Bethlehem Subdued After Islamist Threats Against Pilgrims

The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal, head of the Catholic Church in the Holy Land, was struck Friday, Christmas Day, in Bethlehem by rocks thrown by Palestinian rioters.  None of the passengers in the patriarch’s vehicle was injured in the incident, but his car sustained damage. Clashes between Israeli security forces and Palestinian demonstrators … More Bethlehem Subdued After Islamist Threats Against Pilgrims

Christianity on the Rise in Communist China

The upsurge in religion in China, especially among the ethnic Han who make up more than 90% of the population, is a general one. From the bullet trains that sweep across the Chinese countryside, passengers can see new churches and temples springing up everywhere. Buddhism, much longer established in China than Christianity, is surging too, … More Christianity on the Rise in Communist China