• April 28, 2003
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    A one-page advertisement in The Christian Century magazine, signed by more than 100 United Methodists, has called on U.S. President George Bush to "repent" of certain domestic and foreign policies, including the use of violence in dealing with Iraq.

    "We felt that the best step would be to call brother George to repent"

    April 24, 2003 Joretta Purdue, Washington, United Methodist News Service

    Ad asks Bush to repent of foreign, domestic policies
  • April 20, 2003
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    Miss Christie went to meet the Lord. For Christians in the Middle East she is known for serving in an orphanage in Egypt for 38 years. Later-on, she established a Christian Bookstore in East Jerusalem.

    Special for Come and See, April 20, 2003

    Miss Christie dies at the age of 93
  • February 12, 2003
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    A war with Iraq "has every potentiality of setting back missions 1,000 years," according to popular American preacher Tony Campolo. The charismatic and controversial evangelical author and social activist was speaking at Vancouver's Missions Fest January 31. The following is an excerpt from a key portion of his address.

    Canadian Christianity, Feb 12, 2003

    Campolo calls evangelicals to 'face facts' about Middle East
  • January 13, 2003
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    Last month, A Muslim extremist attacked Jibla Baptist Hospital - trying to rid Yemen of country's most prominent Christian ministry. Two days after the hospital was handed over by the Southern Baptist International Mission Board to the Muslim government of Yemen.
    In mid-December, the Edinburgh Medical Missionary Society -- was approached by hospital workers and others about taking over the facility
    Kathy Gariety, the hospital's purchasing agent for 10 years who was killed by the incident, wrote an email few weeks ago: "I am embarrassed by the IMB, when so many others can see the positive side of keeping the hospital as a Christian beacon...."

    By Greg Warner, Associated Baptist Press, Jan 9, 2003

    Yemen Baptist Hospital handed to government of Yemen
  • October 20, 2002
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    "Holy Land: Christians in Peril," by French filmmaker Pierre Rehov features increasing persecution of Christian Arabs at hands of Muslims

    WorldNetDaily, Oct 18, 2002

  • October 20, 2002
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    At the meeting's convention hall, booths featuring pro-Israeli and anti-Palestinian literature nearly outnumbered those selling devotional books and music.

    The group still found room for two Mormons -- Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Rep. Ernest Istook (R-Okla.) -- among the more than 15 members of Congress to address the coalition. All were Republicans.

    By Robert Marus, The Associated Baptist Press, Oct 18, 2002

  • October 17, 2002
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    The Abrar newspaper quoted Ayatollah Mohsen Mujtahed Shabestari as saying during a Friday prayer sermon in the northwestern city of Tabriz that "in our opinion, to kill these three is necessary"
    The three are Jerry Falwell, Pat Roberston and Franklin Graham.

    by IranMania, October 12, 2002

    Cleric demands death for three US Evangalical leaders
  • October 16, 2002
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    Former U.S president Jimmy Carter is winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize. The Nobel Committee selected the 39th president of the United States for his "vital contribution" to the historic Camp David Accords between Israel and Egypt and his continuing efforts to resolve conflicts around the world and promote human rights.

    by Associated Baptist Press, October 16, 2002

    Nazareth Village honorary Chairman wins Nobel Peace Prize
  • October 15, 2002
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    "Anybody who's trying to build bridges between these cultures -- all their work is immediately torpedoed by these kinds of statements," ,says an American Muslim scholar

    by Washington Post, October 15, 2002

    Christian Leaders' Remarks Against Islam Spark Backlash
  • September 06, 2002
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    Dr. James Dobson, President of "Focus on the Family" and one of the leading Christian Figures in the USA expresses Concern Over the Timing of Dr. Hanan Ashrawi's Appearance at Colorado College's Event "September 11: One Year Later".

    "Have we forgotten the news footage of Palestinians dancing in the streets on September 11?'"

    Focus on the Family Press Room, Sep 6, 2002