The Hijab Debate

SWEDEN. I truly welcome every article, blogpost and tweet that question the hijab and in particular when it comes to children wearing it. There's a lot of Somali immigrants where I live so, unfortunately, I've grown accustomed to seeing girls under the age of ten wearing the hijab. I've even seen some cases of 2-3 … Continue reading The Hijab Debate

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30 Christians Arrested in Eritrea

ERITREA. On June 3 30 Christians were arrested in three nondenominational churches in Asmara. Pentecostal Christians were targeted in a raid as they were praying together. Since they aren't recogniced by the government they are particularly concentrated on by the police who raid their homes and churches. The arrested individuals are said to be freed … Continue reading 30 Christians Arrested in Eritrea

Catholic Clinics Forced to Close in Eritrea

ERITREA. The Eritrean government are closing down all Catholic run health facilities in the country according to the Catholic bishop in the country. The Catholic health facilities that have been closed are three hospitals, two health centres and 16 clinics together serving 170 000 persons every year. The government security officers have removed the staff … Continue reading Catholic Clinics Forced to Close in Eritrea

All Must Celebrate!

PRIDE. Have you noticed how the LGBT-movement have gone from Please Don't Opress Us to You Must Celebrate us? I was dragged into a twitter quarrel once after commenting on how a TV-show on SVT brought up Pride again and again, even when it wasn't relevant. Imagine if they had done the same thing with … Continue reading All Must Celebrate!

Study Epidemic Islamophobia this Summer

USA. The Catholic Theological Union in Chicago will be having a summer course called Islam, Muslims & Islamophobia: A Catholic Response aimed to improve Muslim-Christian relations.  The teacher who will be teaching the course is Scott C. Alexander who describes himself as a "scholar-activist". A leftist teacher?! Who would've thought! His aim is to build … Continue reading Study Epidemic Islamophobia this Summer

Persecution of Christians – week 8

A church from the 1100s in Falköping, Sweden, was scrawled on. It was swastikas, the cross of St. Peter and the words Die Jew and Hitler. If the culprits are Nazis: why not go down to the mosque then? Do they expect to insult Jews in a Church? On February 11 a man by the … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 8

Persecution of Christians – week 4

Two bombs went off yesterday, January 27, during mass in a church in Jolo, Philippines. 27 were killed and at least 83 were injured. The area is a stronghold of the Islamist Abu Sayyaf terror organization which support ISIS. At the same time Catholics in the Philippines are hoping that the Pope will visit them … Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 4

The Pope Push Immigration

THE VATICAN. On January 6, Epiphany, Pope Francis gave a mass to 60,000 people in St Peter’s Basilica. He used the sermon, one of the most important ones of the year, to push immigration. Not that he would take in any immigrants into the Vatican, except for a few symbolic Muslims, but that everybody else … Continue reading The Pope Push Immigration