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The persecution of Christians in parts of the world is at near “genocide” levels, according to a report ordered by Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt. The British government commissioned Bishop of Truro Philip Mounstephen to lead a review of persecution of […]

Henan, China’s third largest province, is no stranger to violence from police. This month, a Protestant church in Henan fell victim to demolition and the authorities’ religious persecution. It was reduced to ruins in just over ten minutes. The next […]

On Easter Sunday, explosions rocked Sri Lanka’s churches and hotels as Muslim terrorists executed a carefully coordinated and devastating attack against their Christian neighbors. The death toll from the terrorist attack has soared past 200 and over 450 people were […]

Nearly 300 people were killed and hundreds more wounded after eight explosions tore through Sri Lanka in a series of coordinated blasts that struck three churches and three hotels. There were more than 500 more injured. The first wave of […]

A city in southern China is offering cash to citizens willing to inform on “illegal religious groups,” ramping up China’s crackdown on underground churches. The Guangzhou Department of Ethnic and Religious Affairs officially announced the offer on its website to […]

In France, there has been a startling trend over the last few months. Their churches are being vandalized. With the recent desecration of a dozen Catholic churches in France in just one week, investigators will not rule out the possibility […]

Christianity used to be the dominant religion in the Western World. Now, it seems that there are fewer and fewer places where Christians can openly practice their faith without facing condemnation. Among the areas where Christianity has become unwelcome is […]

Christians hoping to celebrate the New Year with a religious calendar are in for a nasty surprise. Those living in China’s Henan province recently learned that such things have been forbidden by the regime as part of its ever increasing […]

Christian persecution is rising. Christians in Western countries face increasing pressure to hide their beliefs like a shameful secret, and practicing Christians in the Middle East, Africa and Asia face imprisonment, torture and death if they are caught. None of […]

It seems that a week cannot go by without news coming in of some new persecution of Christians. Recently, however, the fastest growing center of Christian persecution is not in the blood-soaked ground of the Middle East but in Asia. […]