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HEART newspaper: Heart Publications | December 13, 2017

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Islamic extremism

Coptic bishop hacked down in Cairo

November 29, 2017 |

A Coptic Orthodox bishop from Upper Egypt has been murdered in a Cairo street.

Captured by security camera before other citizens caught him, Bishop Samaan Shehata’s assailant arrives at a warehouse in pursuit of the injured Shehata, weapon in hand Credit: Morning Star News

Captured by security camera before other citizens caught him, Bishop Samaan Shehata’s assailant arrives at a warehouse in pursuit of the injured Shehata, weapon in hand

The attacker slashed Bishop Samaan Shehata in the head, neck and torso.

According to Morning Star News, a security spokesman said the suspect, Ahmed Saeed Ibrahim, was mentally ill, but neighbours denied this, saying he was a Muslim who had been radicalised a year ago. Since then, Ibrahim had begun praying in the street, shouting loudly and calling Christians infidels.

Captured by people on the street in the outskirts of Cairo and now in custody, Ibrahim reportedly approached Shehata wielding a large knife or cleaver, while the bishop was waiting for another clergyman in his car. Read More

Plot to blow up Egyptian church fails

November 29, 2017 |

Egyptian police have prevented a terrorist attempt to bomb a Coptic church in northeast Egypt.

The Mar Girgis (St George) church in El-Arish, which was also attacked during anti-Christian violence in August 2013, was saved by state security forces outside … Read More

Facing up to the truth about Islam

July 27, 2017 |

Members of different faiths at the Together Stronger event organised in Ilford by the British Pakistani Christian Association

Once again death and destruction have come to our streets, but still we are not getting to grips with the real issues, says lawyer Philip Quenby

If ever we questioned the need to recover our Christian heritage, the recent terror attacks in Manchester and London should surely dispel any doubt once and for all.

Sadly, however, the Church is not getting to grips with the real issues. Widespread ignorance within the Church allows ill-informed platitudes and a spirit of appeasement free rein, so there is little difference between what the Government or the Church are saying about Islam. Read More

Reactions to Manchester

June 3, 2017 |

 

United against terrorism: Tel Aviv showed solidarity with Manchester by lighting its city hall in the colours of the Union flag on Tuesday 23 May. Jerusalem is celebrating its own jubilee of reunification this June – it is 50 years since the Six Day War saw Israeli forces retake the occupied Old City. Read More

INDONESIAN CHRISTIAN’S JAIL SENTENCE BRINGS EMBARRASSMENT FOR PRINCE CHARLES

June 1, 2017 |

THE JAILING OF THE CHRISTIAN GOVERNOR of Jakarta has brought embarrassment to Prince Charles.

The heir to the throne is patron of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, which has just welcomed the Vice President of Indonesia, Muslim extremist Jusuf Kalla, to lecture on ‘Middle Path Islam: The Indonesian Experience’. Read More

AFTER PARIS, LET’S DITCH POLITICAL CORRECTNESS! And tell the truth!

November 30, 2015 |

clifford hill

THE INDESCRIBABLE HORROR of the Paris massacre of innocent civilians is still reverberating around the world. The co-ordinated attack upon soft targets of unarmed civilians was a cowardly act of brutality that shocked western world. Every western nation knows that it could happen to them. The question is which city will be next? Will it be London or Washington or Brussels, or even Berlin?
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Islamist power knocking at Whitehall

April 1, 2015 |

ISLAMIC RADICALS are infiltrating the heart of British political power, according to a Muslim leader.

The Telegraph (22 February) reports that Fiyaz Mughai, head of Tell Mama, a national organisation monitoring anti-Muslim attacks, has resigned from a ‘cross-Government working group on anti-Muslim hatred’ set up by Baroness Warsi, herself a Muslim and a former Cabinet minister. Read More

Queen’s chaplain: “Muslims should face up to Qu’ran’s violence”

March 31, 2015 |

ONE OF THE QUEEN’S CHAPLAINS has spoken out about the violent sections of the Qu’ran.  Canon Dr Gavin Ashenden wrote of Islam’s lack of a ‘mechanism of restraint’ to violence compared to that of Jews and Christians in an article in The Times on 21 March.  Read More

Changing the mindset of militants

June 2, 2014 |

Rev Dr Clifford Hill

The plight of more than 270 SCHOOLGIRLS captured by Boko Haram in northern Nigeria has been occupying the world news for a long time. It was some three weeks before the Nigerian Government began to take the issue seriously although this group of violent terrorists have been troubling the northern of provinces of Nigeria for a number of years. Nearly 200 people were killed and hundreds wounded last month in the city of Jos which I have visited many times. Read More

A Christian Holocaust in our time

February 5, 2013 |

It’s happening in the Middle East and Africa – and the West is funding it, says Sussex-based mediator and negotiator Howard Stern

A CHRISTIAN HOLOCAUST IN OUR TIME – is it possible?

The short answer is ‘Yes’.  Read More