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U.S. State Dept. Stops Christians from Testifying
The U.S. State Department has repeatedly hindered witnesses from testifying about the persecution of Christians by Muslims. [ 1 Comment ]

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Rejects State's Attempt to Keep Ten Commandments Monument
The Oklahoma Supreme Court has rejected a last ditch attempt by the state to keep a Ten Commandments monument next to the Oklahoma Capitol. [ 8 Comments ]

Indian Pastor Accused of Illegal Conversions
The pastor of a church in the village of Raiguda in India's Orissa state was arrested earlier this month for "illegally" converting 300 people to Christianity. [ No Comments ]

U.K. Denies Refuge to Christians Fleeing Islamic State
With the rise of the Islamic State, we are seeing what may become a "genocide" of Christians in the Middle East, yet the U.K. has closed its doors to them, according to Barnabas Fund International Director Patrick Sookhdeo. [ 6 Comments ]

Mexico: Protestant Converts Released from Prison
Two converts to Protestantism who had been imprisoned at the municipal capital of San Juan Chamula in Chiapas State since July 7 have now been released. [ No Comments ]

Pakistan: Last Appeal for Christian Mom Sentenced to Death
A Christian mother sentenced to death in Pakistan for allegedly committing blasphemy will be given one last appeal by Pakistan's court system to avoid execution. [ 6 Comments ]

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Iran: Two Christians Recalled to Jail
Two Iranian Christians have been sent to serve the prison sentences they received in 2013. [ 1 Comment ]

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A North Korean cultural representative claims it's 'absolutely false' that Christians are being persecuted in the Communist state, and argued that American evangelicals 'take advantage' of drug addicts and homeless people, forcing them to convert to their religion in exchange for food.

Roman Catholics and Protestants in the Chinese province of Zhejiang have launched a campaign aimed at making crosses and carrying them everywhere in response to the Communist government's continued crackdown on churches.

Church leaders in Israel have blamed anti-Christian violence on a a lack of action by the government on the issue. On the heels of the June 18 arson attack against the Church of Loaves and Fishes, Benedictine Father Nikodemus Schnabel, spokesman for the Benedictine Dormition Abbey on Mount Zion, told the Catholic News Service that fires and vandalism have plagued other churches and church property for years.

A Mississippi school district was fined $7,500 for opening an optional assembly with a prayer.

The city of Coeur d'Alene has no plans to arrest Don and Evelyn Knapp. Certainly the Knapps don't want to be arrested. So far everyone's on the same page.

Persecution of Christians has increased dramatically in parts of the world. Here we list the top 25 most anti-Christian countries.

Christian leaders -- including an 89-year-old bishop -- have taken to the streets of eastern China to protest against an 'evil' campaign to remove crosses that many see as a coordinated Communist party attack on their faith.

Christians considering how to respond to the Supreme Court's creation of 'same-sex marriage' face a challenge from within -- those who call themselves 'gay Christians' and contend the Bible does not condemn homosexual behavior.

A man stabbed two people, killing one of them at a Frederick, Md., counseling center Sunday, police said. The suspect, described as a 30-year-old male who had come from Northern Virginia, was taken into custody.

More Christians are facing religious persecution in the Middle East than at any time since early history, according to a recent study by the Pew Research Center.