Saturday, April 18, 2015

In Pictures: Christian Churches Under Islam

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then here are 20,000 words to consider, courtesy of the indefatigable Raymond Ibrahim (originally posted April 7, 2015):

"As Orthodox Easter approaches — Orthodoxy being the most native form of Christianity practiced by the indigenous Christians of the Middle East — it is well to reflect on the status of post “Arab Spring” Christianity.  A sampling of the many ruined and destroyed churches follows:"

The purpose in viewing the entire gallery of devastation on Raymond's site, is to move us to pray for our Christian brothers and sisters suffering persecution throughout the Islamic world. I am the most slothful of all in this regard, so I ask your forgiveness...