Rising Persecution The World Wakes Up to the God Wars
France stands ready to offer asylum to Christians fleeing Iraq, while the U.S. has finally nominated someone to the long vacant post of religious freedom Ambassador. The world may finally be ready to give the global God wars the attention they deserve.
Rising Persecution Pope Francis Meets Sudanese Christian Condemned to Death
Pope Francis met with Meriam Ibrahim this week, a Sudanese Christian who narrowly escaped a death sentence for apostasy. The meeting was just as clear a rebuke of fanaticism as Pope Benedict’s controversial 2006 remarks on radical Islam.
Rising Persecution Hungarian Ambassador: Jews are "Agents of Satan"
The new Hungarian Ambassador to Italy thinks Jews are “agents of Satan.” While Hungary’s government is the most overtly anti-Semitic in Europe, the hatred of Jews is on the rise throughout the continent.
Rising Persecution Mosul's Christians Are Not Alone
ISIS has expelled virtually all Christians from Mosul, and persecution against Christians is worsening throughout Asia. Radicals in Sri Lanka and government officials in China are both cracking down on Christian communities.