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IRD Rejoices Over Asia Bibi Acquittal, Concerned for Pakistani Christians

Islam10/31/2018 9:31:05 AM
Contact: Chelsen Vicari, Institute on Religion and Democracy, 202-682-4131, 540-239-2170 cell, cvicari@TheIRD.org WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Institute on Religion and Democracy is rejoicing over news of Pakistan's Supreme Court overturning the death penalty conviction of Aasiya Noreen, commonly known as Asia Bibi, a Christian Pakistani woman falsely accused of blasphemy against Islam. Bibi has been imprisoned in a Pakistani jail since 2010. She was arrested afte Source: Institute on Religion & Democracy

Pakistani Christians Call for Prayer, Christian Service in Midst of Violence After Asia Bibi Acquittal

Islam10/31/2018 5:13:00 AM
'As a Praying People, Let Us Trust God,' Say Christians Bracing for Violence in 5th-Most Dangerous Country Contact: Christine Cape, 770-813-0000 SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 31, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Christians on the ground in Pakistan tell Open Doors USA partners that they are calling on their fellow Christians across Pakistan to pray and offer themselves for public service as violent protests break out in the wake of the Pakistan Supreme Court's astounding acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Source: DeMoss

Congressional Prayer Conference of Washington DC Calls for Cooperation with All Worldwide Prayer Partners to a Special Repentance Prayer for America

Islam10/29/2018 9:10:00 AM
Contact: Pastor Wiley Drake, 714-865-8132 WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Congressional Prayer Conference is offering the following avenues of prayer to Pray America back to Repentance and a closer walk with God through Jesus: 1. "Telephonic Prayer Session" daily, Monday through Friday, 1-605-468-8016, Access code 399430# at 9:00 AM EST Source: Congressional Prayer Conferenc

USAID and Knights of Columbus Sign MOU to Help Persecuted Minorities in Middle East

Islam10/12/2018 9:20:00 AM
K of C plans to spend $5 million over the next six months to support these communities   Contact: Joe Cullen, Knights of Columbus 203-415-9314, joseph.cullen@kofc.org   WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Knights of Columbus have signed an agreement to work together to help religious minorities, beginning in Iraq and then throughout the region, to rebuild their communities following persecution an Source: Knights of Columbus

Praise God for Pastor Brunson, But Don't Forget the Persecuted Church

Islam10/12/2018 9:25:04 AM
"As we celebrate Pastor Brunson's return to his family and his homeland, we must remain conscious of the many others who are imprisoned and whose lives are threatened because of their belief in the Gospel of Jesus Christ." Contact: Chelsen Vicari, Institute on Religion & Democracy, 540-239-2170 (cell), cvicari@TheIRD.org WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Institute on Religion & Democracy (IRD) is celebrating the immediate release of Pastor Andrew Brunson after a T Source: Institute on Religion & Democracy

Turkey Releases Pastor Brunson, FRC Applauds Pres. Trump, Secretary Pompeo for Securing Pastor's Freedom

Islam10/12/2018 5:19:01 AM
Contact: J.P. Duffy or Macie Malone, 866-372-6397   ISTANBUL, Turkey,  Oct. 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, in his capacity as a Commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, attended this morning's hearing near Izmir, Turkey where Pastor Andrew Brunson was released to return to the United States. The pastor spent nearly two years in prison before being transferred in July to house arrest. The Trump administ Source: Family Research Council

Rank-and-File Catholics Hold the Line

Islam10/10/2018 11:34:03 AM
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue (photo) comments on a Pew report on Catholics released October 10:   A report by the Pew Research Center, "7 Facts about American Catholics," restates data from previous Pew surveys on Catholics in the United States. As usual, it reports on whether Catholics think the Church should change its Source: Catholic League

Can Understanding Islam Lead to a Deeper Appreciation of Catholicism?

