At least 50 children – at least two dozen of them babies – have died at an orphanage in the Sudanese capital in the six weeks since Sudan’s latest war broke out in mid-April, medics said Monday.
The United States and Saudi Arabia on Sunday issued a joint statement calling for the brokered week-long ceasefire in Sudan to be extended beyond its expiry at 9.45pm local time on Monday, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.
An 85-year-old British citizen in Sudan was shot by snipers, and his wife then died of starvation after the British embassy in Sudan abandoned them, Britain’s BBC broadcaster reported Friday.
The Sudanese Council of Churches has condemned attacks on church leaders and church buildings as the conflict in Sudan rapidly escalates.
Church leaders in Sudan are asking for prayer as the nation reels under yet another bout of deadly violence and instability that Islamic extremists may use to bring about the return of harsh Islamic law in the country, Christian Today reports. Hundreds of diplomats from countries including the US and the UK were evacuated Sunday amid fears the violence will continue and intensify.
The Sudanese army and rival forces battling since the weekend agreed Tuesday to a temporary, 24-hour cease-fire, Arab media report after an American diplomatic convoy was attacked.
The leaders of Sudan’s army and paramilitary group, the Rapid Support Forces (RSD), agreed Sunday to a temporary ceasefire after two days of fighting that killed at least scores of people, including aid workers.
A Christian pastor in western Sudan has had to leave his home and go into hiding to escape arrest or abduction by his Muslim extremist relatives who accuse him of apostasy, Morning Star News reports.
A church pastor was among a ministry team of four Christians who were murdered by suspected Islamic extremists in Sudan last week, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Rights groups have reported worsening conditions for Sudanese believers since the 2021 military coup, which overthrew the transitional government installed after brutal dictator Omar al-Bashir was ousted in 2019.
An Islamic extremist in Sudan’s military is suspected of having burned down the building of a Sudanese Church of Christ congregation in Al Qadarif state last week, Morning Star News (MSN) reports.
A pastor in Sudan has been jailed for alleged “witchcraft” after he led a prayer meeting for his sick mother, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. State-sponsored persecution of Christians has returned to Sudan since last year’s military coup toppled the moderate government, which had succeeded ousted Islamic dictator Omar al-Bashir in 2019.
The general prosecutor Sudan’s Central Darfur region has dismissed a case against four Christian men charged with apostasy that previously carried the death penalty, trial observers told Worthy News.
Sudanese Christians are mourning after suspected Muslim militants killed the three young children of a deceased Catholic Church deacon in Sudan’s Central Darfur region, Worthy News established late Tuesday.
Four members of the Sudanese Baptist Church in western Sudan’s Central Darfur state are in hiding amid concerns they may be executed after the men were released on bail, Worthy News learned Monday.
Explosions rocked a critical Ukrainian port city Saturday, threatening a landmark food that the United Nations chief described as a “Beacon of Hope” for a hungry world.
Four Christian men in Sudan’s Darfur face the death penalty after being tortured and charged with apostasy for refusing to renounce their faith, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) reported.
Christian rights activists appealed for prayers Thursday as two church leaders detained during Bible class in Sudan could face jail on charges of “public nuisance.”
Pope Francis says he will not resign soon despite several ailments, and he hopes to visit Kyiv and Moscow soon as part of a peace initiative.
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.
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