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Police Say woman Slain in Pakistan Innocent of Blasphemy; Politicians ‘Protecting Killers

By Our Pakistan Correspondent
LAHORE, Pakistan, November 19, 2014(Morning Star News) – Police in Pakistan say a Christian couple tortured and slain this month over accusations that the wife desecrated the Koran were innocent, while relatives said politicians are trying to shield the killers from justice.

Urged to act from mosque loudspeakers, a frenzied mob on Nov. […]

Five Months of Attacks on Mennonite Church in Vietnam Prompt SOS

Christians harassed at center, homes and workplaces. By Our Vietnam Correspondent
November 14, 2014 (Morning Star News) – Police in Vietnam on Wednesday (Nov. 12) employed thugs wielding hammers and metal cutters to ransack a church center and drag away nine Christians, who were then charged with not having proper papers – documents officials had confiscated […]

Incessant Attacks on Jerusalem Church in Israel Meet with Police Indifference

Young men with ties to Palestinian militants attack volunteer workers at Living Bread Church on Oct. 16. (Morning Star News photo by Sarah Spaeth)

 

Incessant Attacks on Jerusalem Church in Israel Meet with Police Indifference

Christians bloodied, bruised; car stolen By Our Middle East Correspondent
ISTANBUL, Turkey, Nov. 7, 2014 (Morning Star News) – Police have refused to respond to a series of attacks on a church in East Jerusalem, including theft of a member’s car on Sunday (Nov. 2) and an assault in October that bloodied and bruised three Christians.

The attacks, […]

Islamist Mob in Pakistan Kills Christian Couple Accused of ‘Blasphemy’

Pregnant mother of four young children was dead when thrown into kiln; husband burned alive. By Our Pakistan Correspondent

CLARKABAD, Pakistan, November 4, 2014 (Morning Star News) – Commanded from mosque loudspeakers, a Muslim throng in Punjab Province killed a Christian couple today after a co-worker accused the pregnant wife of defiling the Koran, sources said.

Living […]

Muslim Extremists Kill 31 Christians in Taraba State, Nigeria

Muslim Extremists Kill 31 Christians in Taraba State, Nigeria Boko Haram insurgents collaborate with Fulani herdsmen, church leader says.

By Our Nigeria Correspondent
JOS, Nigeria, October 24, 2014 (Morning Star News) – Armed Muslim extremists stormed two churches in Taraba state on Sunday (Oct. 19) and killed 31 people as they worshipped, a church leader said.

Two pastors, […]

Seven Christians Arrested in Laos for Meeting for Worship

Local officials ban Christian services in village. By the Editor
September 29, 2014 (Morning Star News) – Local officials in Laos arrested seven Christians for meeting for worship on Sunday (Sept. 28), according to a rights group.

The chief of Boukham village, in Atsaphangthong District, Savannakhet Province, along with village security officials and police arrested the Christians […]

Two Pastors among 46 Christians Killed in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Muslim Fulani herdsmen attack towns with machetes, guns, fire. By Our Nigeria Correspondent
KARSHIN DAJI, Nigeria, September 29, 2014 (Morning Star News) – Following attacks on three towns in Nigeria’s Kaduna state that killed 46 Christians, church leaders said the Muslim Fulani assailants seem driven to rid the area of Christianity and use the land to […]

ISIS kills Christian children – please pray for parents

Sep 19, 2014

 

These two emails from missionary friends were received, one yesterday and one this morning. Please pass it on so that as many people as possible can pray specifically for our brothers and sisters. 

A friend just got a text message from her brother asking her to shower him and his parish in prayer. He is part […]

Dozens of Christians Attending House Church Arrested in Saudi Arabia

One of the closest allies of the USA in the Middle East is the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The USA has long been an ally and friend to the Saud family who rule the important desert (and oil) nation. Sadly, this means that that nation has long turned a blind eye to the many human […]