Muslims Defending Christians Around the World

Saint Matthew Monastery (Der Mar Matti), overlooking Bashiqa and Bartella, between the Kurdistan Region and Iraq 16.jpg

Saint Matthew Monastery (Der Mar Matti), a Syriac Orthodox monastery overlooking the Nineveh Plains towns of Bashiqa and Bartella, in between the Kurdistan Region and Iraq (Public Domain)

October 15, 2018

By Charles Upton and John Andrew Morrow

In recent years many stories of the heroic defense of Christians by Muslims, often against attacks by ISIS, Boko Haram and other Takfiri terrorists, have emerged from Syria, Iraq, Egypt, the Philippines, Canada, France and elsewhere. These actions are entirely in the spirit, though not always in the awareness, of the Covenants of the Prophet Muhammad, as elucidated in The Covenants of the Prophet Muhammad with the Christians of the World by Dr. John Andrew Morrow (see Here are links to 43 of them:

When 300 Muslims Defended Christians but Few Noticed

Christians Protect Mosques on Fri., Muslims Guard Churches on Sunday

200 Muslim Men Surround Christian Church On Christmas Day…To Protect Worshippers

3 Muslim Women Died Defending Christians on Palm Sunday

Some Surprising and Hopeful Signs: Muslims Defend Jews, Jews Defend Muslims

Thousands Of Egyptian Muslims Show Up As ‘Human Shields’ To Defend Coptic Christians From Terrorism

Muslims Protect Christmas Mass After France Heightens Security at Churches

Muslims Pitch in to Help Catholic Neighbors Rebuild Church Destroyed in Storm

Muslim Mosque Helps Catholic Church Recover Following Shocking Vandalism

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Dr. John Andrew Morrow is a senior scholar specializing in Islamic, Indigenous, and Hispanic Studies.