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Prior to 2016 it was almost impossible for Egypt’s beleaguered Christian community to gain the necessary permission to construct or renovate church buildings. Believers in Egypt refer to this period as “the crisis era”. Things changed when the government of President Abdel...
A five-year-old girl was killed on 15 November as the Myanmar military (Tatmadaw) shelled a kindergarten in a Christian-majority area of Kayah State.  The girl had been sheltering at the kindergarten in Demoso township with her family after they were forced to...
A church minister was abducted while conducting a worship service in Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State, Nigeria. Gunmen attacked the service in the early hours of 19 November, causing the congregants and the minister, Victor Ishiwu, to flee. The assailants followed Reverend...
There are four main drivers of global food insecurity: economic shocks, illness and disease, conflict, and extreme weather events. Now researchers from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)  have predicted an “increased frequency of extreme weather events” that will worsen the ongoing global...
Pray for the communities of northern Mozambique, both Christian and Muslim, who are suffering from an ongoing campaign of terror.
Four men were wounded as a Myanmar military (Tatmadaw) shell struck the premises of a Bible school in northern Shan State on 3 November. Several shells were fired on the school, which is run by the Kachin Baptist Convention in Kutkai Township,...
Islamist gunmen attacked a Christian-majority community in Plateau State, Nigeria on 17 October, killing three people including the head of the village, Salisu Idris. The gang rode into Nyalun, in Wase Local Government Area, on motorcycles at around 9.30pm and started shooting. “They...
The existence of Burkina Faso is in danger from Islamist militants, warned army Captain Ibrahim Traore when he was sworn in as interim president of the country on 21 October. “We are confronted with a security and humanitarian crisis without precedent,” said...
Two young Nigerian women kidnapped as teenagers by Boko Haram Islamist terrorists from a school in Chibok eight years ago have been found. They were recovered with their children by the Nigerian Army in separate operations against terrorists in Borno State. Military...
Islamist militants killed 11 people in an attack on Christian-majority north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on 4 October. A pastor was among the dead as Islamists from the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), which is linked to Islamic State (IS, ISIS,...