(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-8106879304633798", enable_page_level_ads: true });
Home / News / Persecuted Church

Persecuted Church

Taliban denies Christians exist in Afghanistan. Here’s why it matters

taliban christians

Husain Andaryas was a religious fighter in the war against the invading Soviet army in Afghanistan in the early 1980s, but almost a year after the Soviets left, he converted to Christianity. ...

Read More »

800 African Islamic terrorists killed in multi-national operation

terrorists killed

Just a week after over 50 Churchgoers were murdered in one attack, it is being reported that 800 Boko Haram and ISIS terrorists have been killed in a coordinated multi-nation offensive. The ...

Read More »

Government prosecutor said use of word ‘sin’ could be harmful

sin

It’s still legal to utter the word “sin” in Finland. At least for now. A Finnish court has upheld the right to free speech by dismissing all charges against Finnish MP Päivi ...

Read More »

Iranian Christian explains the plight of women

iranian women

Iranians have recently been shocked by the news of two “honor killings” of women, including one woman believed to have been killed for her faith in Christ. Iranian Christian Omeed Jouyandé discusses ...

Read More »

China forcing churches to spout communist propaganda

chinese church china propaganda religious

Churches and other religious bodies in China are being forced to spout communist propaganda as the country has become “increasingly hostile to faith, said a bipartisan U.S. federal government commission. According to ...

Read More »

While all eyes are on Ukraine, remember the slaughter of Christians in Nigeria

nigeria ukraine

EDITOR’S NOTE: Metro Voice regularly reports on the genocide against Christians in Nigeria. While the news rarely makes the nightly news, it is nonetheless as important as the war against Ukraine. We ...

Read More »

Chinese government rewriting Bible to fit communist agenda

chinese bible

The Chinese government is rewriting the Bible in accordance with communist values, The Voice of the Martyrs warned. “This is a project that the Chinese Communist Party announced in 2019,” Todd Nettleton ...

Read More »

INTERVIEW: The ‘silent genocide’ against Christians in Nigeria

silent genocide

“A silent genocide is going on against Christian communities in Southern Kaduna.” That’s the assessment Jonathan Asake, President of the Southern Kaduna People’s Union in Nigeria. For seven years, Christian communities in the ...

Read More »

World regions where persecution will increase this year

If Covid taught us one thing, it was that both governments and religious majorities around the world used the pandemic as cover to persecute Christians.  In many countries, believers in Christ faced ...

Read More »

Ugandan man hangs wife, children, for accepting Christ as saviour

ugandan christ

Ugandan police continue to search for a Muslim man accused of killing his wife and children because they received Christ as their personal Lord and Savior after attending a church service. According ...

Read More »

Why Nigeria’s Christians feel abandoned by the United States

nigeria's christians

In late November, numerous international observers — including human rights groups, media organizations and Christians focusing on religious freedom — were shocked and stunned when the Biden administration inexplicably removed Nigeria’s “Country ...

Read More »

Release International: Persecution of Christians to increase in 2022

rwanda release persecution

West Africa is expected to be a hotspot for persecution of Christians in the coming year, according to the newly released Persecution Trends report from Release International. The organization pointed to several ...

Read More »

Report: Western nations soft-peddle China’s persecution of Christians, other minorities

china minorities

The belief that downplaying Beijing’s human rights abuses would lead to reforms in China has not only validated the Chinese Communist Party’s approach against Christians and other religious minorities but has also ...

Read More »

Nigeria’s Christians celebrate Christmas in face of terror threats

Nigeria's christmas

Throughout Nigeria’s troubled northern states Christian believers headed to church on Christmas eve with brave faces. Even in the northernmost state of Sokoto, the heart of Nigeria’s Islamic region, more than 5,000 Christians ...

Read More »

Sunday, November 7, will be International Day of Prayer for Persecuted Christians

sunday christians

Christians around the world will join in prayer for the persecuted church this Sunday. The International Day of Prayer for Persecuted Christians initiative is an annual event launched more than two decades ago ...

Read More »

Apple caves to Chinese Communists, bans Bible apps

apple chinese

Apple is giving in to pressure from the Chinese government and removing Bible apps from its app store in the communist nation. Chinese officials claim the apps violate laws that prohibit the ...

Read More »

From New York to Pakistan, brothers fight blasphemy law

blasphemy laws

Christians in Pakistan are often relegated to undesirable jobs such as manual sewage cleaning, but Nadeem Samson’s small business selling herbal medicines was doing so well in 2016 that he out-earned his ...

Read More »

Iraqi Christians celebrate return of church bell after ISIS silenced

iraq bell isis

A church bell has been inaugurated to the cheers of Iraqi Christians seven years after Islamic State terrorists (ISIS) overran the northern city of Mosul. Father Pios Affas of the Syriac Christian ...

Read More »

Be part of a letter writing campaign for world’s persecuted Christians

letter writing

A letter-writing and prayer campaign that helped free a Christian dissident in Russia stamped a lasting impression on me. The late award-winning journalist Dan Wooding launched the campaign urging the release from ...

Read More »

American, British bureaucracy is killing Afghan Christians

british afghan

In his speech to the U.K. parliament on Sept. 6, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson updated the House of Commons on efforts to evacuate British nationals, British forces and Afghan colleagues from ...

Read More »

Military leader liable for Liberian church massacre

liberian church

The man who orchestrated a massacre of hundreds of Liberians in a church can be held accountable under U.S law a federal judge has ruled. Military commander Moses W. Thomas was central ...

Read More »

For the Martyrs plans march in Washington to call attention to persecuted Christians

For the Martyrs

Christians under Taliban rule in Afghanistan are among more than 340 million people around the world suffering persecution for practicing their Christian faith. The annual March for the Martyrs will take place ...

Read More »

Sam Brownback joins Open Doors USA to combat Christian persecution

brownback open doors

Sam Brownback, former Ambassador for International Religious Freedom under President Donald Trump, has joined Open Doors USA as a senior fellow. “Open Doors USA is a leading global advocate for Christians and ...

Read More »

Organizations urgently call Christians to pray for Afghanistan

afghanistan prayer

International Christian Concern and Gospel for Asia are among groups calling followers of Christ to urgently pray for Afghanistan and especially its underground Christians. The plea comes as almost 300,000 Afghan refugees ...

Read More »

Afghan Christians being “hunted like animals,” urgent prayer needed

International Christian Concern, which monitors persecution around the world, is pleading with Christians to pray for Afghan believers.  They face persecution and death in the face of the Taliban’s takeover of the ...

Read More »
X
X