There's a clear connection between Jews being attacked and driven out of Muslim countries during the last century to today's increased persecution of Christians in the Middle East and North Africa.
Sadly, Christians did little to help victimized Jews, ignoring "the canary in the mine." Some calmed themselves and assuaged their guilt by tracing the purge to just punishment for Jewish non-acceptance of Jesus as a messiah. However, time and time again, the maxim, "What begins with the Jews never ends with the Jews," proves true.
When will Christians, who number 2.1 billion, acknowledge and stand up to the evil that confronts them and other non-Muslims worldwide? Where are the voices of Christian leadership as the carnage of their brethren reaches epidemic proportions? Janet Levy ~ Los Angeles
A RELIGIOUS minority is being persecuted, driven from their homes, robbed, raped, murdered.
From all the faux Islamophobia hysteria, you'd think it was Muslims.
It's Christians, under a death sentence in parts of the Muslim world. Not in every Muslim country, but in too many.
The world remains remarkably, willfully blind and mute as the faithful of the world's largest religion are blown apart by followers of the world's second-largest religion.
Precise Christian persecution "figures are hard to come by," says Kiri Kankhwende, spokesman for Christian Solidarity Worldwide, in the United Kingdom. Precise or not, things have rarely been worse. And who cares?
I am not a Christian, but I belong to a minority with a long history of persecution. The electrifying experience of the Holocaust, when the world stood mute, shapes my belief that it should happen "never again" to anyone. When the world is silent, slaughter follows.
A headline in Monday's Daily News was unusual only in its candor: "Dozens dead in Pakistan; Christians targeted."
It was a murderous attack on a church in which more than 70 died, the deadliest-ever attack against Pakistani Christians. At the same time, Islamic jihadists were rolling hand grenades into a Kenyan shopping mall and mowing down civilians - allowing only Muslims to safely exit.
Across the globe, Muslims are too often in the thick of the hate, pillage, rape and murder. There is no escaping the transparent fact jihadists use their religion as a rallying cry to kill Christians (and others).
Surely the United Nations is on top of this, right?
No. The U.N. avoids the Christian "problem" like leprosy.
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