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Haiti Negotiates with Gang over $1 Million Ransom for Each Kidnapped Missionary
Christian Aid Ministries requests prayer for 17 captive Christians, including five children ages 15 to 8 months.
Vaccine Campaign at Zimbabwe Churches Praises What’s Done in Secret
Christian health workers and pastors navigate stigma at Apostolic, evangelical, and Methodist congregations.
Haitians Worship at Damaged Churches as Gangs Offer Earthquake Aid
(UPDATED) Death toll passes 2,200 as Samaritan’s Purse field hospital opens in Les Cayes.
New Prayer Tool for Facebook Groups Draws Praise and Doubts
Early reactions from evangelical, mainline, Catholic, Muslim, and Jewish leaders.
Mired in Crises, Lebanon Marks 1 Year Since Horrific Beirut Blast
First anniversary of port explosion brings prayer and protests as severe need for humanitarian aid and political reform remains.
28 Abducted Baptist School Students Freed in Nigeria
Parents reunite with sons and daughters at Bethel high school, yet more than 80 children remain with Kaduna kidnappers.
Burkina Faso’s 7 Army Chaplains Struggle Amid Jihadist Attacks
Once considered a beacon of peaceful coexistence between Christians and Muslims, the West African nation has been embroiled in unprecedented extremist violence.
India’s Christians Ask for Prayer as Virus Overwhelms Crematoriums
Severe oxygen shortage one of many challenges as India suffers the world’s worst surge of COVID-19 cases and deaths.
Biden’s Armenian Genocide Stance Pleases Christians, Angers Turkey
(UPDATED) Armenian evangelicals praise first US president to formally use word to describe 1915 massacre by Ottoman Turks.
Terrorists Target Palm Sunday Church Service in Indonesia
(UPDATED) Suicide bomb attack on Catholic Mass in Makassar, South Sulawesi, injures 20. Authorities blame local ISIS affiliate.
Sri Lanka Mulls Banning Burqas and Closing 1,000 Madrassas
Local evangelical alliance favors religious freedom for Muslim women in majority-Buddhist island nation.
At Mosul Church, Pope Asks Iraq’s Christians to Forgive ISIS and Rebuild
Francis’ personal visit to damaged churches in Nineveh Plains caps historic trip.
Switzerland’s New ‘Burqa Ban’ Divides Voters, Including Evangelicals
Officially neutral, Swiss Evangelical Alliance says “relationship to Muslims and support for religious freedom” is now more important than “restrictions to ensure our peaceful coexistence.”
Malaysian Christians Can Call God ‘Allah,’ Rules High Court
Decision ends a 35-year-old government ban on the usage of four Arabic words by Christian publications.
Court Will Weigh Christian Student’s $1 Case Against Georgia College
School now allows evangelism outside "speech zones," but Nigerian convert wants lawsuit to continue.
Tanzania’s President Focused on Prayer as Coronavirus Cases Climbed
East African nation has no plans in place to accept COVID-19 vaccines.
Iraq’s Struggling Christians Hope for Boost from Pope Francis Visit
Landmark trip will include Qaraqosh, where most families fled ISIS yet some are now trying to restore the Christian heartland of the Nineveh Plains.
Witnesses Recall Church Massacre in Ethiopia’s Holy City of Axum
Hundreds killed by Eritrean soldiers, alleges deacon at the Church of St. Mary of Zion, which Ethiopian Orthodox believe hosts the Ark of the Covenant.
After 330 Schoolboys Freed from Kidnappers, Advocates Ask About Leah Sharibu
Good news from Katsina prompts questions about Nigerian Christians still held captive by jihadists.
Coronavirus Kills Orthodox Leader Appreciated by Protestants and Catholics
Patriarch Irinej of the Serbian Orthodox Church died after attending funeral of Montenegro counterpart who also had COVID-19.
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