Islamist militants abducted four aid workers in Northeast Nigeria

In this region the conflict with Boko Haram has fueled one of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis

Firsthand Christian witnesses in Uganda

Islam had spread in the region through promises of wealth and power; in one town alone, there were 33 mosques and 10,000 Muslims.

Statue of a saint decapitated in Belgium

The head of the statue had been removed but was eventually found

International Christian Concern restores a church in Kenya

ICC's initiative may give a glimmer of hope to Christians facing harsh persecution on the African continent

Christian Group continues to deliver Bibles to North Korea via balloons

VOMK uses pre-filled balloons to carry USB flash drive loaded with official North Korean translations of the Bible.

Iran: ‘a Church without martyrs would be like a tree without fruit’

Archbishop Ramzi Garmou of Tehran, the president of the Iranian bishops’ conference, spoke with Aid to the Church in Need (ACN)

How a missionary imprisoned in Sudan brought prisoners to Christ

Jasek, a leader who works for Voice of the Martyrs, details his life in prison in his book "ISIS: Faith in the Face of Evil."

Algeria’s religious minorities are being restricted

An agenda is at play which seeks to persecute, limit, and oppress Algeria’s religious minorities - especially Christians.
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Living the faith in Kenya, five years after the Garissa attack

ACN's interview with Bishop Joseph Alessandro, the Catholic Bishop of Garissa, Kenya.

Nineveh Plains Transitional Justice Report - A change in the Christian role

Shabak activism has increased near Christian areas. Christians are negotiating their role in Iraq’s government.

Interview: Could the former basilica of Hagia Sophia again become a mosque?

The Great Cathedral of Hagia Sophia, was once the center of Eastern Orthodoxy, before being transformed into a mosque.

Forever Amen: Iranian Christians react to COVID-19

The regime bars the public practice of their faith, forcing Iranian Christians to worship secretly in their homes.

False kidnapping accusation by family of Christian convert

Zulfitri Handayani, a woman from Aceh was declared kidnapped by her family when she converted from Islam to Christianity

Video: Implicit persecution of Christianity

Bishop Schneider warns the Wuhan virus is being used as a pretext to persecute the Church. 

Mark Wahlberg says he will never hide his relationship with God

Actor Mark Wahlberg in an interview with “Today” discussed his prayer life and why he is so outspoken about his faith.

Upcoming vote may open up ‘abortion on demand’ in British territory of Gibraltar

A pro-life petition signed by over 6,000 people convinced the parliament to hold a referendum on the new law.
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Open Doors: 7 World Watch List countries that might surprise you

Here are some of the places that might surprise you—and drive you to pray for them.

Church using 'Minecraft to make Bible come alive in virtual youth group meetings

A Leicester church is using video games in their virtual youth group sessions during lockdown as a way to connect with teenagers

What if Joe Biden, the accused, were a priest?

If Joe Biden were a priest, he would have been removed from ministry pending a more thorough investigation.

Take courage, do not be afraid and have hope, Christ is risen!

"God is faithful" and does not abandon us. Do not yield to fear: This is the message of hope. It is addressed to us today.

Colombian kidnapping victim says God is faithful

She spent 453 days in captivity. And she says that God’s grace kept her hope alive during the ordeal.

Mark Wahlberg says he will never hide his relationship with God

Actor Mark Wahlberg in an interview with “Today” discussed his prayer life and why he is so outspoken about his faith.

Muslim convert on 'miraculous' ways God is 'radically transforming' Iran

Dedicating his life to sharing the Gospel with Muslims in Iran was never something Hormoz Shariat thought he would do.