Burma army personnel arrested Catholic priests. (Wikimedia)

Burma Army Admits Detaining Two Catholic Church Leaders

YANGON, Burma (Morning Star News) – Burma (Myanmar) army officials have confirmed that they arrested two assistant priests missing since Dec. 24 and accused them of aiding ethnic separatists. The Burma army accused Dom Dawng Nawng Latt and La Jaw Gam Hseng of serving as “informers and spreading false news on behalf of the armed insurgents” […]

Bishop George Edweu and former sheikh. (Morning Star News)

Pastor in Uganda Attacked after Sheikh Sent to Kill Him Becomes Christian

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremists ambushed a church leader in eastern Uganda last week after a sheikh they had sent to assassinate him at a church service instead became a Christian, sources said. In Amuria, about 170 miles (280 kilometers) northeast of Kampala, Bishop George Edweu of the Pentecostal Upright Church had arrived […]

Jakarta Gov. Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama. (Wikipedia)

Indonesia Faces Defining Moment in ‘Blasphemy’ Protests against Christian Governor Ahok

(Morning Star News) – Having concluded their investigations, Indonesian police have now named Jakarta’s ethnic Chinese Christian Gov. Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama a suspect in a blasphemy case. The case that has produced virulent protests will now to go trial. Islamic fundamentalists are now demanding he be arrested and incarcerated, as is normally the case with […]

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Sudan Deports South Sudanese Pastor for Evangelistic Activities, Sources Say

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Sudanese authorities ordered a South Sudanese pastor to leave the country last month for evangelizing and church activities, sources said. Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) on Dec. 6 ordered pastor Koat Akot of the Sudan Pentecostal Church to leave within 72 hours after an official told him […]




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Indonesia Faces Defining Moment in ‘Blasphemy’ Protests against Christian Governor Ahok

(Morning Star News) – Having concluded their investigations, Indonesian police have now named Jakarta’s ethnic Chinese Christian Gov. Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama a suspect in a blasphemy case. The case that has produced virulent protests will now to go trial. Islamic fundamentalists are now demanding he be arrested and incarcerated, as is normally the case with […]