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2 hrs ago | World Magazine
Persecution isn't limited to totalitarian regimes or Islamic states. Some Western democracies also make it difficult for Christians, especially evangelicals, to practice their faith openly.
4 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
Eastern Ukrainian leaders say any danger to local community comes from presence in a conflict zone and not from any specific animus against Jews by either side.
7 hrs ago | Groong
Assyrian International News Agency AINA Sept 1 2014 World 'Cannot Keep Silent About the Existence of the So-called ISIS,' Patriarchs Declare http://www.catholic.org Posted 2014-09-01 22:37 GMT Meeting at the Maronite Catholic patriarchate at Bkerke, north of Beirut, Catholic and Orthodox patriarchs convened for a special summit to address the ... (more)
First Things Sept 1 2014 The Last Armenian Church in Myanmar by Mark Movsesian >From the BBC's News Magazine, here's a lovely essay, "The Last Armenians of Myanmar," about a small Armenian parish church, St. John the Baptist, in the capital city of Yangon.
The St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church is celebrating 100 years as a part of the Cedar Rapids community.
Seldom has it been more important for Americans to form a realistic assessment of the world scene.
Members of Jersey City's Evangelismos Orthodox Church will mark the beginning of its annual celebration of Greek culture by raising a sky-blue and white flag and shouting "Opa!" The 79th annual Jersey City Greek Festival will return Sept.
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish volunteers look for Aharon Sofer, 23, a missing ultra-Orthodox Jewish student in a Jerusalem forest, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.
Rome, Italy, Aug 29, 2014 / 05:02 pm .- A bishop of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church called for peace amid escalating conflict with pro-Russian separatists, stating that the Church there is facing increased persecution as fighting goes on.
Madrid, Spain, Aug 29, 2014 / 04:27 pm .- The appointment of Carlos Osoro Sierra as the new Archbishop of Madrid is another step forward in the renewal of the ranks of the Spanish bishops that at the same time raises expectations for Curia reform.
"The international community must act and eradicate ISIL" , Eastern Orthodox and Catholic patriarchs said in a strongly-worded statement from Lebanon Wednesday.
In the 1980s a fiery young anti-Zionist rabbi from Jerusalem founded Lev Tahor, which means "pure heart" in Hebrew.
Following repeated incidents of vandalism, harassment, and break-ins, an evangelical church in a Muslim neighborhood of East Jerusalem has been forced from its building, according to Morning Star News, which reports on the persecution of Christians.
ALASKANS like to talk about how distant the rest of America feels. In downtown Anchorage, with its familiar fast-food restaurants and hotel chains, this line can sound a little affected.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 12:39 pm
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