The extent of persecution of Middle East Christians has even been described by some senior Church officials as a looming “genocide.” Can the treatment of Arab Christians really be described in such extreme terms? Time will tell.
What is clear is that while Church leaders in the West pay lip service to the plight of Christians in Syria and Egypt, little in the way of tangible support has yet to be offered or delivered. Solidarity with Middle East Christians so far amounts to empty words.
The rest of this article appears in the current (December 2013) issue of Israel Today Magazine.
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