Pakistan: Christian school raided by armed men

The Global Passion Christian school in Pakistan was last week raided by armed men who demanded money and violently assaulted students and female staff, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.

Israel: Scientists are planting date trees from 2,000-year old seed

Israeli scientists are growing fruit-bearing date trees using 2000-year-old ancient seeds from the Judean Desert and from Masada, Christian Headlines (CH) reports. Growing the trees and their fruit is part of a scientific experiment to determine how medicinal Israreli flora is, and to revive species that were available in Biblical times.

Iran Christian Convert Starts Prison Term

Iranian Christian convert Fariba Dalir has begun serving a two-year prison sentence for “acting against national security by establishing and leading an Evangelical Christian church,” an advocacy group confirmed.

Egypt: Coptic Archbishop stabbed to death, declared a martyr

A Coptic Archbishop who was stabbed to death on a street in Egypt earlier this month has been declared a martyr by the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Alexandria, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Archbishop Arsanious Wadidw was dressed in clerical attire and clearly identifiable as a priest when he was murdered by a lone knifeman as he handed out Ramadan gifts in Alexandria’s Maharam Bek District on April 7.

Hungary Elects First Female President As War Rages

Hungarian legislators elected Katalin Novák as the first female president of Hungary on Thursday at a time when the nation faces a massive influx of refugees fleeing the war in neighboring Ukraine.

Canada’s Trudeau Starts Quelling Protests

Canada’s prime minister imposed autocratic measures Monday to quell massive protests by truckers and others opposing his government’s COVID-19 restrictions.

Hungarians: ‘Don’t Make Quoting Bible A Crime’

Thousands of Hungarian Christians rallied Sunday near Finland’s embassy in Budapest against the “hate speech” trial of two prominent Finns who publicly quoted the Bible on homosexuality.

Hungarians Protest Trial Of Christian Finnish Leaders

Hungarians will rally at Finland’s embassy in Budapest against the trial of two Finnish Christian leaders who may face jail for sharing Biblical views on homosexuality, organizers say.

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