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A Mostly Non-Christian Militia Won 2 Of Iraqi Christians' Parliamentary Seats. Now Christians Want Trump To Intervene.

A Mostly Non-Christian Militia Won 2 Of Iraqi Christians' Parliamentary Seats. Now Christians Want Trump To Intervene.WASHINGTON ― A mostly non-Christian militia linked to a brutal Iranian-backed



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Why South Korea’s Conservative Christians Don’t Want to Get Cozier With the North

Why South Korea’s Conservative Christians Don’t Want to Get Cozier With the NorthAfter the Korean War, Christians formed a powerful pro-U.S., anti-Pyongyang cohort. Trump's sudden support for engagement complicates that



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Christians shutter famous Jerusalem church to protest taxes

Christians shutter famous Jerusalem church to protest taxesJERUSALEM (AP) — The leaders of the major Christian sects in Jerusalem closed the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built on the traditional site of Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection, for several hours on Sunday to protest an Israeli plan to tax their properties.



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Christians Wrestle With Billy Graham's Legacy

Christians Wrestle With Billy Graham's LegacyRev. Billy Graham, the famous evangelist who died on Wednesday, was a charismatic preacher, a counselor to presidents, and a leading figure in American evangelicalism.



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Egypt's Coptic Christians celebrate Christmas amid tight security

Egypt's Coptic Christians celebrate Christmas amid tight securityThe head of the Coptic Church, Pope Tawadros II, led midnight mass in the cathedral of Egypt’s new administrative capital on Saturday, a service attended by President Abdel Fattah al Sisi. The mass, on the eve of Coptic Christmas which is celebrated on Jan. 7, was the first to be held in the newly-built cathedral and took place amid tight security. Sisi was cheered by worshippers as he entered the building.



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Christians in shock after deadly attack on Coptic Church in Egypt

Christians in shock after deadly attack on Coptic Church in EgyptBy Mostafa Salem CAIRO (Reuters) – At an hour that Sama’an Farag usually spends leisurely sipping his morning tea, the doorman at the Mar Mina Coptic Church near Cairo found himself springing up to close the doors upon hearing gunshots and the sound of ricocheting bullets. Inside, dozens of children at Sunday school, held on Friday morning to coincide with Egypt’s weekend, were rushed upstairs out of the range of the gunfire. God forbid if he (gunman) had entered the church – there would have been many more victims,” said churchkeeper Saad Saeed.



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From Jerusalem, Netanyahu offers Christians personal tours of Israel

From Jerusalem, Netanyahu offers Christians personal tours of IsraelIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered to play tour guide to Christian pilgrims on Sunday in a message relayed from Jerusalem, whose recognition as Israel’s capital by U.S. President Donald Trump has split global Christian opinion. A Christmas Eve video on Twitter showed Netanyahu against the backdrop of East Jerusalem, an area laden with Jewish, Christian and Muslim shrines that Israel captured in a 1967 war and which Palestinians want as their own future capital. In the message, titled “Merry Christmas from Jerusalem, the capital of Israel!” he described Israel as a haven for its 2 percent Christian minority because, he said, “We protect the rights of everyone to worship in the holy sites behind me.” Netanyahu named several Christian pilgrimage sites in Israel – including the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in East Jerusalem’s Old City – which would take visitors “in the footsteps of Jesus and the origin of our Judeo-Christian heritage.” “For those of you who come to Israel, I’m going to take a guided tour.



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This Church Banner Perfectly Captures How Progressive Christians Feel Right Now

This Church Banner Perfectly Captures How Progressive Christians Feel Right NowAn Episcopal church is causing a stir in Washington, D.C., after putting up banners that attempt to capture the mood of many progressive Christians in the nation’s capital.



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White Christians Are Now A Minority In The U.S.

White Christians Are Now A Minority In The U.S.Christian Americans proved to be a massive voting force in the 2016 presidential election, making up at least 75 percent of voters.



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White Christians Are Now A Minority In The U.S.

White Christians Are Now A Minority In The U.S.Christian Americans proved to be a massive voting force in the 2016 presidential election, making up at least 75 percent of voters.



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