Chinese Catholic Church demolition is latest in series of church bulldozings

Jinan, China, Aug 4, 2018 / 12:00 am (CNA).- A Catholic church in Jinan province, China, has been demolished by government agents, the latest...

Iranian Christians arrested and taken to serve sentences

Three members of the Church of Iran denomination were arrested in Rasht, days after the violent arrest of their pastor, Yousef Nadarkhani. Three members of...

Open Doors USA Responds To Pastor Brunson’s House Arrest

SANTA ANA, Calif., (ANS July 26, 2018) -- David Curry, president and CEO of Open Doors USA, has reacted to reports that Andrew Brunson, an...

Chinese Churches Call For Rights To Be Respected

Thirty-four churches in Beijing have issued a joint declaration calling on the government to respect the basic freedom and rights of religious citizens. Thirty-four churches...

Children Kidnapped by Islamists in Uganda in 2015 Are Found

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Three children kidnapped in 2015 in eastern Uganda were found in May, malnourished and showing signs of having been indoctrinated...

Christians in Iran Seized from Homes, including Violent Imprisonment of Pastor

Three Christians in Iran were arrested from their homes today and yesterday following the violent arrest of pastor Yousef Nadarkhani on Sunday (July 22),...

Iranian Pastor Nadarkhani arrested in violent raid

Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani has been detained following a violent raid on his home in Rasht by the police on the morning of 22 July. CSW’s...

120 Days Later: Leah Sharibu Still in Captivity for Her Faith

15-Year-Old Christian Girl Still Being Held Captive Four Months After Release of Peers 07/17/2018 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Leah Sharibu is still being held...

Pastor in Hiding from Hindu Extremists – and Police – after Attack on His...

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Brandishing hockey sticks and a gun that was fired on house-church grounds, masked Hindu extremists assaulted Christians in Uttar...

Vague Laos decree leaves Christians and churches vulnerable to prosecution

A new decree issued by the Laos government in December 2017 and now being enforced across the country leaves Christians and churches vulnerable to prosecution. The vaguely...
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11/26/2020 DRC (International Christian Concern) – Dozens of bodies were found in the Virunga National Park in Eastern DRC. Virunga National Park is a...

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Wry jokes and memes about the decided awfulness of the year 2020 - with the pandemic, ensuing lockdowns and economic distress, as...

Religious leaders in Cameroon reflect on the cost of the conflict and how to...

After a two-day workshop in Buea, religious leaders from Cameroon issued a statement saying "that the cost and consequences of the armed...