Editorial – 12/01/2017 The new year is a good time to stand still and look at the big picture of what is happening in the world and pray not just about the individual incidents of persecution we report each week, but also the longer-term trends. Our God is sovereign, but he expects us to pray for His will to be ... Read More »
The Australian – 28th July 2016 When the history of the early 21st century is written, Father Jacques Hamel, whose throat was slit at the altar where he was offering the sacrifice of the mass in the parish church of the small French town of Saint Etienne-du-Rouvray on Tuesday, will feature prominently. Unlike English Reformation saints such as John Fisher ... Read More »
INITIATIVE OF THE HEADS OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCHES OF THE MIDDLE EAST CONCERNING THE SITUATION OF THE CHRISTIANS IN THE REGION TO THE EUROPEAN UNION.
We Christians have been living in the region of the Middle East since ancient times. Therefore, we consider that all efforts aiming at ousting us are unreasonable and unjust. Even when other religions conquered our land, we have always managed to adjust ourselves and find ways of symbiosis and peaceful coexistence with them. However, the recent increasing influence of extreme ... Read More »
I’d like to politely point the ‘liberating’ forces of the US Army in Iraq in the direction of Xenophon’s “Anabasis” in the hope that they would realise that which Xenophon’s army came to find out at great cost and peril thousands of years earlier: that it is one thing to invade Mesopotamia and another thing to retain it. The chaos ... Read More »