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  • Left-Wing Terrorists Burn Canadian Churches To The Ground

    03/11/2024 10:49:40 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 17 replies
    AMAC Newsline ^ | 11 Mar, 2024 | Alan Jamison
    While it has gone virtually unreported on by the American corporate press, left-wing activists in Canada are waging an all-out war on Christians that has seen hundreds of churches burned to the ground. Meanwhile, American Christians are facing their own wave of persecution that shows no sign of letting up. The rash of church burnings began back in 2021 following claims from leaders of the British Columbia First Nation Band Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc that ground-penetrating radar had discovered a “mass grave” of more than 200 indigenous children. The grave allegedly dated back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries,...
  • Criminal Attacks On American Churches Up 800 Percent In Last Six Years

    03/05/2024 10:51:13 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 1 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 03/05/2024 | Tristan Justice
    While the Biden administration cracks down on Christians, attacks on American churches are up 800 percent since 2018. While the Biden administration cracks down on the Christians Democrats and the press smear as extremists, church attacks are up 800 percent in the last six years, according to a new report from the Family Research Council (FRC).In February, the conservative group published the report, “Hostility Against Churches Is on the Rise in the United States.” It identified 915 acts of hostility against churches between January 2018 and November 2023. “Although the motivations for many of these acts of hostility remain...
  • NYC Cathedral offers official Mass of Reparation to reconsecrate St Patrick's after outcry over trans activist funeral

    02/17/2024 7:21:25 PM PST · by george76 · 31 replies
    Post Millennial ^ | Feb 17, 2024 | Thomas Stevenson
    St. Patrick's Cathedral "only knew that family and friends were requesting a funeral Mass for a Catholic, and had no idea our welcome and prayer would be degraded in such a sacrilegious and deceptive way." The Archdiocese of New York which operates the St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City said that it shares the "outrage over the scandalous behavior at a funeral" earlier in the week for a trans activist and offered "an appropriate Mass of Reparation" to reconsecrate the cathedral. The funeral proceedings celebrated blasphemy, whoredom, and had prayers for access to sex changes. According to the statement,...
  • Senate Democrats Propose Bill That Would Criminalize Armed Church Security

    02/17/2024 10:10:38 AM PST · by Morgana · 60 replies
    Protestia ^ | February 17, 2024 | Paul Brown
    A recent Lifeway survey of Protestant pastors shows that armed congregants protect more than 50% of protestant churches. While these security arrangements vary in their level of sophistication on a church-by-church basis, nearly the same number of pastors who report the use of armed congregants report that there is an intentional plan in place to prepare for threats posed by an active shooter. Though various state and local laws currently regulate and limit the use of concealed carry weapons by church security teams in various locale, a proposed federal law would criminalize the preparations made by many armed church security...
  • Exclusive from Gen. Flynn: This Is My Letter to America

    08/06/2020 6:02:20 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 14 replies
    western journal ^ | August 5, 2020 | Michael Flynn
    We are witnessing a vicious assault by enemies of all that is good, and our president is having to act in ways unprecedented in decades, maybe centuries. The biblical nature of good versus evil cannot be discounted as we examine what is happening on the streets of America. It’s Marxism in the form of antifa and the Black Lives Matter movement versus our very capable and very underappreciated law enforcement professionals, the vast majority of whom are fighting to provide us safe and secure homes, streets and communities. When the destiny of the United States is at stake, and it...
  • At least 33 Canadian churches have burned to the ground since May 2021. So far, 24 are confirmed arsons

    01/15/2024 8:55:20 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 17 replies
    CBC ^ | 01 10 2024 | Terry Reith
    WARNING: This story contains distressing details. (CBC Warning) In a barren field of sagebrush alongside a road through the Osoyoos Indian Band, Chief Clarence Louie stands atop a concrete pad and surveys the rubble in front of him. This used to be the front entrance to St. Gregory's, the simple wooden church that hosted countless community celebrations, dinners and religious services, on the reserve just north of the Canada-U.S. border in central B.C. The church had stood for more than one hundred years as a symbol of the Catholic faith, but on June 21, 2021, someone burned it to the...
  • Beneath Sheep's Clothing

    12/23/2023 8:25:25 AM PST · by Lake Living · 6 replies
    ISTINA PRESS, LLC ^ | 1/1/2024 | Juli Behling
    Over a century ago, the communist playbook began to be utilized on American soil. It appears to be close to reaching a pinnacle, after which there will be nothing to be done. America will fall to totalitarian rule.
  • CANADA CHURCH BURNINGS: Two Alberta churches torched by suspected arsonists

