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Nigerian Pastor Stabbed by Muslims Struggling to Survive as Christians Protest in Abuja

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A pastor stabbed in April by rampaging young Muslims in Kaduna state has suffered a relapse after an initial recovery, while hundreds of Christians from Plateau state this week traveled to the federal capital to protest ongoing violence in their state. The Christians charged into the streets of Abuja two […]

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Indian Hindus Threaten Christians with Death, Pressure ‘Reconversion’

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Heightened hostilities against Christians in India that began late last year continued through a hot summer, with Hindu extremists threatening Christians and forcing them to “reconvert” to Hindusim, church leaders said. In Rajasthan in the northwest, 10 Christian families in Nakhnool village, near Alwar, have fled after intolerant Hindus harassed and […]

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Pakistani Christian Killed by Muslim Relatives, Wife Fighting for Life in Hospital

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – Islamist groups are threatening the family and attorney of a young Christian man shot dead by Muslim in-laws who also wounded his wife over her decision to marry him and leave Islam, the attorney said. Aleem Masih, 28, married Nadia, 23, last year after she put her faith in Christ. […]

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UK City Councilman Seeking Crackdown on Street Preachers: It Is ‘Improper’ to ‘Talk About Morality’

MANCHESTER, England — A city councilman in the U.K. who is seeking to crack down on street preachers, buskers and those who engage in commerce in the public streets says that preachers are wrong to talk about morality in the open air and to make their hearers feel “insecure” with their preaching. The Christian Institute reports that […]

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Founder of Iraqi Christian Radio Station Walks Away Unharmed by Bomb Blast

BAGHDAD, Iraq — The founder of Iraq’s only Christian radio station is praising God for his protection after he and a deacon from his church walked away unharmed from a recent bomb blast in the ISIS-occupied nation. “The situation here in Baghdad is not only bad, it is very bad,” Maher Fouad, pastor of New […]

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Iraqi Refugee: ‘We Lost All Our Possessions, But We Haven’t Lost Jesus’

(Open Doors) — Lujah* is in her early seventies. She lives with her younger sister and nephew. They were inhabitants of Mosul, Iraq until the early morning of June 10, 2014. It was on this morning that friends knocked on their door impatiently, urging them to leave. “We were living at our house with dignity, but […]

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Woman, Baby Saved by Ministry After Aunt Tells Her to Throw Herself to Crocodiles

Zambia (Mission Network News) — The shocking Planned Parenthood videos continue to make headlines, but cruelty to unborn babies isn’t just happening in the U.S. It’s happening all around the world. Around 42 million abortions take place every year outside of the U.S. and Canada. Women choose it optionally; sometimes it may be out of […]

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Islamic State Fighter Raped 12-Year-Old Between Readings of the Quran

(Assist News Service) — Before he raped a 12-year-old Yazidi girl, the Islamic State fighter told her that what he was about to do was not a sin. Because she adhered to a religion other than Islam, the Quran not only gave him the right to rape her — it approved and encouraged it, he claimed. […]

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Ugandan Man Attacks Wife, Sons for Turning to Christ

NAMUTUMBA, Uganda (Morning Star News) – A Muslim in eastern Uganda beat and left for dead his wife and 18-year-old son on Tuesday (Aug. 11) after learning they had converted to Christianity, area sources said. Issa Kasoono beat and strangled his wife, Jafalan Kadondi, in Nsinze village, Namutumba District, but she survived, said a source who requested […]

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Report: American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Target of ‘Harsh’ Prison Raid

KARAJ, Iran — An American pastor imprisoned in Iran reportedly continues to be abused behind bars as he was recently the target of a raid by prison guards. “Human Right Activists News Agency Iran reported on Wednesday that Pastor Saeed [Abedini]’s condition in Rajai Shahr prison was very worrisome and that on August 6th, prison […]

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