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Category: Christian News

A rebel army seizes control of Central African Republic

Christians in Central African Republic (CAR) are at risk from the rebel army, Seleka, and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).…

OM Ships International’s vessel Logos Hope returns to the Philippines

OM Ships International’s vessel Logos Hope has launched back into service from Hong Kong, SAR China following the annual dry…

A Protestant pastor in Kazakhstan’s capital city of Astana has been imprisoned.

According to a story by Felix Corley for Forum 18 News Service, Bakhytzhan Kashkumbayev faces criminal charges of harming health.…

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Chaplains Deployed to Moore, Okla

Crisis-trained chaplains with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team are being deployed to Moore, Okla., the suburb of Oklahoma City…

Greg Laurie Turns ‘The Worst Day of My Life’ Into ‘Hope for Hurting Hearts’

Evangelist and pastor, Greg Laurie, has described the day when he learned that his son, Christopher David Laurie, 33, had…

Two Christian Churches in Egypt Attacked By Muslims This Week

The escalation of Muslim attacks on Christian churches in Egypt continues unabated. According to a story by Mary Abdelmassih for…

China: Tight State Controls on Religious Education

China does not allow religious communities to run schools for children, even though regulations do not forbid the provision of…

Two Arrested 14 Years after Missionary Graham Staines’ Murder

Fourteen years after Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two young sons were burnt to death in sleep by a…

NIGERIA : Boko Haram Gunmen Kill Christian Leader in Borno State

Gunmen believed to be members of the deadly Islamic extremist Boko Haram group yesterday (Tuesday, May 14, 2013) killed the…

AIDS : 14 adult patients in long term functional remission of HIV

Few patients treated very early in primary infection are able to control infection after treatment interruption. Newly published scientific study…

Sport and exercise : French women trailing behind their European neighbours

French women are less likely to spend any time on physical activities including sport, exercise or even household chores, compared…

PAKISTAN : Pastor Karma Patras Released on Bail

In a rare instance in Pakistan, a judge granted bail to a pastor accused of blaspheming Islam because the complainant…

Indonesian church firebombings

Three men threw Molotov cocktails at two churches in Makassar, the provincial capital, in the early hours of Sunday, February…

Rise of human immunodeficiency virus seroconversions in France

Real-time laboratory surveillance of sexually-transmissible infections in Marseille University hospitals reveals rise of gonorrhoea, syphilis and human immunodeficiency virus seroconversions…

Gumen kill six Christians in the northern Nigerian state of Yobe

Gunmen in the northern Nigerian state of Yobe have shot dead at least six Christians, the army and local officials…

Christians Killed in Sudan Bombing

The Sudanese military in the last two weeks has bombed more non-Arab people in largely Christians areas of the Nuba…

Boko Haram Attacks in Nigeria Constitute ‘Crimes Against Humanity’

Jubilee Campaign and the Christian Association of Nigerian Americans (CANAN) -- www.cananusa.org – has told the ASSIST News Service (www.assistnews.net)…

Sudan: who cares about genocide ?

Sudanese president Omar el-Bashir's genocidal jihad continues unabated against the non-Muslims and non-Arabs in the 'new south' of Abyei, South…

Nigeria: Strong Faith (Video)

Ten years ago, Nigerian Christians could expect a major attack against them about once every year. Then the attacks began…

Egyptian Christians await new pope to succeed Shenouda III

Egypt's Coptic Christians will learn the name of their new pope on Sunday, when a blindfolded child selects the name…

Christians threatened by Islamisation in Tanzania

Tanzania's population is 31 percent Muslim and 54 percent Christian, although only about eight percent attend church. Fundamentalist Islam has…

Delivered from rape: an unforgettable experience

Can I ever forget the words of my aunt’s husband? It was during one of my long vacation holidays in…

Islamists burned church buildings in Tanzania

According to Morning Star News, Islamists burned several church buildings in various parts of Tanzania this week after two children’s…

Pakistani Boy Accused of “Blasphemy” Relates Ordeal

When 16-year-old Ryan Stanton and his father returned to their home in the middle-class area of Gulshan-i-Iqbal, Karachi, the night…

Muslim Gang Attempts to Kidnap Egyptian Christian Mother

According to a respected Middle Eastern journalist, Mary Abdelmassih, writing for Assyrian International News Agency (www. www.aina.org), a Muslim gang…

