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 […]

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

Police in Sudan Attack Worshipping Congregation, Arrest 38 Christians

  NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Police in North Khartoum, Sudan yesterday beat, arrested and fined 38 Christians worshipping at Khartoum Bahri Evangelical Church, sources said. After nearly two weeks of raiding and demolishing church property, officers armed with guns and batons arrived at the church compound at 6:30 a.m. on two trucks accompanied […]

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

Christians Protest Violence as Church Burning Hits New Delhi, India

(Morning Star News) – Christians in New Delhi, unaccustomed to religious hostilities more common in remote areas, erupted in protest as violence hit the capital last week. Church leaders wrote to national officials as the Advent season brought three disturbing incidents, including an apparent arson attempt. The interior of one of the larger church buildings in the [...]

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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...]

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 … [Read More...]

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...]

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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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