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New measures forbid baptism, other items

Authorities in China’s Zhejiang province have forbidden baptism and offering boxes in a new set of measures. These include placing a church’s number of attendees,...

Coptic’s Family Convinced That He Was Tortured to Death

Police have said he hanged himself but his family are sure he was tortured because of his faith.

No Christians Allowed: Muslim UN Officials Block Syrian Christian Refugees from Getting Help

LONDON – Christian Syrian refugees have told CBN News that they have been blocked from getting help from the United Nations Refugee Agency, the...

His Exile Extended 11 Months, Christian in Iran Finds Warm Welcome

When a convert from Islam in Iran was sentenced to two years in exile in Sarbaz last year, the judge warned him that religious...

Message to the World From a Persecuted Coptic Girl

"This is my message to all the persecuted people around the world: 'Do not be afraid! Our lives are in God's hands and we have to adhere to our faith.'"

C.A.R.: Pastor Killed for Building a Church

Violence started in December 2012 when several rebel groups, mainly Muslim militants, formed a coalition known as Seleka.

The First Commandment Contradicts the Policy of China’s President Xi Jinping

Chinese authorities have ordered a church to remove the First Commandment from a display on the grounds that it contradicts the policy of China's...

Religious affairs minister in Sudan signals freedom of religion

In another sign that Islamist elements hostile to Christianity in Sudan could be reined in, the minister of religious affairs has reiterated that Christian...

Do You Know What’s Happening to Christians in the Middle East?

New "Faithkeepers" Film Raises Awareness of Horrors Faced by Christians and how you can "Be your brother's keeper"

Tribal Villagers in India Beat Christian Family, Destroy Food Supply

Not finding the Christian evangelist they planned to attack at home, worshippers of village deities in central-eastern India beat his mother, wife and 11-month-old...