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No Matter Where You Are, Religious Freedom Is Getting Worse
A decade of analysis from Pew details what global faith leaders already know: From China to Europe, from the Middle East to the US, persecution is climbing.
The Global Refugee Crisis Hit a Record High. The US Welcome for the Persecuted Is at a Record Low.
America is on track to admit 82 percent fewer religious minorities from the countries where they face the most danger.
Why Indians Choose to Follow Jesus Despite Opposition
Christ's message of love, forgiveness, peace and justice is too compelling to resist.
Irenaeus of Lyon
Passionate Apologist to the Gnostics
As Violence Escalates in Burkina Faso, Family of Slain Missionary Keeps Serving
Mike Riddering died in the attack that brought about a new era of terrorism in the West African country. Now his relatives are working to bring about revival.
India Is Not Protecting Its Christians
How a radical Hindu movement has persecuted the church and the country’s other religious minorities.
Asia Bibi’s Cell Now Holds Another Christian Woman on Death Row for Blasphemy
Victorious lawyer’s next case, the plight of Shagufta Kausar, shows how Bibi’s long-delayed reunion with family in Canada doesn’t end the widespread problem facing Pakistan’s Christians.
Asia Bibi Finally Leaves Pakistan for Canada
Months after escaping a death sentence, the Pakistani Christian will live with her family in safety again.
One-on-One with Leslie Keegel on Prayer for Sri Lanka
“Our highest priority has been to pray.”
Balm for the Religious-Freedom Lover’s Soul
Steven Waldman’s book helps “complainers” like me regain a sense of perspective.
US Report Bashes China’s Religious Freedom Violations
With its crackdown on Christians and other faiths, the communist country ranks as a top offender by USCIRF for 20 years in a row.
Half of Americans Say Evangelicals Are Discriminated Against
Pew: Amid growing awareness of discrimination, anti-Semitism has spiked the most.
The Easter Attacks Are a Turning Point for Sri Lanka’s Christians
Christianity was once viewed as an expression of colonial power. More recently, it's become countercultural.
Venezuela Today
The Evangelical Council of Venezuela is seeking a new way of societal accord, peace, and reconciliation.
Christ's Confident Resolve
What Jesus' arrest and trial can teach us about facing opposition.
Is Islam Receptive to Religious Freedom?
The short-term outlook appears grim, says scholar Daniel Philpott, but there are grounds for hope.
Baptism: The Point of No Return
A story from Somalia.
21 Unremarkable Martyrs and Their Remarkable Gifts to the World
A writer goes in search of the young Coptic Christian men executed on film by ISIS.
China Shuts Down Another Big Beijing Church
Shouwang Church, which famously kept meeting outdoors after losing its pastor and worship space, is the fourth major unregistered congregation to be forcibly closed in recent months.
US Catholics Now as Concerned About Persecution as Climate Change or Refugees
But more than a third incorrectly believe Christians suffer less than half of world’s religious freedom violations.
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Who Needs Those TPS Reports? Venezuelan Christians
Who Needs Those TPS Reports? Venezuelan Christians
Churches benefit when the US government shows mercy to groups versus individuals.
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