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Recognizing the Muslim That Lost His Life Saving Hundreds of Egyptian Christians on Christmas Eve

Islam1/18/2019 12:00:00 AM
Contact: Olivia Miller, Communications Coordinator, International Christian Concern (ICC), 301-859-3842, press@persecution.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- International Christian Concern (ICC) is inviting all those concerned to sign a letter recognizing a group of brave Muslim men who courageously followed their conscience and duty at great personal risk to thwart the attempted bombing of Virgin Mary and Father Seifin Church in Nasr City, near Cairo, Egypt, on January Source: international christian concern

Recognizing the Muslim Men That Saved Hundreds of Egyptian Christians

Islam1/17/2019 9:18:00 AM
Contact: Olivia Miller, Communications Coordinator, International Christian Concern (ICC), 301-859-3842, press@persecution.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- International Christian Concern (ICC) is inviting all those concerned to sign a letter recognizing a group of brave Muslim men who courageously followed their conscience and duty at great personal risk to thwart the attempted bombing of Virgin Mary and Father Seifin Church in Nasr City, near Cairo, Egypt, on January Source: international christian concern

Federal Court Orders Discovery on Clinton Email, Benghazi Scandal: Top Obama-Clinton Officials, Susan Rice, and Ben Rhodes to Respond to Judicial Watch Questions Under Oath

Islam1/15/2019 10:54:00 AM
Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5188   WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today that United States District Judge Royce C. Lamberth ruled that discovery can begin in Hillary Clinton's email scandal. Obama administration senior State Department officials, lawyers and Clinton aides will now be deposed under oath. Senior officials, including Susan Rice, Ben Rhodes, Jacob Sullivan, and FBI official E.W. Priestap, will now have to an Source: Judicial Watch

Coptic Solidarity Cautions a New Cathedral Does Not Negate the Reality of the Copts Ongoing Persecution

Islam1/15/2019 7:06:05 AM
Contact: Lindsay Griffin, Coptic Solidarity, 801-512-1713, coptadvocacy@copticsolidarity.orgWASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity welcomes the opening of a new cathedral in Egypt's administrative Capital. Yet, a single church remains only symbolic, as it is not accompanied by genuine changes in the Copts' conditions. It is not a reason to deny the ongoing persecution of Egypt's Copts at the hands of the Egyptian government and society, or their lack of religious Source: Coptic Solidarity

Forum on Modern Slavery: 'Liberate Them from Tyranny and Exploitation'

Islam1/11/2019 11:31:05 AM
Contact: World Council of Churches Media Office, +41 79 507 6363; www.oikoumene.org/press   GENEVE, Jan. 11, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- In an opening address at a Forum on Modern Slavery in Istanbul on 7 January, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew spoke on "Awareness, Action and Impact."   Photo: Participants of the third "Forum on Modern Slavery - Awareness, Action and Impact", Istanbul, 5-8 January, 2019, Credit Nikolaos Manginas/Ecumenical Patriarchate Source: World Council of Churches

Judicial Watch Seeks to Question Top Obama-Clinton Officials on Clinton Email Issue, Seeks Depositions of Susan Rice and Ben Rhodes on Benghazi Talking Points Documents

Islam1/10/2019 7:44:00 AM
Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5188   WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today that it submitted a court-ordered discovery plan for the depositions of several top former government officials involved in the Clinton email scandal, including Obama administration senior officials Susan Rice, Ben Rhodes, Jacob Sullivan, and FBI official E.W. Priestap.Judicial Watch "intends to update the Court regarding the depositions of Hilla Source: Judicial Watch

Slashing the Necks of Animals and Babies

Islam1/10/2019 4:17:01 AM
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today's New York Times: Is it morally acceptable to slash the neck of an animal? Is it morally acceptable to slash the neck of a baby? The New York Times waffles on the former but agrees with the latter. "Balancing Animal Welfare and Religious Rites" is the title Source: Catholic League

Christian Men Concerned for America to Gather in DC January 18, 2019

Islam12/31/2018 1:00:00 AM
TEN GOOD MEN to host STAND IN THE GAP-- A Gathering of Christian Men Concerned for America Prayer. Training. Inspiration. Mobilization --January 18, 2019, Washington, DC Contact: David Long, 315-289-8453, David@tengoodmen.com; tengoodmen.com WASHINGTON Dec. 31, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Ten Good Men, a Christian, pro-life organization, has announced plans to hold a prayer and training event in Washington, DC on January 18, 2019 from 7 AM until 11 AM. Source: Ten Good Men

Christian Arabs Thank Israeli Mall for Christmas Tree

Islam12/24/2018 12:09:03 AM
Contact: CJCUC Media Department, 516-882-3220 ASHDOD, Israel, Dec. 24, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Fifty Christian Arabs living in the Holy Land joined the staff of Ohr Torah Stone's Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation (CJCUC) to visit the holiday tree at Ashdod's Big Fashion Mall to express their appreciation to the management for not removing it from their premises despite pressure from City Hall. "While the Christmas tree is not worshipped in Christianity Source: CJCUC

Coptic Solidarity Presses for Urgent Protection of Egypt's Imperiled Coptic Christians

Islam12/17/2018 2:00:00 AM
Contact: Lindsay Griffin, 801-512-1713, coptadvocacy@copticsolidarity.org   WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity urgently calls on the US Department of State and legislators to publicly condemn the rash of fatal attacks and collective punishment inflicted on Egypt's Copts, and to pressure the Egyptian government to fully prosecutes perpetrators of these crimes.   Photo: Coptic father and son murdered outside a Coptic church in Minya on December 12, Source: Coptic Solidarity

No Human Shields

Islam12/13/2018 5:01:05 AM
Contact: Mat Staver, Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Liberty@LC.org  WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan bill, known as Sanctioning the Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act, that would enact sanctions against the terrorist groups Hezbollah and Hamas for intentionally using civilians as human shields in war. The Senate unanimously passed its version in October. The bill now goes to President Donald Trump to si Source: Liberty Counsel

Family Research Council Applauds President Trump's Signing of the Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act

Islam12/12/2018 4:58:05 AM
Contact: J.P. Duffy or Macie Malone, 866-FRC-NEWS, 866-372-6397 WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins joined other international religious freedom advocates and Members of Congress at the White House yesterday to witness President Trump's signing of the "Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act of 2018." The new law will, among other things, fund organizations, including faith-based groups, that pr Source: Family Research Council

Widows and Orphans See Hopeful Future with HEAL Ministry in Nigeria

Islam12/10/2018 2:00:00 AM
Contact: Nick Costello, 312-952-4855, nick@healnigeria.org CHICAGO, Dec. 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Little Scholastica rubs her older sister Fustina's face in a playful manner, just like any other three-year old. But Fustina, who is six years old in a video, seems oblivious to the antics. Her frozen stare at the camera seems to betray unhappy memories. Those memories might be that of a terrorist attack that destroyed her family's village only two years earlier, when she was four. Source: TreeFrogClick, Inc.

Basilica, Cathedrals Go Red to Honor Today's Christian Martyrs

Islam11/26/2018 1:30:00 AM
Vespers in tribute of persecuted Christians Contact: Albert Koopman, Director of Communications, ACNUSA, 917-608-1989, joop@acnusa.org WASHINGTON, Nov. 26, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- In tribute to today's Christian martyrs, Catholic places of worship will be lit up in red, the color of martyrdom. To mark the occasion, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. will hold vespers the evening of Nov. 28, 2018; additionally, a prayer service wa Source: Aid to the Church in Need

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