Central Mosque in Auchi, Edo state, Nigeria. (Chisgo9ogie, Creative Commons)

Christians Kidnapped in Separate Attacks in Southwest Nigeria 

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen in southwestern Nigeria last week kidnapped Christian workers taking a bus to a wedding, while another group of Christians was kidnapped en route to a funeral in the same state. A relative of one of 48 Christians who were kidnapped off a Coaster Bus going from Ondo […]

Remains of church building after Nov. 8, 2022 attack in Katantala village in Kiboga Disrict, Uganda. (Morning Star News)

Pastors Wounded in Separate Attacks in Uganda

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A group of Muslim extremists in eastern Uganda seriously wounded a pastor and his wife in an attack on a meeting at their church on Nov. 18, he said. The knife attack on an evening service of Believers’ Church in Nansonko village, Kibuku District came in response to an evangelistic […]

Evin Prison in Tehran, Iran. (Ehsan Iran, Creative Commons)

Iran Releases Two Christians from Notorious Evin Prison

(Morning Star News) – Two Christians imprisoned in Iran for their church leadership roles were released a few days after a fire broke out in Tehran’s Evin Prison on Oct. 15, but rights advocates were mystified about why they were freed. Pastor Naser Navard Goltapeh, who had spent two months in solitary confinement, was released […]

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Terrorists in Nigeria Kill, Kidnap – and Demand Ransom for Corpse

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists in the past month killed at least 30 Christians in Plateau state, Nigeria and 10 in Kaduna state, where they also demanded payment for a corpse after collecting ransom for the Christian they kidnapped and killed. In Plateau state’s Bokkos County, hundreds of suspected […]

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Pastor Jailed in Sudan for Prayer Meeting to Heal Mother

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Pastor in Laos Was Tortured and Killed, Sources Say

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Sikh in India Leads Pastor into Knife Attack

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – A Christian pastor in northern India … [Read More...]

Commentary & Analysis

Iran Releases Two Christians from Notorious Evin Prison

(Morning Star News) – Two Christians imprisoned in Iran for their church leadership roles were released a few days after a fire broke out in Tehran’s Evin Prison on Oct. 15, but rights advocates were mystified about why they were freed. Pastor Naser Navard Goltapeh, who had spent two months in solitary confinement, was released […]