The reports about Andrew Brunson’s release are just another example of how little the media know about evangelical churches.
Several faith organizations are working together to help the Venezuelan refugees. Three million Venezuelans have left their country in the last year. “This is the biggest refugee crisis in South America”, the UN says.
A reform of the Penal Code would lead those who practice “anti-gay therapies” to jail. Churches respond with prayer to gender ideology plans of the new President.
Authorities deny reports which said the Christian woman had left Pakistan. Italy and other countries offered asylum.
The government chose to ignore the Islamist leaders’ blatant threats of murdering the Supreme Court judges and inciting a rebellion against the army chief.
“With our souls, with our blood, we will defend the Cross”, the Coptic Christians chanted in the funeral.
The World Evangelical Alliance denounced at the UN Human Rights Council that people in these Asian countries “are experiencing more and more restrictions on freedom of religion or belief”.
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”.
Groups of hooded protesters threw stones against the crowd. “The people started to run, there were babies, children crying, it was a chaos”, explains one of the mothers attending the march.
The World Evangelical Alliance calls to “speak out in opposition wherever and whenever hatred or violence is encouraged”.
Many pastors supported the campaign of the winner of the Presidential election. But not all Christians agree with his message: “Families and churches are divided”.
The ‘Sky-blue wave’ gathered hundreds of thousands in more than 100 cities to defend family, “the two lives” and the fundamental freedoms.
The Christians were not taken to any court of law during their nearly two weeks of jail and interrogation.
“As a nation we confront our failure to listen, to believe, and to provide justice. We say sorry”, Scott Morrison said in a public speech at the Parliament.
Around 4,000 left Honduras to find a better life in Mexico and the US. World Vision calls for “a joint action between churches, civil society, companies and authorities to provide humanitarian aid”.
Authorities gave no reason for arresting the 13 Christians, except to say that they were all converts from Islam.
It is the first time in Morocco that a house is marked with the symbol of Iraq's persecuted Christians. “We are not discouraged and we pray for God's protection”, the Moroccan Christian Youtuber said.
The US pastor and his wife Norine spoke on TV about the difficulties of the last two years. “As Christians, we have not the option not to forgive”.
Uruguayan evangelicals presented 40,000 signatures against a draft law which also proposes positive discrimination for transgender people, such as access to scholarships and state jobs.
The death toll has risen to more than 2000. 86 church buildings in Palu have been established as aid centres. Pastors ask believers “to pray for strength for their communities to endure in the midst of trauma”.
The far-right candidate got 46.93% of vote. He is a Roman Catholic who has also attracted the support of many evangelical Christians.
Soldiers are holding arrested Christian leaders and students in Mong Maw town, a stronghold base of the Wa rebels.
A mudslide engulfed a church in Sulawesi Island. The death toll rose to 1,200 and 191,000 are in urgent need.
Including same-sex marriage in the Cuban Constitution “is totally incompatible with the history, cultural values and thinking of the Fathers of our country”.
The ethno-religious group has been praised for its refusal to retaliate against anti-Christian violence.