    12/10/2023 6:09:52 AM PST · by Sam77 · 7 replies
    The Post Millennial ^ | 9 December 2023 | Sara Higdon
    On Thursday night, firefighters in Barrhead, Alberta, were called to suspected arson fires at two separate churches about an hour apart from each other. Police told Global News that damage to both structures was extreme despite fire teams being able to extinguish the flames quickly. Officials said that Glenreagh church, also known as St. Aiden's Church, was heavily damaged, and two brass candleholders and the offering plate were stolen. United Church on Range Road 54, also known as Pioneer Church was destroyed. Regional Fire Chief with the Town of Barrhead, Gary Hove told the outlet, "Definitely, these are suspicious fires."...
  • Bombshell Report Reveals Stunning Extent Of FBI’s Anti-Catholic Operations

    12/09/2023 4:06:06 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 32 replies
    AMAC Newsline ^ | 8 Dec, 2023 | Aaron Flanigan
    A new report just released by the House Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government has offered shocking new insights into the full extent of the FBI’s efforts to use government power and resources to target, intimidate, and harass Catholics, pro-life activists, and other members of the religious community. The December 4 report found, among other disturbing revelations, that the FBI “abused its counterterrorism tools to target Catholic Americans as potential domestic terrorists” when agency operatives in Richmond, Virginia, circulated a memo designating so-called “radical-traditionalist Catholic[s]” as potential “racially or ethnically motivated violent extremists.” “The Committee and Select Subcommittee...
  • Christian churches are facing a choice: the cross of Christ or the rainbow flag?

    11/20/2023 1:45:49 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 36 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 11/20/2023 | Jonathon Van Maren
    In the coming decade, Carl Trueman wrote recently, every single church still calling itself Christian will face a choice: Do we follow Scriptural revelation, or the Sexual Revolution? Catechism, or culture? In the world, or of the world? The cross, or the rainbow flag? Mainline Protestantism has, for the most part, cast its lot in with the LGBT movement, with their clergy serving primarily as a convenient way for LGBT activists to accuse pastors who still hold to Christian orthodoxy of bigotry. (If those Christians can cave and still call themselves Christian, why can’t you?) These days, you can identify...
  • AMERICA Prayer Vigil - November 8, 2023 ~PRAYER~

    11/07/2023 11:12:20 PM PST · by Norski · 22 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | November 8, 2023 | freerepublic intercessors
    Join with fellow FREEPERS across the world to pray for AMERICA: For those in Authority in Government, Family, Military, Business, Agri-Business, Healthcare, Education, Churches, Technology, Religious Freedom and the Media. "I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone: for kings and all those in authority that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness." - (1 Timothy 2:1-2) Religion Forum threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to debate of any kind.
  • A Plea to the Silent Churches in America

    10/21/2023 1:22:50 AM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Human Defense ^ | August 13, 2020 | Rebekah Dyer
    Between now and the time the preacher stands at the pulpit this Sunday and delivers his message, around 17,000 babies in the United States alone will have been murdered in the womb. That’s nearly 2,400 every day. Ninety-eight babies every hour. About one baby every twelve seconds. Innocent human beings are dismembered, poisoned, crushed, harvested for organs, put in trash cans, and disposed of in the name of “women’s rights” and “the right to choose.” This happens day after day, week after week, and the church largely remains silent. The most forgotten, marginalized human beings today are the preborn. Their...
  • Prosperity gospel on the rise among US churchgoers, survey finds

    08/29/2023 8:27:54 AM PDT · by Morgana · 25 replies
    Christian Post ^ | August 29, 2023 | Anugrah Kumar
    An increasing share of American Protestant churchgoers believe that financial prosperity is part of God's plan for them and that giving more money to their church and charities will result in blessings from God, according to a recent study by Lifeway Research. The study, conducted from Sept. 19-29, 2022, and released this week, found that 52% of churchgoers say their church teaches that God will bless them if they donate more, up from 38% in 2017. Additionally, 76% believe God wants them to prosper financially, an increase from 69% in 2017. The belief that they must do something for God...
  • 1,000 Christians forced to sleep rough after mob violence in Pakistan

