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Iraq’s Vulnerable Christians Further Imperiled by Jihadist Advance


…“It is feared that this latest exodus could be the final death knell for the Christians of Iraq,” said Barnabas international director Patrick Sookdheo.” “Having previously sought refuge in Syria, this is no longer an option, and as ISIS violence … Continue reading

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Syrian Christian refugees (in Turkey) share their experiences


This report from Voice of the Martyrs reveals among other things, that regardless of the eventual winner in the current conflict, Syrian Christians face hardship and persecution going now and going forward.  Even so, Christ is at work revealing himself … Continue reading

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SYRIAN CHRISTIAN LEADERS APPEAL FOR URGENT AID – NOT MILITARY STRIKE


“ …Christians are being singled out for violent attack, kidnap, torture, sexual assault and murder; their homes have been taken over in violent raids…”     Read More

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Hope in Mali rises with international military intervention


Hunted down in North, Christians fear Islamist advance on South London, January 15 (World Watch Monitor) — French troops have launched a military operation in Mali, aiming at stopping the advance of Islamists from their bases in the north to the South.   … Continue reading

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Hundreds more Christian women and children airlifted to South Sudan


Almost 500 vulnerable Christians have so far been airlifted to South Sudan as part of Barnabas Aid’s major operation to rescue 2,000 women and children trapped in Sudan.

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Islamists attack Christians, Iraqi refugees in Damascus


Damascus, Syria, Jul 23, 2012 / 04:50 pm (CNA).- The Syrian rebels’ attack on Damascus has allowed radical Islamist groups to attack Iraqi refugees, Christians allegedly loyal to the Syrian government and other civilians. Local Christians have expressed dismay and … Continue reading

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Systematic suicide bombings at Nigerian churches leave around 16 dead


Editor’s note:  Boko Haram is following through on their threats.  Please continue to pray for the Christian community in Nigeria and for those who continue to attack them. Around 16 people were killed and scores wounded in systematic suicide bombings … Continue reading

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Islamists Bomb Three Churches in Kaduna State, Nigeria


Blasts in two churches in Zaria, one in Kaduna city kill dozens of Christians. JOS, Nigeria, June 17 (CDN) — Suspected Islamic extremists bombed three churches in Kaduna state this morning, the third consecutive Sunday that worship services in Nigeria … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Churches Attacked Weekly


From Voice of the Martyrs The Islamic extremist group Boko Haram attacked two more Nigerian churches on Sunday, June 10, the second such attack in two weeks. A suicide car bomber killed two and injured 40 others in an attack … Continue reading

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Egyptian Sentences Muslim Policeman to Death for Killing/Wounding 6 Christians


Note:  This development has caused both surprise and skepticism among Egypt’s Coptic Christians – surprise because the killers of Christians usually get away with it with little or no repercussions, skepticism because they suspect it is a ploy to gain … Continue reading

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