Persecution

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A ‘ruthless campaign’

By Mindy Belz
Posted

Iraq | President Obama steps into Iraq’s deadly turmoil

Do the Left Behind books and others fetishize suffering?

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Persecution | You’d think from the headline of an Aug. 4 Atlantic article, “The Evangelical Persecution Complex,” that it’s one more piece on how fearful evangelicals…

Is the U.S. religious freedom report all bark and no bite?

By Julia A. Seymour
Posted

Persecution | While the Obama administration made two big moves on persecution this week—appointing an ambassador for international religious freedom and releasing the…

China’s crackdown on the cross spreads

By June Cheng
Posted

Persecution | Three months after Chinese officials ripped down the gigantic Sanjiang Church in Wenzhou, the number of churches facing persecution—whether that means…

Meriam Ibrahim arrives in the U.S.

By Jamie Dean
Posted

Persecution | Long-awaited homecoming still leaves questions about U.S. efforts to help persecuted Christian woman

Conservatives cheer Obama nominee for religious liberty post

By Andrew Branch
Posted

Persecution | President Barack Obama got rare commendations from conservatives on Monday when he announced his nominee for a long-vacant State Department post charged with…

Is Hindu nationalism behind crackdown on India’s Christians?

By Julia A. Seymour
Posted

Persecution | Christian minorities in central India face a new threat as Hindu extremists in more than a dozen village councils have passed restrictions on religions other…

Meriam Ibrahim released from Sudan

By J.C. Derrick & Jamie Dean
Posted

Persecution | After diplomatic efforts by the Italian government, the family arrived safely this morning in Rome

Congress to Sudan: Release Ibrahim family

By J.C. Derrick
Posted

Persecution | Hearing held to pressure Sudan and the White House to do more for detained Christians

In Sweden, pro-life nurses need not apply

In Sweden, pro-life nurses need not apply

By Julia A. Seymour
Posted

Persecution | A Swedish nurse is suing after a women’s center rescinded its job offer to her because she said her faith prevented her from performing abortions. In Spring…

Nothing left for Mosul Christians but the sword

By Mindy Belz
Posted

Iraq | ISIS militants give Christians a final ultimatum, forcing them to flee or be killed

Texas church takes in Chinese refugees

By Ryan Hill
Posted

Persecution | On July 4, while Americans launched bottle rockets and grilled burgers to celebrate their liberty, a Chinese court fined Christian pastor Zhang Shaojie more…

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