Pope Francis on Monday denounced the murder of 21 Coptic Christians by ISIL militants in Libya. The Islamist terrorist organization released a video of the killings on Sunday.
Frank Wolf Calls for Safe Haven for Mideast Christians
Timothy C. Morgan and Ruth Moon, Christianity Today
Former congressman offers six-point plan. But killing continues as ISIL-linked terrorists behead 21 Christians in Libya.
What ISIS Really Wants
Graeme Wood, The Atlantic
The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.
These Letters Offer a Window into George Washington’s Views on Religious Liberty
Daniel Dreisbach , Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
We live in a time when religious liberty is more threatened than at any time in living memory. While courts and commentators turn frequently to Thomas Jefferson and James Madison for insights on religious liberty and the constitutional role of religion in public life, largely ignored is the counsel of our first president, George Washington.