Christian Persecution

Religious Persecution

Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake. And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another.
(Matthew 24:9-10)

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6/4/2019 8:42:04 AM
Pastor urges “strong wave of protest” after Assyrian Church in Iran shut down, cross removed
Barnabas Fund

Iranian security agents stormed into a 100-year-old Assyrian church and tore the cross from its tower in a major city in the north-west of the country on 9 May.

6/4/2019 8:30:05 AM
Muslim Clerics Threaten Sudanese Christian in Egypt

JUBA, South Sudan, June 4, 2019 (Morning Star News) – Days after Muslim leaders in Egypt came to his apartment to warn him to return to Islam, a Sudanese ...

6/4/2019 8:13:33 AM
Churches Shut Down, Demolished—Despite Deals with CCP
Bitter Winter

The compromises Three-Self churches made with the Chinese government only brought intensified persecution, not peace. Li Changshan “If you don’t follow the government’s demands, the church will be sealed off!” Government officials often threaten Christians in this way to force them to carry out all of the government’s policies. Even making deals with the CCP isn’t proving to be beneficial for the communities of the Three-Self Church, which have sought to make concessions with the party in order to keep the peace. Instead, the government’s crackdown on religion is just too powerful, too mena...

6/4/2019 6:53:37 AM
Global Christian Persecution Remains High, Media Interest Remains Low

While you might have seen a decrease in mainstream media reporting regarding Christian persecution, there has only been an increase in the persecution ...

6/4/2019 6:12:27 AM
Christian Refugees Denied Asylum in Sweden for Failing Difficult Theological Quiz

A number of Christian refugees have been denied asylum in Sweden after failing a difficult theology-based quiz which is administered by immigration authorities ...

5/6/2019 11:25:53 AM
Blind Indian Pastor Finally Acquitted, but Christians Targeted 80 Times by Violent Mobs So Far This Year
CBN News

A pastor's case took three years to be settled by an Indian court, but now his acquittal is being hailed as a triumph by Christian persecution watch groups.

5/6/2019 10:29:00 AM
Iran Admits Christianity Is Growing Despite Repression
Iran Focus

Interesting in Human Rights in Iran and the current events that are preventing them from happening? We are the top source for Iranian current news. Read more ...

5/6/2019 9:50:33 AM
Christian Persecution is on the Rise: Sri Lanka and Beyond

Christianity is under persecution now more than ever. According to the Tablet, a study shows that one-third of the world's population are victims of persecution, ...

5/6/2019 9:08:12 AM
80 Percent of World's Persecuted are Christians, New Report Says

An estimated 80 percent of all persecuted religious believers around the world are Christians, according to new British report that also says the level of ...

5/2/2019 1:53:40 PM
100 Nigerian Christians killed in April by Fulani militants, Boko Haram: NGO report
The Christian Post

At least 100 Christians in Nigeria were killed and hundreds of others injured in April, according to a human rights watchdog group warning that Fulani attacks ...

5/2/2019 8:37:07 AM
Funeral Held for Eight Nigerian Christians Killed After Driver 'Deliberately' Crashes Into Procession
Christian News Network

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Hundreds of family members and sympathizers on Saturday (April 27) attended a funeral in northeastern Nigeria for eight ...

4/30/2019 10:38:47 AM
'If You Continue to Preach Jesus, We Will Not Spare You': Nepali Pastor Filled With Fear – and Faith – Following Attack
Christian News Network

Photo Credit: Morning Star News (Morning Star News) – More than a month after men claiming to be Maoists in Nepal assaulted Dhurba Kumar Pariyar, the ...

4/30/2019 8:43:41 AM
At least six Christians killed in a church attack in Burkina Faso
Evangelical Focus

A pastor, two of his sons and three other worshippers died. “Europe must stand united against the persecution of Christians in Africa”, said Antonio Tajani, ...

4/30/2019 7:13:00 AM
Funeral Held for Eight Christians, Including Children, Killed in Easter Procession in Nigeria
Gospel Herald

Hundreds of family members and sympathizers on Saturday (April 27) attended a funeral in northeastern Nigeria for eight young Christians, six of them minors, ...

4/25/2019 12:36:05 PM
Is Religious Persecution in Russia Escalating? Elderly Baptist Pastor Charged for ‘Illegal’ Missionary Work

Christian groups in parts of Russia are concerned that persecution against their communities could be spreading, after a Baptist pastor was charged for “illegal” ...

4/25/2019 9:36:09 AM
Nepal arrests 4 Christians over 'false' conversion allegation; US citizen deported
The Christian Post

Four Christians have been arrested in Nepal, including a United States citizen, months after a controversial law criminalizing religious conversion went into effect ...

4/25/2019 9:17:15 AM
Media Turn Blind Eye as Islamic Militants Ramp Up Genocide Against Christians in Latest Nigerian Attack

Nigeria's Christian community has been rocked yet again by a vicious assault at the hands of the Islamic Fulani militants, […]

4/25/2019 7:08:20 AM
UK's persecution review too limited, Churches warn
The Tablet

The Prime minister and foreign secretary used their Easter messages to highlight the cause of persecuted Christians around the world, despite the heads of the ...

4/11/2019 12:41:13 PM
Christian Father in Sweden Removes Daughters From Muslim Foster Home, Flees to Poland
The New American

It is said that Swedish authorities can “'legally' kidnap your child” and place him in their foster-care system (which already has a problem with child abuse).

4/11/2019 12:15:53 PM
The War on Christianity
The Epoch Times

Commentary St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church is located in Chino, California, a small city roughly 35 miles east ...

4/11/2019 12:15:01 PM
Family fears health of US pastor imprisoned in China is deteriorating after Bible sent home
The Christian Post

After over 10 years of ministering to prisoners in China, the family of American pastor David Lin is finally raising awareness and calling on the Chinese ...

4/11/2019 9:42:15 AM
Sudan's Islamic Dictator Who Persecuted Christians Has Been Ousted, but the Struggle Is Far from Over
CBN News

Sudan's military has overthrown and arrested the country's long-time anti-Christian dictator, President Omar al-Bashir, and it has taken charge of the country for ...

4/11/2019 8:36:30 AM
Indian Christians raise concern ahead of elections

As the polls open for India's general election, Christians there are said to be fearful of rigging and further persecution.

4/1/2019 8:59:02 AM
Chick-fil-A bans should disgust you, whether you are a Christian or not
Fox News

The San Antonio City Council recently approved an amendment to a seven-year agreement that includes removing Chick-fil-A from any concessions in the local ...

3/11/2019 6:05:00 PM
China official says West using Christianity to 'subvert' power

BEIJING (Reuters) - Western forces are trying to use Christianity to influence China's society and even “subvert” the government, a senior official said, warning ...

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