The reports about Andrew Brunson’s release are just another example of how little the media know about evangelical churches.
Authorities deny reports which said the Christian woman had left Pakistan. Italy and other countries offered asylum.
The President of the European Parliament invites the family of the Christian woman to Brussels. Antonio Tajani: “Pakistani government must uphold Human Rights commitments”.
The government chose to ignore the Islamist leaders’ blatant threats of murdering the Supreme Court judges and inciting a rebellion against the army chief.
Islamists blocked roads. Security has been stepped up for churches. Bibi is expected to leave the country soon.
The Christian woman on death row had been in jail since 2010, accused of insulting Islam. The Supreme Court will free her because the prosecution “categorically failed to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt”.
The Christians were not taken to any court of law during their nearly two weeks of jail and interrogation.
During a plenary session, the President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani called for her immediate release.
The ethno-religious group has been praised for its refusal to retaliate against anti-Christian violence.
The rise of crimes, threats and insults against Jews should be addressed by Christians, the National Council of Evangelicals in France says.
Córdoba International Television was founded in 2012 by the Sheikh Abdelaziz al Fawzan. It broadcast in Spain and Latin America. All its workers were fired last May.
The government accuses the Muslim leaders of promoting radical Islamism and Turkish nationalism. The 2015 Islam law will banned foreign funding of mosques.
Two are Protestant and one is Catholic. A family of six, including three children, carried out the synchronised attack. They had travelled to Syria to be trained by Daesh, authorities say.
The families of the victims say they were abducted by Muslims who wanted to convert them to Islam and marry them. These abductions have become a recurring phenomenon in Egypt.
Muslim suitor insisted she renounce Christ and marry him, relatives say.
Leah Nathan Sharibu remains hostage for refusing to renounce Christ.
The Nigerian Information Minister says that 101 of the 110 girls abducted have been freed. Reports say that a Christian girl is still in captivity because she refused to convert to Islam.
Twenty-six church leaders have appeared in court since last week for defending a Muslim business interest’s attempt to illegally seize the Evangelical School of Omdurman
A Taliban terrorist group murdered twenty-four people in the attack against the Intercontinental hotel in Afghanistan.
A living example from the persecuted Christians in Egypt.
One aim of the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition is that extremists no longer “tarnish our beloved religion”.
Some 130 have been wounded after a group of men bombed the building and shot against woshippers. It is the worst attack in the history of modern Egypt.
How can Islamic radicalism be countered after the imprisonment of the Christian governor of Jakarta?
“Any restriction of freedom of worship, conscience, or expression would impoverish the nation spiritually and intellectually, and affect evangelical Christians who publicly testify to their faith”, says CNEF representative Thierry Le Gall.
A number of Muslim groups are actively seeking a Caliphate, although their conceptions of it differ. These groups include Al-Qa’ida, Daesh (IS), Hizb ut Tahrir, and the Muslim Brotherhood.
“The image of Christians as a persecuted minority is not completely right”, says Egypt’s Bible Society Director Ramez Atallah in an interview with Evangelical Focus. He analyses the coexistence with Muslims and the role of the evangelical community.