In a world where someone is killed for their faith every two minutes, Southern Baptists are uniting in prayer on Sunday, Nov. 5, for the Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church.
An evangelist was killed in Uganda following an event in which many Muslims put their faith in Jesus.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights condemned atrocities committed by the ruling military regime in Myanmar as “inhumanity in its vilest form.”
A new report from Open Doors and World Relief found the number of Christians finding refuge in the U.S. after fleeing persecution in their native countries dropped from 32,248 in 2016 to 9,528 in 2022 — a decline of 70%.
The exact whereabouts of human rights lawyer Lu Siwei, who was arrested in Laos in July, appear uncertain.
“Blasphemy laws are inconsistent with international human right law,” the report states.
A preacher teaching about Christ’s divinity was assaulted at an evangelistic event in Uganda, and so were the Christians trying to rescue him from the melee.
Assailants in an area of Nigeria where Fulani terrorists have operated freely burned a Catholic seminary student to death Sept. 7 in a failed kidnapping attempt, Morning Star News reported.
Gunmen entering a town in Taraba State, Nigeria at about 2 a.m. on Sunday (Sept. 10) killed two Christians, wounded several others and kidnapped six people.