Nigerian flag (Wikipedia)

Four Christians Killed in Bomb Attack in Northern Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A bomb attack in the northern Nigerian city of Kano on Sunday (July 27) killed four Christians and a soldier, sources said. The bomb was hurled over a fence of St. Charles Catholic Church as parishioners were leaving a worship service, they said; Islamic extremists from the Boko Haram terrorist […]

Tana River in county of the same name in Kenya. (Morning Star News via Wikipedia)

Christians Killed in Attacks in Coastal Region of Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Two Christians near Kenya’s coast were killed Monday night (July 7) following attacks by suspected Islamic extremists over the weekend on two predominantly Christian villages that left more than 30 people dead, sources said. In the attack Monday night, the assailants arrived at Covenant Church, three kilometers north of Hindi, […]

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau. (Wikipedia)

Boko Haram Attacks Relentless in Wake of Kidnapping of Girls in Nigeria

(Morning Star News) – After a massacre in which members of the Islamic extremist Boko Haram group last month dressed in Nigerian Army fatigues, Christian leaders believe elements in the military must be complicit in the often-unchallenged attacks on Christians. In the wake of the group’s kidnapping of more than 300 high school girls, Boko […]

Breaking News

Rep. Chris Smith in recent trip to Nigeria. (Morning Star News)

Christians Killed in Nigeria in 1st Half of Year 91 Percent of Total Last Year, Group Says

(Morning Star News) – Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and others killed 1,631 Christians in Nigeria for their faith in the first six months of 2014 – a figure that is 91 percent of the total Christians killed in the country in all of last year, according to advocacy group Jubilee Campaign. Last year 1,783 Nigerian [...]

Spotlight

Roger Kiska of Alliance Defending Freedom. (Scandinavianhumandignityaward.org)

Swedish Midwife Sues State over Dismissal for Refusing to Aid in Abortions

(Morning Star News) – A Scandinavian rights group has filed suit against … [Read More...]

Kerolos Shouky Attallah. (Nations Without Borders)

Copt Convicted of ‘Blasphemy’ in Egypt for ‘Liking’ Facebook Page

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – A young Christian man in Upper Egypt … [Read More...]

El Amarawy mosque in Minya, Egypt. (Wikipedia)

Noted Convert in Egypt, Formerly Known as Hegazy, Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – A judge in Egypt yesterday sentenced … [Read More...]

Commentary & Analysis

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau. (Wikipedia)

Boko Haram Attacks Relentless in Wake of Kidnapping of Girls in Nigeria

(Morning Star News) – After a massacre in which members of the Islamic extremist Boko Haram group last month dressed in Nigerian Army fatigues, Christian leaders believe elements in the military must be complicit in the often-unchallenged attacks on Christians. In the wake of the group’s kidnapping of more than 300 high school girls, Boko [...]

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