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Christians Were Persecuted In Every Corner of Globe in 2016

Leah Barkoukis, Not only did the persecution of Christians increase in 2016, it also spread to every corner of the globe, according to Open Doors USA’s latest World Watch List. The annual report ranks the worst 50 countries for Christians trying to live out their faith, and while some findings are not surprising (like North

Christian persecution seen in more locations across the globe

Perry Chiaramonte, In the past year, the persecution of Christians has not only increased, but it has also spread to more corners of the globe – with incidents occurring on every continent, according to a new report. The advocacy group Open Doors USA recently released the latest edition of its annual World Watch List, which

Question: What’s a Good Question?

Debra J. Saunders,  What should reporters ask President-elect Donald Trump at his first post-election press conference scheduled for Jan. 11? The answer isn’t as simple as it may seem. Trump has not held a formal news conference for six months. He postponed until January the news conference promised for December. He refers to the press

Bombing of Coptic Church in Egypt underscores long history of oppression of Christians

Perry Chiaramonte, It was Christmas Eve last year when Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi extended his support to the Coptic Christian community, attending Mass at St. Mark’s Orthodox Coptic Church—a symbolic act that showed the former Army general’s resolve to bring together the nation’s 10 million Christians and the Muslim majority of 70 million. But