It is depressing to see Christians being killed and driven out of historic lands by jihadist murderers. The church has had a long history in the Middle East, including places like Turkey and Syria where the apostles traveled and spread the gospel.
In a 2009 Sixty Minutes interview, the Patriarch of Orthodox Christians said he lived [...]
Every Christmas season, the world glances toward Bethlehem and sometimes notices the disappearing Christians in the town of Jesus’ birth as hostile Muslims make life untenable there and beyond.
A century ago, Bethlehem was 90 percent Christian. Today the population has dwindled to around 15 percent. So now the place is a Muslim town with a [...]
One of the ways that the Obama Administration misleads about the jihadists threat is by its use of the term “al-Qaeda.” While that was the group that attacked us on 9/11, it is only one of dozens of similar jihad gangs around the world working for a global caliphate of universal Islamic rule. Several are [...]
One of the more depressing aspects of the Christmas season is the attention paid to the worsening situation of Christians who live in the Holy Land. The few remaining hope to leave, as their position becomes more tenuous with the increasing dominance of hostile Muslims.
Fifty years ago, Bethlehem’s population was 70 percent Christian; now estimates [...]