Remains of Sudanese Church of Christ demolished in June in North Khartoum. (Morning Star News)

Tensions High as Church in Sudan Strives to Fend Off Further Demolition

  NORTH KHARTOUM, Sudan (Morning Star News) – As churchwomen wailed and young men shouted that they were prepared to die to prevent further demolition, hundreds of Christians in North Khartoum blocked authorities’ attempts to destroy buildings on their compound this week. After a bulldozer accompanied by security personnel and police knocked down a wall […]

Ransacked church center north of Ho Chi Minh City. (Morning Star News)

Five Months of Attacks on Mennonite Church in Vietnam Prompt SOS

  (Morning Star News) – Police in Vietnam on Wednesday (Nov. 12) employed thugs wielding hammers and metal cutters to ransack a church center and drag away nine Christians, who were then charged with not having proper papers – documents officials had confiscated from them in previous raids. The toughs – accompanied this time, inexplicably, […]

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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Pakistanis protest against blasphemy laws and violence against Christians. (File Photo)

Police Say Woman Slain in Pakistan Innocent of Blasphemy; Politicians ‘Protecting Killers’

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – Police in Pakistan say a Christian couple tortured and slain this month over accusations that the wife desecrated the Koran were innocent, while relatives said politicians are trying to shield the killers from justice. Urged to act from mosque loudspeakers, a frenzied mob on Nov. 4 tore the clothes off [...]

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Young men with ties to Palestinian militants attack volunteer workers at Living Bread Church on Oct. 16. (Morning Star News photo by Sarah Spaeth)

Incessant Attacks on Jerusalem Church in Israel Meet with Police Indifference

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – Police have refused to respond to a … [Read More...]

Composite of Shahzad Masih and Shama Bibi. (Morning Star News photo courtesy of family)

Islamist Mob in Pakistan Kills Christian Couple Accused of ‘Blasphemy’

CLARKABAD, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – Commanded from mosque … [Read More...]

Pastor Behnam Irani. (Present Truth Ministries photo)

Behnam Irani, Two Others Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Christian Activities in Iran

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – In what was termed a “serious blow” … [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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