Christian Persecution

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Scores of Anglican clergy complain to Home Secretary about Syriac Orthodox bishops banned from visiting UK

Following the shocking revelation that the Home Office refused to grant visas to three persecuted bishops from Iraq and Syria (who had simply wanted to attend the consecration of a the UK's first Syriac Orthodox cathedral in London), it comes…
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On the Feast of Stephen

The funeral of St Stephen, by Filippo Lippi (1460). St Stephen – 'a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost' (Acts 6:5) – was chosen to be a…
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China abolishes the cross of Christ

  China's stock-market has plunged: its GDP has crashed, the yuan has been devalued and economic confidence is in free fall. Another boom-and-bust bubble has burst: Mammon threatens another tidal…