18 March, Twin suicide bomb attacks at 2 churches in Lahore, Pakistan killed at least 17 people and injured around 70 people on Sunday. According to reports, the attackers targeted St. John’s Catholic Church and Christ Church which are located near each other. It is believed that around 500 Christia
21 Egyptian Christians beheaded in LIBYA; Imprisoned Christian to face more charges in IRAN; Church attacked; pastor captured and beaten for 3 days in NEPAL; 15-year-old girl beaten to death for converting to Christianity in KENYA
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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-MuslimsJun 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.