Rural mosque in Uganda. (Wikipedia, Rod Waddington)

Christian Pastor Slain over Outreach to Muslims, Sources Say

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A radical Muslim has confessed to killing a 70-year-old pastor in Uganda on June 11, sources said. Bishop Francis Obo, senior pastor of Mpingire Pentecoastal Revival Church Ministries International in Odapako village, Mpingire Sub-County, was killed after a group of Muslim extremists dressed in Islamic attire stopped him and his […]

Community members gather on May 23, 201 after the killing of Fred Isiko in eastern Uganda the previous evening. (Morning Star News)

Employer Allegedly Sends Hit Men to Kill Christian

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian employee’s Muslim supervisor sent people to kill him last month in eastern Uganda after he refused to convert to Islam, sources said. Christians at the funeral of evangelist Fred Isiko, who drove a van for Ashirafu Kasenyi’s cargo transport company, said Kasenyi was behind the killing of Isiko […]

Map of Vietnam. (SRMI, Creative Commons)

Evangelicals Take Brunt of COVID-19 Collateral Damage in Vietnam

(Morning Star News) – The vilification of the Revival Ekklesia Mission church in Vietnam has somewhat quieted, but its linking of evangelicals with COVID-19 is feared to have done long-lasting damage. State media, government agencies and the public in social media all reviled the church following the positive COVID-19 tests of two members of the […]

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Acquitted Christian Couple, Attorney Fear for their Lives

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – A Christian couple acquitted by a high court in Pakistan fear for their lives as Islamic extremists have started a campaign calling for their murders ahead of their yet unconfirmed release from jail, sources said. The Lahore High Court on June 3 overturned the 2014 conviction of Shagufta Kausar and […]

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Pastor in Algeria Receives Suspended Sentence and Fine

TIZI-OUZOU, Algeria (Morning Star News) – Less than a week after a a court … [Read More...]

Christian Couple on Death Row in Pakistan Acquitted

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Pastor Seriously Wounded, Father Killed in Northern India

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Evangelicals Take Brunt of COVID-19 Collateral Damage in Vietnam

(Morning Star News) – The vilification of the Revival Ekklesia Mission church in Vietnam has somewhat quieted, but its linking of evangelicals with COVID-19 is feared to have done long-lasting damage. State media, government agencies and the public in social media all reviled the church following the positive COVID-19 tests of two members of the […]