On Oct. 19, armed Muslims stormed two churches in Taraba state and killed 31 Christians as they worshipped, according to Morning Star News.
By Joseph DeCaro, Worthy News Correspondent BEIJING (Worthy News)– About 4 a.m. on Oct. 17, hundreds of uniformed Chinese agents blocked all the entrances to Kaiyang village, then climbed over the Kaiyang Church wall, broke into the church building and forcibly removed its cross. International Christian Concern also reported that two other church crosses in […]
Authorities have sentenced Behnam Irani and two other Christian leaders to six years in prison for their involvement with Iran's underground house churches, according to Morning Star News.
Four schoolgirls seized by Boko Haram six months ago have escaped from a camp in Cameroon run by the Islamist group, according to Barnabas Aid.
The conviction and death sentence of Asia Bibi under Pakistan's blasphemy laws has been upheld by the Lahore High Court, according to International Christian Concern.
The Sudanese Air Force dropped four bombs on a church in the Nuba Mountains Friday.
Religious minorities in Pakistan face discrimination even after death as Christian cemeteries outside of Islamabad are allowed to fall into disrepair while Muslim plots nearby remain in excellent condition, according to The Express Tribune.
Lawyers in Sudan representing Meriam Ibrahim are planning to take her cause to the country's constitutional court, according to Barnabas Aid.
A Christian in Uzbekistan has been fined and threatened with further punishment after religious literature was seized from his home during a raid by Uzbek police in August, according to Barnabas Aid.
A British messianic Jew deported from Israel last year for participating in an evangelistic outreach will appeal his case to the nation's supreme court, according to Morning Star News.
An Iraqi bishop whose community has taken in more than 70,000 displaced Christians is dismayed that the government in Baghdad has failed to offer any assistance, according to Patheos.
Barnabas Aid has learned that women and girls being held captive by ISIS at Mosul's Badush Prison have been given the choice to either convert to Islam, or suffer rape on a daily basis until they change their minds.
Jihadists from the Islamic State have destroyed a Syrian church that memorialized the Armenian Genocide in which more than a million Armenian and Assyrian Christians died at the hands of Turkish Muslims.
Attacks by violent Muslims have increased in intensity against a Christian congregation in East Jerusalem.
Local officials in Laos have arrested seven Christians for worshiping together on Sunday, according to Morning Star News.
The Bilaspur High Court in India has opposed a ban preventing non-Hindu missionaries from entering villages in Bastar district.
A Christian pastor accused of blasphemy was shot and killed by a policeman Thursday inside Pakistan's Adiyala jail in Rawalpindi, according to International Christian Concern.
Ethnic Fulani Muslims razed a church and killed 10 Christians in Nigeria's Plateau state in September, according to Morning Star News.
On Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, two suicide bombers from the Pakistani Taliban detonated their explosives just outside the gates of All Saints Church in the Christian community of Peshawar just as service ended; over one hundred Christians were killed and hundreds more severely wounded.
September 26, 2014 marks two years since American Pastor Abedini Saeed was imprisoned in Iran.
Sudan has banned five lawyers from leaving the country after they were accused of damaging the nation's reputation by defending Meriam Ibrahim, a Christian mother who was falsely accused of apostasy from Islam, according to Morning Star News.
Late last month, a church in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh was turned into a temple after members of the congregation were forcefully converted to Hinduism, according to Barnabas Aid.
Three pastors are facing charges that could lead to the death penalty for their involvement in Iran's underground house-church movement.
A court in Bhutan Thursday sentenced one pastor to nearly four years in prison for accepting funds for evangelism and another to almost two and a half years for organizing an illegal religious gathering.
Last week, Saudi Arabia's notorious religious police -- the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice -- had arrested almost 30 Christians worshiping at a private home in the Saudi city of Khafji.