Museum on Persecuted Christians Opens in Japan

A museum about persecuted Japanese Christians opened on April 1, 2018 in a large Catholic church in Nagasaki. The Oura church, Japan's oldest church, is also a candidate site...

Christians Fear Govt Systematically Closing Churches in Algeria

Christian charities warned that the government of Algeria seems to have a campaign to systematically shut down churches and other Christian institutions in the country.

Egypt’s Christians Flee Sinai After Attacks

Many Coptic Christians in Egypt left North Sinai province following a series of attacks by suspected Muslim extremists. The Christian families are now in the Evangelical Church in the...

Christian Village in Mali ‘Virtually Wiped Out’

Nearly 100 Christians were murdered in an attack by armed men on a village in Mali on June 10.

Welsh Council Meetings Still Open with Christian Prayers

Thirteen out of 18 councils in Wales hold Christian prayers before the formal start of a meeting despite a campaign to ban them, The Christian Institute reports. The National Secular...

Christians Win Anti-Evangelism Case in Nepal

Eight Christians in Nepal who were charged with proselytizing have been acquitted by a court on December 6, according to Baptist Press. The seven men and one woman were arrested...

Bavaria to Display Crosses in all Govt Buildings

The German state of Bavaria ordered that Christian crosses must be mounted on all government buildings. Regional prime minister Markus Söder announced the directive, saying "The cross is a fundamental...

Christianity is Growing Fast in Africa — Report

A report published on the World Council of Churches (WCC) website showed that Christianity is growing faster in Africa than anywhere else in the world, Nigerian Tribune reports.

Rwandan Bishops Apologize for Catholic Role in Genocide

The Catholic bishops in Rwanda have issued an apology for Christians' role in the 1994 genocide, National Catholic Reporter said. The apology was read November 20 in the parishes...

Iraqi Christians Raise a Giant Cross

A group of Iraqi Christians has raised a giant cross outside the city of Mosul on a village recently liberated from ISIS, Crux reports. The cross was erected on a...
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