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  • How long will I be allowed to remain a Christian?

    04/22/2018 8:49:18 AM PDT · by DeweyCA · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4-22-18 | Douglas McKinnon
    Too many of those who worship at the altar of political correctness have deemed that Christianity should no longer be respected. Rather, they assail it on a regular basis in a coordinated campaign to weaken the faith and its base. The prevailing view in much of the media is that Christianity is aligned with Republicans, conservatives, or the views of President Trump – and therefore must be diminished and made suspect. The New Yorker just described the opening of a few Chick-fil-A restaurants in New York City as “Pervasive Christian traditionalism,” and a “Creepy infiltration of New York City.” (Skip)...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Cardinal Burke Again “Persona Non Grata”

    04/11/2018 5:05:57 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | April 11, 2018 | Gloria TV
    Cardinal Burke Again “Persona Non Grata” Cardinal Raymond Burke, the official Patron of the Order of Malta, has again not been invited to the order's International Lourdes pilgrimage which takes place from May 4 to 8, according to Riposte-Catholique.fr (April 11). Already last year Cardinal Burke was not invited. As the order's patron he would have been the one to celebrate the Sunday Mass for the about 8000 pilgrims. Pope Francis appointed Burke in 2014 as the patron of the order. Only in 2015 and 2016 he was allowed to celebrate the Sunday Mass for the Lourdes pilgrimage. In January...
  • Liberals Announce Plan to Crush Normal Americans in a New “Civil War” (Spoiler: It’s Not a Great..

    04/09/2018 6:10:33 AM PDT · by bitt · 56 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 4/9/2018 | KURT SCHLICHTER
    Tech titan Jack Dorsey of San Francisco-based social media platform Twitter applauded an article in something called Medium in which some other hipster CEO described how liberals intend to crush Normal Americans into serfdom in a bloodless “civil war.” Here it is. Ready? It will just sort of happen. Why? Because. Americans will simply decide to be like California because of reasons and phew, no more troublesome conservatives and Gaia is saved! So basically, wishing. Well, that’s a kind of war plan. Perhaps by unleashing the power of hoping so they can utterly subjugate the half of America that voted...
  • Wake Forest Religion Professor: Christianity “Fundamentally Evil”

    04/07/2018 2:12:28 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 110 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | 04/05/2018 | Rob Shimshock
    A Wake Forest University religion professor thinks it is not just illogical to believe in God, but also immoral, according to a Wednesday report. Dr. Jarrod Whitaker specializes in South Asian religions at the North Carolina school and also allegedly asserted that belief in an objective truth “is the most tremendous evil that is responsible for all the great suffering in the world,” reported The Wake Forest Review. The professor would perpetually “explain why Christian theology is problematic, racist, sexist, imperialist, and fundamentally evil,” Whitaker’s Catholic student John told the Review, who kept his identity concealed.
  • GWU Offering ‘Christian Privilege’ Training For Students And Faculty

    04/01/2018 2:32:06 AM PDT · by zeestephen · 47 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 31 March 2018 | Peter Hasson
    George Washington University (Washington D.C.) - The session will teach students and faculty that Christians “receive unmerited perks from institutions and systems all across our country” and “experience life in an easier way than non-Christians,” according to the university website.
  • 62-Page Indictment Against American Pastor Effectively Calls Sharing the Gospel an Act of Terrorism

    03/22/2018 9:22:36 AM PDT · by stars & stripes forever · 15 replies
    American Pastor Andrew Brunson has now been officially charged, facing what amounts to life in prison, as his trial begins in just weeks. Yesterday, in yet another turn of events, a Turkish court approved an indictment that the Turkish prosecutor apparently turned in last week, even after denying doing so. Since the indictment has been approved, the prosecution phase of the case will now begin. After almost a year and a half in prison, Pastor Andrew has his first court date set for April 16, 2018. The case file is now finally open, and by the end of the week,...
  • America’s Most Biblically-Hostile U. S. President

    03/19/2018 10:08:27 AM PDT · by GregNH · 75 replies
    Wallbulders ^ | Unknown | Unknown
    When one observes President Obama’s unwillingness to accommodate America’s four-century long religious conscience protection through his attempts to require Catholics to go against their own doctrines and beliefs, one is tempted to say that he is anti-Catholic. But that characterization would not be correct. Although he has recently singled out Catholics, he has equally targeted traditional Protestant beliefs over the past four years. So since he has attacked Catholics and Protestants, one is tempted to say that he is anti-Christian. But that, too, would be inaccurate. He has been equally disrespectful in his appalling treatment of religious Jews in general...
  • Is Trump betraying Iran's persecuted Christian minorities?

