Iranian Christian refugee who suffered persecution now faces possible expulsion from Turkey

An Iranian Christian convert faces possible expulsion from Turkey and a three-year prison sentence on a charge of spreading “propaganda against the Islamic Republic of Iran,” according to religious freedom…

Brian Houston says account was ‘hacked’ after tweet about ‘ladies and girls kissing’

Former Hillsong Church leader Brian Houston claims his X account was hacked after the account tweeted the words “ladies and girls kissing,” drawing scrutiny from social media users.  Read More…

Putin foe Alexei Navalny leaned on Christian faith before death

Alexei Navalny, Russia’s most well-known opposition politician of recent times who died last week, stated publicly that he was a Christian later in life. In his public statement during his…

Widow of assassinated Haitian president accused of being accomplice because she wanted power

Martine Moïse, the widow of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, who was assassinated in July 2021, is among 51 people indicted by a Haitian judge for allegedly being an accomplice to…

Christian convert fights German authorities over Bible verse sticker

A taxi driver in Essen, Germany, is contesting a fine imposed by local authorities for displaying a Bible verse sticker on his vehicle, which reads “Jesus – I am the…

Ukrainian priest found dead after being detained by Russian forces

The bruised body of a Ukrainian priest who was detained by Russian occupation forces turned up on a village street last Thursday, with an unconfirmed report of a bullet wound…

2 Americans accused of preaching, conversions at Baptist hospital in India

Authorities in India fined two American citizens for allegedly violating the conditions of their tourist visa by preaching and carrying out conversions — a claim their host refutes. Read More…

Indonesia ends decades-old policy of referring to Jesus Christ by Islamic name

Indonesia has officially changed a decades-old state policy of referring to Christian holidays by their Islamic names, such as Isa Messiah for Jesus Christ. President Joko Widodo signed a Presidential…

Christian man sentenced to life in prison for blasphemy over Facebook post using his stolen phone

A judge sentenced a Christian man to life in prison under Pakistan’s blasphemy statutes for a social media message that relatives say was posted using a phone stolen from him,…

One-third of Christians arrested in Iran targeted for possessing multiple Bibles: report

Christians in Iran faced a surge of arrests in 2023 as authorities appeared to target Bible distributors in particular, according to a new report from leading persecution monitoring organizations. One-third…

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