Advocates have for years called on the international community to recognise the ongoing violence in Nigeria as a “genocide.”
“These anti-conversion laws are tools for intimidating, mistreating, and frightening the tiny Christian community”
Under pressure from an official in the ruling Hindu nationalist political party, police in Uttar Pradesh state
“Christians have been told: Unless you become a Muslim or recite the Muslim creed, we’re not going to help you”
Four Christians were initially arrested in 2016 for “acting against national security” for leading house churches in Rasht
In his catechesis, Francis reflected on the day’s Gospel, with Jesus’ exhortation to his disciples to “not be afraid.”
The legislature passed amendments regarding the country’s Islamic Penal Code which would negatively impact Christians
Believers in many countries face severe challenges, according to the State Department’s Report on International Religious Freedom.
Weak and corrupt government in Nigeria is to blame for conflict spiraling out of control, and failing to stem the violence there.
Police officers in another area of Jharkhand falsely accused a Christian’s relatives of an assault that left a woman unconscious.