NGOs commemorate the closure of churches with vigil outside the Eritrean Embassy

Around fifty people took part a peaceful protest vigil outside the Eritrean Embassy on 23 May to commemorate the closure of churches...

Four detained Christians freed by court in Nepal

Four Christians were released from custody on 29 April after a court hearing in Nepal, six days after they were accused of trying...

Kachin Groups, Burmese Government Discuss Safe Return of IDPs

05/26/2019 Myanmar (International Christian Concern) – Today, several Kachin groups will sit down with representatives from the Burmese government to talk about repatriation...

Another Church Building Sealed Shut in Algeria

TIZI-OUZOU, Algeria (Morning Star News) – Authorities in north-central Algeria sealed shut another church building on Wednesday (May 22), closing it and its Bible...

Iran Removes Cross from Recognized Church

05/26/2019 Iran (International Christian Concern) –  Iranian Intelligence agents, along with EIKO officials directly under the control of the Supreme Leader, raided an...

India’s Supreme Court Releases Christian After More Than 10 Years in Prison

05/26/2019 India (International Christian Concern) – Earlier this month, India’s Supreme Court announced that it would allow Gornath Chalanseth to be released on...

Asia Bibi’s lawyer takes up case of Pakistani Christian couple sentenced to death for...

The lawyer who successfully defended Asia Bibi is reportedly taking up another “blasphemy” case in Pakistan, this time involving a Christian couple who...

Minister shot in Islamist militant attack on church meeting in Niger

Islamist militants invaded a church meeting in Dolbel, about 50 km from Niger’s capital Niamey, shooting the minister as they made off...

Christian Leaders in Sri Lanka Condemn Attacks on Muslim Communities

05/19/2019 Sri Lanka (International Christian Concern) – Following widespread reports of anti-Muslim violence in Sri Lanka, the country’s Christian leaders have released a...

Forced Conversion Case on Turkey’s Parliament Agenda

05/19/2019 Turkey (International Christian Concern) – Opposition party members of Turkey’s Parliament have placed on the agenda the issue of a forced conversion...
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WCC opens applications for seminar in Tonga on transformative masculinity and femininity

Applications are open to young people for participation in a June 2020 World Council of Churches (WCC) Ecumenical Continuing Formation seminar. To...

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Catholics in the US are pushing for a national, bipartisan bill that would limit the interest rate on payday and car title...

Five million people march against persecution of Christians by Islamist extremists in Nigeria

Five million people took part in protest marches across Nigeria on Sunday 2 February against the murder of Pastor Lawan Andimi by Boko Haram, and the...