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SUDAN PERSECUTION – PLEASE PRAY

Christians in Sudan have asked for prayer after the demolition of a church building.

 

On the 11 February 2018, just a few hours after the church service, police trucks arrived at the Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church in Hajj Yousef, close to Khartoum. The police confiscated all the books, equipment and chairs found inside the church and […]

February 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Court in Sudan Fines Christian Leaders for Defending Church Property Government helping Muslim business interest take over school, sources say

JUBA, South Sudan February 6. 2018        (Morning Star News) A court in Sudan has fined seven church leaders fighting a takeover of their school in Omdurman for “objection to authorities,” a church leader said.

 

The court yesterday (Feb. 5) found Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church (SPEC) elder Yohanna Tia guilty under articles 182/183 for objection to authorities […]

February 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Bible Society in Israel requests prayer

The Bible Society in Israel requests prayer for a court hearing tomorrow 24th January at 9:30 a.m..

The court case concerns the Bible Society bookshop in Tel Aviv, which has been in the same premises for 55 years and should have protected status.The owner, however, is alleging that by selling other Christian literature, in addition to […]

January 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fighting in Burma Hits Civilian Areas on Christmas Eve Christians spend another Christmas in fear

YANGON, Burma, Jan. 5, 2018 (Morning Star News) Government military operations in northern Burma (Myanmar) escalated in December, culminating in civilian casualties on Christmas Eve that left Christians feeling attacked in part for their faith.

Offensives against rebel groups in Kachin state, where predominantly Christian, ethnic Kachin live, displaced dozens of villagers and seriously injured two […]

January 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Christians Beaten, Falsely Charged and Jailed in Mob Attack in India

NEW DELHI, December 14, 2017 (Morning Star News) Seven Christians in India have been booked on charges of hurting religious feelings after Hindu extremists savagely beat them when they gathered to pray for a sick man at his home, sources said.

Police in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh state on Dec. 4 charged the six Christian men and […]

December 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hindu Extremists Beat Pastors, Stop Gospel Event in Chhattisgarh State, India Police complicit in harassment

HYDERABAD, India, Dec. 11.17 (Morning Star News)

Berating and slapping two pastors into signing an apology letter before police, Hindu extremists stopped a planned three-day gospel meeting in Chhattisgarh state, India minutes before it was to begin, sources said.

Hindu nationalists beat pastor Vijay Jogi and pastor Santosh Rao minutes before the start of the first meeting, […]

December 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Occult Groups in Nigeria Kill, Kidnap Christians Boko Haram, Fulani herdsmen not only ones terrorizing the church

JOS, Nigeria, Dec. 8, 2017 (Morning Star News)

Besides Islamic extremist Boko Haram and Fulani herdsmen, occult groups are also terrorizing Christians in Nigeria.

Pastor Victor Kanayo of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) was killed in a town in Lagos state on Nov. 26 by an occult group known as Badoo, a week after suspected […]

December 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Government of Pakistan Surrenders to Islamists on ‘Blasphemy’ Suspects

LAHORE, Pakistan, Dec. 4.17 (Morning Star News) The Pakistan government’s surrender to demands of an Islamic extremist group jeopardizes the last chances for Christian mother Aasiya Noreen (Asia Bibi) to overturn her death sentence for “blasphemy,” sources said.

The government’s inability to withstand the violent protests and demands of the upstart, Muslim extremist Tehreek-e-Labbaik Ya Rasool […]

December 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kidnappings, Threats of Massacre Terrorize Christians in Kano State, Nigeria Officials are complicit, security forces lax, church leaders say

KANO, Nigeria, Nov. 29.17 (Morning Star News) When the 50-year-old church elder and leader of Kano state’s Samaila village heard gunshots shortly before midnight, he rushed out of his house to try to find security agents.

It was a natural reaction for Mai’angwa Samaila, given recent Islamist attacks in northern Nigeria. What the elder for the […]

November 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Five Christians Killed, Five Others Missing in Muslim Herdsmen Attacks in Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria, November 17, 2017 (Morning Star News)

Five Christians were killed and five others are missing after attacks by Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria’s Plateau and Benue states in the past two weeks.

Two members of the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN) were killed on Sunday (Nov. 12) in Plateau state’s Wereng village, Riyom Local […]

November 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments