During last Easter, a Catholic Christian village made up of tribal Khasia people living in Bangladesh was attacked by Muslims. Syed Ara Begum, a Muslim owner of a tea plantation, along with a Muslim mob, attacked the Christian village as its population was celebrating Mass for Easter Monday. The plantation owner reportedly seeks to seize […]
FrontPage Magazine As millions of Christians around the world were celebrating Easter Sunday, the Christians of the Muslim world were again under attack. The April 2 Islamic jihad attack on a Kenyan school—where the Islamic murderers made sure to slaughter only Christian students, sparing fellow Muslims—was only the most spectacular attack. On Easter Sunday itself, […]
By Ralph H. Sidway The Islamic State has named many targets, including the “lands of al-Haramein” (two holy places), i.e. Saudi Arabia. But its most significant goal seems to be Rome. When the Islamic State released its video in February of the beheading of 21 Coptic Christian Egyptians on the coast of Libya, they titled […]
The Islamic State continues to purge any sign or symbol of Christianity from one of the oldest Christian regions, the Ninevah plains of Iraq and adjoining city of Mosul. Recent acts of wanton hate and destruction at the hands of Islamic State members include the destruction of the cross of the St. John Church in […]
After “fierce clashes” with Islamic State terrorists, fighters from the Syrian military council recaptured the town of Tel Hormuz. Several IS members were killed and six taken captive. The cross that IS had removed from off the local church’s dome was also reestablished back onto the church.
Portuguese On January 17, a crucifix (pictured above) was destroyed in Cinisello Balsamo, a municipality in the Province of Milan, Italy. This comes days after a statue of the Virgin Mary was destroyed and urinated on by a group of North Africans in Italy. According to the report: “Christmas is over and nativities have been […]
A good before and after photo of St. Ephrem Cathedral — former seat of the Syriac Orthodox Archdiocese — in Mosul. To the right is how it stood before the Islamic State took over in July. To the left is after — with the Cross broken off the cathedral’s dome.
French In Tripoli, roaming bands of armed Salafis—Muslims who seek to follow the example of Islam’s prophet as literally as possible—went door to door of the city’s jewelry stores, ordering the owners to stop selling any crosses or Christian icons. “Immediately thereafter,” report Arabic media, “the store owners collected all the crosses and Christian icons […]
On his Twitter account, Coptic Bishop Raphaeil, who also serves as Secretary of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Christian Church, just wrote: Oh how lucky you are, Mary, you who are beloved of Christ. They tore your body because of the Cross. Yet they offered you the greatest service and gave you […]
PJ Media A jihadi group occupying the Syrian town of Raqqa recently gave Christian minorities living there three choices: 1) convert to Islam, 2) remain Christian but pay tribute and accept third-class subject status, or 3) die by the sword. According to the BBC, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria issued a directive […]