Leah Sharibu’s Father, Church Raise Plea after Boko Haram Threat

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Following disclosure of a video by Boko Haram Islamic extremists threatening to kill Christian high school student Leah Sharibu within...

Islamist Militants Attack DRC Town Forcing Families to Flee

Islamist militants attacked a town in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo on 24 September, killing 14 civilians and forcing families to flee their...

Why Are Egypt’s Churches So Often Targeted?

09/27/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – In Egypt, reports are constantly flooding in that, once again, Islamic hardliners have gathered to attack churches. They demonstrate when...

Christian Villages in Iraq Targeted by Turkey

09/30/2018 Iraq (International Christian Concern) – September has seen an increase of Turkish airstrikes in Iraq’s far north. Local sources estimate that 7 predominately Christian villages were...

Rebel Force Attacks Churches in Burma

YANGON, Burma (Morning Star News) – Ethnic Wa rebels this month shut down churches or destroyed their buildings and temporarily detained several clergymen in eastern...

Christian Teenager Jailed on Baseless Rape Charge in India, Sources Say

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – A 16-year-old Christian and three others in eastern India have been in jail for more than a month on a...

In Nigeria, “let us walk with our heads high”

As tens of thousands of people watched from offices, shops, and the sides of the road, the Thursdays in Black “street walk” made its...

181 Montagnard Refugees Still Detained in Bangkok

09/19/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – More than three weeks have passed since Thai authorities arrested and detained 181 mostly Christian Montagnard refugees on the outskirts...

Hindu Extremists Accelerate Clampdown on Christians in Uttar Pradesh, India

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Under the influence of Hindu extremists, police and media campaigns against Christians in Uttar Pradesh state, India have mushroomed...

Turkey Restores Mosques but Leaves Christians in Limbo

According to Turkish state media, the Diyanet Foundation (a non-profit linked to the state run Presidency of Religious Affairs, or DİB) has spent over...
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Pope Francis condemns ‘senseless shooting,’ calls for end of violence after July Fourth parade...

Pope Francis has expressed shock and sadness over the mass shooting that led to the death of at least six and wounded some 30...

Conference in Sweden explores how disciples use receptivity, learning, and listening

The Fifth International Conference on Receptive Ecumenism was held in Sigtuna, Sweden on 27-30 June, exploring the theme “Transforming Ecumenism – listen to...

Council of Churches to be created in Ivano-Frankivsk to resolve conflict situations

In Ivano-Frankivsk, they plan to create a Council of Churches of the Regional Center, subordinated to mayor Ruslan Martsinkiv. Representatives of all...