One With Them

If one part suffers, every part suffers with it; if one part is honored, every part rejoices with it. 1 Corinthians 12:26 One With Them For Marina Shestakov and her three daughters, the imprisonment of their husband and father, Dmitry, was a time of great loss. But four years of loss soon became four years … More One With Them

Daniel Ortega’s forces capture Nicaragua opposition stronghold

Nicaragua’s government said Tuesday that forces loyal to President Daniel Ortega have seized control of the opposition stronghold city of Masaya, following fierce clashes with activists in the flashpoint neighborhood of Monimbo that rights groups say left at least two people dead. from Catholic Church – TODAY.NG https://ift.tt/2zPkIhf via IFTTT

Kachin Christians face death from above and below

Kachin Christians continue to flee  attacks by the Myanmar (Burmese) Army and face the dual deadly threats of landmines and shelling, according to aid agency Barnabas Fund. Barnabas Fund sources said they had learned in recent days of a number of Kachin Christians who have been wounded by shrapnel from […] from World – Global … More Kachin Christians face death from above and below

Anti-conversion laws could be repealed in North Indian state

Decades-old anti-conversion laws which were targetted against Christians could be repealed in the north Indian State of Arunachal Pradesh. The state’s Chief Minister, Pema Khandu, told journalists that the legislation “could undermine secularism and is probably targeted towards Christians.” The law, officially called the Arunachal Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act, was introduced […] from World – Global … More Anti-conversion laws could be repealed in North Indian state

New Laos laws could lead to prosecution of churches

A new decree issued by the Laos government in December 2017 and now being enforced across the country leaves Christians and churches vulnerable to prosecution. The vaguely worded law requires “associations”, a catch all term which covers groups from clubs to non-profits, to meet stringent registration criteria. Associations are also prohibited […] from World – Global … More New Laos laws could lead to prosecution of churches

Algerian crackdown as third church is closed in 2018

Police in the Algerian port city of Bejaia shut down a church on 11 July 2018, claiming that the congregation did not have official approval to meet. The church is the third to be shut by Algerian authorities so far in 2018, although two churches closed in the north-western district of Oran […] from World – Global … More Algerian crackdown as third church is closed in 2018

Muslim mob attack Christian homes after Egypt blasphemy accusation

The homes of Egyptian Christians were attacked last week after a member of the Christian community was accused of insulting Islam on social media. Police subsequently arrested 90 Muslims in the village of Menbal in the Minya governate. They were charged with mob violence, inciting sedition and attacking police. Abdu Adel Ayad, a […] from World – Global … More Muslim mob attack Christian homes after Egypt blasphemy accusation