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"Despite desperate attempts to save the little boy, named Ronnie, he died four days later at a maternity unit in Sheffie...
06/15/2022
Baby dies after UK mother takes abortion pill at 30 weeks

"Despite desperate attempts to save the little boy, named Ronnie, he died four days later at a maternity unit in Sheffield." – The Christian Institute

EAST YORKSHIRE, UK (The Christian Institute) -- A baby has died after his mother took an abortion pill when she was 30 weeks pregnant. Despite desperate attempts to save the little boy, named Ronnie, he died four days later at a maternity unit in Sheffield. According to a coroner’s inquest, the mo...

"The Lahore High Court has upheld the death sentence of two brothers, both Christians, for alleged 'blasphemy.'" – Barna...
06/15/2022
Pakistani court upholds death sentence for two Christian men accused of ‘blasphemy’

"The Lahore High Court has upheld the death sentence of two brothers, both Christians, for alleged 'blasphemy.'" – Barnabas Aid

(Barnabas Aid) -- The Lahore High Court has upheld the death sentence of two brothers, both Christians, for alleged “blasphemy.” Qasir and Amoon Ayub were convicted of “blasphemy” and sentenced to death by a lower court in Jhelum, northern Punjab, in December 2018. Their appeal was heard by ...

"2022 is on pace to be a record year for violence against Christians in Nigeria." – Mission Network News
06/14/2022
Nigeria persecution hits record-setting pace

"2022 is on pace to be a record year for violence against Christians in Nigeria." – Mission Network News

Nigeria (Mission Network News) — 2022 is on pace to be a record year for violence against Christians in Nigeria. BBC News reports that the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED) recorded 31 attacks on churches and people linked to them in 2021. Halfway through 2022, there have been...

"With any group project, it’s essential to know who is doing what so you’re all on the same page. Apply that concept to ...
06/14/2022
Bible translators celebrate global progress but note remaining needs

"With any group project, it’s essential to know who is doing what so you’re all on the same page. Apply that concept to the global 'group project' of Bible translation, and you have the Forum of Bible Agencies International or FOBAI." – Mission Network News

International (Mission Network News) — With any group project, it’s essential to know who is doing what so you’re all on the same page. Apply that concept to the global “group project” of Bible translation, and you have the Forum of Bible Agencies International or FOBAI. “[FOBAI] include...

"A Muslim man has been charged with the murder of 30-year-old Egyptian Christian Kyrillos Megally, who died in the hospi...
06/13/2022
Muslim man charged with murder of Egyptian Christian

"A Muslim man has been charged with the murder of 30-year-old Egyptian Christian Kyrillos Megally, who died in the hospital on June 7, three days after being attacked with a cleaver." – Barnabas Aid

(Barnabas Aid) -- A Muslim man has been charged with the murder of 30-year-old Egyptian Christian Kyrillos Megally, who died in hospital on 7 June, three days after being attacked with a cleaver. Abdullah Hosni, who has confessed to the killing in the village of Arab Mahdy, Sohag Governorate, Upper....

"The Christian mother of a one-month-old child was brutally attacked by radical Hindu nationalists in India last month."...
06/12/2022
Christian wife, mother attacked in India

"The Christian mother of a one-month-old child was brutally attacked by radical Hindu nationalists in India last month." – International Christian Concern

(International Christian Concern) – The Christian mother of a one-month-old child was brutally attacked by radical Hindu nationalists in India last month. The incident occurred when a mob of nearly a dozen men broke into the house of the woman and her pastor husband. The mob intended to intimidate...

"On BBC Radio 4’s Sunday program, Scott Rennie said that scriptural teaching against same-sex acts should be reinterpret...
06/11/2022
‘Church’ of Scotland minister claims: Scripture should be read in light of modern thinking on sexuality

"On BBC Radio 4’s Sunday program, Scott Rennie said that scriptural teaching against same-sex acts should be reinterpreted in light of contemporary thinking." – The Christian Institute

"Jesus Christ [is] the same yesterday, and today, and forever." – Hebrews 13:8

(The Christian Institute) -- An openly homosexual Church of Scotland minister has claimed Scripture does not have the final word on sexual ethics. On BBC Radio 4’s Sunday program, Scott Rennie said that scriptural teaching against same-sex acts should be reinterpreted in light of contemporary thin...