IRAN: Seven Christians Detained Following Raid on Prayer Meeting

Seven Christians from the Church of Iran denomination have been imprisoned following a raid by members of the security services…

Christians Face Violence and Suffering in Syria

“The violence has pushed people out of their homes, fleeing for their lives. Many are displaced internally and many others…

Muslim Egyptian Prosecutor and His Sons Attempt to Demolish Church

Mohammad Mostafa Kamel, a Muslim prosecutor at the Alexandria Criminal Court, and his two sons, aided by some hired Muslims,…

Sierra Leone: More Muslims Converting to Christianity

In the past year, more Muslim leaders in Sierra Leone have converted to Christianity than ever before, according to a…

Christian pastor arrested for baptizing former Muslims

Pastor Khanna converted to Christianity in 1969 at the age of 22. He later became a minister in the Church…

Iranian Official dishonored Christian Leaders

A member of the Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution called all non-Islamic religious leaders the most "corrupted" people and…

BISPHENOL A: Towards the development of BPA substitutes

“The results of our study and the cellular, biophysical and bioinformatic tools we have developed will make it possible to…

Sumbal Masih, a teenage Christian girl has been ‘tortured’

Sumbal Masih, a teenage Pakistani Christian girl who was working as a maid for a Muslim family, has allegedly been…

Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi warns against loss of support

Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi has warned the establishment about the regime’s loss of popularity under the “pressure…

LAOS: Young Pastor Killed

A 24-year-old Lao pastor was found dead in the forest in July, and Christians believe he was murdered. Thong Hak,…

RUSSIA: Moscow Authorities Destroy Church Building

Unidentified workers, backed by police and civil volunteers, tore down the Holy Trinity Pentecostal Church in east Moscow in the…

AFGHANISTAN: Christians Gain Confidence and Faith

Christians in Afghanistan are less fearful than they were a couple of years ago, and many are dedicated to witnessing…

Pastor Henry Rodriguez Shot Dead in Colombia

A Christian human rights agency is calling for a full investigation into the murder of protestant Pastor Henry Rodriguez, 44,…

Perpetrators of Turkey’s ‘Malatya Massacre’ Put on Trial

Nineteen suspects accused of inciting the brutal 2007 murders of three Christians in eastern Turkey went on trial before Malatya’s…

Kazakhstan Jails Pastor Makset Djabbarbergenov, Considers Extradition To Uzbekistan

A former Uzbek house church pastor is in a Kazakhstan jail, awaiting a ruling whether he will be returned to…

BHUTAN: Prayer Request for 40 pastors

Pray for 30 to 40 pastors and leaders who are studying in an underground Bible school. They are using the…

SRI LANKA: Pastor and Wife Assaulted by Mob

A pastor and his wife were attacked recently in Deniyaya, Sri Lanka, while returning from a church member's home. A…

CHINA: Missionary Couple Ordered to Leave

Officials from China's Public Security Bureau (PSB) asked a missionary couple to leave the country after they were caught attending…

Assad wake up, your time is up !

As the Syrian civil war, also referred to as the Syrian uprising, continues to spiral out of control, with the…

A destroyed church building in Homs, Syria

A destroyed church building in Homs, Syria Christians in Syria are in desperate need as the country continues to be…

Holy Trinity Pentecostal Church Destroyed in east Moscow

Unidentified workers, backed by police and civil volunteers, tore down the Holy Trinity Pentecostal Church in east Moscow in the…

A young Christian Leader in South Sudan was jailed “unjustly”

Gary and Louis Short, leaders of Hope for Life International based in Arlington, WA (www.hopeforlifeinternational.org), are requesting urgent prayer for…

Feliz Corley

Friends of Uzbek religious refugee Makset Djabbarbergenov – who has lived with his family in Kazakhstan since 2007 – fear…

Pakistani Christians pay tribute to Cecil Chaudhry

Cecil Chaudhry, 71, a veteran fighter pilot of Pakistan Air Force, died at the age of 71, on Friday, April…

Rimsha Masih released from jail

After spending three weeks in Adial Jail Rawalpindi, a Pakistani Christian girl accused of blasphemy against the Quran, Muslims’ holy…