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March 15, 2016
It’s official! The U.S. House of Representatives declares genocide by ISIS. Vote to approve H.Con.Res.75 passed unanimously on the evening of March 14, 2016.
March 3, 2016
Providence Magazine, a project of the Institute on Religion and Democracy (IRD), hosted a conference debuting its Winter 2016 issue. Watch videos from all three sessions.
February 22, 2016
When is singing hymns damning? When the increased volume of hymn singing isn’t out of passion for the Lord, but drowns out cries of persecuted Christians.
February 18, 2016
“We call upon all of the Presidential candidates, Republican and Democrat, to speak out about this moral outrage and demand justice for the victims of this genocide…”
February 13, 2016
The United States government remains glaringly absent from those world powers speaking out against ISIS’ genocidal slaughter and destruction in the Middle East. But you can help change that right now.
December 14, 2015
Now actually there is a biased test being applied, but the test has the effect of screening out Christians and other religious minorities while letting in thousands of Muslims.
November 25, 2015
Christian relief and development groups World Vision and World Relief are promoting a call for churches to be more involved in supporting and resettling refugees.
November 17, 2015
“The U.S. government’s response has been woefully inadequate,” says IRD’s Faith McDonnell. “Neither helping these minorities defend themselves and stay, nor providing them asylum to leave.”
October 27, 2015
Individual religious liberty is an essential ingredient of democracy and justice. But concern for the religious liberty of our persecuted brothers and sisters must also be at the center of who we are and what we do as American Christians.
September 24, 2015
IRD Board Member Mateen Elass blogs about the President siding with a “Muslim student of color” over against school and law enforcement authorities. Did he further drive a wedge of division into elements of our society with regard to race and Islam?