After 10 years, few changes in Saudi extremist textbooks

Describing Jews as “apes” and Christians as “swine,” the middle-school and high-school books command death for apostates from Islam. A new report shows that Saudi Arabia, home to 15 of the 19 terrorist hijackers of 9/11, continues to promote a violent form of Islam through its school system and textbooks 10 years after the attacks.… Read More After 10 years, few changes in Saudi extremist textbooks

Terrorized Christians flee Iraq

Terrorized by mounting extremist attacks, more and more Iraqi Christians are fleeing in panic to neighboring Muslim-majority Turkey, among them lone minors sent away by desperate parents. In Istanbul, a tiny Chaldean Catholic community has embraced the refugees, serving as their first point of shelter before the United Nations or local civic groups extend a… Read More Terrorized Christians flee Iraq

Catholic Bishop calls for another Kristallnacht in Jerusalem

“Our hope for Christmas is that Jerusalem not only becomes the capital of two nations, but also a model for the world, of harmony and coexistence of the three monotheistic religions.” This was the Christmas message form Catholic Church’s top representative in the Middle East – Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Fouad Twal. The BBC states… Read More Catholic Bishop calls for another Kristallnacht in Jerusalem

Lutheran World Foundation to accept a United Eucharist in Union with Rome

The Lutheran commitment to ecumenism will not end until we can share the Eucharist with other churches. This is a statement by LWF President Bishop Mark S. Hanson at the Lutheran World Convention Wednesday. being held in Stuttgart Germany. “If Roman Catholics and Lutherans [for example] can feed the hungry together, wouldn’t it be good… Read More Lutheran World Foundation to accept a United Eucharist in Union with Rome

70.000 Jews and Christians in peaceful parade in Jerusalem

Some 70,000 people attended the annual «Jerusalem March», which was held under heavy security following the recent Arab riots in the capital. The march began on Tuesday morning with a 12-kilometer route going from Ammunition Hill to Mount Scopus and then passing by many of the east Jerusalem neighborhoods that straddle the Old City before… Read More 70.000 Jews and Christians in peaceful parade in Jerusalem