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‘Astonishing': Oldest Biblical Text Since Dead Sea Scrolls Discovered in Israel

JERUSALEM — American and Israeli archaeologists and researchers have announced that they have deciphered what they believe is the oldest biblical text discovered since the finding of the Dead Sea scrolls. “This is a really big discovery,” Pnina Shor, curator at the Israel Antiquities Authority, said during a press conference on Monday. The charred 1,500 […]

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Chinese Police Shut Down Summer Camp for School-Aged Children

SHAANXI, China (China Aid) — Authorities in China’s inland Shaanxi province dispersed a house church’s summer camp last week because minors were in attendance. The two-day camp in Luonan County, in the city of Shangluo, was shut down by three people—two from the local police station and one from the local civil administration bureau—on July […]

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Two Explosive Devices Planted at Nigerian Church

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A congregation in this central Nigerian city continued worshiping on July 12 after a security man found and tossed over a fence a bomb before it exploded, the pastor said. Authorities later discovered a second bomb on the church premises and disposed of it, said Ezekiel Omidiji, senior pastor of Evangelical […]

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South African Student Leader Under Investigation for Facebook Comment Opposing ‘Gay Marriage’

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — A college student in South Africa has been removed as acting president of her student council after she posted a comment on her personal Facebook page expressing disapproval over the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on “gay marriage.” Zizipho Pae, who had been serving as acting president of the University of […]

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Report: American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Facing New Danger After Iran Nuclear Deal

KARAJ, Iran — A legal organization that has been fighting for the release of an American pastor imprisoned in Iran says that the pastor is now facing new danger over the recent U.S.-Iran nuclear deal. The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) outlined in an update on Thursday that after word of the agreement reached the […]

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Indian Hindus Instigate Tribal People Against Christians

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Christian families driven from their village in India’s Jharkhand state have returned home with police help, but tribal people instigated by Hindu extremists are still bent on expelling them, sources said. Hindu extremists last month mobilized tribal groups to banish the Christian families from Kullu village in Chanho Block, Ranchi […]

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Ugandan Islamists Try to Kill Former Sheikh Turned Christian Evangelist

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Twice in the past two weeks, Muslim extremists in eastern Uganda have tried to kill a former sheikh known throughout the region for his Christian activities, the former Islamic teacher told Morning Star News. Hassan Muwanguzi, an evangelist in Budaka District whose conversion and ministry success led hard-line Muslims to […]

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Missionary Report: ISIS Trainer ‘Sick of the Killing’ Asks Taxi Driver for Bible

A jihadist trainer for the barbaric Islamic group ISIS, which identifies itself as the Islamic State of Iraq in Syria, recently requested a Bible from a taxi driver, explaining that he is “sick of the killing.” An Operation Mobilization missionary to the Middle East who simply identified himself as Julian relayed the story on a […]

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Sudanese Judge Rules Rules Two Pastors Can Be Charged with Crimes Punishable by Death

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – A judge in Sudan ruled yesterday that there was enough evidence to charge two South Sudanese pastors with crimes punishable by death. The charges, including espionage and promoting hatred among or against sects, were formed months after authorities arrested Yat Michael in December 2014 and Peter Yein Reith in January […]

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Homosexual, Transgender Activists Blaspheme Jesus Christ at Brazilian Pride Parade

SAO PAULO, Brazil — Images taken at a recent homosexual pride parade in Brazil are raising concern as they show a number of attendees blaspheming Christ and desecrating religious images during the event. One of the photographs creating the greatest stir is that of “transgender” actor Viviany Beleboni riding in a two million spectator pride parade in Sao […]

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