In Defense Of Christians

Thumbnail 20160317t1118 0369 cns kerry isis genocide Advocates applaud U.S. recognition of Christian genocide in Middle East

In a historic move, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that Christians, Yezidis, Shi’a Muslims and other religious and ethnic minorities were...

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Thumbnail a woman at sharia al haman hope refugee camp in duhok iraq on march 28 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna After genocide, what's next for Iraq's Christians?

Washington D.C., Sep 8, 2016 / 04:40 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After the United States has declared that genocide is taking place against Christians and...

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Thumbnail syrian refugees credit kafeinkolik shutterstock cna Chemical attack in Syria 'shocks the soul,' says top US bishop

Washington D.C., Apr 5, 2017 / 04:52 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Religious and political leaders have renewed calls for peace as they decried dozens of...

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Thumbnail bishop angaelos general bishop of the coptic orthodox church in the united kingdom credit mazur catholicnewsorguk via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 9 16 14 Defense of all persecuted believers highlighted at DC summit

Support of religious freedom for all those being persecuted was reiterated at a conference in the nation’s capital following outcry over comments...

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Thumbnail coptic church credit oleg shishkov shutterstock cna Egypt's Christians are being driven out – will the world notice?

Cairo, Egypt, Mar 2, 2017 / 03:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A spike in attacks on Coptic Christians in Egypt, spurred by a video threat from ISIS, has...

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Thumbnail syrian refugees in the bekaa valley in lebanon credit melkite greek archeparchy of furzol zahle and the bekaa cna 12 9 15 How the US needs to stick up for the Middle East's Christians

Christians in the Middle East are heroic witnesses to the faith, and the U.S. must help ensure they can stay in their homelands in peace, a...

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Thumbnail rabbi david saperstein in davos switzerland january 25 2013 credit world economic forum via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 12 15 14 Outgoing ambassador sees major strides in religious freedom

Washington D.C., Feb 11, 2017 / 06:32 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. has made significant strides in promoting religious freedom abroad in the last...

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Thumbnail 20170406t0933 8927 cns pope syria russia Peace overdue: How Christians can help rebuild Syria

Packed beneath the domed basilica of the St. George’s Melkite Greek Catholic Church, Aleppo’s Christian people once again sang the paschal...

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Thumbnail knights of columbus supreme knight carl anderson speaks with cna in rome june 26 2014 credit daniel ib  ez cna cna 6 26 14 The next US president must aid persecuted Christians – Knights' head

Washington D.C., Sep 12, 2016 / 05:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Christians can’t be second-class citizens if they are to remain in the Middle East, and...

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