Church building demolished on Jan. 9, 2019 in Narnepadu village, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh state, India. (Morning Star News)

Hindu Version of Feng Shui Leads to Demolition of Church Building in Southern India

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – Hard-line Hindus on Jan. 9 tore down a church building in southern India because it was built on the west side of a village, which they said violated Hindu principles of placement and positioning, sources said. The Vastu Shastra architectural and planning principles, a Hindu version of Feng Shui, were […]

Roof of church building torn down in Kibuku District, eastern Uganda. (Morning Star News)

Christian Mother, Pastor Fear for their Lives after Attacks in Eastern Uganda

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslims in eastern Uganda sent a Christian mother to the hospital with injuries from a beating in one village and tore down a church building in another, sources said. Both the woman and the pastor of the destroyed church building fear their lives could be in danger. Deborah Gimbo of […]

Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo, Egypt. (Wikipedia, Daniel Mayer)

Discrimination against Christians in Egypt Reflects Deeper Issues

JERUSALEM (Morning Star News) – A wan effort to do away with the religious designation on ID cards in Egypt reflects the enormity of the discrimination Christians face in a country regarded as a leader of Middle Eastern Islam, rights advocates said. ID cards are required for almost every aspect of public life in Egypt, and […]

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Muslim Throng Converges on Worship Site of Coptic Church in Egypt

JERUSALEM (Morning Star News) – Police in Upper Egypt evicted Coptic priests and shuttered their church building after an Islamist mob converged on the site over the weekend, according to reports. Muslim villagers in Manshiyet Zaafarna, Minya Governorate, attacked the church of Mar-Giris (St. George) at 1:30 p.m. on Friday (Jan. 11), after mosque noon prayers, […]

Spotlight

Faith Costs Christian in Algeria His Family, Livelihood

TIZI-OUZOU, Algeria (Morning Star News) – A 32-year-old convert in Algeria … [Read More...]

Christian Family, Church Devastated by Killing of Church Elder in Nigeria

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Authorities Order Closure of another Church Building in Algeria

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Commentary & Analysis

Discrimination against Christians in Egypt Reflects Deeper Issues

JERUSALEM (Morning Star News) – A wan effort to do away with the religious designation on ID cards in Egypt reflects the enormity of the discrimination Christians face in a country regarded as a leader of Middle Eastern Islam, rights advocates said. ID cards are required for almost every aspect of public life in Egypt, and […]