CFI Podcast Episode 21

CFI Podcast Episode 21

Remember The Persecuted in Iraq In spite of horrendous persecution, and dwindling numbers, the faith of Christians in Iraq remains strong. CFI is providing medicine, food, clothes, water, and other essential humanitarian aid for Christians in Iraq. We have not forgotten our brothers and sisters in Christ in this war-torn...

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CFI in Forbes: The Pakistani Refugee Crisis

CFI in Forbes: The Pakistani Refugee Crisis

Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute, former Special Assistant to President Ronald Reagan, and Senior Fellow in International Religious Persecution with the Institute on Religion and Public Policy, discusses, in a Forbes article, the plight of Pakistani Christians who have fled persecution and are living in the slums of Bangkok, Thailand, and why the U.S. should grant them asylum: Desperate Pakistani Christians Languish In Thailand:...

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Christians Under Attack in Egypt

Christians Under Attack in Egypt

The following report is exclusive to CFI from direct sources. CAIRO, EGYPT – In recent weeks, open persecution of minority Christians in Egypt has increased alarmingly. Muslims are making it known that the practice of Christianity will not be tolerated. In two separate incidents in Minya province, large violent mobs attacked and destroyed Christian homes and properties simply on the rumor that they were to be used as churches. On Thursday, June...

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Honor Killings on the Increase in Pakistan

Honor Killings on the Increase in Pakistan

CFI Field Staff, Pakistan LAHORE, PAKISTAN — In the Muslim nation of Pakistan, according to reports, more than 500 women are brutally killed each year because of “honor.” While no one knows the actual number of women murdered each year, most analysts believe the number is much higher and on the increase. Usually these murders are carried out by Muslim family members, but often minority Christians are killed by Muslim mobs in the name of...

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Nepal Cracks Down on Christianity

Nepal Cracks Down on Christianity

CFI, Nepal KATHMANDU, NEPAL — When most people think of Nepal, they think of Mt. Everest. But in the shadows of the Himalayas, Christianity is growing rapidly. The land-locked nation of Nepal between China and India was, until 2006, the world’s only officially Hindu nation, with 86 percent of the population being Hindu and only 0.6 percent Christian. Today, according to government estimates, Christians make up 1.5 percent of the...

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