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The Beheadings of Coptic Egyptian Christians in Libya by Isis

ISIS VIDEO SHOWS BEHEADINGS OF EGYPTIAN COPTIC CHRISTIANS IN LIBYA (CNN): In a new propaganda video released Sunday by ISIS, the militant group claims to have beheaded over a dozen members of Egypt’s Coptic Christian minority on a Libyan beach. The highly produced video shows an apparent mass execution with jihadists in black standing behind each of the victims, who are ... Read More »

French bishops’ ‘non’ to Charlie Hebdo declaration

16 February 2015 12:06 The French Catholic Church has declined to sign a declaration by the group Reporters without Borders (RSF) challenging faith groups to pledge unreserved support for free speech or face public pressure to do so. RSF president Christophe Deloire proposed the declaration after religious leaders, reacting to last month’s terrorist attack on the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, backed ... Read More »

A Blessed Lent during these difficult days‏

Dear Friends of Saint George of Taybeh, I sincerely wish all of you a most blessed Holy Great Lenten journey with your beautiful families and church communities.  It is amazing that this sacred and most holy time of year just sneaked upon us so fast with some awful very unholy things happening all around the world.  May our Lord have ... Read More »

VANISHING CYPRUS: GREEK EXIT FROM EURO!

By Andreas C Chrysafis February, 2015 (No 69) There is a serious political and economic clash going on deep inside the chambers of the EU. The newly elected Tsipras government has triggered a tsunami that may not be so easily contained. The northern states dominated by Germany and braced by the ECB have now also regressed to blackmailing tactics. What ... Read More »

VANISHING CYPRUS: Turkey’s Neo-Ottomanism

By Andreas C Chrysafis January, 2015 (No 68) © Turkey’s Erdogan/Davudoglu leadership in its ambition to establish an imperial Turkish Empire have courted Sunni Hamas to set up its headquarters in Ankara. In return, Turkey will obtain a unique geopolitical opportunity and a base to be at a breath’s distance from Israel. Since no other country in the region trusts ... Read More »

VANISHING CYPRUS: BROKEN PROMISES – NEW YEAR 2015

By Andreas C Chrysafis January 1, 2015 (No 67) © Many people would make New Year’s resolutions and hardly any of them will be kept or come to fruition. One may say, “so be it”. And so, life goes on full of broken promises. In fact Cypriot citizens are drowned by such promises that never materialize: The EU promised us ... Read More »

The war that no one wants to talk about

By Michael Coren – Thursday, 15 January 2015 Unless we act quickly, Islamism will ensure that the Middle East and parts of Africa and Asia are Christian-free within a generation The first thing I did when I heard of the slaughter at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris was to call my daughter and her boyfriend. They live close by and, while ... Read More »

The Fantasy and Falseness of Russell Crowe’s film – “The Water Diviner”

THE WATER DIVINER: FANTASY NOT HISTORY By Dr Panayiotis Diamadis – Neos Kosmos English Edition: Saturday 10 January 2015 “Satan’s army: the dark side of The Water Diviner”, “Bizarre”, “Disgusting”, “Lies” and “Disgraceful”. –These are some of the responses to the depiction of Hellenes and Orthodox Christians in The Water Diviner, screenplay and novel by Andrew Anastasios and associates. Anastasios ... Read More »

Christmas Greetings from Taybeh

Dear Friends of Saint George Taybeh, It is that special holy time of year where we can truly be transformed by the Birth of our Lord Jesus no matter what oppressed conditions we might be experiencing. We are promised a new beginning. Read More »