Police clash with anti-Christian mob in southern Egypt

Muslim villagers suspected that a Christian teenager who allegedly converted to Islam was being held captive by her family Police have used tear gas to disperse an angry mob of Muslims approaching Christian homes in southern Egypt. The Friday clashes injured four policemen and seven of the Muslim villagers. Police have made eight arrests. The… Continue reading Police clash with anti-Christian mob in southern Egypt

Top 5 Scriptures to Strengthen You

Strength. The world tells us, in the spirit of survival of the fittest, that we need to depend on our own strength and avoid any possible signs of weakness at all costs. Conversely, the Bible tells us there is strength in weakness and weakness in strength. These two perspectives are in direct opposition to each… Continue reading Top 5 Scriptures to Strengthen You

Pope Francis' opinion: better to be an atheist than a hypocrite

Pope Francis denounced hypocritical Catholics who live what he called a “double life,” and said it would be better to be an atheist. During daily Mass on Thursday, Pope Francis made his opinion clear, that he thinks it is better to be an atheist than a hypocritical Catholic. Pope Francis specifically referred to Catholics who… Continue reading Pope Francis' opinion: better to be an atheist than a hypocrite

What is the one most important thing to Pope Francis?

Pope Francis has decided to begin 2017 in much the same way as he did last year: praying for Christian unity. And it’s this drive for unity – not only among Christians but with other religions as well – that’s emerged as sort-of personal manifesto from practically the moment he took office. In his newest… Continue reading What is the one most important thing to Pope Francis?

Son of murdered Pakistani politician receives death threats for supporting Asia Bibi

Shan Taseer called for prayers for the Christian woman currently on death row for allegedly insulting Islam The son of a Pakistani politician killed for opposing the country’s harsh blasphemy laws says he is now receiving death threats for supporting a Christian woman on death row for insulting Islam. Human rights activist Shan Taseer called… Continue reading Son of murdered Pakistani politician receives death threats for supporting Asia Bibi

Don’t fall for fake Pope quotes on Islam, says Vatican

Widely shared quotes in which Francis calls for a merger of Christianity and Islam are ‘invented’, says spokesman A widely shared story that claimed Pope Francis called for merging Islam and Christianity is false The story quotes Francis as telling a Vatican audience: “Jesus Christ, Mohammed, Jehovah, Allah. These are all names employed to describe… Continue reading Don’t fall for fake Pope quotes on Islam, says Vatican

Miraculous dreams of Jesus Christ lead Muslims to Christianity

God is all-powerful, all-knowing and all-encompassing, so when Muslim refugees began to experience visitations from Christ, it came as no surprise that they were forever changed. Nizar Shaheen, the host of Light for the Nations – a Christian program aired in Muslim-dense areas – explained: “I’ve seen many, many Arabic-speaking people turning to Christ, accepting… Continue reading Miraculous dreams of Jesus Christ lead Muslims to Christianity

Child injured in Egypt church attack dies

A 10-year-old girl has died of her injuries following the suicide bombing earlier this month Egypt’s state news agency says a 10-year-old girl who was critically wounded in the suicide bombing at a Cairo church earlier this month, has died of her wounds. The fatality raises the death toll from the attack to 27. Egypt’s… Continue reading Child injured in Egypt church attack dies

Muslim man honors Baghdad's Christians with amazing peace offering

Since 2003, Iraq’s Christians have been needlessly persecuted and brought to the brink of extinction. In an attempt to show solidarity, one Muslim man made a decision that shook the nation. Yassir Saad is a Muslim businessman. Like others in Iraq, he has seen the atrocities the country’s Christians are constantly subjected to. When the… Continue reading Muslim man honors Baghdad's Christians with amazing peace offering

CHRISTIANS ATTACKED – Extremists destroy buildings and send Christians to hospital in Egypt

A Christian charity and watchdog group reported Coptic Christians in Egypt have become the latest victims of radical Islamists. According to International Christian Concern (ICC), the village of Manshiet El-Naghamish was attacked by Islamists who were enraged at news of a new Christian church being built. The attack occurred late November and resulted in a… Continue reading CHRISTIANS ATTACKED – Extremists destroy buildings and send Christians to hospital in Egypt