"A youth pastor in Uganda died on May 26 from an axe blow to the head sustained during an Islamic extremist attack on a ...
06/11/2022
Youth pastor killed in Islamic attack on church

"A youth pastor in Uganda died on May 26 from an axe blow to the head sustained during an Islamic extremist attack on a church." – Morning Star News

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A youth pastor in Uganda died on May 26 from an axe blow to the head sustained during an Islamic extremist attack on a church on May 20, sources said. Emmanuel Mugabi sustained deep cuts on his leg and head and lost consciousness in the attack, said Bishop Sser...

"A mentally-ill Christian jailed since March 2019 on charges of blasphemy, punishable by death, has been granted bail." ...
06/11/2022
Pakistani Christian jailed since 2019 on ‘blasphemy’ charges granted bail

"A mentally-ill Christian jailed since March 2019 on charges of blasphemy, punishable by death, has been granted bail." – Morning Star News

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – A mentally-ill Christian jailed since March 2019 on charges of blasphemy, punishable by death, has been granted bail, sources said. Stephen Masih was arrested on March 11, 2019 after a Muslim mob burst into his home in Imranpura Bedian village, Sialkot Distri...

"A Christian couple was arrested in the Indian state of Karnataka after allegations of illegally ['forcing'] conversions...
06/11/2022
Indian Christian couple arrested on charges of ‘forcing’ tribal people to convert

"A Christian couple was arrested in the Indian state of Karnataka after allegations of illegally ['forcing'] conversions to Christianity." – Barnabas Aid

(Barnabas Aid) -- A Christian couple were arrested in the Indian state of Karnataka on May 17 after allegations of illegally ["forcing"] conversions to Christianity. Pastor V. Kuriyachan, 62, and his wife Selenamma, 57, were accused of forcing more than 1,000 tribal people in Kadoga district to conv...

"District officials said they based their decision on complaints received that tribal people were converted to Christian...
06/01/2022
Church shuttered in Odisha, India after allegations of conversion by ‘allurement’

"District officials said they based their decision on complaints received that tribal people were converted to Christianity through 'allurement.'" – Barnabas Aid

(Barnabas Aid) — A church in Odisha state, eastern India, has been sealed with a ban imposed on gathering for worship. The local administration placed the restraining order on Believers Church, Geltua village in Bhadrak district on May 17. District officials said they based their decision on compl...

"Five Ukrainian Christians who were caring for hundreds sheltering in a church basement until they were killed in the fi...
06/01/2022
5 Ukrainian Christians who cared for others during Mariupol attack remembered for courageous service

"Five Ukrainian Christians who were caring for hundreds sheltering in a church basement until they were killed in the fighting have been remembered by residents of Mariupol in Ukraine." – Release International

(Release International) -- Five Ukrainian Christians who were caring for hundreds sheltering in a church basement until they were killed in the fighting have been remembered by residents of Mariupol in Ukraine. Partners of Release International broke the news of their story. Days before their deaths...

An ex-lesbian who fled the United States over a decade ago to protect her daughter from having further unsupervised visi...
06/01/2022
Ex-lesbian turned Christian who fled country to protect daughter free after more than year behind bars

An ex-lesbian who fled the United States over a decade ago to protect her daughter from having further unsupervised visitations with her former partner is now free after spending more than a year behind bars. She had surrendered herself to authorities in January 2021, months after her daughter turned 18.

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LOCKPORT, N.Y. -- An ex-lesbian who fled the United States over a decade ago to protect her daughter from having further unsupervised visitations with her former partner is now free after spending more than a year behind bars. She had turned herself in to authorities in January 2021 months after her...

“If their child comes home with those concerns, they should talk to them, but be strong. They should not ever give in to...
06/01/2022
UK member of Parliament encourages parents to challenge children’s ‘non-binary’ claims

“If their child comes home with those concerns, they should talk to them, but be strong. They should not ever give in to them or to peer pressure from other adults. Their child was born either a boy or a girl.” – Nick Fletcher, MP

(The Christian Institute) — A Christian MP has encouraged parents to “push back” if their child claims to be "non-binary." Nick Fletcher MP made the comments during a Westminster Hall debate on a public petition to allow the legal recognition of people who identify as "non-binary." Fletcher ad...

