Major Guangzhou House Church Shut Down by Authorities

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on the morning of December 15, more than 100 police and government officials raided a children’s Bible...

Early Rain pastor accused of inciting subversion

Twelve members of Early Rain Church remain in detention following a spate of arrests beginning on 9 December. The number includes Pastor Wang Yi...

Boko Haram Kills 12 More Soldiers in Gudumbali, Nigeria

12 soldiers were killed yesterday in Northeast Nigeria, during another attack by Boko Haram. Several Dozen others are still missing. This is just another...

China Cracks Down on Unofficial Church, Arresting Pastor and 100 Members

(Morning Star News) – Authorities in China have detained the pastor and more than 100 members of a prominent, unofficial church since Sunday (Dec....

Attack on Private Gathering in Northern India Typifies Hindu Extremist Strategy

A Hindu extremist strategy for stopping the spread of Christianity by targeting pastors – and their families – was painfully evident in a recent...

Unimaginable Loss for Christians Displaced by Violence in Nigeria

A grandmother whose 35-year-old son, 21-year-old daughter-in-law and 5-year-old granddaughter were shot dead by Muslim Fulani herdsmen is now homeless after she and other...

Learning exchange focuses on human rights among indigenous people

The International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self-Determination and Liberation and World Council of Churches held a learning exchange activity in the Ecumenical Centre in...

Chin State still not “safe” for Christians despite UN claims

Despite the recent UNHCR statement that “the conditions that would normally produce refugees no longer exist” in Chin State, Western Myanmar, the mainly Christian...

Pakistani Christians Stranded In Thailand

Due to the intense persecution faced by Pakistani Christians each day, many have decided to leave their homeland to find refuge in a foreign...

Iraq’s One-Year Military Defeat of ISIS Marred by Security Concerns

On December 9th International Christian Concern marks the one-year anniversary of the declared military defeat of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq. On December 9,...
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Pope Francis: War is always a loss for all humanity

Pope Francis marked the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions Sunday with a message urging the protection of life and human dignity...

Foreign Christians Arrested on Charges of ‘Converting’ in Nepal

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A Christian from South Korea arrested in Nepal on charges of “attempting to convert” was released on...

WCC eco-justice team helps lead international eco conference for Church of South India

More than 300 environmentalists - among them professors, students, scientists and religious leaders - gathered for the 5th International Eco Conference organized by...