Azerbaijanis Fined, Detained for Selling Religious Books

Azerbaijanis Fined, Detained for Selling Religious Books

(World Watch Monitor) — New cases have emerged of Azerbaijanis facing heavy fines and imprisonment for trying to sell or distribute religious literature. The South Caucasus state, which supposedly allows religious freedoms under its secular constitution, has made it difficult in the past for Christians to practice their faith. In December 2016 two church leaders […]

Neo-Nazi Who Converted to Islam Kills Roommates for ‘Disrespecting’ His Faith

Neo-Nazi Who Converted to Islam Kills Roommates for ‘Disrespecting’ His Faith

TAMPA, Fla. (Washington Post) — A former neo-Nazi who converted to Islam is accused of killing his two roommates because they “disrespected” his new faith, police said. Last Friday evening, police arrested 18-year-old Devon Arthurs after he briefly held three people at gunpoint at a smoke shop in Tampa, then surrendered to officers. That incident, it […]

Nigerian-Born Pastor Murdered in Indianapolis

Nigerian-Born Pastor Murdered in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Fox 59) — A Nigerian-born church pastor was shot to death in Indianapolis and police are continuing to search for his killer. The murder took place over the weekend at an apartment complex near 10th Street and I-465 on the city’s west side. Friends and neighbors say the 66-year-old victim, Oluwadayomi Epenusi, had […]

Pastor Responds to Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia

Pastor Responds to Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia (Mission Network News) – As Christians, we are called not just to spread the Gospel, but to care for the vulnerable as well. And sometimes, that requires us to confront uncomfortable situations. That’s something Adrian De Visser, a pastor from Sri Lanka and partner with Asian Access, says Christians often have a hard […]

Burn Victims Restored by Adult Stem Cell Technology

Burn Victims Restored by Adult Stem Cell Technology

(Christian Institute) — Burn victims may no longer be forced to undergo painful skin grafts, thanks to a revolutionary piece of technology that uses adult stem cells. Instead of taking skin from one part of the body and transplanting it onto the burned area, a stem-cell spraying device simply covers the affected area with the […]

Australian Christian Group ‘Threatened, Harassed’ by Homosexual Activists

Australian Christian Group ‘Threatened, Harassed’ by Homosexual Activists

(Christian Institute) — An Australian Christian group has spoken out after an obstructive protest was held at one of its events by homosexual activists. The Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) held an event at a Melbourne hotel with speakers discussing transsexualism and Australia’s “Safe Schools” program. The group was recently targeted with what appeared to be […]

Leading Private School in UK Considering Allowing Boys to Wear Skirts

Leading Private School in UK Considering Allowing Boys to Wear Skirts

(Christian Institute) — A leading private school is discussing plans to introduce a gender-neutral uniform policy. Highgate School in North London has proposed allowing students to ‘mix-and-match’ their uniforms. The proposal comes amid constant pressure from activists encouraging children to question their gender identity. Continue reading this story >>

Pakistan Medical Superintendent ‘Orders Christian Staff to Recite Quran’

Pakistan Medical Superintendent ‘Orders Christian Staff to Recite Quran’

(World Watch Monitor) — The medical superintendent of a hospital in Pakistan has been accused of forcing its Christian staff to memorize Quranic verses. Article 20 of the Pakistan Constitution guarantees that no-one can be forced into any religious practice or belief against his/her own faith. Dr. Muhammad Sarfaraz was appointed Medical Superintendent of Government […]

Italian Evangelicals Fight to Legalize Their Places of Worship

Italian Evangelicals Fight to Legalize Their Places of Worship

(Evangelical Focus) — Evangelical Christians in Northern Italy are determined to find a solution for the closure of their places of worship by local authorities. In the last three years, 27 places of worship were closed in the region of Lombardy, which affected around forty communities, considering that sometimes two or three churches meet in […]

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