U.S. AWOL when Christians in crosshairs

by Michael Carl -- The U. S. government is absent when it comes to the issue of increasingly violent and deadly Christian persecution, according to a new book. The charge is the more…

Rise of Islam fuels Christian persecution

by Michael Carl -- In the wake of the "Arab Spring" across northern Africa, Islam has been on the rise throughout the continent, and with it, violent persecution against Christians. Christians in more…

Muslim jihadists crush 50 Catholic churches

by Michael Carl -- A Roman Catholic priest reports that 50 out of 52 Catholic Churches in Nigeria's Maiduguri Diocese have been destroyed. According to a report by on Shoebat.com, Father Jerome more…

Finally! U.S. asks for jailed pastor's freedom

by Michael Carl -- The wife of imprisoned American pastor Saeed Abedini says she's "very encouraged" by Secretary of State John Kerry's call for Iran to release Abedini from prison. Kerry released more…

State Dept. AWOL on human-rights hearing

by Michael Carl -- Representatives of the U. S. State Department were nowhere to be found as the U. S. House Lantos Commission on Human Rights held a hearing on American Pastor more…

Muslim jihadists execute foreign hostages

by Michael Carl -- Members of an offshoot of the Nigerian jihadist group Boko Haram claim they have executed the seven foreign hostages they captured in a raid last month. more…