believers,” the government benefits of “housing, food, […]

‘Heavier tools’ in store for religious freedom

OneNewsNow has continuously reported on the rampant persecution against people of faith in countries like North Korea, Pakistan, and China. America has been able to do very little about this in the past, but now, President Trump has issued an executive order on advancing international religious freedom — an order that has some teeth. Matias Perttula of International Christian […]

Wisconsin city refuses to arrest rioters, but hands out hefty fines to churches with more than 50 worshippers

There have been violent riots in Wisconsin’s capital of Madison, where a group of about 150 demonstrators threw rocks at police officers on Saturday night, according to WITI-TV. At least 75 stores were damaged or looted overnight. Despite the bedlam and property damage, the Madison Police Department only made three arrests. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel politics and […]

Policies over religion have several Pa. schools threatened with lawsuit

Several local school districts are being asked to rewrite policies in their handbooks that a nonprofit law center says prohibit students from discussing religion, Channel 11’s news exchange partners at TribLIVE reported. Fifty-five school districts in Pennsylvania were sent letters claiming their policies violate the constitutional right of students to freely express their religious beliefs, […]

Media Uses Coronavirus To Mock Christian Faith

The Left seems to love creating hysteria and mocking Bible-believing Christians — so they couldn’t have asked for a better gift than the coronavirus. Not only does it give the media a chance to fuel the fear and fill headlines, but it’s also given them a chance to take another whack at Vice President Mike […]

A Global Catastrophe: “260 Million Christians Experience High Levels of Persecution”

The global persecution of Christians has reached unprecedented levels: “260 million Christians experience high levels of persecution” around the world, notes the recently published Open Doors World Watch List 2020, an annual report that ranks the top 50 countries where Christians are most persecuted for their faith. Additionally, “2,983 Christians were killed for faith-related reasons. […]

TRUMP: PROTECTING RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IS ‘ONE OF MY HIGHEST PRIORITIES’

He also revealed another initiative: the US will form a coalition of businesses that support the protection of religious freedom. US President Donald Trump hosted a meeting regarding religious freedom around the world and vowed to protect people of faith across the globe at the UN on Monday. “As president, protecting religious freedom is one […]