Tag: anti-Christian attacks


France: Anti-Christian Attacks Rise 245 Percent

While racist, anti-Muslim, and anti-Semitic attacks have seen a huge fall since 2008, those on Christian places of worship more than doubled in this period of time, France’s interior ministry reported last week.


Egypt Mourns Slain Churchgoers as Blast Toll Rises

Grief-stricken mourners gathered in Cairo on Monday for the funeral of 24 people killed when a blast tore through a Coptic church, in the deadliest attack on Egypt’s Christian minority.


Satanic Temple Proposes ‘After School Satan Club’ in Tacoma Public Schools

“We’ve contacted the Tacoma Public Schools District via email and letter announcing our intentions to start an After School Satan Club at Point Defiance Elementary, and have requested their Facility Use application so we may follow the correct procedures in applying,” says the Satanic Temple’s website.


‘Islam or Die’ Reportedly Tagged on Texas Churches

San Antonio news outlets are reporting that two area churches were defaced by vandals. Identical graffiti on the structures reads: ‘No to wall’ and “Islam or Die” with an unknown symbol stenciled beneath.


Charity Dismisses Muslim on Christian Violence in Migrant Camps

A charity has come out against accusations of persecution of Christians in migrant homes saying that religion had nothing to do with any attacks. The Workers’ Samaritan Federation, a charity which runs a migrant home in Berlin, has come out against

Father Nikodemus Schnabel, spokesperson of the Dormition Abbey, points towards anti-Christian graffiti in Hebrew, on the Church of the Dormition, one of Jerusalem's leading pilgrimage sites, outside of the Old City of Jerusalem, on January 17, 2016

Three Teens Charged Over Graffiti at Jerusalem Church

Israeli prosecutors pressed charges on Sunday against three Jewish teenagers for allegedly scrawling anti-Christian graffiti on some of Christianity’s holiest sites in Jerusalem, the justice ministry said. Two are suspected of writing sectarian slogans on January 16 in the Via

An Orthodox monk cleans graffiti from a door of the Greek Orthodox Seminary, located next to the Domition Abbey on Mount Zion in Jerusalem's Old City January 17, 2016. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Hebrew Graffiti at Jerusalem Monastery Threatens Christians

Israel ordered a high-priority police investigation on Sunday into anti-Christian messages scrawled in Hebrew on the walls and doors of a Jerusalem monastery, saying they marked an assault on religious harmony. “Idols will be extirpated” – a line lifted from

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Dozens of Crosses Destroyed in December Attack

i24news reports: In mid-December, dozens of crosses were destroyed by vandals at a Christian cemetery west of Jerusalem, the Latin Patriarchate in the city said Saturday, urging Israeli authorities to bring the culprits to justice. The church did not say

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British Tax Payer Aid Funds Global Christian Persecution

UK tax payers donate £2.7 billion a year in aid to countries where Christian persecution is a daily reality. Analysis of foreign aid statistics shows that four out of five countries listed on a global human rights watch list, logging attacks or


Book: Christian Persecution in the Middle East Goes Far Beyond ISIS

In his latest book, Christian Persecution in the Middle East: A 21st Century Tragedy, author George J. Marlin explores the fall of Christianity in its birthplace, documenting the suffering of those people who face death simply for being a Christian.