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CALL-TO-ACTION


With the persistent systematic persecution of the Christian Church worldwide, New Order Christian Outreach Ministries (Nocomin), with the guidance of the Holy Spirit, hereby launches a petition titled, 

"Stop The Systematic Persecution of The Christian Church", 


to the United Nations (UN) regarding recent actions in Russia, Nigeria and Iceland against Christians.

True Christian believers, Human Rights activists, and 'well-meaning human beings' worldwide, are invited to sign this petition which shall be presented to the governments concerned.

Thank you for your time. May our Lord Jesus Christ continue to guard, guide and bless you in your work for Him.

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=> Christians Are Not Allowed Places Of Worship In Some Northern Nigerian Tertiary Institutions


The Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah, says some tertiary institutions in Northern Nigeria have over the years refused to allocate spaces within their premises for their Christian studentss to worship.

Speaking at a book launch organised by Premiumtimes, Kukah accused northern governors of aiding the alleged injustice.
“As I’m talking here now, whether it is Bayero University, Usman Dan Fodio University, most of the universities and tertiary institutions in northern Nigeria, Christians don’t have a place to worship after over 40 years of the existence of these universities and these are the areas where the intellectuals, those who are going to govern Nigeria, this is where they are.
“Up till today, as I’m talking to you, you can’t find a single governor in northern Nigeria that will effortlessly sign a certificate of occupancy for the building of a church. Nowhere,” Kukah said at the event.


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=> Christianity may go into extinction in 2043 in Nigeria


A group of Christian leaders under the umbrella of National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF), fronted by a former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (rtd.), and Solomon Asemota (SAN), has warned that Christianity may cease go to extinction in Nigeria in 2043 if the Christian family in Nigeria is not restructured to tackle the silent war being waged against the faith in this present administration.

This warning however was given in a book titled “Impact of lack of unity in CAN as threat to Christian faith”, presented by its secretary, Bosun Emmanuel during the annual conference of Catholic Men’s Guild, held at the Catholic Church of Assumption, Ikoyi in Lagos yesterday June 22nd.

Emmanuel exclaimed that the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari “is openly pursuing an anti-Christian agenda which has resulted in multiple killings of Christian faithfuls all over the nation and destruction of vulnerable Christian communities.” He noted that if the Christian Association of Nigeria does not come together to fight this war, the Christian faith is on its way to extinction in Nigeria:


“Due to the inability of CAN to forge Christians into one indivisible army of the Lord, the Church has been weakened and unable to stand before its enemies. Realistically speaking, Christianity is on the brink of extinction in Nigeria. The ascendancy of Sharia ideology in Nigeria rings the death toll for the Nigerian Church. It is therefore imperative that CAN must be restructured, as a matter of urgency, if Christianity is to survive. CAN belongs to every Christian in Nigeria and there is nothing wrong with the association. It is the management that should be revisited and restructured.”Emmanuel said.

Emmanuel went on to say that disunity has crept into Christendom in Nigeria because of the deviation from the norms for which CAN was founded in 1976.

“The Catholic Church should be prepared to return completely into the fold of CAN and participate fully in providing leadership in these troublous times. God warned in 2013 that we were not careful, in 30 to 40 years, Nigeria would be like Turkey. In 2018, we can say in 25 years from now, we are facing the risk of being the last Christians in Nigeria. Therefore, Christians should be in the frontline of defending democracy in Nigeria. The Church is the bastion of democracy. A divided CAN cannot defend democracy and promote justice, equity, and fairness. Consequently, Sharia will grow stronger. As Sharia grows stronger, democracy will become weaker and the Church will be emasculated out of existence. The current Federal Government in Nigeria is openly pursuing an anti-Christian agenda that has resulted in countless murders of Christians all over the nation and destruction of vulnerable Christian communities. Just recently, Elder Statesman, Gen. T. Y. Danjuma raised the alarm that Christians should take steps to defend themselves.”

Their members of the NCEF include Prof. Joseph Otubu, Gen. Joshua Dogonyaro (retd.), Archbishop Magnus Atilade, Dr. Kate Okpareke, Dr. Ayo Abifarin, Gen. Zamani Lekwot (retd.), Elder Moses Ihonde, Elder Nat Okoro and Elder Matthew Owojaiye.


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=> Russia Bans Jehovah’s Witnesses, Calling It an Extremist Group




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By Andrew Higgins (The New York Times - April 20, 2017)


MOSCOW — Russia’s Supreme Court on Thursday declared Jehovah’s Witnesses, a Christian denomination that rejects violence, an extremist organization, banning the group from operating on Russian territory and putting its more than 170,000 Russian worshipers in the same category as Islamic State militants.


The ruling, which confirmed an order last month by the Justice Ministry that the denomination be “liquidated” — essentially eliminated or disbanded — had been widely expected. Russian courts rarely challenge government decisions, no matter what the evidence.


Viktor Zhenkov, a lawyer for the denomination, said Jehovah’s Witnesses would appeal the ruling. He said it had focused on the activities of the organization’s so-called administrative center, a complex of offices outside St. Petersburg, but also branded all of its nearly 400 regional branches as extremist.


“We consider this decision an act of political repression that is impermissible in contemporary Russia,” Mr. Zhenkov said in a telephone interview. “We will, of course, appeal.”


An initial appeal will be made to the Supreme Court’s appellate division, Mr. Zhenkov said, and if that fails, Jehovah’s Witnesses will take the case to the European Court of Human Rights, in Strasbourg, France.


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=> Iceland Declares Christianity A Public Health Hazard

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The island country of Iceland has officially declared Christianity a public health hazard. The law proclaiming the radical idea was signed recently by *Prime Minister Sigur├░ur Ingi J├│hannsson in the spirit of “protecting the elderly from scams, our children from nightmares, and the general population from chicanery.”


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=> Children banned from attending churches in China! 


In a bid to tighten their grip on religious activities in the country, authorities in China have banned children from attending churches. 


The new directive also prohibits them from attending religious sermons and other related activities across the country. 


Control on the country’s churches began several years ago when places of worship were ordered to remove crosses from their buildings in Zhejiang Province. 


William Nee, researcher for Amnesty International told MailOnline: “At this point it’s unclear how widespread the ban on children attending church services are in China, but these alarming reports seem to be coming in from fairly diverse areas throughout the country.” 


Speaking further, Nee said that the move reflects the tightening control of religion in particular Islam and Christianity under the present administration in the Asian country. 


Her told MailOnline that: “In an important speech on religion last year, the President, Xi Jinping, said that young people must study science, believe in science and develop a ‘correct’ worldview and set of values. 


“It could be that the government is concerned that young people going to church or religious activities may challenge their monopoly on truth and the government’s ability to instill its own historical narratives and worldview through the public education system.” 


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