    03/09/2018 8:15:54 AM PST · by LeoHohmann · 9 replies
    LeoHohmann.com ^ | March 8, 2018 | Leo Hohmann
    The rejection of asylum for about 100 Iranian Christian refugees by the Trump administration is raising eyebrows among advocates for the persecuted Church in Islamic nations. One advocacy group, Barnabas Aid, has gone so far as to call the rejected asylum applications “an insult to America’s Christian and humanitarian heritage and a betrayal by the Trump administration.” The Christian refugees, many of whom can recount horrific stories of persecution they have experienced at the hands of Iranian mullahs, now have less than a week to leave Austria, where they have been stranded for more than a year, unwanted by the...
  • [Catholic Caucus] French Sisters Persecuted By the Vatican

    03/07/2018 9:55:55 AM PST · by ebb tide · 12 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | March 7, 2018 | Gloria TV
    The forty contemplative Little Sisters of Mary, the Mother of the Redemer, in Saint-Aignan-sur-Roe, France, are persecuted by their liberal bishop Thierry Scherrer of Laval, writes riposte-catholique.fr (February 27). The sisters run four old-peoples homes and formerly also served in the bishop’s house. Scherrer considers the sisters to be “too traditional”. He is specifically aggravated by the fact that they decided during their 2012 general chapter to return to the old habit. Because of a merger of the sisters’ nursing homes, Scherrer is now a member of the governing board of the civil association running them. No expert in...
  • "Don't Dare Sit with Us if You Want to Live"...

    03/03/2018 2:52:08 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 30 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | 25/2/18 | Raymond Ibrahim
    ..... Pakistan: Sharoon, a Christian boy who achieved academic excellence despite years of entrenched discrimination and bullying—and whose poverty-stricken parents had worked hard to put him in MC Model Boys Government High School—was beaten to death by Muslim pupils. On his first day at the school, the teacher slapped him across the face while blurting an anti-Christian slur. Having set a precedent, the rest of the classroom of Muslim boys continued harassing him throughout the same first day: they hurled out derogatory terms against Christians, denied him access to drinking water, and told him, "You're a Christian don't dare sit...
  • Spurned by U.S. and Facing Danger Back Home, Iranian Christians Fear the Worst

    03/01/2018 12:16:44 PM PST · by daniel1212 · 28 replies
    NY Times ^ | MARCH 1, 2018 | MIRIAM JORDAN
    They sold their homes and possessions, quit their jobs, and left their country — they thought for good. The Iranians, mainly members of their nation’s Christian minorities, were bound for a new life in America after what should have been a brief sojourn in Austria for visa processing. But more than a year later, some 100 of them remain stranded in Vienna, their savings drained, their lives in limbo and the promise of America dead. Even as the Trump administration continued to pledge help to religious minorities in the Middle East, many of whom face persecution, the United States denied...
  • Why Don’t We Care About the Slaughter of Nigerian Christians?

    02/20/2018 9:35:05 AM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 20, 2018 | Michael Brown
    Thousands of Christians are being butchered in Nigeria and whole villages being destroyed. Why are we so unconcerned? Why don’t we care? I believe the biggest reason is that we simply don’t know about what’s happening there. Well, now you know. Here are the facts.For the last several months, one of my good friends, a Christian missionary serving the poorest of the poor in Nigeria, has been sending me emails with terrifying news. Fulani tribesmen raping and killing villagers. Children being used as Islamic suicide bombers, resulting in scores of casualties. One horrible report after another.Yet with each email I...
  • ANTI-ISIS BRIT Brit Jim Matthews who fought AGAINST ISIS cheered on by supporters (trunc)