Islam10/9/2018 4:00:00 AM
Catholic scholar on Islam writes guide to the religion, reflects on stark differences between Islam and Catholicism Contact: Kevin Wandra, Carmel Communications, 404-788-1276, KWandra@CarmelCommunications.com SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 9, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world. Why is that? What are the differences between Islam and Christianity? Why does this matter? A new book, THE CRUCIFIX ON MECCA'S FRONT PORCH, seeks to answer those questions and Source: Carmel Communications

NY Times Best-Selling Author Brigitte Gabriel Debuts New Book: 'RISE: In Defense of Judeo-Christian Values and Freedom'

Islam9/12/2018 9:46:04 AM
Contact: Emily Brunner, 610-584-1096 WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Brigitte Gabriel's most groundbreaking work yet opens readers' eyes to imminent threats to America and reveals plots to destroy freedom, national security and Americans' very way of life. In "RISE: In Defense of Judeo-Christian Values and Freedom," released yesterday, Sept. 11, Gabriel arms readers with real data and compelling facts that will equip and motivate them to unite with other patriots w Source: Hamilton Strategies

9/11 Attacks Sprang From Words of Muhammad, the Founder of Islam -- See His Words, and the Commands That Muslim Terrorists Obey

Islam9/11/2018 6:05:01 AM
See Muhammad in His Own Words at www.RandallTerryFilms.com Contact: Michael Veritas, 904-826-9989WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- In the wake of over 3,000 innocent people being murdered on 9/11/2001, media, politicians, and every day Americans asked the question: "Why did they do this?"The answer lies in the narrative of Muhammad's life; his call to jihad, and the belief that acts of terror will result in mass conversion to Islam. Muslim terrorists read these w Source: Society for Truth and Justice

'Passion of the Christ Promo Company -- Faith Driven Entertainment -- to Promote 'Muhammad in His Own Words'

Islam9/10/2018 10:50:05 AM
Contact: Michael Veritas, 904-826-9989WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Faith Driven Entertainment known for its help in promoting Hollywood films to Christian Audiences, has signed a contract to help promote Muhammad in His Own Words: The Founder of Islam Speaks.Background.Faith Driven Entertainment was a critical part of bringing Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ to release.They have also helped promote Hollywood blockbusters Unbroken, The Polar Express, Son Source: Society for Truth and Justice

Churches Growing in Indonesia Despite Islamic Attacks

Islam9/10/2018 10:52:00 AM
Contact: Stefan J. Bos, +36 70 31 71 611 JAKARTA, INDONESIA, Sept. 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ Millions of Indonesians are becoming Christians, often secretly as militants continue to kill devoted believers, according to an investigation by Christian news agency BosNewsLife. At least three to four million Christians "turned to Christ" over the past year, but the government refuses to recognize this trend in the world's largest Muslim nation, said Christian officials with close knowledge Source: BosNewsLife News Agency

Banned Islam Movie on Muhammad: 'Blacked Out' by Facebook, Google, and Yahoo

Islam9/7/2018 10:43:01 AM
"This movie will get out, and it will impact the world for righteousness and justice." -- Randall TerryContact: Michael Veritas, 904-826-9989WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Facebook, Google, and Yahoo have made a concerted effort to erase the highly acclaimed and controversial new documentary, Muhammad in His Own Words: The Founder of Islam Speaks.Journalists, please check these simple facts for yourself. Muhammad in His Own Words is written and directed by Randa Source: Society for Truth and Justice

ChristianCinema.com Releasing Muhammad in His Own Words on Friday, 9/7 -- Embargoed Screening Here

Islam9/6/2018 9:02:00 AM
Contact: Michael Veritas, 904-826-9989, staff@voiceofresistance.com WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Viewers will be able to rent or purchase Muhammad in His Own Words in a digital format. Christian Cinema is the industry leader in Digital Transactional Video on Demand which enables consumers to buy and rent movies. The selection of movies from Christian Cinema is ideal for families - the library of content includes feature films, documentaries, short films, and education Source: Society for Truth and Justice

'Muhammad in His Own Words' Premiers in Manhattan Movie Theater on September 11 -- Embargoed Link for Review

Islam8/31/2018 9:05:04 AM
Below is an embargoed copy of Muhammad in His Own Words; The Founder of Islam Speaks. This link is for working press only -- redistribution of this link is prohibited. Contact: Michael Veritas, 904-826-9989, staff@voiceofresistance.com NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- After three-and-a-half years of production, Muhammad in His Own Words; The Founder of Islam Speaks will be released in New York City on September 11 in a Manhattan movie theater. The name and address of Source: Society for Truth and Justice