- Sep 20, 2020
In a tragic irony, Arab Christians have become targets across the Middle East because of their faith, but in the United States they can be exposed to harassment and even violence on account of their ethnicity, as the case of Khalid Jabara in Oklahoma illustrates.
Granted, “Satanism” as it’s expressed today is often little more than a form of adolescent rebellion, and the threat it poses to Christianity in places such as Oklahoma shouldn’t be exaggerated, but that’s no reason for Christians to dismiss it altogether.
An investigation began three years ago when victims approached the sheriff’s department. Attorney General Bill Schuette says Rapp’s prison sentence “hopefully offers some solace” to victims.
Edmond, Oklahoma churchgoers are celebrating the return of a Jesus statue that was pried off a wooden cross in a Catholic church prayer garden. City police tell KWTV-TV the statue was dropped off on Saturday night by two unnamed college students. It was stolen from St. John the Baptist Catholic