Two Converts from Islam Slain in Yemen

Two Converts from Islam Slain in Yemen

Both Christians had received threats; one from Muslim family members, the other from Al Qaeda. Istanbul (Morning Star News) – Two Christians in Yemen, both converts from Islam, have been ambushed and killed because of their faith, according to sources close to...
Boko Haram overtakes Daesh

Boko Haram overtakes Daesh

Boko Haram has overtaken Daesh (Islamic State or IS) as the world’s deadliest terror group, a new report has found. The Global Terrorism Index, published by the Institute for Economics and Peace, has revealed that Boko Haram (a militant Islamist jihadi sect) has...
Updated: Zhejiang church faces demolition threat

Updated: Zhejiang church faces demolition threat

Updated at 8:42 a.m. on Nov. 25, 2015 (Wenzhou, Zhejiang—Nov. 20, 2015) On Nov. 11, authorities in China’s coastal Zhejiang issued a demolition notice to a government-sanctioned Three-Self church, announcing the impending destruction of the church on Nov. 16. Xialing...
Church leaders question reported suicide of priest

Church leaders question reported suicide of priest

Chinese church leaders have questioned the official explanation of suicide in the case of a Catholic priest reported dead on 11 November. According to UCANews, Father Pedro Yu Heping (also known as Wei Heping), departed from Taiyuan in Shanxi province on 6 November,...