The Vatican denied any such deal had been made, and the Egypt Independent, the original source of the story, removed the article from its website.
Persecution of Christians by Muslims is growing...such Muslim persecution is not random but rather systematic, and takes place irrespective of language, ethnicity, or location.
Father Salar Kajo of the Churches' Nineveh Reconstruction Committee just spoke of the real possibility that "Christianity will disappear from Iraq".
"You get involved because politics are a weapon to use in the cause of Islam"
"They'd [ISIS] used the statutes of Jesus and Mary for target practice," said one man of another church.
“Christians can live among Muslims, but Muslims cannot live among Christians. We are merciful and we forgive; they do not...”
2018 World Watch List report ranks the top 50 countries Where It’s Most Dangerous to Follow Jesus. Most are Muslim countries.
Muslims destroyed the church's contents and assaulted Christians inside before security personnel arrived and dispersed them.
"Islam is an open-ended declaration of war against non-Muslims" and those who carry out acts of violence and intolerance are only doing what their creed requires.
Echoing other analysts, the lawyer stressed that he has repeatedly warned lawmakers that the United Nations is not delivering U.S.-funded aid to Christians.
The five nations with the most oppressive blasphemy laws are Iran, Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, and Qatar. They all are Islamic states.
1,329 churches have been attacked, damaged, or destroyed, mostly in Muslim-majority nations.
"I call it a 'drip drip genocide', because it's the most dangerous kind of wiping out of religious communities," journalist and Pakistani politician Farahnaz Ispahani.
Many of the worshipers were children.
It isn’t random violence. Christians, Yadizis and other faith minorities are tortured and killed because they won’t convert to Islam.
Tragic stories of Christian experiences under the Islamic State continued to emerge throughout the month of January.
When we hear it has nothing to do with Islam — that it means salaam; that it means peace — this is all false. It’s not true.
Muslims targeted two Coptic churches in Egypt as the Christian faithful observed Palm Sunday
Christianity is all but over in the land where it all began.
Muslims crucified and tortured a man in front of his wife and children, who refused to convert to Islam. They told him if he loved Jesus that much, he would die like Jesus.