Editor’s note: A version of this article was published by the Christian Post. Click here to read it. Malala Yousafzai survived the Taliban’s attack on her life. She rallies for the rights of girl’s right to education. She is the youngest Nobel peace prize nominee and the winner of the European Union’s prestigious Freedom of […]
Christians must continue to engage in reasoned argument with an increasingly hostile post-Christian culture that is attacking the freedoms they have historically enjoyed in order to continue to have legal protection for religious freedom.
Graduate school at the University of Maryland (recently named the 10th best party school in the United States) was quite a shock after the protected, Christian environment of my college. So in the hedonistic sea of fellow teaching assistants and much of the English Department faculty, I was overjoyed to meet another Christian who, like me, was teaching freshmen composition while working on a Master’s degree.
“On the matter of Syria, Rand Paul is trying to change that. Seventy-five percent of the US population identifies as Christian, and almost 90 percent of the US Congress does,” Dreher observed, “Yet there is only one voice in official Washington advocating for the interests of Syria’s Christians right now.”
Do you remember Rimsha Masih? She is the Pakistani Christian teenager who was accused of blaspheming against Islam in August 2012. In a great turning of the tables that promised justice and vindication, Masih was exonerated of all charges by the Islamabad High Court in November 2012, and her accuser, Muslim cleric Khalid Jadoon Chishti, […]
By Jeff Walton (@JeffreyHWalton) UPDATE: Bishop Anis has released a letter about upcoming June 30 demonstrations in Egypt that can be viewed by clicking here. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is this week embarking on his first visit abroad since his enthronement earlier this year. Lambeth Palace says the Anglican official chose the Holy Land […]
By Faith J. H. McDonnell (@Cuchulain09) Very often church members and other concerned citizens ask me what they can to help the persecuted church around the world. They also express their frustration at being overwhelmed by the scope of the problem – all of the countries and all of the people who are affected. They […]
By Faith J. H. McDonnell (@Cuchulain09) This week Front Page Magazine published my story about Russian Christian dissident Alexander Ogorodnikov. The news about a new biography of this courageous man, Dissident for Life: Alexander Ogorodnikov and the Struggle for Religious Freedom in Russia, by Koenraad De Wolf was what spurred me to reflecting on my […]
By Faith J. H. McDonnell (@Cuchulain09) The “Islamist apologist choir” described in Cinnamon Stillwell’s recent story “Profs on Boston Bombing” doesn’t sing solely on behalf of Chechnya and Cambridge. Some of that choir’s most dreadful caterwauling today is in support of Nigeria’s yet-undesignated terrorists, Boko Haram. The choir stalls are located in the U.S. State […]
By Faith J. H. McDonnell (@Cuchulain09) “US, wake up!” was one of the most frequent shouts heard in Washington, DC on April 18, 2013, as hundreds of Coptic Christians, other Egyptian Americans, and their supporters joined together to protest the most recent atrocities against Christians and others since Egypt fell into the hands of the Muslim Brotherhood and […]