David Byle amid fire damage at Bible Correspondence Course in Turkey

Suspected Arsonist Sought in Fire at Bible Distribution Center in Istanbul, Turkey

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – Turkish authorities are searching for a suspected arsonist in connection with a fire here that destroyed thousands of New Testaments and other Christian books. The fire started at approximately 7 p.m. on Dec. 7 at the offices of the Bible Correspondence Course in Turkey (BCC-Turkey), located in a multistory building […]

Jummai Sunday. (Morning Star News)

Gunmen Kill Christian Widow in Jos, Nigeria Bomb Blasts

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – For Jummai Sunday, 63, Thursday (Dec. 11) began like any other for the Christian widow. After a morning devotional, she visited sick or bereaved families, and then returned home to gather items for sale at her market spot near the bus terminal area in Jos, Nigeria. She survived the twin […]

Jessica Boulos, killed in Cairo, Egypt on Aug. 6, 2013. (Morning Star News photo courtesy of Boulos family)

How to Read a Persecution News Story

(Morning Star News) – Any of you who regularly follow persecution news may find that it gets hard to read after a while. In response to reader requests on how to deal with so much horrific news – one becomes either despondent or desensitized – I’ll share how I handle it. The horror of some […]

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Jamia Mosque in Nairobi, Kenya. (Wikipedia)

Pastor in Kenya Fears His Life Is in Imminent Danger from Islamic Extremists

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A pastor in Kenya of Somali descent whom Islamic extremist Al Shabaab militants have threatened for leaving Islam fears he soon could be killed. Somali Al Shabaab rebels have offered a reward to anyone who kills the Rev. Mahad H. Birik, and after a video of him describing his conversion [...]

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Christians protest on Dec. 2 after the burning of the interior of St.

Christians Protest Violence as Church Burning Hits New Delhi, India

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Arrested Christians of Bahri Evangelical Church in jail in North Khartoum. (Morning Star News)

Police in Sudan Attack Worshipping Congregation, Arrest 38 Christians

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Kenya has led African coalition troops such as these from Djibouti against Al Shabaab in Somalia (Ilyas A. Abukar, Wikpedia)

Al Shabaab Islamists Again Attack Non-Muslims near Mandera, Kenya, Killing 36

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Members of the Islamic extremist … [Read More...]

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Jessica Boulos, killed in Cairo, Egypt on Aug. 6, 2013. (Morning Star News photo courtesy of Boulos family)

How to Read a Persecution News Story

(Morning Star News) – Any of you who regularly follow persecution news may find that it gets hard to read after a while. In response to reader requests on how to deal with so much horrific news – one becomes either despondent or desensitized – I’ll share how I handle it. The horror of some [...]

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