The secular media greet Christmas as a shopping season and not as a special time for Christianity. They can devote hours of December “news” to which hot toys or gadgets would make great gifts but not to segments on Christ and his birth.

The same applies to the persecution of Christians. The apathy shown by the pro-“human rights” media here is appalling. They can pile on the “news” stories about children getting separated from their parents at the border as being un-Christian … but not Christians being butchered. In some corners of the world, they are out to destroy Christianity itself.

Some national newspapers can tell us what’s going on so long as it’s not on the front pages. On Dec. 28, The New York Times ran a story headlined “Affiliate of ISIS in Nigeria Releases Video of Executions” and reported that 11 were executed in revenge for Americans’ taking out ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The Times wouldn’t put the word “Christian” in the headline. Why? “A voice-over says the killings are a ‘message for Christians’ and that all of those killed were Christian, although Nigerian experts said some of them were probably Muslims, based on previous episodes involving the group,” The Times said.

MEDIA DIDN’T CALL SRI LANKA MASSACRE AN ATTACK ON CHRISTIANS. HERE’S WHY A MUSLIM SCHOLAR CALLS IT ‘VERY TROUBLING’

How serious was the news? This story was published on page A-8. There were dozens of stories more important. Network coverage? It looks like ABC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC and NBC don’t find the genocide of any particular import. They are ignoring it. Only that “right-wing” Fox News seems interested, as if only conservatives care.

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