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HEART newspaper: Heart Publications | February 19, 2018

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MPs ‘devastated’ at persecution

February 2, 2018 |

Open Doors UK and Ireland CEO Lisa Pearce talks to MPs about persecution around the world

 

AFTER MPs were briefed on the horrific persecution of many Christians globally, they rushed to voice their shock.

Revealing this year’s World Watch … Read More

Bible survives arson attack on church

February 1, 2018 |

Amid the charred remains of this church stands the altar Bible without so much as a scorch mark.

The open Bible as it was found among the wreckage

The open Bible as it was found among the wreckage

Unsurprisingly, the Christians who used to worship here believe the undamaged Bible is a sign from God to encourage them in their faith after their church was firebombed. Read More

New Year in Nigeria: 65 Christians dead

February 1, 2018 |

Fulani herdsmen regularly attack Christian villages  

Muslim Fulani herdsmen continue to murder Christians in Nigeria, and the latest attacks left at least 65 dead

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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 |

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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