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The crisis for Christianity in the Middle East

By Kristian GIRLING (UK)

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

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The crisis for Christianity in the Middle East

Introduction Christianity currently faces an existential crisis in its place of origin which is seeing an exodus of Christian migrants in the face of persecution and substantial socio-economic decline. The crisis is being overlooked or ignored by many states of Christian heritage and even by many churches. Few institutions have taken the opportunity to extend […]

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Terrorists in Syria massacre Christians, destroy cultural heritage sites

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

Friday, September 6, 2013

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Terrorists in Syria massacre Christians, destroy cultural heritage sites

The Middle East has become one the most dangerous regions in the world for Christians. There were more than 15 million Christians in the Arab world before popular uprisings provoked the new wave of discrimination. Syria is no exception. It has a substantial Sunni Muslim majority and large minority communities—Christians, Alawites, and others—who together make […]

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Pussy Riot’s Pyrrhic Victory

By Andranik MIGRANYAN (USA)

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

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Pussy Riot’s Pyrrhic Victory

The trial was closely watched at home and internationally not only by liberals, but also by people of other political viewpoints: nationalists, fascists, and extremists of all colors. In this case, the authorities could not show themselves to be weak, and not because they wanted to bestow vengeance on those women or scare off the […]

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