    08/20/2023 6:31:53 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 9 replies
    Christian Today ^ | 8/18/23 | Staff Writer
    A thousand Christians have fled their homes and are now sleeping rough after they were targeted by rampaging mobs. Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) reports that the level of destruction in Jaranwala, near Faisalabad, has been "down to the last lightbulb". Churches have not been spared in this week's wave of violence. According to ACN, the number of churches and chapels targeted has risen to 21, with one source in the country who cannot be named for security reasons saying that many of them were set on fire and "nothing is left". The source told ACN that up...
  • Christians arrested for maskless outdoor church service to get payout from liberal college town

    07/20/2023 6:17:12 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 18 replies
    Fox New ^ | 07/20/2023 | Jon Brown
    A liberal college town in Idaho is paying $300,000 to three Christian churchgoers who sued the city after being arrested for not wearing masks at an outside service during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. The city of Moscow announced this week that it would settle with Gabriel Rench, as well as Sean and Rachel Bohnet, who brought a case against city leaders in March 2021 that alleged their rights under the First and Fourth Amendments were violated when they were arrested at an outdoor "psalm sing" conducted by leaders from their church. Moscow, home to the University of Idaho,...
  • 16th-Century Church Burned To the Ground As Fresh Violence Erupts in France

    07/09/2023 3:54:54 PM PDT · by george76 · 44 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | July 8, 2023 | Pamela Geller
    Despte Macron’s ban on social media posts and news about the jihad violence in France, reports continue to leak out of the country. Rumble is currently unavailable in France. ... A 16th century church in France is set ablaze and burns to the ground during the riots that have engulfed France, spurred on by groups of migrant men. ... A 16th-century church was attacked and set on fire in Drosnay in the North-Eastern region of France as fresh violence erupted in the country recently. A video showing the church engulfed in massive fire has surfaced online.
  • More than half of U.S. churches rely on armed members as part of security plan: Survey

    06/10/2023 7:42:26 AM PDT · by PROCON · 63 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | June 7, 2023 | Mark A. Kellner
    More than half of Protestant churches rely on armed members as part of their security plans, a survey of pastors shows.About 81% of churches have at least one security measure in place and 54% rely on armed congregants as part of their security, according to a survey of 1,000 pastors conducted by the evangelical research group Lifeway Research.The most-cited option, reported by 57% of pastors, is to have “an intentional plan for an active shooter situation.” Having armed members was the second most-cited security option. Third was radio communications among security personnel (26%), followed by a no-firearms policy for church...
  • The Long March through the Institutions of Society

    06/03/2023 8:25:25 AM PDT · by george76 · 13 replies
    Renew ^ | 6/3/2023 | Bobby Harrington
    On an almost daily basis, I talk to friends who lead churches around the USA who are trying to understand what is happening in our culture and how to help the people in their churches to be faithful to Jesus in light of what is happening. It seems like the basic framework and foundations of our society are changing rapidly. But maybe it hasn’t been as fast as we think. The “Long March through the Institutions” was a phrase attributed to the Italian communist Antonio Gramsci (1891-1937) and then coined as a succinct mission statement by Marxist student activist Rudi...
  • DHS Warns of ‘Heightened Threat’ of Attacks on Churches and Cops Ahead of 2024 Election

    05/30/2023 9:39:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 05/30/2023 | Eric Lendrum
    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a warning of “a heightened threat environment,” including possible attacks against such institutions as churches and the police, as the 2024 election draws closer. Just The News reports that the Memorial Day bulletin issued by the DHS also warned of political violence that could be sparked by “legislative or judicial decisions pertaining to sociopolitical issues.” “The United States remains in a heightened threat environment,” the bulletin declares. “Lone offenders and small groups motivated by a range of ideological beliefs and personal grievances continue to pose a persistent and lethal threat to the...
  • Federal Courts Rule California Can’t Force Churches to Pay for Abortions

    05/14/2023 12:41:19 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Life News ^ | May 11, 2023 | Alliance Defending Freedom
    Resolving lawsuits brought by four churches, two federal courts in California have ruled that the First Amendment protects the churches’ right to decline elective abortion coverage in their health insurance plans. Given the courts’ rulings in these multi-year lawsuits, state officials have agreed to pay $1,400,000 toward the churches’ attorneys’ fees. Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys represent Skyline Wesleyan Church, located in the San Diego area, in one federal lawsuit, and Foothill Church in Glendora, Calvary Chapel Chino Hills in Chino, and The Shepherd of the Hills Church in Porter Ranch in another. Both lawsuits challenged California’s abortion-coverage mandate. In both...