Saudi Arabia arrests 53 Christians for praying in a private home

It seems so illogical that if Islam is such a strong faith that it can stand on its own proverbial two feet, that those in power should fear other religions so much. But the truth is they have much to fear from Christianity and this news of Christians praying in Saudi Arabia is great news. God is on the move, even in the most oppressive Islamic countries, and most certainly won’t be stopped by the religious police in Saudi Arabia:

ASIA NEWS – Saudi Arabia has arrested 53 Ethiopian Christians – 46 women and six men – for holding a prayer meeting in a private home. Police officials have sealed the house and taken the faithful away, accusing the three religious leaders present of attempting to convert Muslims to Christianity. The incident occurred at Dammam, the capital of the Eastern Province of the Kingdom, and dates to February 8, but local sources, linked to the World Evangelical Alliance’s Religious Liberty Commission (WEA-Rlc) recently reported the news.

According to the WEA-RLC, Saudi authorities should release two of the Christians who hold residency permits. In all likelihood, all the others will be deported.

This is not the first episode of religious persecution against the Ethiopian community. In December 2011, the Saudi authorities arrested 35 Ethiopian Christians, 29 of them women, charging them with “illegal socialization.” In this case, the faithful were detained in the middle of a prayer meeting in a private home in Jeddah. According to Human Rights Watch (HRW), the imprisoned women were subjected to arbitrary “medical inspections”.

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  • Islam_Sucks

    alah is a very small man … insecure god … and needs the efforts of his lemming barbarians. Without 1400 years of voilence, murder, rape, pedophilia, mutilations, burnings and decapitations…. islam would be seen for the false god that it worships and abandoned by everyone.

    islam has nothing to do with God. It has everything to do with power.

    • I agree with all you said and would only add that I think it’s the Religion of the Anti-Christ!

      • warpmine

        Sure, but that’s obvious to anyone with a functioning cerebrum.

    • TexasPGRRider

      MOST CORRECT !!!!

  • I sought the Lord, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears. They looked unto him, and were lightened: and their faces were not ashamed.
    Psalm 34:4,5

    Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
    Romans 8:35

    Remember the words I spoke to you: ‘No servant is greater than his master.’ If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also.
    John 15:20

    “Princes, kings, and other rulers of the world have used all their strength and cunning against the Church, yet it continues to endure and hold its own.”
    John Foxe

    God Bless our brothers and sisters around the world and let their suffering be a tremendous witness for Jesus, and a reminder to us who have yet to suffer for Your Name.

    • deTocqueville1


    • TexasPGRRider

      AMEN Sister !!! We`ve been Fightin` this CRAP (Barbary Pirates) since the birth of this One Nation Under God, and in the words of John Paul Jones: “I have Not Yet BEGUN to FIGHT” !!!! Happy Easter….

      • Happy Blessed Easter to you brotherTexas!! God Bless and thank you for being such a great friend.

    • PatrickHenrysBody

      Your words are faithful and true. Now you have been marked as a potential terrorist (most likely a white Christian). The global leftist authoritarian utopia does not need the likes of you. Expect a friendly visit from the internal security network of Zero and then an arrest on a concocted charge, followed by a prison sentence without a trial.

      j/k, of course 😛

      • you might be j/k my fellowPatrickHenrylovin’friend, but seriously, I’ve been on some kind of red flag list for years lol. I’ve been expecting a visit at the door or by a black helicopter for a few years now. 😉

        • PatrickHenrysBody

          🙂 Unfortunately with those whom we currently have in seats of power, that may not be too far off in our future. Either that or they will just send in the drones (not mind-numbed Zerobots, either). :’-(

  • msverde1

    Hum! The insidious affairs of Saudi Arabia back on the forefront? Why should we be surprised?

  • Sandra123456

    Let’s get drilling oil in America again so we can stop sending money to the Saudi’s.

    Imagine the outrage if a basically Christian Country jailed 53 Muslims for praying together in a private home. There would be worldwide wailing.

    • williamm

      Obama won’t let us drill and won’t do anything about the arrests of Christians. He’ll never do anything that offends his Saudi King.

      • PatrickHenrysBody

        …or his holy prophet and Allah.

  • Mary_Linda

    You say,
    “It seems so illogical that if Islam …”

    Islam is not logical, reasonable, tolerable or worthy of any noble or truthful epithets,
    – so why be presumptive in the first place?

  • Pancake3

    Unfortunately Islam is a simple personality cult based on beliefs of a barbarian who lived in the 7th century AD. What real god would allow the vicious treatment of believers in one faith by the practioners or another? Only Allah promotes this unfailingly murderous treatment. What a crock!

  • las1

    There are Christians in Saudi Arabia?

