Nigerian Military Strategizing Rescue After Locating Schoolgirls Kidnapped by Islamists

Nigerian Military Strategizing Rescue After Locating Schoolgirls Kidnapped by Islamists

CHIBOK, Nigeria — The Nigerian military has announced that it has located the hundreds of schoolgirls that were kidnapped in April by Islamic militants, but is considering its rescue strategy carefully out of fears that the use of force could place the teens in danger. As previously reported, the notorious Muslim group Boko Haram had stormed an […]

Sudanese Woman Sentenced to Hang for Refusing to Convert to Islam Gives Birth

Sudanese Woman Sentenced to Hang for Refusing to Convert to Islam Gives Birth

KHARTOUM, Sudan – A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death by hanging for refusing to convert to Islam has given birth in prison, reports state. As previously reported, Meriam Ibrahim, 27, was officially sentenced on May 15th after she was convicted of apostasy against Islam for professing to be an Orthodox Christian. Ibrahim was born to […]

Zhejiang House Churches Ordered to Stop Gathering

Zhejiang House Churches Ordered to Stop Gathering

Authorities in China’s coastal Zhejiang province ordered Wenzhou-area house churches to stop gathering on Sunday. Meanwhile, more than 10 additional church buildings have been demolished or had their cross demolished. Local Christians also told China Aid that pastors in the area have been threatened with financial measures should they attempt to defend their church’s building. […]

American Pastor Incarcerated in Iran Beaten at Hospital, Returned to Prison

American Pastor Incarcerated in Iran Beaten at Hospital, Returned to Prison

An American pastor incarcerated in Iran was recently beaten at a local hospital and returned to prison, according to reports. The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) issued an update on Tuesday that the family members of Saeed Abedini confirmed that the pastor had been “severely beaten” at an Iranian hospital and “forcibly returned […]

Persecuted Christians Fleeing Iran for Germany

Persecuted Christians Fleeing Iran for Germany

Iranian-born Muslims who converted to Christianity are breathing new spiritual life into communities across Germany, where they are fleeing to in increasing numbers to escape persecution back home. Men and women, who have been sentenced to the lash or worse for apostasy – converting from Islam – are forming a thriving community of Christian ex-pats […]

Sudanese Woman Sentenced to Hang for Refusing to Convert to Islam Will Not Recant

Sudanese Woman Sentenced to Hang for Refusing to Convert to Islam Will Not Recant

KHARTOUM, Sudan — A pregnant woman in Sudan is refusing to convert to Islam in the face of being sentenced to death by hanging. Meriam Ibrahim, 27, was officially sentenced on Thursday after she was convicted of apostasy against Islam for professing to be an Orthodox Christian. Ibrahim was born to a Muslim father, but was […]

Teen Whose Father Was Slain by Islamists for Refusing to Deny Christ Denied U.S. Visa

Teen Whose Father Was Slain by Islamists for Refusing to Deny Christ Denied U.S. Visa

WASHINGTON — A Christian teenager from Nigeria who was denied a visa to the United States ‘multiple times’ is sharing her story of strength in the midst of persecution after her father was murdered by the Muslim terrorist group Boko Haram for refusing to deny his faith in Christ. Deborah Peters, 15, spoke on Tuesday during a panel […]