Members of Khartoum Bahri Evangelical Church watch, pray and worship at disputed property. (Morning Star News)

Police in Sudan Arrest Church Leaders for Refusing to Surrender Worship Property

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Police and security personnel today dispersed a congregation keeping vigil over its disputed property in North Khartoum, Sudan, and arrested five church leaders, sources said. Authorities arrived at noon at the compound of the Khartoum Bahri Evangelical Church, where last week they demolished a pastor’s house and church wall, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Breaking News

Some of those detained at house church meeting await release at Lalmonirhat police station, Bangladesh. (Morning Star News)

Two Pastors in Bangladesh Face Charges for Proclaiming Christ to Muslims

DHAKA, Bangladesh (Morning Star News) – Two pastors in northwestern Bangladesh could face two years in prison if convicted for “hurting religious sentiments.” Police on Nov. 9 arrested the pastors and 41 people, including Muslims, who were listening to proclamation of Christ at a rented house in Nabinagar village in Lalmonirhat District, 300 kilometers (186 miles) northwest [...]

Spotlight

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 … [Read More...]

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. … [Read More...]

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...]

Commentary & Analysis

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 [...]

css.php