Hungary’s controversial Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has received an Armenian church award for supporting persecuted Christians, his press chief said.
China Aid reports that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has continued to systematically close down churches and other Christian centers across the country.
s Fulani militant herdsmen murdered 70 more Christians in Nigeria’s Benue state this month, local authorities called on the federal government to supply Volunteer Guards with AK-47s to protect citizens as official security agencies have been unable to stem the ongoing slaughter of believers by Islamic terrorists, Morning Star News reports.
Islamic Fulani herdsmen have killed scores of Christians in a village in central Nigeria after murdering and injuring more than 100 other believers the previous week, Christians said Tuesday.
A Christian convert and father of six in eastern Uganda has had his hand cut off by radicalized Muslim extremists enraged that he and his family had left Islam and had started attending church, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Christians in Uganda are increasingly vulnerable to attacks by Islamic extremists, even though Muslims are a minority group and Christianity is legal in the country.
Tajikistan’s autocratic Islamic government has told Protestant church leaders that it will not register new churches, effectively banning congregations, Christians familiar with the talks said Thursday.
Iranian authorities have upheld the five-year prison sentences handed to each of three Christians convicted of “engaging in propaganda” and sharing “deviant beliefs contrary to Holy Sharia law” through practicing their faith at a house church, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Two Christian leaders in Omdurman, Sudan were arrested last week for singing worship songs during their church service, the Christian Post (CP) reports. While the situation for Sudanese Christians somewhat improved following the 2019 ousting of Islamic dictator Omar al-Bashir, it has worsened again since the subsequent Islamic military coup of 2021.
Hindu nationalist police officers in India’s Uttar Pradesh state severely beat up a pastor after arresting him for singing a hymn on the roof of his home during a family devotional in April, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.
One of China’s most popular workplace communication apps has censored the account of a Christian woman because she posted what it described as “illegal” religious messages, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Suspected Islamic gunmen attacked two churches in Nigeria’s northern Kaduna State on Sunday, killing three worshippers and abducting at least 36 people, authorities and witnesses said.
Pressure mounts on the Nigerian government to explain the military’s role in attacks by suspected Islamic Fulani militants against Christians in the northern Kaduna State that left at least 32 dead.
Nigeria’s kidnapped Anglican Bishop Adeyinka Aderogba, his wife, and their driver have been released after spending 48 hours in captivity, their church confirmed.
Fulani jihadist militants murdered at least 11 people in Nigeria’s majority-Christian Benue State on June 12, in an ongoing slaughter of Christians in the north of the country, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.