Common Global Ministries, the overseas arm of two mainline Protestant churches in the U.S., tacitly admits its one-sided witness about human rights in the Middle East is motivated by fear of Islamist violence against Christians in the region.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu is at it again, using his status as one of the heroes in the anti-Apartheid struggle of the 1980s to smear Israel and give Palestinian leaders a pass.
Bob Simon had the time, but apparently not the inclination, to investigate the challenges faced by Palestinian Christians. Consequently, he misled his viewers about this community in a recent episode of 60 Minutes.
In his response to an opinion piece by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren, Palestinian Pastor Munther Isaac contradicts himself (and his fellow pastors) about the status of Christians in Palestinian society.
One important topic of discussion at the Christ at the Checkpoint Conference that took place in Bethlehem in early March was how Christians should related to a state founded and inhabited by Jews who reject Jesus Christ as their lord and savior.
Lynne Hybels from Willow Creek Church told a sad and moving tale about a home demolition in Jerusalem. It was not the whole story.
High-ranking officials in the Presbyterian Church (USA) ignored repeated private warnings about the anti-Semitism broadcast by one of its “peacemaking” groups. The result is ongoing controversy and demonization of Jews and Israel.
A record number of tourists visited Bethlehem this holiday season, and the hotels are fully booked, but the Los Angeles Times still finds fault with Israel. The reason: Israeli tour operators don't promote Palestinian tourism.
The New York Times and Christian Century appear to be coming to their senses when it comes to the prospects for democracy and religious freedom in Egypt.
Muhammed Sayyd Tantawi's status as an inveterate anti-Semite did not disqualify the late sheikh as the darling of inter-religious dialogue. He was lionized by the Vatican, the World Council of Churches and others before and after his death.