Tag: Christian persecution

UK report on Nigeria calls for urgent action on Islamist persecution of Christians
Africa News

UK report on Nigeria calls for urgent action on Islamist persecution of Christians

Originally published in Church Times The rise of Islamic fundamentalism has led to the killing of more than 7 000 Christians in Nigeria by religious militants since 2015, a situation compounded by climate change, competition over resources, the spread of misinformation, and access to firearms. These are the key findings of a report, Nigeria: Unfolding genocide?, released […]

Christianity rapidly growing in oppressive Iran
Asia World

Christianity rapidly growing in oppressive Iran

Originally published in CBN NEWS. Despite an Islamic government that systematically harasses and imprisons Christian converts and indoctrinates its youth into Islam, Christianity is growing at unprecedented rates in Iran. Islamic Clerics are warning against the spread of Christianity, authorities are routinely targeting house churches, and conversion to Christianity is […]

Trump executive order provides R846m to advance religious freedom worldwide
North America World

Trump executive order provides R846m to advance religious freedom worldwide

Originally published in Christian Headlines Calling it a “moral and national security imperative”, President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Tuesday providing R846-million ( $50-million ) to promote religious freedom around the world and to pressure countries that are the worst violators to change their policies. The order provides […]