Protestors march for protection of Christian community on Jan. 31. (Morning Star News courtesy of Rev. Daniel Inbaraj)

Humiliating Attack in India Tests Young Pastor’s Faith

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A pastor in northern India who was beaten and paraded through streets with his head half-shaved as crowds called for him to be cut to pieces said he is thankful that he was counted worthy to suffer for the name of Christ. On Friday (Jan. 29) Hindu extremists posing as […]

The Rev. Kwa Shamaal. (Morning Star News)

Sudan Releases One of Two Pastors Detained in December

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Sudanese authorities have released one of two pastors detained in December, sources said. The Rev. Kwa Shamaal, head of missions for the Sudanese Church of Christ (SCOC), was arrested on Dec. 18 and released on Dec. 21 but had been required to report daily to the office of the […]

Photo of Garissa University College attack victim, Selpher Wandia, 21. (Morning Star News from Twitter)

Morning Star News’ Top 10 Persecution Stories of 2015

(Morning Star News) – Islamic extremist violence in countries not known for religious tensions, majority-Christian Kenya and Uganda, topped Morning Star News’ stories in 2015. While the Islamic State terrorized Christians in Syria, Iraq and Libya, and Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria killed innocent civilians in the shadow of Boko Haram, in northeast Kenya Al […]

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Al Shabaab Kills Christians in Raid on Village in Coastal Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – In a pre-dawn raid on a predominantly Christian area in coastal Kenya on Sunday (Jan. 31), Islamic extremist Al Shabaab rebels killed at least four Christians, beheading one of them, area sources said. In the Kaisari area of Maporomoko village, near Pandanguo about 25 miles inland from the Indian Ocean […]




Spotlight

Suicide Bombings in Two Towns in Nigeria Leave 26 Dead, Dozens Injured

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suicide attacks on two predominantly … [Read More...]

Turkish Court Rules Government Failed to Protect Christians Killed in Malatya

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – A Turkish court ruled on Tuesday … [Read More...]

Church Building in Algeria Looted, Vandalized

TIZI-OUZOU, Algeria, (Morning Star News) – Unknown “thugs” who wrote a … [Read More...]

Commentary & Analysis

Morning Star News’ Top 10 Persecution Stories of 2015

(Morning Star News) – Islamic extremist violence in countries not known for religious tensions, majority-Christian Kenya and Uganda, topped Morning Star News’ stories in 2015. While the Islamic State terrorized Christians in Syria, Iraq and Libya, and Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria killed innocent civilians in the shadow of Boko Haram, in northeast Kenya Al […]