Remember: Christians in the West are not to speak of such things. To do so would harm the “dialogue”: “Talk about extreme, militant Islamists and the atrocities that they have perpetrated globally might undercut the positive achievements that we Catholics have attained in our inter-religious dialogue with devout Muslims.” — Robert McManus, Roman Catholic Bishop of Worcester, Massachusetts, February 8, 2013.
“Palestinian Christians Report Suffering In Israel, Gaza,” BosNewsLife, August 31, 2014:
GAZA/JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife)– Palestinian Christians in Israel and across the border in Gaza were facing more difficulties Sunday, August 31, after being forced out of a church in Jerusalem, while in Gaza they were among those rebuilding their lives after weeks of death and destruction.
Pastor Steven Khoury said after seven years of threats and and attacks by hard-line Muslims he was forced out of his Palestinian Calvary Baptist Church in East Jerusalem.
The congregation, part of Holy Land Missions, moved out of their building in the Shofat area of Jerusalem in July after Islamists threatened their landlord, Christians said.
On Sunday, August 31, they were still for a safer and more permanent place to meet.
Pastor Steven Khoury linked the troubles to their decision to moved into the building in a predominantly Muslim area in 2007….