(Lucas : Again the title here is a good example of division building now pointing out in the direction of religion. If you see the facts and go back to what is causing the real conflicts and divisions you will find it is about those wanting to keep or gain power with or without help from insurgents, wars, division of all sorts, propaganda and so on. See what it is about not the superficial that is just not the cause but showing the symptoms and reactions to what was instigated and wanted by those behind the scenes in power (or planning to gain)…… )
Easter should be a time of celebration for Christians, but for those of the faith living in the Middle East, there hasn’t been too much to celebrate in recent years.
‘Kill the Christians‘ is the title of a new BBC documentary, to be broadcast this week. In it, veteran reporter Jane Corbin travels ‘across the Middle East, to examine why Christianity is facing the greatest threat to its existence. She finds hundreds of thousands of Christians are fleeing Islamic extremists, conflict and persecution’.
It’s a grim story, but for the reason why Christians are so threatened today, we need to look at Western foreign policy.