"He had officiated at a Sunday service and was traveling in the afternoon with his chaplain, Abidemi Jeremiah Sh*ttu, an...
05/31/2022
Head of Nigeria’s Methodist Church freed by kidnappers

"He had officiated at a Sunday service and was traveling in the afternoon with his chaplain, Abidemi Jeremiah Sh*ttu, and the bishop of Owerri, Dennis Mark, on a road in Abia State, Nigeria, when they were kidnapped by gunmen." – Barnabas Aid

(Barnabas Aid) — The head of the Methodist Church in Nigeria, Samuel Kanu Uche, has been released after being abducted on Sunday, May 29. He had officiated at a Sunday service and was traveling in the afternoon with his chaplain, Abidemi Jeremiah Sh*ttu, and the bishop of Owerri, Dennis Mark, on a...

"Photos and video from Voice of the Martyrs show small groups of believers continuing to meet for worship, partake of th...
05/30/2022
Mariupol churches cut off from outside world but not from God

"Photos and video from Voice of the Martyrs show small groups of believers continuing to meet for worship, partake of the Lord’s Supper, bury their dead and carry out the work of the Church." – Voice of the Martyrs

 (Voice of the Martyrs) -- Images of death and destruction continue to pour out of Mariupol, where the city council announced that they are bracing for the death by year’s end of 10,000 of the city’s remaining 170,000 residents, due to disease and unsafe living conditions. Yet today other ima...

"Under the 'Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill,' adult NSW residents deemed to have less than six months to live, or twelve m...
05/30/2022
New South Wales joins ‘killing states’ of Australia in legalizing assisted suicide

"Under the 'Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill,' adult NSW residents deemed to have less than six months to live, or twelve months for neurodegenerative conditions, will be able to get medical help to kill themselves." – The Christian Institute

(The Christian Institute) -- A bill to legalize assisted suicide has been passed by the Australian State of New South Wales (NSW). Under the "Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill," adult NSW residents deemed to have less than six months to live, or twelve months for neurodegenerative conditions, will be ab...

The popular fast food chain Taco Bell has been presenting so-called “drag queen” events at select cantina locations duri...
05/30/2022
Taco Bell presents nationwide ‘Drag Brunch’ tour featuring men dressed as women

The popular fast food chain Taco Bell has been presenting so-called “drag queen” events at select cantina locations during the month of May, with additional events scheduled for June.

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The popular fast food chain Taco Bell has been presenting so-called "drag queen" events at select cantina locations during the month of May, with additional events scheduled for June. According to a news release from the company, the five-city "Drag Brunch" was the invention of Live Más Pride, Taco...

"All across the Middle East and North Africa, people are turning away from Islam and following the risen Jesus." – Missi...
05/27/2022
Libyan Muslims turning to Christianity despite persecution

"All across the Middle East and North Africa, people are turning away from Islam and following the risen Jesus." – Mission Network News

Libya (Mission Network News) — All across the Middle East and North Africa, people are turning away from Islam and following the risen Jesus. But in Libya, new believers often face hostility both from authorities and from their families. Why would they risk persecution to follow Jesus? Sammy works...

"Evangelicals in Scotland have severely criticized the Church of Scotland’s decision to allow same-sex 'weddings' in its...
05/27/2022
Evangelicals decry ‘Church’ of Scotland’s decision to allow same-sex ‘weddings’

"Evangelicals in Scotland have severely criticized the Church of Scotland’s decision to allow same-sex 'weddings' in its buildings." – The Christian Institute

(The Christian Institute) -- Evangelicals in Scotland have severely criticized the Church of Scotland’s decision to allow same-sex "weddings" in its buildings. Dr. William Philip, minister of one of the largest churches in Scotland, accused the Kirk of kowtowing to the spirit of the age rather tha...

