World News

  • Photo of Christian casualties follow U.S. retreat from Syria

    Christian casualties follow U.S. retreat from Syria

    Turkish forces launched a bombing campaign across northeastern Syria on Wed. Oct. 9, targeting civilian areas and killing Syrian Christians. The bombing campaign, launched less than 48 hours after a phone call between President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep…

    Read More »
  • Photo of One Christian killed, 12 kidnapped in Nigeria

    One Christian killed, 12 kidnapped in Nigeria

    One woman is dead and 12 Christians including church members, school students and teachers remain kidnapped in two successive incidents in Kaduna, Nigeria, widely attributed to militant Fulani herdsmen. In the latest incident, herdsmen killed Ezra Haruna of Godiya Baptist…

    Read More »
  • Photo of Two Christian aid workers executed in Nigeria

    Two Christian aid workers executed in Nigeria

    Islamic extremist group Boko Haram reportedly released a video last week showing the execution of two Christian aid workers in Nigeria. Lawrence Duna Dacighir and Godfrey Ali Shikagham, both members of the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN) in Plateau…

    Read More »
  • Photo of Withdrawal of extradition bill not enough to satisfy Hong Kong Christians

    Withdrawal of extradition bill not enough to satisfy Hong Kong Christians

    The withdrawal of an extradition bill that threatened religious freedom in Hong Kong is not enough to satisfy Christians and others amid protests there, a Christian advocate said. “Their anger lies with the excessive use of police/force, police brutality, and…

    Read More »
  • Photo of Ebola deaths and fears return to the Congo

    Ebola deaths and fears return to the Congo

    The second-worst Ebola epidemic in history is taking place in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The disease has claimed more than 1,900 lives since the outbreak garnered World Health Organization concern in August of last…

    Read More »
  • Photo of Sudan Christians may benefit from new accord

    Sudan Christians may benefit from new accord

    A new power-sharing agreement to establish civilian rule in Sudan is potentially good news for persecuted Christians there, religious liberty watchdog International Christian Concern (ICC) said. “This could very well be a historic change for the country of Sudan and…

    Read More »
  • Photo of German family still in custody, homeschooling limbo

    German family still in custody, homeschooling limbo

    The family of Dirk and Petra Wunderlich remains in legal limbo as they seek to win the right to homeschool their children in Germany, where homeschooling has been illegal since 1919. In April 2019, the Wunderlichs took their case to…

    Read More »
  • Photo of Sudan Christians: ‘Only Jesus can bring true peace’

    Sudan Christians: ‘Only Jesus can bring true peace’

    Nationwide civilian protests for democracy resumed Sunday (June 30) in Sudan, where democratic rule could decrease Christian persecution under Sharia law. Eight people were killed and about 200 were injured as tens of thousands protested to establish civilian rule, according…

    Read More »
  • Photo of Sudan Christians fearful amid deadly revolution

    Sudan Christians fearful amid deadly revolution

    Persecuted Christians in Sudan are discouraged and fearful after the military massacre of protesters seeking civilian rule that, amid Sharia law, could protect religious freedom. An eyewitness to protests in Khartoum ahead of the June 3 massacre, who requested anonymity,…

    Read More »
  • Photo of Forced conversions to Islam, marriages spike in Pakistan

    Forced conversions to Islam, marriages spike in Pakistan

    Sixteen-year-old Suneeta and her 12-year-old sister were walking home in March when they were kidnapped. The men who took them forced the girls to convert to Islam. “We were walking back to our house after working on the farm when…

    Read More »
Back to top button
Close

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker
X