Persecution

 
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ISIS executes 35 Ethiopian Christians

By Jamie Dean
Posted

ISIS | Islamic State militants reiterate war against ‘nation of the cross’ in harrowing video

Globe Trot: Muslims toss Christians into sea during migration attempt

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | ITALY: Muslim migrants threw overboard 12 Christians during a recent crossing from Libya to Italy. The survivors, mostly migrant workers from Africa, kept…

U.S. reportedly denies visa to Chibok schoolgirl

By Jamie Dean
Posted

Nigeria | One year after Boko Haram kidnapped nearly 300 Nigerian students, survivors struggle to find refuge

Egyptian church honoring slain Copts attacked by Muslim extremists

By Julia A. Seymour
Posted

Persecution | Groups of Muslims attacked a Coptic Christian community in Egypt multiple times last week to protest a new church being built to honor several Christians…

Starting over

Starting over

By Mindy Belz
Posted

Iraq | In their suffering Iraq’s Christians are learning God always has a better plan

India’s Common Man’s Party stumbles, to Christians’ chagrin

By Anna K. Poole
Posted

India | Just weeks ago, celebration swept through New Delhi, India, as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), or Common Man’s Party, won a landslide victory, crushing Prime…

Globe Trot: Iran talks seek last-minute deal

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | IRAN: With talks over Iran’s nuclear program continuing hours before a March 31 deadline, negotiators are reportedly stuck on two issues, the…

Wenzhou pastor sentenced to a year in prison

By June Cheng
Posted

China | A Chinese court convicted Huang Yizi of ‘gathering crowds to disturb social order’

Persecution grows in rebel-held regions of Ukraine

By Julia A. Seymour
Posted

Persecution | In parts of Ukraine taken over by separatist, pro-Russian rebels, persecution continues to escalate against anyone who does not belong to the Russian Orthodox…

Pakistani Christians protest after Taliban church bombings

By Anna K. Poole
Posted

Pakistan | Attacks and counterattacks are roiling the streets of Lahore, Pakistan. Suicide bombers attacked two churches in the Christian neighborhood of Youhanabad on…

Pakistan reinstates death penalty, Christians fear blasphemy charges

By Julia A. Seymour
Posted

Pakistan | Pakistan recently reinstated the death penalty for all eligible offenses after a seven-year moratorium on capital punishment. A government official said the…

A broader definition of religious freedom

By J.C. Derrick
Posted

Religious Liberty | Ambassador David Saperstein believes religious liberty protections should go far beyond freedom of worship

 
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