Religious and Political Leaders Warn of “Dying Middle East Religious Diversity”

by (@TheIRD) March 27, 2014

Officials ranging from U.S. Catholic leaders to a former president of Lebanon are expressing concern about the increasing persecution of Christians throughout the Middle East.

Global Assault on Christians

by (@TheIRD) March 28, 2013

By Mark Tooley (MarkDTooley) Religious liberty scholar Paul Marshall, journalist Lela Gilbert, and human rights lawyer Nina Shea have released a new book on international torment of Christians by Islamists and communists called Persecuted: The Global Assault on Christians (Thomas Nelson). Their launch was March 27 at the Hudson Institute, where all three are affiliated, with Dietrich […]

Christianity and Freedom in the Contemporary Middle East

by (@TheIRD) December 27, 2012

By Rick Plasterer Tenuous religious freedom for Christians in the Middle East is now complicated by enormous social unrest, panelists seemed to agree at an afternoon session of the inaugural symposium on Christianity and Freedom, sponsored by the Religious Freedom Project of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs. The first panelist, Kurt Werthmuller […]

A Christian in Israel

by (@markdtooley) December 11, 2012

Author Lela Gilbert just delivered a talk about her fascinating new book Saturday People, Sunday People: Israel Through the Eyes of A Christian Sojourners. She spoke at the Hudson Institute, where she is an adjunct fellow, and which is next to the IRD office. It’s also where IRD board member and religious liberty scholar Paul […]

Standing with Besieged Mideast Christians

by (@markdtooley) June 27, 2012

Tuesday I attended a superb symposium on how to help besieged Christians in the Middle East amid surging Islamist movements, especially the Muslim Brotherhood presidential victory in Egypt. Speakers were Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn of Vienna, Lebanese professor Habib Malik, and Southern Baptist public policy spokesman Richard Land. The organizer was the Hudson Institute Center for […]

Events Detail: Promoting Religious Freedom in Sudan

by (@TheIRD) October 24, 2008

October 28, 2008,  11:00AM – 12:00 PM – Hudson Institute, Washington, D.C. Headquarters 1015 15th Street, N.W. 6th Floor Washington, DC 20005 Phone: 202.974.2400 The Center for Religious Freedom and the Institute on Religion and Democracy Invite you to a discussion on Promoting Religious Freedom in Sudan With Mr. Joshua Dau Diu Commissioner, The Special Commission […]