Persecution

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Joy in India as Taliban frees Jesuit priest

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | A Jesuit priest and his family in India rejoiced over his release last week after eight months as a Taliban hostage. The Islamic militants in Afghanistan…

ISIS sweep

By Mindy Belz
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Syria | Number of Assyrian Christians kidnapped in Syria mounts, may top 250

Indian official accuses Mother Teresa of conversion-mongering

By Anna K. Poole
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India | Indian Nationalist leader Mohan Bhagwat is mad at Mother Teresa. The New York Times reportedthe leader of the nationalist RSS party proclaimed at…

Midday Roundup: ISIS takes more Christians hostage in Syria

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Kidnapped. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights is reporting Islamic State (ISIS) militants have abducted as many as 90 Assyrian Christians after raiding…

Christians on the edge of extinction

By Ellen Vaughn
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Iraq | Voices from Iraq call out in the wake of last summer’s ISIS invasion

Christian leaders unite in call to prayer for persecuted church

By Lynde Langdon
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Persecution | An interdenominational, multicultural group of religious leaders is calling on Christians to set aside time for silence and prayer on Sunday in memory of…

A Christian response to the brutality of ISIS

By Nick Eicher
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Religion | This week, John Stonestreet of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview and I talked about the best way American Christians can respond to a video…

A look at China’s patriotic martyrs

By June Cheng
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Persecution | Newly published research portrays a church grateful to suffer government persecution

The ISIS war against ‘the people of the cross’

By Jamie Dean
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ISIS | The Egyptians beheaded by Islamic State militants were family men who died for their Christian faith

Globe Trot: Ann Voskamp launches prayer campaign for persecuted Christians

By Mindy Belz
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International | PERSECUTED: Author and speaker Ann Voskamp has turned her #Pray703 campaign, launched at this month’s IF: Gathering in Austin, Texas, to focus on the Copts…

ISIS beheads 21 Christians, Egypt strikes back

By Mindy Belz
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ISIS | Brutal group execution of kidnapped Coptic Christians draws Egypt into a conflict with Islamic militants

Vandalism in New Delhi targets Christians

By Anna K. Poole
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Persecution | Religious tension are brewing in New Delhi after fires gutted five Christian churches in the past two months. Kerosene-soaked concrete indicates arson. 

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