‘To God Be the Glory’: Church in Romania Worships Outside in Midst of Coronavirus Outbreak

‘To God Be the Glory’: Church in Romania Worships Outside in Midst of Coronavirus Outbreak

 PRELIPCA, Romania — A church in Romania recently found a way to still gather together in the midst of the global coronavirus outbreak, standing outside and spaced feet apart, singing hymns of praise together. A video, viewed thousands of times on Facebook, shows members of the Biserica Creștină după Evanghelie Sion (Christian Church After the Gospel […]

Chinese Mother Faces Court for Choosing Christian Schooling

Chinese Mother Faces Court for Choosing Christian Schooling

BEIHAI, Guangxi (ChinaAid) — This week, a Christian mother in China faced a court because she chose not to send her child to public schools. Fan Ruzhen refused public education for her child, choosing homeschooling or Christian schooling instead. Because of this, officials summoned her several times and threatened to revoke her government-provided subsistence paycheck. […]

Pastor in India Continues Ministry in the Face of Escalating Persecution

Pastor in India Continues Ministry in the Face of Escalating Persecution

(International Christian Concern) – On Feb. 2, leaders of the Hindu nationalist group Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) held a press conference claiming they identified 30 locations in India’s Uttar Pradesh state where religious conversions were taking place. The VHP leaders went on to say they would put a stop to these conversions in a door-to-door […]

American Evangelist Preaches Gospel on Streets of Brunei, Muslim Country Governed by Sharia Law

American Evangelist Preaches Gospel on Streets of Brunei, Muslim Country Governed by Sharia Law

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN — An American evangelist recently preached the gospel of Jesus Christ on the streets of the Muslim nation of Brunei before being taken into police custody, questioned by the Ministry of Religious Affairs and mercifully allowed to leave the country. It is believed that this is the first time in the southeast […]

‘Disgusting, Despicable, Depravity’: Drag Queen With Exposed Buttocks Dances for Child While Adults Approve

‘Disgusting, Despicable, Depravity’: Drag Queen With Exposed Buttocks Dances for Child While Adults Approve

 TORONTO — A TikTok video, which has since been removed, shows a Canadian drag queen, dressed in cut-off shorts that expose his buttocks, dancing for a young girl as other adults look on smiling. The footage has generated disgust online, with many stating that such performances are inappropriate for children. The :28 second video […]

Two Christians Killed in Kenya Al-Shabaab Attack

Two Christians Killed in Kenya Al-Shabaab Attack

(International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on Wednesday, March 11, two Christians were killed and another was abducted when suspected al-Shabaab militants attacked two vehicles on the road between Elwak and Mandera in northeastern Kenya. This region has become a common location for the terror group to conduct attacks, in […]

Video Shows Italian Family Praising God From Apartment Building Amid Quarantine: ‘How Great Is Our God’

Video Shows Italian Family Praising God From Apartment Building Amid Quarantine: ‘How Great Is Our God’

 ITALY — A video posted online shows a family in Italy praising God from their window in the midst of the COVID-19 quarantine, with neighbors coming to their window to listen in or sing along. The three-minute clip, posted to social media, shows several boys standing by an open window with their father as […]

New UK Guidelines for Asylum Recognize ‘Real Risk’ of Persecution for ‘Ordinary’ Iranian Christians

New UK Guidelines for Asylum Recognize ‘Real Risk’ of Persecution for ‘Ordinary’ Iranian Christians

(Article18) — The UK’s new guidelines for asylum cases involving Iranian Christian converts acknowledge there is a “real risk” of persecution for “ordinary” Christians in Iran, and not just leaders or those with a “particularly evangelical zeal.” The guidelines have been updated to reflect the findings of a November court hearing for an Iranian referred […]

‘Pope Francis’ Asks Mary to Deliver World From COVID-19: ‘We Seek Refuge Under Your Protection’

‘Pope Francis’ Asks Mary to Deliver World From COVID-19: ‘We Seek Refuge Under Your Protection’

While standing in front of a Marian painting, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church issued a prayer to Mary last week, who he referred to as the “Health of the Sick,” to ask that she deliver the world from COVID-19 through her intercession. On Sunday, he visited the Basilica of St. Mary Major to stand […]