A pastor leads a Christian meeting by flashlight at damaged church building in Niamey, Niger. (RUN International).jpg

Faith of Christians in Niger Grows Stronger in Face of Unprecedented Violence

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Christians in Niger are joyfully meeting in homes under police protection as they plan to rebuild church buildings and houses after attacks last weekend (Jan. 16-18) that were unprecedented in scale. “Nothing of this magnitude has ever happened in this nation,” wrote one missionary couple in the capital, Niamey. “Nearly […]

Mourners at funeral for four Copts on July 7, 2013. (Morning Star News photo)

Christian in Egypt Gunned Down

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – Police in Upper Egypt have arrested a man who, according to eyewitnesses, gunned down a Christian on Tuesday (Jan. 13) for what family members believe was their refusal to drop charges against the suspect’s relatives in other religiously motivated killings in 2013. Hasan Baghdadi was arrested on Wednesday (Jan. 14) […]

Baptism of a convert to Christianity at an undisclosed viillage in India. (Christian Aid Mission)

Controversy over ‘Reconversions’ in India Leads to Proposal to Outlaw Conversions

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A Hindu nationalist drive to “reconvert” non-Hindus over the Christmas season foundered, but protests against the campaign led to an unexpected consequence: a proposal to ban on all conversions except “reconversions” to Hinduism. During an Advent season that saw the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi propose a “Good […]

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Portion of Imam Abudalah Ali's statement disowning his daughter for conversion to Christ. (Morning Star New)

Imam in Uganda Allegedly Beats Daughter to Death for Converting to Christ

  NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A 12-year-old girl who was hospitalized for two weeks after her Muslim father beat her and her sister for converting to Christ last month is traumatized after learning that her sister died from the assault, sources said. Naigaga Saidah’s father, Imam Abudalah Ali of Bwita mosque in Kaliro [...]

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Photo of some of kidnapped Copts on The International Jihad Network Libya website. (Morning Star News)

ISIS-Related Group Claims Responsibility for Egyptians Still Held in Libya

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – Contrary to published reports, 13 … [Read More...]

Meriam Ibrahim with family after her release on June 23. (Shareif ali Shareif)

Morning Star News’ Top 10 Persecution Stories of 2014

(Morning Star News) – In a year that saw a new level of cruelty unleashed … [Read More...]

Bishoy Armia Boulous, previously known as Mohammed Hegazy. (Morning Star News)

Noted Convert from Islam in Egypt Wins Partial Appeal but Remains in Jail

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – A noted convert in Egypt who was … [Read More...]

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Baptism of a convert to Christianity at an undisclosed viillage in India. (Christian Aid Mission)

Controversy over ‘Reconversions’ in India Leads to Proposal to Outlaw Conversions

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A Hindu nationalist drive to “reconvert” non-Hindus over the Christmas season foundered, but protests against the campaign led to an unexpected consequence: a proposal to ban on all conversions except “reconversions” to Hinduism. During an Advent season that saw the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi propose a “Good [...]

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