Christian Issues

WCC Responds to Events in Syria

Rev. Dr. Olav Fyske Tveit, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches issues a statement condemning violence against civilians in Syria.

Media Ignores Assyrian Fight for Survival

Assyrians and other indigenous populations in Iraq are fighting for their survival. The mainstream media in the U.S has largely ignored their efforts to establish a safe haven in the Nineveh Plains.

Rifat Odeh Kassis Attacks Archbishop of Canterbury

Rifat Odeh Kassis, a long time anti-Israel activist recently attacked the Archbishop of Canterbury over remarks he made about Christians in the Middle East. Kassis  defended Palestinian Muslims against charges the Archbishop did not make.

CMEP Reconsiders the Goldstone Report

In its recent newsletter, Churches for Middle East Peace covered the controversy surrounding the Goldstone Report in a relatively straightforward manner.

CMEP Invoked Goldstone Then – Says Nothing Now

Churches for Middle East Peace invoked the Goldstone Report as the Gospel truth about Operation Cast Lead but has not taken notice of the recent admission from its chief author that he got it wrong.

Maintaining the Veil of Silence

Paul-Gordon Chandler uses the pages of the Christian Century to maintain the veil of silence over Muslim hostility toward Coptic Christians in Egypt.

Too Many at Once

When Islamist terrorists murdered more than 50 Christians at a Church in Baghdad on Oct. 31, they overwhelmed the capacity of Western intellectuals to sweep Islamist violence under the rug.