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.
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
Steven, a tourist guide in Israel says the Hamas terrorist attacks have paralised the country. “Tourism is my only source of income. We don’t know what is going to happen”.
Reactions from evangelical Christians in France, UK, Spain, Germany, and the European Evangelical Alliance.
Two Christians explain how they are experiencing the outbreak of war. “It is impossible not to think about God and how He may be guiding these events”, says Andrés from Tel Aviv.
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 contrast of the Old Testament’s Cherem wars with the Quran’s ideology of Jihad is striking. This will help understand the current debate in Sweden – and elsewhere.
The Assemblies of God in the capital, Niamey, say that “the population seems to have accepted” the situation, although other voices refer to an “unexpected” situation.
Christians are against desecrating holy books, says Olof Edsinger, leader of the Swedish Evangelical Alliance. But “something is terribly wrong when totalitarian regimes are trying to force us to abandon our hard-won human rights”, he adds.
The government also agreed to establish a “Counter Blasphemy Wing” to take action against dissemination of “blasphemous content” on the internet.
An evangelical leader in Belgrade shares about the mood of the country after the violence that killed 17 people. “On Sunday churches did not sing. Instead, we were praying, and a Christian psychologist shared about how to find support and encouragement”.
The suspect sought Allah’s reward, source says.
A large majority refuses the initiative of the AfD party saying it would criminalise Muslims and is based on “wrong” data.
The specific measures to prevent terrorist attacks in places of worship on Hanukkah and Christmas were not announced.
Islamic militants threaten to forcibly marry kidnapped women.
The ministry of hospitality brings comfort, peace and hope to the heart, mind and soul of those who have been uprooted.
Churches and shops damaged as Muslims demand release of suspected killers of Christian university student.
The 'anti-separatism' law strengthens the secularist narrative ahead of the 2022 elections. Meanwhile, a depersonalised Christmas continues to be celebrated on the streets.
The killing of Conservative MP Sir David Amess “has been declared as a terrorist incident”, said the Metropolitan's Counter Terrorism Command. A suspect is being interrogated.
Police received a tip of “an Islamist-motivated threat” on a synagogue in Hagen. Four people, including a minor, were arrested. Anti-Semitic attacks are on rise in Germany.
Two bombing attacks in Kabul's airport killed at least 90. European governments are hurrying to evacuate as many people as possible, some have already finished evacuations.
Janet Winston-Young and her husband survived the Brussels International Airport terrorist attack of 2016. She tells us her story of recovery and why she wrote a book about it. “I can say that God was with me in the hell of the bombing”.
The mother of five fled in 2015 after her husband was killed.
“Do we deserve to live and die like this in our own country?”, a relative of a killed Christian student asks. Nigeria led the world in number of kidnapped Christians last year with 990.
Beatrice Stöckli was reported dead by Swiss authorities after four years hold hostage. The Institute of Forensic Medicine at the University of Zurich confirms the DNA tests.