A well-known professing atheist group that seeks to separate God from government is asking city council in Akron, Ohio t...
05/27/2022
Atheist activist group urges Akron, Ohio to end prayer at city council meetings

A well-known professing atheist group that seeks to separate God from government is asking city council in Akron, Ohio to cease presenting prayers at public meetings.

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AKRON, Ohio -- A well-known group that seeks to separate God from government is asking that city council in Akron, Ohio cease presenting prayers at public meetings. The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) sent a letter to council President Margo Sommerville on Tuesday, advising t...

"A court in Sudan has approved the demolition of a 2,000 square metre block of properties owned by the Sudan Presbyteria...
05/25/2022
Properties owned by Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church threatened with demolition

"A court in Sudan has approved the demolition of a 2,000 square metre block of properties owned by the Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church (SPEC) in Omdurman." – Christian Solidarity Worldwide

OMDURMAN, Sudan (Christian Solidiarity Worldwide) — A court in Sudan has approved the demolition of a 2000 square metre block of properties owned by the Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church (SPEC) in Omdurman, Sudan’s second city. The properties adjacent to the church comprise three homes that ...

"Several Christians were injured and homes destroyed by a mob of Muslims in Katanga village, Bauchi State, Nigeria, afte...
05/25/2022
Christians attacked following ‘blasphemy’ allegation in Bauchi State, Nigeria

"Several Christians were injured and homes destroyed by a mob of Muslims in Katanga village, Bauchi State, Nigeria, after a Christian woman was accused of committing blasphemy in a WhatsApp message." – Barnabas Aid

BAUCHI STATE, Nigeria (Barnabas Aid) -- Several Christians were injured and homes destroyed by a mob of Muslims in Katanga village, Bauchi State, Nigeria, after a Christian woman was accused of committing blasphemy in a WhatsApp message. The woman, Rhoda Jatau, was said to have shared a video in whi...

"While normally focused on South Asia and Africa, Bibles For The World has begun outreach to Ukraine." – Mission Network...
05/25/2022
Bibles For The World sends Gospels of John to Ukraine

"While normally focused on South Asia and Africa, Bibles For The World has begun outreach to Ukraine." – Mission Network News

(Mission Network News) — While normally focused on South Asia and Africa, Bibles For The World (BFTW) has begun outreach to Ukraine. John Pudaite says, “We have historically done a fair amount of distribution in Europe, especially in Russia, even during the time it was behind the Iron Curtain. W...

"The Myanmar military (Tatmadaw) burned down almost all residential buildings in the predominantly Christian village of ...
05/25/2022
More than 300 houses burned down in historic Christian village in Myanmar

"The Myanmar military (Tatmadaw) burned down almost all residential buildings in the predominantly Christian village of Chaung Yoe in the Sagaing Region in a raid on May 20." – Barnabas Aid

(Barnabas Aid) — The Myanmar military (Tatmadaw) burned down almost all residential buildings in the predominantly Christian village of Chaung Yoe in the Sagaing Region in a raid on May 20. Hundreds of villagers were forced to flee their homes as Tatmadaw troops began torching the village and two ...

"The terrorist group Islamic State has released a video that claims to show the murders of about 20 Nigerian Christians....
05/23/2022
Islamic State publishes video showing murders of 20 Nigerian Christians

"The terrorist group Islamic State has released a video that claims to show the murders of about 20 Nigerian Christians." – Barnabas Aid

(Barnabas Aid) -- The terrorist group Islamic State (IS – also known as ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) has released a video that claims to show the murders of about 20 Nigerian Christians. The video was published on an IS-linked news outlet and shows masked and armed militants standing behind three groups of ...

"The Church of Scotland has voted to allow ministers to conduct same-sex 'weddings' in its churches." – The Christian In...
05/23/2022
‘Church’ of Scotland votes to allow same-sex ‘weddings’

"The Church of Scotland has voted to allow ministers to conduct same-sex 'weddings' in its churches." – The Christian Institute

"For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother and cleave to his wife." – Mark 10:7, Jesus

(The Christian Institute) -- The Church of Scotland has voted to allow ministers to conduct same-sex "weddings" in its churches. The 2022 General Assembly voted to redefine marriage by 274 to 136 votes. The Recognition of Marriage Services Act (Act I 1977) will be amended to ditch the words “husba...

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