Christian News:There are more than 26 million documented cases of Persecution in 20th Century .More than in the Prior 1,900 years combined ,close to 165,000 Christian are persecution every year .one Christian is every 3 Minutes . 250 Million christians in over 60 Nations are currently living under threat Persecution .included 60% Children
Iran Escalates Attacks on Christians
Last Christmas, the Iranian government began arresting Christians, raiding and ransacking their homes as they are taken to prison and interogation.
Egypt Sentences Muslim to Death in Killings of Christians
An Egyptian court sentenced a Muslim to death for killing six Christians along with a Muslim guarding their church in a drive-by shooting more than a year ago.
Christian Woman Dies in Eritrean Detention center
After two weeks of torture, Seble Hagos Mebrahtu, 27, died in the military training center in Sawa, Eritrea, on January 1. Reportedly, Mebrahtu was refused medical treatment for malaria and died soon after. Although it was unclear as to how long she was imprisoned in Sawa, sources state she was arrested for reading a Bible in her own bedroom.
Iranian Christian Temporary Freed After Posting $15,000 Bail
An Iranian Christian by name of Reza T. was temporarily freed from prison after posting a $15,000 bail, Worthy News has learned.
Girls Fleeing Anti-Christian Attacks Face Sexual Abuse, groups say
Girls escaping deadly anti-Christian violence in India's volatile state of Orissa face sexual after human traffickers falsely promise them a better life, human rights investigators said Friday, January 14.
Iran Christians Urge Prayers Amid Massive Arrests
Iranian Christians requested prayers Sunday, January 16, amid a new wave of arrests of Christian converts, many of them former Muslims.
Egypt to Execute Muslim in Killings Christians
A Muslim men was awaiting execution Monday, January 17, after a court in Egypt sentenced him to death for his alleged involvement in the January 2010 killings of six Coptic Christians following Christmas mass.
India Militants Attack Christians
Christians in two Indian states were still recovering of injuries and shock Tuesday, January 11, after Hindu militants attacked a church and Christians as part of their battle against the spread of Christianity among Hindus, Christians said.
URGENT BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Governor Assassinated For Opposing Blasphemy Laws
The governor of Pakistan's powerful Punjab province was shot and killed in the nation's capital by one of his own bodyguards in apparent retaliation for his campaign against the country's controversial blasphemy law, police and human rights activists said.
Somalia Militants Destroy Largest Christian Library, Bible College
Somalia's minority Christians faced new challenges Thursday, January 6, after their most comprehensive Christian library was reportedly destroyed by Muslim militants who also threatened to continue killing Christians.
Four EU Nations Urge European Action Against Anti-Christian Violence
Hungary, which holds the European Union presidency, Italy, France and Poland have urged the EU to help prevent more attacks against Christians.
Egypts Mubarak Condemns Church Bombing; 21 Killed
Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak on Saturday, January 1, urged citizens of all faiths, including Christian Copts and Muslims to resist "terrorist acts", after a church bombing killed at least 21 people and injured nearly 80 others.
Angry Indonesia Muslims Surround Homes Of Christians
Tensions remained high Sunday, December 26, near Jakarta where a group of angry Muslims backed by police surrounded homes of Christians in protests against what they called "unauthorized religious services", Worthy News learned.
Deadly Blasts Rock Nigerian Churches
Authorities in northern and central Nigeria tried to restore calm Saturday, December 25, after suspected Muslim militants targeted churches and other sites in Christmas Eve attacks that killed as many as 38 people, police and church leaders said.
Iraq Churches Cancel Christmas Services After Violence, Death Threats
"Many" church services have been canceled in Iraq over the Christmas period following deadly attacks and new terror threats, several church groups said Friday December 24.
Egypt Jails 130 Christians, Including Children, Missionaries Say
Some 130 Christian worshipers, including children, remain imprisoned in Egypt, a month after some 2,000 security forces attacked their church under re-construction, killing several people, American and local missionaries told Worthy News.
Vietnam Security Forces Crack Down On Christmas Celebrations
Christians of house churches and other non-recognized groups prepared Friday, December 24, for a tense Christmas, after security forces halted Christmas celebrations and detained believers in several areas of Vietnam, Vietnamese Christians and rights investigators said.
Muslim Protests As Cleric Offers Thousands For Killing Christian
Muslims began protests Friday, December 24, against plans to change Pakistan's blasphemy laws, after an Islamic leader offered nearly $6,000 for the killing of a Christian woman he accused of offending Islam.