Archive for June 9th, 2010
LONDON – The Bishop of Chichester, the Rt. Rev. John Hind, says Christians in the Middle East are facing “extreme deprivation”.
He continued, “In Iraq, Christians have suffered extreme deprivation, sometimes due to sheer religious hatred, sometimes just caught in the cross-fire, sometimes because, amazingly and quite wrongly, they are regarded as representatives of a western faith.
“So we cannot disown our own particular responsibility and the pressure on Christians in some parts of the world.”
The bishop noted that not all forms of persecution were violent or even illegal. Read the rest of this entry »