Tag: Christian persecution

Islamist militants murder dozens, damage church in spate of attacks in Mozambique

Originally published by Barnabus Fund. Islamist fundamentalists allegedly murdered at least 57 people and smashed their way into a church in an upsurge of violence at the beginning of April in Mozambique’s northernmost province of Cabo Delgado. A further five deaths were unconfirmed in the province, which is Muslim-majority. On April […]

Iranian Christian human rights leader sentenced to flogging and prison

Iranian Christian human rights activist Mary Fatima Mohammadi (PHOTO: International Christian Concern) Originally published in International Christian Concern. International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on April 21, Christian human rights activist Mary Fatima Mohammadi received a suspended prison sentence of three months by the Iranian government. The sentence included […]

Easter devotion and call to pray into ‘Silent Slaughter’ of Christians in Nigeria — Elizabeth Kendal

By Elizabeth Kendal — Originally published in Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin. EASTER DEVOTION: Justice and salvation will reach ends of the earth Isaiah’s Servant Songs cannot but elicit a response. We all, like sheep, have gone astray; trusting in idols and walking in rebellion. Lost, captive and condemned to death, […]

Christians in Iran proclaim testimonies on satellite TV

Originally published in Urban Christian News An interactive satellite television programme called Signal is giving a voice to persecuted Christians in Iran. “For quite some time before we started producing and broadcasting the programme, we were always trying to find a unique approach for the Christians, especially those residing inside […]