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Rick Francona: Expert opinion on the Middle East Special

An interview with Middle East expert Rick Francona on opening borders to Christian refugees, World War III, ISIS, and reducing the conflict between Israel and Gaza.

Mosul's Christians ask, 'Where is the conscience of the world?'

On Saturday, the Vicar of the only Anglican church in Iraq warned that the end was "very near" for Christians in that country. Mosul is Iraq's second largest city, and six weeks ago, 35,000 Christians lived there. Today, there are no Christians in Mosul.

UN Security Council denounces persecution of Iraqi Christians

New York - The United Nations Security Council has denounced militant persecution of Christians and other minorities in Iraq, warning such actions can be considered crimes against humanity.

Op-Ed: China Christians fear persecution after church demolished Special

Wenzhou - After initial optimism at new Chinese President Xi Jinping's seeming tolerance of religion and a growing number of Christians in China, Chinese Christians are concerned over the removal of crosses and destruction of a church in the south.

Op-Ed: Dangerous to be a Christian Special

2013 was a dangerous year for Christians. Many were tortured and killed, mostly by Islamists throughout the Middle East. Jesus said "love your enemy," so Christians don't usually seek revenge, making them easy targets.

'Miracle Girl?': Teen wakes from coma when family sings hymns

Provo - "An amazing miracle" has taken place deep in the heart of Mormon country, say family and friends of a brain-dead teenager who awoke from a coma after they sang hymns by her hospital bedside.

Christians in Findlay, Ohio, celebrate Christmas Special

Findlay - Christians in Findlay, Ohio, are preparing to celebrate Christmas this holiday season, along with believers around the world. Some are handing gospel tracts to store clerks, feeding the hungry and sharing the message of the Bible with prisoners.

Human rights groups plead for help in Central African Republic

Human rights groups are seeing first-hand the ravages of war in the Central African Republic (CAR), as gangs of Christians and Muslims rampage through the streets, ignoring peacekeeping forces, mutilating, killing and committing other atrocities.

France to send more troops to troubled Central African Republic

The U.N. deputy secretary general is warning that the Central African Republic (CAR) is descending into chaos, and urgent help is needed. Strengthening of the African Union-led forces is called for, turning the crisis into a peacekeeping mission.

Ancient Christian Syrian village taken by rebels; minority flees

Damascus - People are fleeing from one of the longest-established locations of the Christian religion, where the language of Jesus is still spoken and which is recognised as part of the world’s common cultural and religious heritage.

Op-Ed: Islamic persecution of Christians intensifies

The Middle East crisis continues as the Arab spring has given way to a Christian winter, Muslims demolish Church building in Egypt, and an Egyptian court sentences a Christian family to 15 years for converting from Islam.

Christian wins right to wear cross at work in European court

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that a Christian woman suffered discrimination at work over a ban on wearing the Christian cross.

Judge rules Christians have no right to refuse to work on Sundays

A high court judge has ruled against a Christian woman who launched legal action against her employers, claiming she was forced from her job because she refused to work on Sundays.

Video: 'Saint Young Men' teaser trailer

Two teaser trailers have been released for the 2013 anime film called "Saint Young Men" which is based off the manga of the same name. This story gives a humorous possibility of Jesus Christ and Buddha existing in modern day Japan.

Five Christians killed in Nigeria

A report has come in that gunmen in the northern Nigerian state of Yobe have shot dead at least five Christians. The pastor of the church was among the dead.

Op-Ed: Remembering the persecuted on the International Day of Prayer

New York - Between 200 and 250 million Christians throughout the world live daily with the threat of religious persecution. The global Christian community seeks to raise awareness for the plight of persecuted Christians through the International Day of Prayer.

Paul Ryan: Obama's policies threaten Judeo-Christian values

As Election Day on November 6 draws closely near, Paul Ryan the GOP VP candidate has made a last ditch attack saying that Obama's policies "threaten Judeo-Christian values."

Romney warns Christians, Obama 'a threat to religious freedom'

Romney's last minute campaign message to Christians is that Obama is a threat to their faith. A robocall message sponsored by Romney's campaign says Obama is a threat to the Christian faith because he said Christians "cling to guns or religion."

Video: Mike Huckabee warns Christians — vote Obama, go to hell

In a new ad titled "Test of Fire," Mike Huckabee has delivered the final warning to Christians who may be contemplating voting for Obama. He warns Christians that a vote for Obama could have dire consequences the least of which is losing their jobs.

Christians set free in Muslim countries

On Saturday, 8 September 2012, Iran acquits Christian pastor charged with apostasy, while a Pakistani girl accused of blaspheming Islam was released from Jail. Today was a good day for two Christians.

Cleric arrested for planting evidence on Christian girl

Islamabad - No one believed a mentally challenged minor girl could have possibly burned pages of the Holy Quran. However, the world was appalled when this girl attracted the ire of strict blasphemy laws.

Video: American Muslims allegedly 'stone' Christians in Dearborn

Dearborn - A group of Christians protesting the 2012 Arab International Festival in Dearborn, Michigan were attacked by an angry mob of Muslims who allegedly pelted them with water bottles, garbage and stones shouting "Allahu Akbar."

Op-Ed: Syria prepares for war, while Muslims murder Christians

A diplomat says Syria is ready for war. A new kill count for eradicating Christianity. Nigerian Muslim militants murder seven Christians in violent Church attack. And Tunisian Muslims murder Christian man.

Op-Ed: In the line of fire — The plight of Middle Eastern Christians

New York - Christianity is under heavy attack in the Middle East region with followers of the faith facing persecution and institutionalized discrimination in nations with Islamic-based governments and a jihadi threat in which terrorists target Churches for attack.

Op-Ed: A pinch of incense — How Obamacare resembles a Roman edict

Woven within the myriad histories of peoples, politics, and religions is the common crimson thread of persecution. It is a thread that is spun out of anxieties that sprout from the seeds of uncertainty,

Op-Ed: Are Christian Conservatives moving closer to Libertarian ideals?

As Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul has seen first hand, primaries with high concentrations of Christian Conservatives do not serve him well - but with Pat Robertson's position on legalizing marijuana, can Christians support Libertarian causes?

George Michael slams Christians who prayed he should die of AIDS

The openly gay singer George Michael, after "a few glasses of vino," recently launched attacks on Twitter against a Christian group that prayed for his death while he was ill with life-threatening pneumonia.

Boko Haram issues ultimatum for Xtians to leave northern Nigeria

Maiduguri - The man who claims to be spokesman of the militant Islamic sect Boko Haram, has issued a three-day ultimatum to Christians living in northern Nigeria to leave.

Survey: BBC employs more atheists and agnostics than Christians

London - A recent internal audit survey carried out in compliance with the 2010 Equality Act has shown that the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) employs more atheists and agnostics ("non-believers") than Christians.

Nigeria: Christians are fleeing Jos from fear of Muslim attacks

Jos - A pastor of the Church of Christ in Nigeria (COCIN) King James Dapar, has raised alarm that Christians in Jos, Plateau State, are fleeing their homes out of fear of attacks by Hausa-Fulani Muslim militants.
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Mosul's Christians have been forced out of the homes by ISIS, leaving behind a Christian legacy dating back almost 2,000 years.
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Examples of "loving" Christians reacting to an atheist organization's request to put up a placard next to a "God is love" sign.
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An angry mob drives a Christian community from their homes in Lahore, Pakistan
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A riot of colour – a previous Pride march in London
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Muslim mobs burned houses, businesses, and churches
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...and some more loving words.
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