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Can there be any good news in the middle of the coronavirus epidemic – especially for persecuted Christians? That’s what Trans World Radio wanted to find out from Release International. And as Andrew Boyd explained to Dave Piper, the best news of...
The post PERSECUTED CHURCH RISES TO CHALLENGE TO BE GOOD NEWS appeared first on Release International.
Premier Radio interviews Release as violence worsens Premier Radio has picked up on a report from Release International that violence against Christians in India is on the increase. Figures show a 12 per cent rise in attacks and discrimination against Christians in...
The post UPSURGE OF ATTACKS AGAINST CHRISTIANS IN INDIA appeared first on Release International.
Reports from India show that persecution against Christians is rising. Release asks India to repeal its anti-conversion laws and protect its Christian minority. The latest annual report of the Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI) lists 366 incidents where Christians were targeted in...
The post CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION RISING IN INDIA appeared first on Release International.
The gospel is continuing to bear fruit in countries opposed to the Christian message despite even more restrictions imposed as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. In China, where the pandemic started, the authorities in Shandong province have banned online preaching and...
The post Oppressed churches respond to coronavirus impact appeared first on Release International.
By Paul Robinson, CEO Release International Shining like stars! I’m fascinated by my own feelings around this COVID-19 pandemic. Some of those feelings have been quite negative, even critical, so I’ve taken time to reflect and figure them out. My biggest negative...
The post Covid-19: A Christian Response appeared first on Release International.
Two churches in a traditionally tolerant area of Indonesia have faced fierce local opposition to their building plans. Release sources say that Immanuel Pentecostal Christian Church in Bantul, Jogyakarta, and a Baptist church in Semarang have both been targeted. Extremists reportedly raided...
The post Rising pressure on churches in ‘tolerant’ area of Indonesia sparks concern appeared first on Release International.
Thousands fled for their lives as Boko Haram militants launched a five-hour attack on their town in Nigeria’s Adamawa state. The attack on the mainly Christian town of Garkida began at 7pm on Friday when hordes of extremists arrived by truck and...
The post Thousands flee as extremists attack town in northeast Nigeria appeared first on Release International.
Public inquiry into another pastor disappearance A public inquiry is underway in Malaysia into another pastor who has disappeared under suspicious circumstances. Joshua Hilmy and his wife Ruth went missing in November 2016. He was being investigated after converting from Islam to...
The post MALAYSIA’S MISSING PASTORS appeared first on Release International.
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