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July 24, 2015
Church World Service, the semi-autonomous relief arm of the National Council of Churches, applauded this week’s normalization of U.S. relations with Communist Cuba. “Years of dedicated, strategic and consistent ecumenical advocacy by CWS and…
July 21, 2015
On July 16-18, 2015 a collection of Filipino organizations representing civil rights advocacy, poverty, indigenous rights, women’s rights, workers’ rights, and migrants’ rights put the president and government of the Philippines and President Obama,…
July 3, 2015
Caring individuals must continue to raise a huge outcry against the unjust treatment of these pastors. Increase the pressure, and the prayer, NOW!
March 3, 2015
Nine years ago liberal American religious activists like pacifist Jim Wallis of Sojourners created a “Words, Not War, With Iran” coalition to organize against decisive U.S. action against Iran’s nuclear program. Revealingly they urged:…
December 11, 2014
A December 10 press conference, called by the North Korea Freedom Coalition (NKFC), highlighted the terrible plight of nine North Korean orphan escapees who were forcibly repatriated to North Korea by the Chinese and Laotian governments.
July 27, 2014
Christians best advocate for human love and dignity by demonstrating it among themselves, especially by speaking when any part of the Body of Christ suffers for the faith.
April 3, 2014
Last week I traveled to Ottawa for a consultation of religious liberty organizations working in partnership. Being with others who have a passion for the persecuted was very encouraging. So were messages from Canada’s Ambassador for Religious Freedom and from a member of the Canadian Parliament.
March 29, 2014
Two factors lie behind the abuse of Christian girls in Egypt, according to a study: Societal misogyny and Islamist indoctrination.
June 14, 2013
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…
May 19, 2013
Photo credit: blogalbhasin.blogspot.com by Rick Plasterer As was noted in an earlier posting, there are several prominent instruments that can be used to impose socially liberal rules on an unwilling nation state or an…
May 18, 2013
European Court of Human Rights Photo credit: ukhumanright.blog by Rick Plasterer For Christians struggling to be faithful to God’s revelation given in Scripture, the modern world seems to be an unending series of seemingly…