Posts Tagged “Christians”

CMEP Affirms United Nations and the Vatican’s Calls for Global Ceasefire

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CMEP Affirms United Nations and the Vatican’s Calls for Global Ceasefire

CMEP Affirms United Nations and the Vatican’s Calls for Global Ceasefire Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) applauds UN Secretary General António Guterres’ March 23 call for an immediate ceasefire in all corners of the globe. The ceasefire is especially critical in the Middle East as an effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic by reinforcing…

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Christian Palestinians reject Trump “deal,” urge support for Palestinian rights

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Christian Palestinians reject Trump “deal,” urge support for Palestinian rights

Christian Palestinians reject Trump “deal,” urge support for Palestinian rights Kairos Palestine, the largest organization representing Christian Palestinians in the Middle East, issued a statement this week rejecting Trump’s “Deal of the Century” calling it a plan to further subjugate and erase Palestinian rights. The Christian Palestinian group urges recognition of Palestinian rights. “Peace, peace,…

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Our Arab identity is being smothered by our religion

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Our Arab identity is being smothered by our religion

Our Arab identity is being smothered by our religion Arab Christians are marginalized, ignored and pushed aside by everyone even though we can play a critical role in trying to bring the East and the West, the Christian and Muslim Worlds, together towards understanding. This issue surfaces all the time and most recently when the…

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Middle East Christians bear the brunt of televangelical politics

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Middle East Christians bear the brunt of televangelical politics

Middle East Christians bear the brunt of televangelical politics By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz As a Middle Eastern Christian I am alarmed observing TV preachers systematically reminding Americans every hour to abandon Palestine. In legitimizing Israel’s occupation of Arab land, Christian Zionists ( the highly organized sector in Evangelical politics) raise concerns among Eastern Christians. Evangelical…

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Extreme Christian Zionists not helping America or Israel

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Extreme Christian Zionists not helping America or Israel

Extreme Christian Zionists not helping America or Israel By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz Christians United for Israel (CUFI) is a political advocacy network based on an extreme version of Christian Zionism. This network calls on all Christians to offer total support for the State of Israel. As an American organization CUFI is part of the wider…

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Guest Op-Ed: Samaritan Values in understanding the facts in the Israel-Palestine conflict

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Guest Op-Ed: Samaritan Values in understanding the facts in the Israel-Palestine conflict

Guest Op-Ed: Samaritan Values in understanding the facts in the Israel-Palestine conflict By Froy Jimenez  As a World History teacher, one of the major skills I encourage students to develop is a balanced, evidence-based position on complex topics.  Politics in the Middle-East is complicated to say the least.  To be more specific, the topic of…

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