Breaking News2023 IRF Summit Kicks Off Today

Breaking News2023 IRF Summit Kicks Off Today

1/31/2023 Wasg (International Christian Concern)—The 2023 International Religious Freedom (IRF) Summit brings together a broad coalition that passionately supports religious freedom around the globe for a three-day in-person event in Washington, D.C., beginning Jan. 31 to Feb. 1.   For much of the conference, participants will attend breakout sessions to learn about these topics from […]

Suspected Herdsmen Kill 12 Christians in Benue State, Nigeria 

Suspected Herdsmen Kill 12 Christians in Benue State, Nigeria 

Benue River in Makurdi, Benue state, Nigeria. (Bandele Femi, Ashinze, Creative Commons) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – After authorities in Nigeria ignored warnings that thousands of cattlemen were arriving in Benue state, suspected herdsmen on Saturday (Jan. 28) attacked two villages there and killed 12 Christians, sources said. The assailants attacked Ichembe and Mbaigbe villages […]

Pastor Slain in NE Nigeria, Two Christians Killed in Delta

Pastor Slain in NE Nigeria, Two Christians Killed in Delta

Pastor Jerry Hinjari was killed in Yola, Adamawa state, Nigeria on Jan. 26, 2023. (Facebook) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A church pastor in northeast Nigeria was slain on Thursday (Jan. 26), and anti-Christian violence continued to grow in the southern part of the country with the killing of two Christians in Delta state, sources […]

Suspected Islamic Extremists Kill Four Christians in Sudan

Suspected Islamic Extremists Kill Four Christians in Sudan

Location of South Kordofan state, Sudan. (TUBS, Creative Commons) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A church pastor and three other Christians were killed in Sudan on Monday (Jan. 23) when suspected Islamic extremists shot them to death, an area source said. Four of the victims’ traveling companions were wounded when the assailants opened fire on […]

Breaking NewsTerrorist Threat on the Rise in Tanzania

Breaking NewsTerrorist Threat on the Rise in Tanzania

1/26/2023 Tanzania (International Christian Concern)—The U.S. Embassy in Tanzania issued a security alert to all Westerners and the general public on Jan. 25, following intelligence of a possible terrorist attack.   In a statement, the Dar Es Salaam-based Embassy mapped out several tourist areas as spots the terrorists could hit.   “Terrorist groups could attack with little […]

Five Christians Killed in NE Nigeria, 12 in Middle Belt

Five Christians Killed in NE Nigeria, 12 in Middle Belt

Villagers displaced from attack on Abagena, Benue state, Nigeria on Jan. 20, 2023. (Morning Star News) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen killed five Christians early Sunday morning (Jan. 22) in northeast Nigeria, following the slaughter of 12 Christians on Friday (Jan. 20) in the country’s Middle Belt, sources said. In Bauchi state’s […]

Blast at Baptism Service in DR Congo Kills 16 Christians

Blast at Baptism Service in DR Congo Kills 16 Christians

Remains of church building bombed in Kasindi, DRC, on Jan. 15, 2023. (Morning Star News) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim militants were suspected in the bombing of a Protestant church baptism service in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that killed at least 16 worshippers on Jan. 15, a military official said. A spokesman […]

Blast at Baptism Service in DR Congo Kills 14 Christians

Blast at Baptism Service in DR Congo Kills 14 Christians

Remains of church building bombed in Kasindi, DRC, on Jan. 15, 2023. (Morning Star News) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim militants were suspected in the bombing of a Protestant church baptism service in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that killed at least 14 worshippers on Jan. 15, officials said. While DRC officials said […]

Christian Worship Service Prohibited in Indonesia

Christian Worship Service Prohibited in Indonesia

Church leader with public order official in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia on Jan. 8, 2021 (Morning Star News screenshot from YouTube) SURABAYA, Indonesia (Morning Star News) – A church in Indonesia on Jan. 8 was prohibited from holding a Sunday service in front of a city hall building, where it had gone after losing its prior […]

Pastor Shot, Christian Worshippers Kidnapped in Northwest Nigeria 

Pastor Shot, Christian Worshippers Kidnapped in Northwest Nigeria 

Location of Katsina state, Nigeria. (Uwe Dedering, Creative Commons) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Terrorists attacked a church service in northwestern Nigeria on Sunday (Jan. 15), shot and wounded the pastor and kidnapped 25 congregation members, sources said. The assailants stormed into the morning worship service of New Life for All Church in Katsina state’s […]

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