This case is a reflection of the poor treatment Christians regularly receive from the Iranian judicial system
Christians often face ostracism, threats, torture and prison sentences in communist Vietnam.
The Adara is a predominantly Christian people and one of the largest ethnic groups in southern Kaduna.
The incident resulted in no casualties or damages to the church. The police identified the attacker and arrested him.
Over the past two years, over 30 churches have been attacked in Ethiopia - half burned to the ground.
French churches and other Christian symbols are being targeted by vandals on a weekly basis in France.
The criminal was initially let out on bail in 2016 but was later rearrested for failing to appear in court.
The young man who has been arrested could face up to twelve years of imprisonment.
Christians in Turkey are warning that the historical Greek Orthodox Church in the village of Yeşildere has been rapidly destroyed.