• First-Ever Delegation of Evangelical Christians Meet With Egyptian President El-Sisi to ‘Build a Bridge of Friendship’

    When New York Times best-selling author Joel Rosenberg saw Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at a meeting in Washington, D.C., in April, he had one question: Would you be interested in meeting with Evangelical Christians? President Sisi had been invited by President Trump to speak... Read more
  • The story of an underground Catholic priest in China

    Madrid, Spain, Nov 17, 2017 / 12:15 am (ACI Prensa).- Fr. Joseph of Jesus is a Chinese priest, faithful to the Catholic Church. Life is not easy for Catholics in China. Those who adhere to Rome are persecuted by the Chinese government, which only grants freedom of worship to those belonging to... Read more
  • 5 Christian Families Flee Pakistani Village After Teen Falsely Accused of Blasphemy

    Five Christian families who lived in a village about 120 miles outside of Lahore were forced to flee their homes after a teenage son of one of the families was falsely accused of blaspheming against Islam, a crime that can be punishable by death in the majority-Muslim country. World Watch... Read more
  • Beyond the “Hate Map”: How the Southern Poverty Law Center is hurting Christian groups

    [caption id="attachment_91927" align="aligncenter" width="678"] A screenshot of the Southern Poverty Law Center's "Hate Map." (www.splcenter.org)[/caption] After her pro-family group was targeted by the SPLC, Jennifer Roback Morse says, “I felt the time was right to speak out.” An online... Read more
  • Two Chinese Christians held for 24 hours for plans to travel to Hong Kong

    [caption id="attachment_91909" align="alignleft" width="320"] Christians in China are often persecuted by the Chinese government. (Photo: ChinaAid)[/caption] (Chengdu, Sichuan—Oct. 27, 2017) Chinese authorities held two Christians for 24 hours each on Oct. 16-17, interfering with their plans to... Read more
  • Egypt diocese says 3 churches closed over attack fears

    The Minya Coptic Orthodox Diocese said authorities sealed off two churches in the southern province, citing harassment and attacks by extremists. A third was closed due to fear of attacks. The diocese urged authorities to end discrimination against Christians and "not to succumb to the... Read more
  • Church bell rings in Kashmir church after 5 decades

    A Catholic Church in India's Muslim-majority Kashmir state rang church bells for the first time in 50 years on Sunday. Father Roy Matthews said, "This is a message that every religion should make known to the world today because of the divisions and violence in the name of religion." SRINAGAR,... Read more
  • In the Face of Terror, Let’s Help Restore the Body of Christ

    Editor’s note: This piece is part of our series on Christian Unity. On October 6, 2017, the Libyan police found the bodies of the 21 Coptic Christian Martyrs. They were murdered by Islamist Jihadists on February 15, 2015. The last words they uttered were words of prayer and... Read more
  • The Church in Afghanistan

    Fr. Giovanni Scalese is a Barnabite priest and the ecclesiastical superior of the Roman Catholic Mission of Afghanistan. He lives in Kabul and recently spoke with Eduardo Andino about the challenges of his Mission. Whom does the Mission primarily serve? Who are the Catholic expats in the... Read more
  • Hundreds of Iraqi Christian Families Forced to Flee Again After Resettling in Town Liberated From ISIS

    Hundreds of Iraqi Christian families who recently returned to their hometown after being displaced for years by the Islamic State were forced to flee again from a town in northern Iraq because of conflict between Iraqi government forces and the Kurdish peshmerga. A source with knowledge of... Read more