Showing posts with label Christianity. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Christianity. Show all posts

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Israel suspends actions that led to closure of Christian holy site

Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Israel on Tuesday suspended tax measures and other actions that led to the rare closure of the church built at what is seen as the holiest site in Christianity, shut down all week in protest.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

L'église du Saint-Sépulcre à Jérusalem fermée pour protester contre des mesures fiscales israéliennes

L'église du Saint-Sépulcre à Jérusalem fermée
Des responsables chrétiens ont pris dimanche la rare décision de fermer l'église du Saint-Sépulcre à Jérusalem, site du tombeau du Christ selon la tradition, pour protester contre des mesures fiscales israéliennes.

Monday, December 25, 2017

Christian denominations in Syria celebrate Christmas

Christian denominations in Syria
Christian denominations in Syria celebrated Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ, the messenger of love and peace, on Monday by holding masses and prayers in churches.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Last Christians of Golan Heights endure

When about a hundred Arab Christians recently attended Mass at the small church at Ain Qiniye in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, it was a turnout not often seen there. Few Christians remain on the Israeli-held part of the strategic plateau northeast of the Sea of Galilee, where Christians believe Jesus walked on water.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Des mesures de vigilance pour les fêtes de Pâques

Les fêtes de Pâques, sommet du calendrier chrétien avec des milliers de messes et offices dans toute la France ce week-end, font comme l'an passé l'objet de mesures de vigilance, sur fond de menace jihadiste persistante et à quelques jours de l'élection présidentielle.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Egypt Christians flee Sinai after a spate of attacks

Suspected Islamic militants gunned down a Coptic Christian man and stabbed his daughter to death inside his home in northern Sinai, the seventh such killing in a month's time in the restive region, officials and a Christian priest said Friday, prompting hundreds of Christians to flee from the area for fear of being targeted next.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Euforia y alegría en la fiesta navideña de liberación en Alepo

Los ciudadanos de la recién liberada ciudad de Alepo se reunieron en el barrio cristiano de Azizia para contemplar la primera decoración del árbol de Navidad desde el año 2012, cuando los grupos terroristas tomaron el control de los barrios del este de la ciudad.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Outrage in Berlin as German-funded school in Turkey ‘bans mention of Christmas’

Berlin says it'd raise a “completely unacceptable” issue with Ankara after reports emerged that teachers at elite gymnasium in Istanbul, co-funded by the German government, were ordered to stop telling students anything about Christmas rites. The school denies the accusation.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Anger in Egypt after deadly Cairo church blast

Anger is growing in the Egyptian capital after an explosion went off near the city's main Coptic Christian cathedral, killing at least 25 worshippers, many of them women and children.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Hundreds of thousands protest for arrest of Jakarta governor accused of blasphemy

The second protest of Jakarta's governor was almost as big as the first, making clear some residents in the city want to see Basuki Tjahaja Purnama jailed for allegedly insulting the Quran.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Rights of Humanity: American Recognition of the genocide of Christians

That which all of us who are involved in human rights and the recognitions of genocides were waiting for, has been done. The Unites States of America House of Representatives voted unanimously with 393 votes the resolution for declaring the action of the terrorist organization Daesh, as genocide.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Two-thirds of Christians have left Syria

Two-thirds of Syria's Christians have left the country, an Aleppo bishop said Wednesday, blaming violence and insecurity spread by extremist groups and insisting most Christians still support the Syrian president.

Sunday, November 8, 2015

ISIS releases 37 Assyrians in northern Syria

The Islamic State (IS) militants released 37 Syrian Assyrians it had abducted last February in northern Syria, the Assyrian Monitor for Human Rights said Saturday.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Ethiopia races to preserve 'Africa's Jerusalem' (video)

Conservationists are facing a race against time to prevent one of Ethiopia's most sacred religious site from crumbling away.

The ancient churches of Lalibela in northern Ethiopia have been a place of pilgrimage for local Christians since they were constructed 800 years ago.

Friday, August 21, 2015

Christians decry Israeli restrictions on holy sites

A delegation of Palestinian Christians visiting South Africa has complained about Israeli discrimination that restricts them from accessing holy sites in Jerusalem during Christian holidays.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.