A local pastor in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the origin of the novel coronavirus, was taken away by police for interrogation while he was leading an online meeting of Christians on evangelism and church planting, according to the Chinese Christian Fellowship of Righteousness.
Nigerian civil society organization is reporting that no less than 50 Christians were killed in March and 10 in the first two days of April by radical Fulani herdsmen.
A Chinese pastor living Wuhan — the epicenter of the deadly coronavirus outbreak — has penned a powerful letter urging the international faith community to pray as the number of confirmed cases rises above 20,000 in the country.
WASHINGTON — Leading Christian persecution watchdog nongovernmental organization Open Doors USA released it's 2020 World Watch List Wednesday, an influential annual data report that this year highlights a drastic increase in attacks against Christian buildings and the imprisonment of Christians.
China announced it will soon implement harsh new measures requiring all religious personnel to support and implement total submission to the Chinese Communist Party, sparking concern among Chinese Christians.
Here are 10 important stories of Christian persecution that reached that level in the past 10 years.
Over 1,000 Christians have been killed this year in Nigeria as attacks led by Fulani extremists continue to plague rural farming communities in the Middle Belt, according to an estimation published by the U.K.-based nongovernmental organization Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust.
China: Early Rain Church leader sentenced to four years in prison over Gospel tracts
American pastors who traveled to Hong Kong to support the months-long pro-democracy demonstrations say they faced tear gas and water cannons as they stood in solidarity with student demonstrators during one of the most dynamic five-day stretches of the protests.
India's dire religious freedom problems deserves far more international attention than they receive.
Face and fingerprint scanning installed in churches as China increases surveillance
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Xi Jinping and his Chinese Communist Party have declared war on Transcendence
Right before the New Year, a Chinese court sentenced Early Rain Church Pastor Wang Yi to nine years in prison for "inciting subversion of state power" and "illegal business activities."