Marshall Masih was killed on July 10, 2024 in Lahore, Pakistan. (Christian Daily International-Morning Star News courtesy of family)

Christian Father, 29, Gunned Down by Muslims in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – A Catholic father of four children was gunned down by Muslim neighbors last week after he objected to their harassment of Christians in the area, his family said. Marshall Masih of the Patiala House area in Lahore was the sole breadwinner for his elderly parents, wife and four […]

Protest against Pakistan’s blasphemy laws in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England in November 2014. (Mtaylor848, Creative Commons)

Pakistan among Worst Violators of Religious Freedom, US Body Says

LAHORE, Pakistan (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) again has recommended that the State Department designate Pakistan as a “Country of Particular Concern” (CPC), citing the country’s blasphemy laws as a prime source religious freedom violations. The U.S. State Department does not accept all USCIRF recommendations in its […]

Police and other officials intrude into home of Y Krot Bya during worship in Buon Don District, Dak Lak Province, Vietnam on Nov. 15, 2023. (Morning Star News)

Vietnamese Churches Demand Investigation of Christian’s Death

(Morning Star News) – Relatives of Y Bum Bya, a member of the Evangelical Church of Christ of the Western Highlands (ECCWH), on March 8 found his battered body hanging from a tree with a rope around his neck. Police, saying they were coming to return a cell phone that they had confiscated from him, […]

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Hindu Extremist Attack Shuts Down Church’s Services in India

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – Worship services at a church in a village in central India’s Madhya Pradesh state have been suspended since Hindu extremists attacked the congregation on June 1, sources said. The mob of about 20 villagers led by members of the Hindu extremist Bajrang Dal intruded into the house of Pastor Madia […]

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Christian Girl, 14, Taken for Sham Conversion/Marriage in Pakistan

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Vietnamese Churches Demand Investigation of Christian’s Death

(Morning Star News) – Relatives of Y Bum Bya, a member of the Evangelical Church of Christ of the Western Highlands (ECCWH), on March 8 found his battered body hanging from a tree with a rope around his neck. Police, saying they were coming to return a cell phone that they had confiscated from him, […]