Bishoy Armia Boulous, one of Egypt’s most well-known Christians, was given a five-year prison sentence for what the government insists was disturbing the peace.
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Christians in the coastal town of Mpeketoni were gunned down on the night of June 15th by dozens of extremists reportedly linked to the Somali terrorist group, al-Shabaab.
Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman sentenced to hang for converting from Islam to Christianity will not be freed, says the foreign ministry under-secretary Abdullah Alazreg.
The intent of ISIS is to create a Sunni caliphate across Iraq and Syria. If they are successful, being a Christian would be both both illegal and life-threatening.
Many of the refugees in the world who are displaced come from countries in the Middle East and North Africa, with many conflicts involving extremist groups hostile to Christianity.
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Explosions have rocked the hillside by FEBC’s Eastern Ukrainian radio tower, which has had to suspend all radio transmissions due to damage sustained during increased fighting between pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian central government.
Student monitor Jon Meis saw the gunman reloading his shotgun and immediately took action, spraying him with pepper spray before tackling him to the ground.
Images can be seen of cranes lifting crosses off the roofs of churches, part of a widespread effort by the government to limit the spread of Christian influence in the country.