Christian World News from January 23rd, 2015
Archives for January 2015
A snow storm that has swept through the Middle East has made living conditions even harder for three million Syrian refugees who have fled their country.
Two men had an ambitious goal to take the Gospel to the outer reaches of the orient. Their plans were thwarted, changed and delayed, yet they never gave up…
A school in Peshawar, Pakistan has reopened after one of the deadliest attacks ever by the Taliban in Pakistan, in which 150 schoolchildren and teachers were killed.
ISIS claims to have captured 21 Egyptian Christians, as Egypt confirms 20 of its citizens are being held in Libya.
Amnesty International has stated a recent attack on Baga and its neighbor, Doron Baga, is the deadliest attack by Boko Haram that it has ever assessed, leaving an estimated 2,000 people dead.
A report by the Christian organization Open Doors reports that persecution against Christians is the worst in the modern era; 2014 had one of the greatest number of religious freedom violations against Christians, while martyrdoms doubled.