Hindu extremists harass pastor Dasarath Pawar (second from left) in Madhuban Lawn, Varanasi District, Uttar Pradesh, India on Sept. 8, 2019. (Morning Star News)

Hindu Extremists, Police Shut Down Worship Services in Uttar Pradesh, India

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – Police broke up a congregational gathering of 6,000 worshippers in northern India on Tuesday (Oct. 15) after Hindu extremists leveled false charges of black magic, arms possession and forcible conversion against the pastor, sources said. An administrative officer from Bahraich District, Uttar Pradesh, arrived with police in Pandeypurwa village, […]

Building of the Protestant Church of the Full Gospel of Tizi-Ouzou, or EPPETO. (Morning Star News)

Peaceful Sit-In Provokes Order to Close Church in Algeria, Christian Leader Says

TIZI-OUZOU, Algeria (Morning Star News) – A Christian protest of Algeria’s church closures resulted in an order on Sunday (Oct. 13) to seal the church building of the head of the umbrella group of Protestant churches, the leader said. Salah Chalah, head of the Protestant Church of Algeria umbrella group (l’Église Protestante d’Algérie, or EPA), […]

Bomb attack by Islamist extremist group Boko Haram in Abuja, Nigeria on April 14, 2014. (Wikipedia, VOA)

Decade of Tears and Blood: 10 Years of Boko Haram Terrorism in Nigeria 

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A decade after Boko Haram began a bloody campaign to impose sharia (Islamic law) on all of Nigeria, Christian leaders say some areas are still under the control of the terrorists. The Rev. Mohammed Abubakar Naga, chairman of the Borno state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), told […]

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‘Sad Day’ in Algeria as Officials Seal Buildings of Country’s Largest Churches

TIZI-OUZOU, Algeria (Morning Star News) – Authorities in Algeria on Wednesday (Oct. 16) closed the Tafath (Light) church building in Tizi-Ouzou, a day after sealing shut the country’s largest church despite resistance, sources said. A third church in northern Algeria, Source of Light church in Makouda, was also closed on Tuesday (Oct. 15). Pastor Mustapha […]

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Christian Slain in Kaduna State, 13 Others Killed in Plateau State, Nigeria

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Christian Woman Killed in Kidnapping of Four Baptists in Nigeria 

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Six Girls, Two Staff Members Kidnapped from Christian-Run High School in Nigeria 

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Decade of Tears and Blood: 10 Years of Boko Haram Terrorism in Nigeria 

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A decade after Boko Haram began a bloody campaign to impose sharia (Islamic law) on all of Nigeria, Christian leaders say some areas are still under the control of the terrorists. The Rev. Mohammed Abubakar Naga, chairman of the Borno state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), told […]