The Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarch Gregory III Laham said in 2006
that “after 11 September, there is a plot to eliminate all the
Christian minorities from the Arabic world.” That plot is an Islamic
jihadist plot, not an Israeli Zionist one.
“Only 0.6% of world’s Christians live in Middle East,” by Haviv Rettig Gur for the Times of Israel, January 14 (thanks to all who sent this in):
NEW YORK “” Christianity may have been founded in the Middle East but few Christians remain in the region, a study by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life revealed.
According to Pew’s newly released December 2012 “Global Religious Landscape Study,” just 0.6 percent of the world’s 2.2 billion Christians now live in the Middle East and North Africa. Christians make up only 4% of the region’s inhabitants, drastically down from 20% a century ago and marking the smallest regional Christian minority in the world.
Fully 93% of the region is Muslim, and 1.6% is Jewish….