Islamic extremism Archives - HEART Christian newspaper
Last updated on April 3rd, 2020 at 03:50 pm
David and Shirley Donovan were held hostage for 22 days in the Niger Delta. Their traumatic abduction was, they believe, a warning against lukewarm Christianity ‘Counting the Cost: Kidnapped in the …
Last updated on April 3rd, 2020 at 04:12 pm
In an echo of Asia Bibi’s case, a 22-year-old farm worker has been murdered after washing with water from a Muslim’s well.
Pakistani Christian Saleem Masih died on 28 February, three …
Last updated on April 3rd, 2020 at 04:14 pm
Two Pakistani Christians who were building a church have been shot by locals who don’t want the church in their village.
Religious freedom charity CLAAS-UK report that Muslims in the village …
Last updated on March 28th, 2020 at 07:46 pm
A church service in Burkina Faso was a scene of devastation when suspected jihadists entered and killed 24 Christians, including the pastor. Another 18 people were wounded.
No Muslim extremist group …
Last updated on April 3rd, 2020 at 04:20 pm
A Christian street preacher in Trondheim, Norway, was abducted, beaten, robbed and threatened with death if he didn’t convert to Islam.
Four Muslim men asked Roar Fløttum to pray for a …
Open Doors UK and Ireland CEO Lisa Pearce talks to MPs about persecution around the world
AFTER MPs were briefed on the horrific persecution of many Christians globally, they rushed to voice their shock.
Revealing this year’s World Watch …
Amid the charred remains of this church stands the altar Bible without so much as a scorch mark.
Unsurprisingly, the Christians who used to worship here believe the undamaged Bible is a sign from God to encourage them in their faith after their church was firebombed.
A Coptic Orthodox bishop from Upper Egypt has been murdered in a Cairo street.
The attacker slashed Bishop Samaan Shehata in the head, neck and torso.
According to Morning Star News, a security spokesman said the suspect, Ahmed Saeed Ibrahim, was mentally ill, but neighbours denied this, saying he was a Muslim who had been radicalised a year ago. Since then, Ibrahim had begun praying in the street, shouting loudly and calling Christians infidels.
Captured by people on the street in the outskirts of Cairo and now in custody, Ibrahim reportedly approached Shehata wielding a large knife or cleaver, while the bishop was waiting for another clergyman in his car.
Egyptian police have prevented a terrorist attempt to bomb a Coptic church in northeast Egypt.
The Mar Girgis (St George) church in El-Arish, which was also attacked during anti-Christian violence in August 2013, was saved by state security forces outside …