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As crosses are torn down, churches demolished and pastors arrested, persecution is set to reach highest level “since Cultural Revolution”
As of old, Israelis face flak for following Jesus
By Charles Gardner, Special to ASSIST News Service
GALILEE, ISRAEL (ANS – January 19, 2018) – It is an undisputed fact that the early followers of Jesus – who were mostly Jewish – came under fiery persecution, often from their own people.
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.
Kim Davis thanks God on her release from jail
A Kentucky clerk jailed for refusing to sign gay ‘marriage’ licences is running for re-election.
Kim Davis spent nearly a week in jail for her Christian convictions and garnered support …
HEROINE: Asia Bibi languishes in prison but is now a nominee for the Sakharov Prize
A Christian woman who has been on death row in Pakistan for seven years has been honoured by the European Parliament.
Asia Bibi, the first …
It is the moral duty of Christians not only to help their brothers and sisters in Christ abroad, but also to defend Christian freedoms in Europe, according to the Prime Minister of Hungary.
Viktor Orban was speaking to international campaign groups invited by his government to a conference on how to help the persecuted Church.
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 …