Christian Relief Groups Working to Protect Thousands in Greek Refugee Camp During Pandemic

Christian Relief Groups Working to Protect Thousands in Greek Refugee Camp During Pandemic

(Evangelical Focus) — Fear of the coronavirus has also come to the Moria refugee camp in Lesbos (Greece), prompting several Christian organizations to take steps to protect the nearly 20,000 people crowded into the camp. According to a report published by Human Rights Watch on April 20, the refugee camps on the Greek islands, especially […]

Children’s TV Ministry Aims to Educate, Encourage Youth in the Middle East, North Africa During Pandemic

Children’s TV Ministry Aims to Educate, Encourage Youth in the Middle East, North Africa During Pandemic

MENA (Mission Network News) – Stay at home orders are difficult for everyone, but even more so for those with little control, such as refugees and children. Despite these restrictions, SAT-7, a satellite TV ministry to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), continues to bring the hope of the gospel to those most in […]

Anglican Bishops Prohibit In-Person Chaplain Visits With Sick During Coronavirus Crisis, Suggest Video Calls Instead

Anglican Bishops Prohibit In-Person Chaplain Visits With Sick During Coronavirus Crisis, Suggest Video Calls Instead

LONDON (Christian News Network) — Some are expressing objection after several Anglican bishops signed a letter stating that volunteer chaplains within their jurisdictions may not make in-person visits to sick or dying patients during the coronavirus crisis but should rather minister via video chat. Those who disagree with the bishops state that Christians need to […]

Eleven Church Buildings Wrecked in Burkina Faso After Arrests for Desecration of Christian’s Grave

Eleven Church Buildings Wrecked in Burkina Faso After Arrests for Desecration of Christian’s Grave

(Barnabas Fund) — Barnabas Fund contacts report that eleven church buildings were destroyed in the course of a three-day attack in Gaoua district, south-west Burkina Faso, that began on Friday, 18 April. The perpetrators, from the Gan ethnic group, wreaked havoc in the town of Loropeni, where Christians are a small minority, as they burnt […]

Marriages Fall to Record Low in England and Wales

Marriages Fall to Record Low in England and Wales

(Christian Concern) — The number of men and women getting married in England and Wales has fallen to a new low, official government statistics show. The latest figures show that there were a total of 242,842 marriages in 2017 – a decrease of 2.8% from 2016. The change was apparently driven by a 9.5% decline […]

Islamist Militants Murder at Least 57, Damage Church in Spate of Attacks in Mozambique

Islamist Militants Murder at Least 57, Damage Church in Spate of Attacks in Mozambique

CABO DELGADO (Barnabas Aid) — Islamist fundamentalists murdered at least 57 people, with a further five deaths unconfirmed, and smashed their way into a church in an upsurge in violence at the beginning of April in Mozambique’s northernmost province of Cabo Delgado, which is Muslim-majority. On April 10, militants operating in Cabo Delgado launched a […]

UK Court to Hear Teen’s Challenge to School Policy Allowing Males Who Identify as Female to Use Girls’ Restroom

UK Court to Hear Teen’s Challenge to School Policy Allowing Males Who Identify as Female to Use Girls’ Restroom

OXFORDSHIRE (The Christian Institute) — A 13-year-old girl has been granted permission by the High Court to take landmark legal action against Oxfordshire County Council over its controversial guidance concerning transgender pupils. The “Trans Inclusion Toolkit for Schools 2019” was implemented by the council last year. It says that boys who claim to be girls […]

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