This Sunday, Barnabas Fund is calling Christians around the world to pray, act and donate in a special show of support for our suffering brothers and sisters. The threat to the vulnerable Christian minorities in Syria and in Egypt is now at cataclysmic proportions.
For details read Marked for Destruction: Christian targets daubed with a black X, which provides suggested course of action to contact national leaders.
Why the black X? The linked announcement explains that Barnabas Fund,
is using a black X for this campaign as a symbol of solidarity with Christians who are being targeted because of their faith. Islamists have daubed this sign on the walls of Christian homes and businesses in Egypt to identify them for attack, while Muslim properties have been painted with a red X for protection.
The Fund’s latest email on global persecution by Islamic nations may be read here.
Please also note.:
The ‘Vicar of Baghdad’, Canon Andrew White, features in Edward Malnick’s article of last Sunday about The ‘almost unremarked’ persecution of Christians in the Middle East.
Joel Rosenberg reports in The Muslim Brotherhood’s War On Egypt’s Christians that over 200 churches and Christian-owned buildings have been attacked.
Christians in Nigeria have endured murderous persecution for years at the hands of the Boko Haram, an Islamic terrorist group which the Obama Administration is on record as failing to censure or condemn but, instead, as urging the Nigerian government to respect its human rights!!
Raymond Ibrahim reports upon this nonsense here and includes it in his latest update on Muslim Persecution of Christians. This news confirms many suspicions that the US Administration is a lackey of the Muslim Brotherhood, does it not?
The US rebuke contrasts sharply with Open Doors’ report (here) that Boko Haram is under investigation by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity. The Court’s preliminary investigation blames the Islamic sect for 1,200 deaths. Need I say more? [Latest attack is reported in Christian World, hat-tip Robert Spencer.]
So, persecution isn’t confined to only Syria and Egypt but is endemic across Islamic nations. Let us pray, therefore…