Persecution



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  • January 19, 2018
    Bill Bumpas

    Trump praised for recognizing Religious Freedom Day

    Stand Up for Religious FreedomPresident Donald Trump is garnering praise this week for his decision to declare January 16 as the National Day of Religious Freedom.  

  • January 18, 2018
    Bill Bumpas

    Prospects dim for Christians in India

    Christian persecution in India (Reuters photo)A spokesperson for a persecution watchdog group says the outlook for 2018 appears to be gloomy when it comes to increased religious freedom for Christians in India.

  • January 15, 2018
    Bill Bumpas

    Church demolition shows China's paranoia

    cross broken shatteredA Christian human rights organization is reporting that authorities in China used explosives to demolish a popular mega-church in the latest attempt to crack down on Christianity.

  • January 12, 2018
    Bill Bumpas

    North Korea leads world in persecuting the Church

    Kim Jong Un with kidsAn annual list ranking the 50 countries where Christians face the most brutal persecution has been released and North Korea is again at the top.

  • January 10, 2018
    Bill Bumpas

    One girl – another sign of hope in Nigeria

    NigeriaAnother glimmer of hope has emerged as a Chibok schoolgirl, kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014, has been rescued.

  • January 10, 2018
    Bill Bumpas

    Christians worldwide affected by 'Christian USA'

    Pakistani church bombing (Dec. 2017)There are fears that Christians in some Muslim countries could pay a price for the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

  • January 09, 2018
    Bill Bumpas

    More countries deserve 'Particular Concern' designation

    North Korea flagThe State Department has named 10 countries as the worst violators of religious freedom around the world but a U.S. official wishes there were more.

  • December 28, 2017
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Jeffress: 'UN is overwhelmingly anti-Semitic'

    U.N. building in NYC (United Nations)Christian leader Robert Jeffress is calling out the United Nations for its consistently blatant anti-Semitic policies over the years – noting that it gives virtually all other nations of the world mere lip service for their atrocities.

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