If evangelical Christians were murdering as much as radical Muslims are, would the left say, “This has nothing to do with Christianity”?
— Dennis Prager (@DennisPrager) June 5, 2017
You might wonder: have Syrian Christians experienced any persecution because of their faith? Yes, according to Pope Francis who calls it a genocide. Tens of thousands Christians have fled Aleppo after 1,000 of their community, including two Orthodox bishops, were abducted and murdered, to site but one example.
At one point, Christians represented ten percent of the population of Syria. So why has the U.S. only accepted 53 Syrian Christian refugees when at the same time we’ve accepted nearly 2000 Syrian Muslims?
Why the bias? More…
Even as Christians are raped, tortured, beheaded, and crucified for their faith in the Mideast and portions of Africa; even as Christians are driven from their homes in many parts of the world; and even as state power bullies Christians at home and abroad to keep their faith private, Christians in Europe, the U.S., and Canada don’t fully recognize the horror.
I’d like to say that I do, but I don’t. I/we Western Christians expect the state to protect us. We’ve enjoyed an unusual period in history where religious liberty was prized as a fundamental right. We forged nations grounded in Judeo-Christian values and think this is the way it is everywhere.
But now we’ve gotten soft. And we’re paying the price… More…