Patras Masih in police custody after Islamists threatened to burn Christian homes. (Morning Star News)

Christian in Pakistan Arrested for ‘Blasphemy’ to Appease Islamist Throng, Sources Say

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – Hundreds of Christian families fled their homes in a village near Lahore, Pakistan yesterday after Muslim protestors called for the death of a young Christian accused of blasphemy, sources said. Patras Masih, an 18-year-old resident of Dher village in Shahdara Town area of Lahore, was taken into police custody late Monday […]

Panti Rapih Hospital in Yokyakarta, Central Java, Indonesia. (Wikipedia)

Muslim Extremist Who Attacked Church in Indonesia Tried to Go to Syria

(Morning Star News) – A Muslim extremist who attacked a Catholic church in Indonesia on Sunday (Feb. 11) had tried to go to Syria, according to reports. The 23-year-old identified as Suliyono of Bayuwangi in East Java wounded a priest and three others during Mass at St. Lidwina Catholic Church in Central Java’s city of Yogyakarta. […]

Roseline Isiocha, one of three nuns and three nuns in training kidnapped in southwest Nigeria. (Diocese)

Reporter’s Notebook, Nigeria: A Journey to Kidnapping Central

KADUNA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – At first the commercial motorcycle drivers I needed clamored for my business, but when they found out I was going to Kwanti village, in northern Nigeria’s Kaduna state, they all dispersed without haggling over prices. Kwanti and its surrounding villages of large estates inhabited mostly by farmers have been taken […]

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Suspected Al Shabaab Militants Kill Three Christians in Northeast Kenya, Sources Say

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Suspected members of Islamic extremist group Al Shabaab shot three Christians to death in northeastern Kenya at 1 a.m. on Friday (Feb. 16), sources said. Targeting Kenyans who came from other areas to work in predominantly Somali Wajir, some 100 miles from the Somali border, the suspected terrorists from the […]

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Authorities in Sudan Demolish Church Building in Khartoum

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Authorities in Sudan yesterday … [Read More...]

Fiery Ordeal for Pastor, Church, Widower in Jammu and Kashmir State, India

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – Pastor Jeewer Joeswa wasn’t sure … [Read More...]

Court in Sudan Fines Christian Leaders for Defending Church Property 

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – A court in Sudan has fined seven … [Read More...]

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Reporter’s Notebook, Nigeria: A Journey to Kidnapping Central

KADUNA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – At first the commercial motorcycle drivers I needed clamored for my business, but when they found out I was going to Kwanti village, in northern Nigeria’s Kaduna state, they all dispersed without haggling over prices. Kwanti and its surrounding villages of large estates inhabited mostly by farmers have been taken […]