    • Cindy09

      Seems that they are there to “pierce” the 10/40 window.

    • PatrickHenrysBody

      Yes. Soon to be reduced by 53 in number.

  • We must pray for our Brothers there, for Islam will be doing the same thing here when they feel they have the numbers, and that doesnt mean a majority. Let us be praying for our own country and culture.

  • 1endtimes2020

    So, what else is new?

  • abe-froman

    So where are all the calls for labelling Saudi Arabia an “aparthied state” the silence is deafening….c’mon Sen Hagel – is it OK to arrest and deport people for their beliefs as long its not Israel doing it? Where are the calls for protest & boycotts of Saudi owned businesses and products (like those savages produce anything worth buying)?

    • Conniption Fitz

      The disgraceful, corrupt UN group of nations is willfully blind to the evils of Islam.

      Heck, even the liberal Peace Corps has stopped offering young American women to the rapists and murderers in Islamic hell-holes.

    • PatrickHenrysBody

      They are useful tools for global authoritarians. Closet Muslim Zero will never do anything to displease his fellow believers or those of whom he is beholden to. Kerry, Hagel, and the rest will follow their orders from Zero to leave Islam alone.

  • Ray

    This is only going to happen more and more. That Satanic religion known as islam is a bane for civilized humanity. It is going to get worse than the atheistic based communism of the early to mid 20th century and it will be coming on in a mach speed fashion!

  • As usual then. SaudiArabia is a fascist state.

  • deTocqueville1

    Ah yes, tolerant Islam. What a wonderful religion!

  • This is not right they need to let Christians pray to the One true God. They were also in a private home what happened to individual rights.

    • PatrickHenrysBody

      There is no such thing as individual rights in Saudi Arabia. Someone obviously reported them.

  • Of course they where arrested. It’s against the law in Saudi Arabia to practice any religion other than Islam. No telling what will happen to them either sadly.

    • PatrickHenrysBody

      It depends if they were Muslims who converted to Christianity. The penalty is usually a lengthy prison sentence.

    • disqus_M4TPrLSgTc

      LET THE GOOD PEOPLE in the world arise and shout loud and disgrace the Saudi shameless rulers and Islam. LET AMERICANS CALL ON AMERICAN GOVERNMENT OR SOME STATE GOVERNMENT TO WARN SAUDI FOR her repression because they signed human rights chatter of the UN.


  • Sober_Thinking


    This makes me sick.

  • clevonlittle

    ” The sweetest sound in the world is the Muslim call to prayer ”

    Barack Obama

  • TexasPGRRider

    If you`re wondering why B.O. Never addresses or condems the Vicious Attacks and treatment of Christians by muzlms…It`s Against sharia law to do so….

  • notebene

    The only way islam can survive is to keep it’s followers beaten down into submission and keep them ignorant. This is not a religion, it is fascism and it is born of Satan. It is evil and it means malevolence to all involved with it. It is sick to see world leaders fall for the dhimmitude, when there is so much information about what this evil is about. Those who choose to remain ignorant are part of the problem!

  • PatrickHenrysBody

    More “tolerance” from the religion of “peace”. It could easily happen here, especially with a closet Muslim in the White House and many, many willing accomplices (leftist “progressive” authoritarians).

  • jimmy travis

    Early on Obama spoke glowingly of his favorite time of day: prayer time when hewould bow and pray to the east…He had just make sure that isn’t East Texas

  • disqus_M4TPrLSgTc

    Islam is a shame to the world. It is an embarrassment to the 21st century. It cannot stand the truth because it is a deception. The other day, the chief Mufti of Saudi ordered that Christianity should be wiped out of all Arab speaking world. No American political leader made any comment about such a declaration to condemn the man.

    That was how Mohammed wiped out the Jews from Yathrid (Medinah) which was a Jewsih settlement before Mohammed settled down there. THE WORLD MUST RISE UP AGAINST THE EVILS AND SUPPRESSION OF ISLAM. THE MORE ISLAM DISPLAYS ITS SHAME BY ARRESTING THOSE WHO DON’T BELIEVE IN IT, THE MORE PEOPLE WILL LEAVE THIS RELIGION.

    HOW DOES THE PRAYING OF PEOPLE INDOOR AFFECT A GOVERNMENT? It is a shame. They are afraid of Christian prayers; they are afraid of Christian influence of enlightenment. But they cannot continue to deceive people any longer. THE YOUNG SAUDIS HAVE STARTED TO REBEL AGAINST THIS REPRESSIVE RELIGION.

  • The Western world should now have zero tolerance for Muslims. If Muslims wont tolerate others then why should anybody tolerate them. The whole world should go to war with Islam. Islam is the greatest threat to the world and to freedom.