Monday, April 13, 2015

Anglicans, Episcopalians standing in solidarity with persecuted minorities

From ACNS-

Church bombings, brutal beheadings, forced conversions and mass migration have become the shocking trademarks of extremist factions in the Middle East and Africa, persecuting religious minorities and wiping out Christian populations that in some places – such as Iraq, Syria and Egypt – date back to the first century.

For many in the West who see them only through the gaze of the media, these oppressed communities may seem a million miles away. For others, including many Episcopal and Anglican leaders, they are global neighbours, fellow Christians or interfaith partners, and people in urgent need of a lifeline.

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