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China Launches Campaign to Dismantle and Eliminate House Churches

China’s government launched a new campaign in April to eradicate underground house churches so that only state-sanctioned and heavily restricted Three-Self churches remain. The new campaign, according to International Christian Concer...

5 children and teacher killed in Sunday School terror attack in Syria

Six people were murdered and another eight were wounded in a terrorist attack at a monastery in northwestern Syria on Sunday, reports the Christian Broadcasting Network. It is believed that the attack in Al-Suqaylabiyah was a targeted attack against ...

Pastor, 5 Other Christians Killed in Burkina Faso Church Attack

A Burkina Faso government spokesman says six people, including a pastor, have been killed in an attack on a Christian church in the country's north. The violence took place Sunday in the village of Silgadji, not far from the volatile border with ...

6 Questions with Sri Lankan Christians after the Easter Bombing Attacks

In the wake of the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka that killed more than 350 people, Christian Headlines reached out to persecution watchdog Open Doors who has a team on the ground to ask them about the state of Christianity on the South Asian Island. ...

China Training Pastors to Preach on Communism, not the Bible

Officials in China’s third largest province are training pastors to include communist ideology in their weekly sermons, according to a new report from a religious liberty watchdog. The same officials also are forcing pastors to affirm tradition...

Fire Outbreak at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

On Monday afternoon, a massive fire engulfed Paris’ famous Notre Dame cathedral. Photos and videos posted to social media of the fire show large flames and black smoke ascending from the roof of the 12thcentury church. CNBC reports that Notr...

Food Deprivation, Beatings and Jail as Christians Suffer in India

A longstanding Hindu extremist practice of turning animistic villagers against Christians has intensified as elections get underway in India today, with tribal villagers taught that Christianity is anti-Indian. Upset about tribal Adivasi relatives...

Imam in Eastern Uganda Faces Wrath of Muslims after Putting Faith in Christ

Sheikh Hassan Podo, a 28-year-old imam in Kerekerene village in eastern Uganda, missed mosque prayers for three consecutive weeks and was seen entering a church building around noon on March 16. He had kept his faith in Christ a secret for three week...

Gynecologist Who Performed 1,200 Abortions Regrets Abortion, Becomes Pro-Life Activist

After performing almost 1,200 first and second trimester abortions, gynecologist and former abortionist Dr. Anthony Levatino experienced something that would change his life and his perspective on abortion forever. In an interview on “The Billy...

After Terrifying Attack in India, Host of House Church in Hiding

Nearly two months after Hindu extremists in India humiliated, beat and forced Christians to praise a Hindu god, the host of the house church has yet to return to his home. Kumar Gautam is still in hiding after more than 20 Hindu extremists in Chapar ...