Top 10 places Christians are persecuted (WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES)

Christians have been persecuted since its birth. Throughout history men, women and children have been killed for serving God and, unfortunately, today is no different. Despite the presence of first-world laws to protect Christians in countries like the United States, religiously-fueled hate crimes continue to run rampant. Sadly, several countries across the globe have no… Continue reading Top 10 places Christians are persecuted (WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES)

Catholics and Lutherans must ‘move beyond controversies of the past’, says Pope Francis

Francis was speaking at a service to mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation Pope Francis urged Catholics and Lutherans to take decisive steps toward unity and “move beyond” the controversies that have divided western Christianity. However, the Pope nevertheless offered no new openings to the idea of sharing Communion before full unity is achieved. “We Christians will be credible… Continue reading Catholics and Lutherans must ‘move beyond controversies of the past’, says Pope Francis

‘Closeness does us good,’ says Pope ahead of Sweden visit

Pope Francis will take part in ecumenical events to mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Pope Francis arrives in Sweden today to take part in events to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Ahead of the trip, Francis said he wanted to focus purely on promoting Christian unity, although in the end, he added… Continue reading ‘Closeness does us good,’ says Pope ahead of Sweden visit

Catholic Church issues new guidelines for cremation. Here’s what you need to know

The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has issued new guidelines for cremation for Catholics. Cremation has been permitted in the Catholic Church since 1963, but many Catholics don’t know there are also many rules surrounding the choice. Since 1963, Catholics have been allowed to choose cremation over burial as a means of… Continue reading Catholic Church issues new guidelines for cremation. Here’s what you need to know

Christians in Germany assaulted by Muslims

Iranian refugees enter Germany in hopes of safer, better lives, but are met with assaults from their Muslim shelter-mates. One recently arrived refugee spoke to humanitarian group World Watch Monitor, which CNA reported. Written on the wall in his shelter were the words, “The time has come to cut off the heads of all non-believers!”… Continue reading Christians in Germany assaulted by Muslims

France to ban all Christian symbols in latest attempt to 'fight the advance of political Islam'

In a desperate attempt to keep Muslim women from wearing their religious garb, National Front leader Marine Le Pen has offered a controversial proposal. The conservative leader suggested all religious clothing and symbols should be banned in France. According to Christian Today, Le Pen made the announcement on Sunday. Should she be elected France’s next… Continue reading France to ban all Christian symbols in latest attempt to 'fight the advance of political Islam'

3 men get 80 lashes in Iran for taking Holy Communion. Read why.

A Muslim woman was pronounced dead in Moscow, Russia. Her body was sent to a coroner’s office where it was stripped and stored in a cooler. According to Assist News, 62-year-old Sabina was suddenly conscious. She saw a tree growing at the top of a well. From its trunk, a branch unfurled toward her, where… Continue reading 3 men get 80 lashes in Iran for taking Holy Communion. Read why.

3 men got 80 lashes in Iran for taking Holy Communion. Read why.

Three men came together and partook of the Eucharist. What happened next is a testament to the lives all Christians in the Middle East must face. Conversion from Islam is forbidden in Iran. If anyone is caught attempting to convert, the maximum penalty is five years in prison for “action against national security through collusion… Continue reading 3 men got 80 lashes in Iran for taking Holy Communion. Read why.

Nearly 12.5k Muslim refugees vs only 68 Christians admitted to US

As Syrians flood into the United States, Americans protest the obscene number of Muslim to Christian refugees. The United States has admitted over 12.5 thousand refugees in fiscal year 2016, most of whom were Muslim. CNS News reported 98.2 percent of all refugees admitted to the United states were Sunni Muslim, while only 0.5 percent… Continue reading Nearly 12.5k Muslim refugees vs only 68 Christians admitted to US

The top 10 goals all Catholics should have

No one is perfect and we all must strive to better ourselves. It is through self-improvement that we become stronger families, stronger communities and, eventually, a stronger nation. So where should you start? It’s important to first realize we are God’s creations and part of being a believer is living a life as close to… Continue reading The top 10 goals all Catholics should have