Victor Ramos

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Pakistan church bomb: Christians mourn 85 killed in Peshawar suicide attack

Pakistan's worst-ever attack on beleaguered Christians prompts warning by bishop for future of minority in Muslim countries<p>With its Mughalesque features, gleaming white dome and minaret-like towers, the All Saints' church in Peshawar has been a symbol of interfaith harmony ever since it was built …

The silence of our friends – the extinction of Christianity in the Middle East

The last month and a half has seen perhaps the worst anti-Christian violence in Egypt in seven centuries, with dozens of churches torched. Yet the western media has mainly focussed on army assaults on the Muslim Brotherhood, and no major political figure has said anything about the sectarian …

The Significance of the Pope's Interview: Christianity Doesn't Compel Homophobia

Reaction was swift to Pope Francis' remarks last week calling the church "obsessed" with culture war issues like homosexuality, abortion and birth control. After the pope said that Catholics should stop judging gay people and focusing incessantly on sexuality, New Ways Ministry, a pro-gay Catholic …

Pakistani Christians protest church attack

Pakistani Christians have protested across the country to demand better protection for their community after a pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up outside a historic church in Peshawar, killing more than 80 people and wounding at least 140 others.<p>Monday's protests in towns and cities …

Silence is deafening as attacks on Christians continue to grow

The sights, sounds and scents of Jerusalem are kaleidoscopic and ever changing. When I first arrived in Israel in 2006, I realized that it would take a lifetime to see and appreciate the endless array of cityscapes, holy sites, museums, gardens, archeological digs and – most wonderful of all – the …

Islamist War on Christians

Each time Islamists murder Christians, the media treat it as an isolated episode.<p>I’m waiting. I am a Lebanese Christian, and I am waiting. Waiting …

Middle East

A Global Slaughter of Christians, but America’s Churches Stay Silent

Christians are being slaughtered from Pakistan to Nairobi. Do America’s churches care? By Kirsten Powers.<p>Christians in the Middle East and Africa are …

Will Senate act to help persecuted Christians, other religious minorities around the world?

In various parts of the Muslim world, religious minorities are facing a reign of terror. In the Middle East, persecution has become so terrible and widespread some experts are predicting that non-Muslims may be entirely driven from the region known for millennia as the cultural cross-roads.<p>Until …