    02/19/2018 2:05:02 PM PST · by Twotone · 2 replies
    The Sun ^ | February 14, 2018 | Amanda Devlin
    A BRIT who fought with Kurdish militia against Islamic State was cheered by supporters as he appeared in court charged with a terror offence. James Matthews arrived at Westminster Magistrates' Court to face a charge of attending a place used for terrorist training, under the Terrorism Act 2006. The 43-year-old indicated a not guilty plea after the charge was put to him. Represented by Joel Bennathan QC, Matthews, wearing black jeans and a brown leather jacket, spoke only to confirm his identity. Matthews, from Dalston, east London, is due to next appear at the Old Bailey on March 1. As...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Pope Francis' Next Victim: The Priestly Society Familia Christi

    02/11/2018 4:58:33 AM PST · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | February 11 2018 | Gloria TV
    While the Vatican is turning a blind eye on the old, liberal and overaged religious communities which are falling into gay-ideology and heresy, it is at the same time ferociously persecuting young groups because they are Catholic and dynamic. According to the blog Anonimi della Croce, Francis' next victim will be the Priestly Fraternity Familia Christi. It was erected as a diocesan community by now retired Archbishop Luigi Negri of Ferrara, Italy whose resignation Francis quickly accepted after he reached the age of 75 in November 2016. The blog reports that the Vatican is about to put the group...
  • Vatican in Bed With the Devil And Does Not Notice It

    02/08/2018 8:11:01 AM PST · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | February 8, 2018 | Gloria TV
    Father Bernardo Cervellera, the editor-in-chief of AsiaNews, has answerd Vatican Bishop Marcello Sanchez Sorondo who, its seems without being drunk, believes that the Communist Chinese regime is the best implementer of the Churches’ social doctrine. Cervellera accuses Sanchez of making “a laughing stock of the Church”. He writes, “Someone should tell Bishop Sanchez that since February 1 all underground Catholic Churches have been closed by the regime and at least 6 million Catholics have no meeting places. Further, local Communist authorities prohibit "minors under the age of 18" from entering churches, even official ones. Cervellera quotes a priest, "China has...
  • North Korean defector's journey from torture and starvation to Trump's state of the union

    01/31/2018 12:21:11 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 19 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | January 31, 2018 | Chris Graham
    Donald Trump used the harrowing story of a North Korean defector to highlight the brutality of Kim Jong-un's regime during his State of the Union address on Tuesday night. Ji Seong-ho, who was among the guests of honour for the president's speech to Congress, was hailed as "an inspiration to us all" and received a standing ovation from the lawmakers. The president described how Mr Ji was a "starving boy in North Korea" 22 years ago when he tried to steal coal from a train to barter for food. "In the process, he passed out on the train tracks, exhausted...
  • Satan is both a Serpent and a Dragon... war on saints pt 14

    And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars: And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered. And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads. And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered,...
  • Hey Google where did Jesus go? (short video)

    01/27/2018 1:29:46 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 20 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1/24/2017 | Chad Parsons
    Is Google trying to censor Jesus Christ and Christians?
  • Vladimir Putin's Christianity is a facade, says expelled US missionary

    01/22/2018 12:31:07 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 114 replies
    Christian Today ^ | 2017 | Harry Farley
    It is now well over a year since Vladimir Putin's Russia passed 'anti-missionary' laws and more than 180 cases have since been brought. Activities ranging from prayer meetings in homes, posting worship times on a religious website and praying in the presence of other citizens have been interpreted as 'missionary activity' with Christians making up the vast majority of the law's victims. One case is that of Donald Ossewaarde, an American Baptist preacher living in Oryol, who was expelled for hosting a church meeting in his house. Having lost appeals throughout the Russian judiciary system, Ossewaarde's case is now with...
  • Christians in China Fear Persecution Will Get Worse After Authorities Bomb Evangelical Megachurch

    01/15/2018 6:29:38 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/15/2018 | Stoyan Zaimov
    An evangelical megachurch was destroyed by Chinese Communist authorities Tuesday in the country's northern Shanxi province, sparking fears among Christians that the persecution they suffer will soon get worse.China Aid said in an update Wednesday that Chinese military police detonated explosives inside Golden Lampstand Church in Linfen, destroying the $2.6 million house of worship, which was owned by the Christians who worshiped there.A demolition crew broke apart the remaining pieces of the church after the explosion with diggers and jackhammers.Lampstand's head Pastor, Yang Rongli, had previously spent seven years in prison on charges of assembling a large crowd to disturb traffic...