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Iran Claims Pastor 'Waging War Against God'
An Iranian pastor has been charged with "waging war against God," a crime punishable by death, according to BarnabasAid.
India: ICC Helps Restore Razed Church
Radical Hindu nationalists run rampant across India, damaging churches at an alarming rate.
Islamic State Threatens U.S. Pastor in Iranian Jail
Pastor Saeed Abedini is facing death threats from members of the Islamic State who are incarcerated in the same Iranian prison where Abedini is being held, according to CBN.
Five Year Old Son of Anglican Vicar of Baghdad Cut in Half by Islamic State Jihadists
The five-year-old son of a founding member of Baghdad's Anglican church was cut in two during an attack on the Christian town of Qaraqosh by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, according to the Anglican Communion News Service.
Missing Nigerian Schoolgirls Found?
U.S. aerial imagery over northeastern Nigeria has recently detected large groups of girls being held in remote locations, raising hopes they are from the group of young women abducted by Boko Haram from a boarding school back on April 14, according to International Christian Concern.
100 Dead in Gwoza, Nigeria
After weeks of looting and wanton destruction in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, Islamists from Boko Haram Wednesday had killed an estimated 100 people in and around the Christian town of Gwoza, according to Morning Star News.
Pastor Killed in Cameroon By Boko Haram
A church leader was among 25 people killed in Cameroon as Muslim militants unleashed a series of assaults at the end of July.
Boko Haram Now Using Female Suicide Bombers
The Islamist terror group Boko Haram has now resorted to using young female bombers to destroy churches, according to Christian Solidarity Worldwide.
Christian Town Seeks Exclusion from Islamic Region
A Christian town in Mindanao is protesting its incorporation into the newly created, semi-independent Islamic region of Bangsamoro in the Philippines, according to BarnabasAid.
Meriam Ibrahim, Sudanese Woman Sentenced to Death, Arrives in U.S.
A Sudanese woman who was formerly sentenced to death for refusing to renounce her faith in Christ arrived on a flight from Rome into New Hampshire Thursday after intense diplomatic negotiations to save both her and her family.
China Intensifying Persecution of Christians
Chinese authorities are escalating their attacks on churches since they perceive the growth of Christianity as a threat to their communist regime, according to The Washington Free Beacon.
Four Christians Killed in Nigeria Church Bombing
A bomb attack in the northern Nigerian city of Kano Sunday killed four Christians and a soldier, according to Morning Star News.
Hindi Nationalists Attack Church of the Nazarene
A mob of Hindu nationalists attacked the Pentecostal Church of the Nazarene at Sehkari Nagar in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on July 16, according to AsiaNews.
Noted Convert in Egypt Imprisoned Again
An Egyptian convert to Christianity recently released to appeal his disputed conviction for "inciting sectarian violence" was imprisoned again on charges of "defaming Islam," according to Morning Star News.
Miriam Ibrahim Finally Leaves Sudan, Arrives in Italy
A Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentence under sharia for leaving Islam was flown to Italy with her family after spending more than a month in the U.S. embassy in Khartoum, according to the BBC.
Islamic State Destroys 1,800-Year-Old Church
Members of the militant Islamic State in Iraq and Syria torched an 1,800 year-old Catholic Church in Mosul as Christians fled for fear of their lives, according to the Christian Post.
Christianity and Non-Hindu Religious Activity Banned
Church leaders in India have petitioned Chhattisgarh state to reverse its ban on non-Hindu religious activity, according to Morning Star News.
Islamic State to Christians in Mosul: Convert or Die
The Islamic State have distributed leaflets to Christians in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul threatening to kill them if they don't convert, according to Breitbart News.
Buddhists Launch Anti-Christian Campaign
Buddhist group has launched a four-day campaign against "Christian fundamentalism" to stop their religious activities in Sri Lanka, according to Barnabas Aid.
Sudanese Family Drops Suit Against Christian Daughter
A lawsuit brought by a Sudanese Muslim family against a Christian woman to legally establish her as their Muslim daughter was dropped Wednesday in a development that could finally allow her to leave Sudan once and for all, according to Reuters.
Chinese Pastor Sentenced to 12 Years
Nanle County Church Pastor Shaojie Zhang was sentenced on July 4 to 12 years in prison in China, according to International Christian Concern.
Christian Pastor Arrested in Iran
Iranian security forces have arrested three Christians including a pastor, according to Christian Today.
Sweden: Midwife Fired for Refusing to Perform Abortions
A Scandinavian rights group has filed a lawsuit against the Swedish government on behalf of a Christian midwife who was fired for refusing to perform abortions, according to International Christian Concern.
US Failure Leads to Sudan Mom's Legal Limbo
The case of Meriam Ibrahim, the Christian Sudanese mom who was recently freed from prison after being sentenced to death for apostasy, remains in legal limbo.
Patriarch Appeals for Missing Nuns, Orphans
Iraq's Patriarch has appealed for the release of two nuns and three orphans who have been missing in Mosul, according to Yahoo News.
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