Prayers for the Persecuted this Easter
  • 18 April 2019

Easter is a time of great joy for those of us who celebrate – large family meals, extra church services, visits to the Show and Easter egg hunts. Our long weekend here in Australia is often so filled to the brim with festivities, we may miss time to reflect. For Christians in restricted nations, Easter […]

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PAKISTAN: Terrorist Threat to Pakistan Churches
  • 18 April 2019

Authorities in Pakistan fear that a terrorist linked to Islamic State is planning an attack that could target Christians in Punjab province at Easter. The bomber is likely to try to carry out a suicide attack in Lahore, according to a contact of VOM’s partner office in the UK. Easter has been a particularly dangerous […]

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The Hope of Easter Begins
  • 30 March 2018

Today is Good Friday. It is a day for Christians which marks reflection and mourning but most of all hope. For Christians in restricted nations, Easter is a time which carries an increased risk of persecution. On Easter Sunday 2016, in an attack targeting Christians, at least 75 people were killed and over 340 injured […]

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