The victim was attacked by Muslim villagers while he was helping to set up an open-air evangelistic event.
Two brothers were abducted, beaten with iron rods and pressured to convert to Islam. “This is not the first time Christians are targeted in the area”, says a Christian leader.
Two gunmen stormed Roman Catholic Santa Maria church in Istanbul during Sunday mass. It is the first time the Islamic terrorist group targets a place of worship in Turkey.
The now decades-old mantra that we basically construct our own lives and figure them out ourselves, hasn’t seemed to help and in most cases has left us exhausted.
In Plateau alone, where the latest massacre took place, at least 315 Christians have been killed and 80,000 displaced since April 2023. The Christian Association of Nigeria organised a demonstration.
Armed groups attacked around 20 small villages in Plateau state in 2 days. Christian leaders urge authorities to take action to prevent future threats.
“This is the third attack on our community. Please pray for us”, say evangelicals in the area.
Attacks on a cafeteria of a free church in Leipzig and a social justice NGO in Ferrol.
It is not a question of a siege of Gaza, nor of the collapse of the two-state solution. It is about the existence of Israel in a territory which Hamas claims belongs entirely to Islam
Reactions from evangelical Christians in France, UK, Spain, Germany, and the European Evangelical Alliance.
A month after the attack on a Christian colony in Faisalabad, Imran, a Pakistani Christian, analyses the situation on the ground. “Churches fear a repetition”, he says.
Assailants ordered the pastor of a Presbyterian church in Kukranwala to recite the Islamic creed before shooting him.
Christian leaders in Nigeria believe herdsmen attacks on Christian communities are inspired by their desire to forcefully take over Christians’ lands and impose Islam.
The state has been severely hit lately by Fulani herdsmen, who also killed 46 Christians last June.
The Anglican cathedral and an Episcopal church in Khartoum were also raided by gunman, while an evangelical church was partially burned.
The suspect sought Allah’s reward, source says.
The shooter entered the religious service in the city’s main Kingdom Hall. The attacker, who killed himself, was a former member of the group and had acquired the weapon legally.
“All the furniture the electrical switchboard and a Bible were burned, and the name ‘Ram’ written on one of the inside walls of the church”, explains the pastor.
Congolese Christians are sceptical about the humanist statements made by Pope Francis during his official visit to a country facing a serious conflict.
In Algeciras (Spain), the young man killed a sexton with a machete after injuring another priest who was officiating the Eucharist in a nearby temple.
A bomb exploded during a Sunday baptismal service. The attack was claimed by the Islamic State.
Evangelicals call to pray for the situation in the country after protesters stormed the headquarters of Congress, the Supreme Court and the Presidential Palace.
Fulani extremists attacked several towns, burning more than 100 houses. 53 Christians were kidnapped and are still held captive.
A 100-member Sudanese Church in Al Qadarif state was set ablaze by a suspected member of the Sudanese Armed Forces.
The specific measures to prevent terrorist attacks in places of worship on Hanukkah and Christmas were not announced.