Coptic cathedral in Khartoum. (Wikipedia)

Hopeful Signs for Change in Sudan Meet with Cautious Pessimism

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – The appointment of a Christian woman to the council overseeing transition to civilian rule in Sudan is a hopeful sign, but some persecution-weary Christians are less than optimistic about prospects for improved religious rights. Raja Nicola Eissa Abdel-Masih, a Coptic Christian who long served as a judge in […]

Screenshot of HSLDA video of Pastor Ramon Rigal explaining detention at police station in Cuba. (Morning Star News via HSLDA)

Christian Pastoral Couple in Cuba Imprisoned for Homeschooling Children

MIAMI (Morning Star News) – Husband-and-wife pastors in Cuba are serving prison sentences for declining to send their children to a government-run school where their daughter was bullied for being a Christian, family members said. Pastor Ramón Rigal was sentenced to two years in prison in April for homeschooling his two children, as well as […]

Ekklesia Pentecostal Blessing Church in Chennai metropolitan area, Tamil Nadu, India. (Morning Star News)

Hindu Nationalism Increasingly Evident in India, Sources Say

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – The Hindu nationalists shouting at Christian leaders who were summoned to a police station in southern India asked what gave them the right to lead Christian congregations in a Hindu country. “Who gave you the permission to run a church in a Hindu country?” they shouted, falsely accusing the three […]

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Young Father in India Shocked at Why Relatives Attacked Him, Daughter and Killed His Wife

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Two weeks after losing his wife to an axe-blow in front of his 3-year-old daughter in eastern India, Rohit Oraon believes that the murder was planned, not spontaneous, and that his relatives also meant to kill him and his child. What he still cannot believe is why. The 25-year-old […]

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Illegally Detained Christian Tortured to Death in Custody in Pakistan, Family Says

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – Police in Lahore, Pakistan tortured … [Read More...]

Hindu Extremists Demand Death of One of Organizers of Christian Film in India

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – Immanuel Tirkey and about 100 … [Read More...]

Kidnapped Baptist Pastor in Nigeria Freed after 17 Days of Torture

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Hindu Nationalism Increasingly Evident in India, Sources Say

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – The Hindu nationalists shouting at Christian leaders who were summoned to a police station in southern India asked what gave them the right to lead Christian congregations in a Hindu country. “Who gave you the permission to run a church in a Hindu country?” they shouted, falsely accusing the three […]