Four of the six Christians jailed and charged in Jharkhand state, India. (Morning Star News courtesy of Singhray Kullu)

Christians in India Praise God in Spite of Police Brutality, Month in Jail

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – Six Christians facing false charges, two of them beaten by police, were jailed for a month for praying for a sick woman in eastern India, they said. After tribal Gondi villagers in Simdega District, Jharkhand state, attacked the Christians on Sept. 16, officers at the local police station refused to listen […]

The Rev. Dacholom Datiri of the Church of Christ in Nations COCIN. (Morning Star News)

Five Christians Killed, Five Others Missing in Muslim Herdsmen Attacks in Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Five Christians were killed and five others are missing after attacks by Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria’s Plateau and Benue states in the past two weeks. Two members of the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN) were killed on Sunday (Nov. 12) in Plateau state’s Wereng village, Riyom Local Government […]

Officials collect information from Christians in Jiangsu Province. (China Aid)

China Tightens Control on Churches, Enforces Law Against Teaching Children

(Morning Star News) – China has tightened its “choke-hold” on churches across the country in recent weeks, according to advocacy group China Aid. Recent bans on unregistered church worship and on teaching Christianity to children, “as if intending to eliminate all house churches at once,” have startled Christians, a China Aid source reported. In Guangzhou, […]

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Accuser of Five Church Leaders in Sudan Fails to Appear for Court Hearing – Again

  JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – The police officer who accused five church leaders of refusing an order to stop worship services in Sudan again failed to show up at a hearing on Tuesday (Nov. 21), casting further doubt on the legitimacy of the charges, sources said. The officer who arrested the Sudanese Church […]

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Muslim Posing as Christian Teacher at School in Uganda Attacks Director, Sources Say

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Christians Charged with Serious Crimes after Hindu Extremists, Police Detain Children in India

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Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Ambush, Kill Nine Christians in Plateau State, Nigeria

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China Tightens Control on Churches, Enforces Law Against Teaching Children

(Morning Star News) – China has tightened its “choke-hold” on churches across the country in recent weeks, according to advocacy group China Aid. Recent bans on unregistered church worship and on teaching Christianity to children, “as if intending to eliminate all house churches at once,” have startled Christians, a China Aid source reported. In Guangzhou, […]