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WEA Religious Liberty Prayer News: India, Ethiopia, Uzbekistan

Dec 16, 2014

Indian Christians hold a candle light vigil, suspecting foul play behind the fire that destroyed the St. Sebastian's Church in New Delhi, India. The demolished Heaven's Light Church in Harar, Ethiopia. Christians fined for meeting together in Uzbekistan

Prayer Alert: 2 years on, remembering pastor Saeed Abedini

Sep 26, 2014

26 September, Today marks the 2nd year anniversary of pastor Saeed Abedini’s imprisonment for his faith in Iran. During a visit to Tehran, on 28 July 2012, pastor Abedini, 34, was detained by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and placed under house arrest for his Christian faith.

A Prayer Request for Evangelical Schools in Ukraine and Russia

Aug 29, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) continues to receive very disturbing reports from Ukraine, including reports of the deaths of four evangelical Pastors in Eastern Ukraine - some suspect that they were targeted for being evangelicals. Please continue to pray for the whole nation, and all the peop

Praying for Government leaders in Oppressive Regimes

Aug 26, 2014

More than 1.6 billion people—23 percent of the world’s population—have no say in how they are governed and face severe consequences if they try to exercise their most basic rights, such as expressing their views, assembling peacefully, and organising independently of the state. These numbers are in

An Urgent Call to Prayer For Christians in the Middle East

Aug 5, 2014

As we prayed for the Muslim world through Ramadan just recently, our attention was constantly drawn to the situation in the Middle East. From Iraq to the war between Israel and Palestine, to Sudan where a Christian woman was sentenced to death for apostasy and even beyond the borders of the ME to N

WEA Religious Liberty Prayer News: Nigeria, Iraq, India

Jul 29, 2014

28 July, According to reports, Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and others have killed 1631 Christians in Nigeria for their faith in the first 6 months of this year. In 2013, 1783 Christians were killed for their faith. In a report released earlier this month, Human Rights Watch (HRW) stated

WEA Religious Liberty Prayer News: Laos, Sudan, India

Jul 7, 2014

5 Christians in Laos have been charged with murder after a sick woman who sought prayer from a local church, converted to Christianity and later died of an unknown illness. According to reports, the lady was sick with an unknown illness for 2 years and had approached the local church for prayer. Af

Religious Liberty Prayer Alert: Malaysian Apex Court Upholds Ban on Use of Word “Allah” by Non-Muslims

Jun 24, 2014

The Federal Court of Malaysia has refused the country’s Roman Catholic Church leave to appeal the ban against the use of the word “Allah” in the Church’s weekly newspaper, The Herald.

WEA Religious Liberty Prayer News: Sri Lanka, Sudan, Kazakhstan

May 30, 2014

Buddhist monks and authorities obstruct prayer meeting in SRI LANKA; 8 month-pregnant Christian woman sentenced to death in SUDAN; Christian man jailed for refusing to pay fine for holding worship service in KAZAKHSTAN.

Urgent Prayer Request for Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Surrounding Countries

May 22, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) has received an urgent prayer request from the Evangelical Alliance of Serbia to pray for the situation in their country after heavy rainfall caused unprecedented flooding. Please join the WEA and the European Evangelical Alliance in praying for the countries of