Human rights group in Pakistan still hopes for justice for Asia Bibi

Vatican warns international community of new ISIS genocide

Fate of Pakistani woman rests with country’s supreme court

Violence raises doubt Nigeria girls will be freed

What’s really at stake in ISIS’s fight for Kobani

Facing ISIS, Middle Eastern evangelicals exchange strategies

Liberal hypocrisy and the soft bigotry of low expectations

Seven (lame) excuses why Christian in the West neglect our brothers in the East

Hundreds gather in multi-faith ceremony to honor ‘hero’ British aid worker beheaded by ISIS

Report: Islamic State sells Yazidi girls for $1,000, Yazidi boys forced to train to become ISIS militants

Iraq calls for help as ISIS nears Baghdad

Islamic State threatens to wreak havoc on Baghdad

Franciscan kidnapped by jihadists in Syria released but under “house arrest”

Killing him softly with torture: When a clergyman stands for freedom of expression

Kobani update: ISIS may be on the verge of taking the besieged Syrian city

Muslim inmate expected to prevail in Supreme Court religious freedom case

National Post: With ISIS an hour away, one of the only remaining Christian communities makes its ‘last stand in Iraq’

Argument report: Trouble at the lectern

Religious liberty is not a new thing – or a ‘Christian thing’ – for the Supreme Court

Antiquities lost, casualties of war: In Syria and Iraq, trying to protect a heritage at risk

Supreme Court to hear arguments next week on Muslim inmate’s right to grow a beard

Case of Muslim woman denied job at Abercrombie & Fitch to go before Supreme Court

A Pakistani scholar accused of blasphemy is shot dead

As clamour to ban conversion grows, a reminder: five Indian states have already done so

Muslim inmate takes his case for a beard to the Supreme Court

ISIS kills Iraqi woman activist in Mosul

Woman uses hidden camera to expose life under Islamic State (video)

French hostage in Algeria beheaded

Complete text of remarks by President Barack Obama to the United Nations General Assembly 2014

Islamic State crisis: Yazidi anger at Iraq’s forgotten people

US, Arab allies hit IS strongholds in Syria, Iraq

Pentagon: Strikes on Islamic militants to continue

Why ISIS must be stopped

Fears mount that the Islamic State is plotting terror strike in Jordan

Escaping ISIS, with help from a Muslim

NY man charged with aiding ISIS, plotting to kill American soldiers

ISIS and the fight for religious freedom

Lack of concern for Christians is one reason behind rise of ISIS, says Open Doors president

Rallying the United Nations in defense of Christians

ISIS beheads British humanitarian aid worker

Americans link violence with Muslims, but Obama says ISIL is not Islam

More than 5,000 dead in C. African Republic

Pakistani Christian in custody on accusation of defiling Koran

Children of ISIS killers play with severed heads

Philadelphia schools settle religious accommodation suit with Justice Department

Christian, Hindu in custody in Pakistan on accusation of defiling Koran

ISIS’ ‘cultural cleansing’ of Mideast Christians ignored by complacent Americans, Robert George complains

Tens of thousands of Christians and Muslims flee fighting as Boko Haram captures key town

Philadelphia schools settle lawsuit over beards

ISIS committing ‘slow-motion genocide’ against church, say Iraqi Christians

We have a confirmed sighting of an old-school (think liberal) church-state coalition

As Iraqi Christians in U.S. watch ISIS advance, they see ‘slow-motion genocide’

ISIS atrocities and beheadings continue from Syria to Iraq

The culture that is at the mercy of the Islamic State

    Aleteia: The human toll, of course, is the most important concern: the killing of innocent people, the rape and enslavement of women, the brutal uprooting of a population whose ancestors have lived there for untold generations. But the story of civilization that is recorded in everything from stone tablets and sculptures of winged lions to ancient monasteries and languages is also very much at risk as the Islamic State tries to establish a caliphate in Syria and Iraq.


  • Posted: 09/08/2014
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  • Category: Global: Religious Liberty
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  • Source: www.aleteia.org

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One month since their displacement, Iraqi Christians are ‘becoming extinct’

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10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes for “insulting Islam” in Saudi Arabia

Question of beard and religious freedom unites groups who’ve been opponents

Nigeria militants declare Islamic caliphate after killing 100 Christians

British Muslims join Islamic State terrorist army

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Boko Haram declares ‘Islamic Caliphate’ in captured Christian town in Nigeria

Libya is in a full-blown civil war

Top U.S. military officer: ISIS has ‘apocalyptic end-of-days vision’ that must be defeated

Force alone cannot stop ‘religious cleansing’ in Mideast, custos says

Pakistan Christian community outraged following rape of 12-year-old girl by Muslim men

Pope to Iraqi president: ‘I appeal to you with my heart full of pain’

Iraqi TV host cries over plight of Christians