Top 50 Worst Countries for Christians

Jan 11, 2018 by

by Stoyan Zaimov, Christian Post: As many as 215 million followers of Christ around the world are being persecuted because of their faith, according to Open Doors USA’s annual World Watch List, which was released Wednesday. The report identified the top 50 nations where Christians are most...

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Jerusalem Church leader warns ‘radical settlers’ are driving Christians out of the Holy Land

Jan 8, 2018 by

by James Macintyre, Christian Today: The most senior Church leader in Jerusalem has warned that ‘radical settlers’ are threatening the ancient, religious ‘status quo’ in the Holy City by which Christians can live and worship in peace despite the stark political divisions...

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Where is the #PersecutedChristians hashtag?

Jan 4, 2018 by

By Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack, TCW: The year’s end sees innumerable annual reviews. Political earthquakes, sporting achievements, natural and man-made disasters, the demise of entertainers, they all find their place. Missing from these reviews is an item largely missing from news reports through...

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Iraq Christmas service takes place in Mosul after IS defeat

Dec 26, 2017 by

from BBC News: A Christmas service at a church in the Iraqi city of Mosul has taken place for the first time since militants from the so-called Islamic State (IS) were driven out of the region. Under IS the public performance of any Christian rituals was dangerous and difficult. Many Christians...

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Nigeria: Northern Christian leaders claim government lacks political will to stop Fulani herdsmen’s impunity

Dec 8, 2017 by

from World Watch Monitor: Christian leaders in northern Nigeria have continued to lament the impunity with which Fulani herdsmen are attacking Christians in the region, especially in Plateau state, and the lack of political will by the federal government to stop it – in spite of their repeated...

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Religious persecution: Houses of Parliament to be floodlit red on 22nd November

Nov 19, 2017 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: 22nd November is Red Wednesday. The Palace of Westminster will be bathed in red, along with Westminster Abbey, Westminster Cathedral, Lambeth Palace, and many churches and cathedrals across the United Kingdom. Last year synagogues and mosques also joined in, for Red...

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