Sudan Shutters Christian Church in Khartoum

Sudan Shutters Christian Church in Khartoum

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Security agents in Sudan padlocked a 500-member church’s building on Aug. 24, said Christian sources who fear the government may try to sell it. In the latest incident in a nearly two-year wave of church demolitions, closures and confiscations, Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) forcibly closed the Sudan […]

Iranian Pastor Facing Death Penalty for ‘Spreading Corruption on Earth’ with Christianity

Iranian Pastor Facing Death Penalty for ‘Spreading Corruption on Earth’ with Christianity

TEHRAN, Iran — A Christian pastor in Iran who is already serving six years behind bars is facing the death penalty for ‘spreading corruption on Earth’ through his Christian witness and activities. Behnam Irani, who leads the 300-member Church of Iran in Karaj, was initially detained in 2006 while holding a Bible study and sentenced […]

Biden’s Warning to ISIS Militants: ‘We Will Follow Them to the Gates of Hell’

Biden’s Warning to ISIS Militants: ‘We Will Follow Them to the Gates of Hell’

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Speaking at an event at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in New Hampshire on Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden issued a warning to the Muslim terrorist group that the United States would “follow them to the gates of Hell.” “They should know we will follow them to the gates of Hell until they […]

Pope Francis Claims: ‘The Christian Who Does Not Feel Mary Is His Mother Is an Orphan’

Pope Francis Claims: ‘The Christian Who Does Not Feel Mary Is His Mother Is an Orphan’

ROME — Pope Francis focused on the person of Mary in statements issued both Tuesday and Wednesday, making assertions that some opine are unbiblical and heretical. “The Christian who does not feel that the Virgin Mary is his or her mother is an orphan,” he Tweeted on Tuesday, a post that generated much criticism from around […]

Muslim Terrorist Group ISIS Beheads Second American Journalist

Muslim Terrorist Group ISIS Beheads Second American Journalist

The Muslim terrorist group ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, has beheaded a second American journalist in Iraq, according to video footage that is in the process of being analyzed for its authenticity. The video, entitled Second Message to America, which was posted to social media sites on Tuesday, begins with footage […]

American Missionaries Detained in North Korea Make Plea to U.S. in TV Interview

American Missionaries Detained in North Korea Make Plea to U.S. in TV Interview

PYONGYANG, North Korea — Two American missionaries that have been detained in North Korea spoke during an interview with CNN on Monday, pleading for the U.S. to work more diligently for their release. Kenneth Bae and Jeffrey Fowle sat down with reporter Will Ripley as they were granted five minutes each to send messages to […]

Muslims Force Palestinian Christians Out of Jerusalem Church Building

Muslims Force Palestinian Christians Out of Jerusalem Church Building

JERUSALEM (Morning Star News) – Seven years of harassment and attacks by hard-line Muslims have finally forced a Palestinian church in East Jerusalem out of their building, church leaders said. The congregation of Calvary Baptist Church, under Holy Land Missions, moved out of their building in the Shofat area of Jerusalem in July after Islamists threatened their landlord. […]

Yemen Christian Burned to Death for Her Faith

Yemen Christian Burned to Death for Her Faith

YEMEN (Morning Star News) – On the morning of June 9 in southern Yemen, Saeed woke to the sound of screaming. He shot out of bed, pushed panicked family members aside and saw his wife stumbling out of their kitchen, engulfed in flames. His wife, Nazeera, had been preparing breakfast at about 9 a.m. when she […]

Millions of Locusts ‘Like the Plagues of Egypt’ Swarm Madagascar’s Capital

Millions of Locusts ‘Like the Plagues of Egypt’ Swarm Madagascar’s Capital

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar — A swarm of locusts estimated at being in the millions invaded Madagascar’s capital on Thursday, a sight that one missionary described as being reminiscent of the plagues of Egypt. The skies were overtaken with the insects this week, slowing down traffic in the African nation. The invasion was captured on camera, showing the […]