Egypt Extends State of Emergency a Year After Church Bombings

Two separate church bombings last year in Alexandria and Tanta prompted the government to tighten its security and safeguard its citizens against further terror attacks. The church bombings left 47 people dead and many others injured has prompted Egypt to extend state of emergency.

A Papal Allegation with Hellish Implications

Last week, several news sources, including The Guardian, reported a shocking comment allegedly made by Pope Francis. The Vatican quickly shifted into full-blown crisis management and scrambled to contain the fallout and take counteractive measures (see article in the National Catholic Reporter).

Korean Missionaries Risk Life to Spread Christianity

Korean missionaries might have one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Stationed on China's northeastern border with North Korea, they put their lives at risk just to evangelize defectors

Canadian Ice Cream Chain Drew Flak Over Blasphemous Name

Christians denounced a Canadian-based ice cream chain Sweet Jesus for its blasphemous and misuse of the name of the Lord.

Cuba Blocks Distribution of 17,000 NIV Bibles

The Communist government of Cuba blocked the distribution of 17,000 NIV Bibles specifically printed for the island. Bíblica, a Bible publisher, revealed that Cuba sent back a shipment of thousands of New International Version Bibles to Miami, Florida in 2016, reports Breitbart.

Univ Students in UK More Likely to Worship Than the General Public

Students at Oxford, Cambridge and Durham are twice likely to worship in college chapels in 2016. On an average Sunday, the report showed that 1,685 students regularly attend services and they are joined by about 1,500 non-students, including locals, tourists, and children.

French Christians Pray Following Supermarket Siege

Residents of the small community of Trèbes in Southern France gathered in church to mourn and offer prayers to the victims of the recent supermarket shooting which killed four people.

Algeria Gives Heavy Fines to Christians Transporting Bibles

The government of Algeria hands down a hefty fine to two Christians for having Bibles in their car.

World Council of Churches Attended by 1000’s

More than 1,000 Christians from different denominations around the world joined the World Council of Churches' Conference on World Mission and Evangelism, held in Arusha, Tanzania in Africa on March 8-13, 2018.

Christianity’s Holiest Site in Israel Reopens After Protest over Church Taxes

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre reopened in February 2018---three days after closing its doors to the public, reports The Jerusalem Post. Revered as the site where Jesus was crucified...
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Museum on Persecuted Christians Opens in Japan

A museum about persecuted Japanese Christians opened on April 1, 2018 in a large Catholic church in Nagasaki. The Oura church, Japan's oldest church, is also a candidate site for the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list, reports Japan Times.

Christians in Algeria Denounce Government Clamp Down on Religion

Christians in Algeria cry foul over the growing pressure against believers in the predominantly Muslim country.

Egypt Extends State of Emergency a Year After Church Bombings

Two separate church bombings last year in Alexandria and Tanta prompted the government to tighten its security and safeguard its citizens against further terror attacks. The church bombings left 47 people dead and many others injured has prompted Egypt to extend state of emergency.