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It didn’t all happen by itself

Does the Big Bang breakthrough offer proof of God? Opinion by Leslie A. Wickman, special to CNN March 20, 2014 (CNN) The remarkable discovery, announced this week, of ripples in the space-time fabric of the universe rocked the world of … Continue reading

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Byzantine mosaic discovered in Israel

  Stunning 1,500-year-old church mosaics displaying exotic birds, leopards and zebras unearthed in Israel Artwork was found when a major Byzantine church was excavated Features Greek symbols, turtles, zebras, flowers and geometric shapes Church was likely to be a major … Continue reading

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Christians are persecuted in Muslim lands

Christians in the Middle East Reprinted from Daily Alert, December 27, 2013 Christians Are Under Siege in the Middle East – Christa Case BryantThe First Baptist Church of Bethlehem was bombed 14 times during the first intifada, and is now … Continue reading

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Christians fear persecution from Muslims

Aleppo Christians Fear Iraq-Style Ethnic Cleansing The burnt interior of Kevork Church is pictured after clashes between Free Syrian Army fighters and forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, in the Midan area of Aleppo, Oct. 30, 2012. (photo by … Continue reading

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Persecution continues for Egypt’s Christians

Muslim Brotherhood Out, Killing Christians In by Raymond Ibrahim Gatestone Institute July 9, 2013 http://www.meforum.org/3552/muslim-brotherhood-killing-christians "In scattered locations across Egypt," wrote Morning Star News, "mobs of hard-line Muslims enraged over the deposing of the country’s Islamist president [Muhammad Morsi] this … Continue reading

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Christians threatened by Islam

Analysis: Assault on region’s Christian communities stems mostly from process of Islamization Yossi Shain, January 3, 2013, YNet News  The Middle East’s Christian population has been gradually dwindling and is on the defensive with respect to its identity – and … Continue reading

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Christian persecution in Syria

The plight of Syria’s Christians: ‘We left Homs because they were trying to kill us’ In the civil war, they have tried to stay neutral. But despite this, many are now facing persecution and death Kim Sengupta Friday, 2 November … Continue reading

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Summer program promotes tolerance and understanding

In Jerusalem, an inter-faith summer program bursts some bubbles What do Jewish American teens from San Diego, Israelis from kibbutzim near Gaza and Bedouins from the Negev have in common? Quite a lot, it turns out By Elhanan Miller August … Continue reading

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