Anti-Christian Riots in India Surge Across 20 Villages

Anti-Christian Riots in India Surge Across 20 Villages

Hundreds of Christians in Chhattisgarh forced to flee into forests 12/22/2022 India (International Christian Concern) — Christians in 20 villages in the Narayanpur and Kondagaon districts in the Chhattisgarh state of India were attacked this week by radical Hindu nationalists for refusing to re-convert from Christianity to Hinduism. The attacks took place on Sunday, Dec. […]

Official Bans Christmas Celebrations in District in Indonesia

Official Bans Christmas Celebrations in District in Indonesia

Performance at culinary festival in Serang, capital of Banten Province, in March 2017. (Banten tourism office, Creative Commons) SURABAYA, Indonesia (Morning Star News) – A high-level official in western Indonesia on Saturday (Dec. 17) announced an agreement with a multi-faith body that prohibits Christmas celebrations in a district at sites without government approval. The agreement effectively bans […]

Church Building in Sudan Burned Down

Church Building in Sudan Burned Down

Location of Al Qadarif state, Sudan. (Creative Commons) JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – A man suspected of being a Muslim extremist in the ranks of the Sudanese military on Friday (Dec. 16) burned down a church building in eastern Sudan, sources said. The 20-year-old building of a 100-member Sudanese Church of Christ congregation in […]

Muslim Extremists Lure, Attack Christian Teacher and Son

Muslim Extremists Lure, Attack Christian Teacher and Son

Mityana District, Uganda. (Jarry1250, NordNordWest, Creative Commons) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists in central Uganda lured a Christian teacher to his home by forcing his wife to call and tell him she was ill, then the intruders beat him and his son, the father said. Abdu Muyinga and his young adult son, Hamisi […]

Why are Syrian Refugees Leaving Turkey?

Why are Syrian Refugees Leaving Turkey?

12/13/2022 Syria (International Christian Concern) – Over half a million refugees have left Turkey, and there are mixed thoughts on the mass exodus. Turkey is making claims that the reason for this is because they have established “safe zones” in northern Syria and refugees are voluntarily returning, while other reports are claiming many cases of […]

Kirk Cameron pushes public libraries for story-hour reading slot: ‘Prepared to assert my rights in court’

Kirk Cameron pushes public libraries for story-hour reading slot: ‘Prepared to assert my rights in court’

(FOX News) — Actor and writer Kirk Cameron, rebuffed in recent efforts to try to deliver story-hour reading programs for kids at a number of public libraries connected to his new children’s book, is fighting back. In exclusive comments to Fox News Digital, Cameron said late Sunday, “One of the things I love about our country […]

Federal appeals court bars Biden admin from forcing religious hospitals to mutilate ‘transgenders’

Federal appeals court bars Biden admin from forcing religious hospitals to mutilate ‘transgenders’

(FOX News) — A federal appeals court on Friday permanently blocked the Biden administration from requiring religious doctors and hospitals to perform transgender medical services that violate their conscience, becoming the second court to do so. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed a lower court ruling in favor of the plaintiffs in Sisters of Mercy […]

Home Burned, Two Christians Injured in Separate Attacks

Home Burned, Two Christians Injured in Separate Attacks

Burning home where cell fellowship met in Luuka, Uganda on Nov. 20, 2022. (Morning Star News) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists on Nov. 20 burned down a house where a cell fellowship was meeting in eastern Uganda, a week after Muslims in another area caned two converts, sources said. Arafah Senyange, 28, and […]

Christians Kidnapped in Separate Attacks in Southwest Nigeria 

Christians Kidnapped in Separate Attacks in Southwest Nigeria 

Central Mosque in Auchi, Edo state, Nigeria. (Chisgo9ogie, Creative Commons) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen in southwestern Nigeria last week kidnapped Christian workers taking a bus to a wedding, while another group of Christians was kidnapped en route to a funeral in the same state. A relative of one of 48 Christians […]

Indian Police Arrest Pastors and Newly Married Couple at Wedding Reception

Indian Police Arrest Pastors and Newly Married Couple at Wedding Reception

Christian Persecution on the Rise in Uttar Pradesh, India  11/30/2022 India (International Christian Concern) – Nine Christian pastors were arrested and jailed on false charges of conversion activities in Azamgarh, in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on Monday.   The pastors and a recently married Christian couple were arrested by police at a wedding […]