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Hesham Shehab: The ‘Switzerland of the Middle East’ was destroyed 45 years ago today… What Should Americans Learn?
Hesham Shehab CHICAGO, April 13, 2020 — On April 13, 1975, Lebanon was plunged into a civil war that destroyed the “Switzerland of the Middle East” forever. I lost myRead More
In Rome, the Via Crucis procession usually takes place late in the evening on Good Friday in the shadow of the Colosseum.
Pope Francis shines a light on prisoners during Good Friday’s unusual Via Crucis
by: Claire Giangravé VATICAN CITY, April 10, 2020 (RNS) – It’s common knowledge that things don’t change quickly in the Vatican. But that was before the coronavirus. In Rome, theRead More
In the Arab world, some Muslim clerics believe that the Day of Judgement is approaching...
Hesham Shehab: Coronavirus, the End Times, and the Advent of the Shiite Messiah
The world’s governments are taking measures to contain the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, and fears are increasing about it, and the world is moving towards more isolation, by closing borders andRead More
“This attack on me is an attack on religious freedom and freedom of speech,” Graham told Religion News Service...
Franklin Graham vows UK tour will go on, after all planned venues back out
by: Yonat Shimron Feb. 6, 2020 (RNS) — Franklin Graham said he will seek out alternative venues for a United Kingdom tour this spring after all eight venues reneged onRead More
Most Americans (69%) know the Holocaust took place roughly between 1930 and 1950.
Poll: What do Americans know about the Holocaust? Some, not much
by: Yonat Shimron Jan. 22, 2020 (RNS) — A new poll suggests Americans know about the Holocaust, the genocidal campaign against European Jews, but they’re fuzzy on the details. MostRead More
Terrorists killed Lawan Andimi yesterday (Jan. 20), according to Today.NG...
Boko Haram kidnaps, kills pastor amid renewed attacks
by Diana ChandlerNortheast Nigeria, Jan. 21, 2020 (BP) — Boko Haram insurgents have killed a Nigerian pastor they kidnapped weeks ago, news media said Tuesday (Jan. 21), amid a resurgenceRead More
Nigeria remains the most violent country for Christians, Open Doors said.
Open Doors: Technology advancing Christian persecution
by Diana Chandler WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2020 (BP) — The use of technology is advancing and strengthening Christian persecution, Open Doors CEO David Curry said Wednesday (Jan. 15) in releasingRead More