EGYPT: Four Arrests for Copt Cathedral Bombing
  • 12 January 2017

Egyptian police have arrested four people in the wake of the bombing that killed dozens of Christians at Cairo’s Coptic Christian cathedral last month, the Interior Ministry said. The death toll from the bombing at a chapel next to St Mark’s Cathedral in Cairo has risen to 28, the Health Ministry added. President Abdel Fattah […]

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Evangelism: Feeling Like a Project
  • 04 January 2017

Tears misted Basma’s eyes as she touched my arms and looked at me. “Beautiful. You are beautiful.” It was the look a proud mother would give her daughter. Basma had been a mother to me in many ways. She had taken me in as a newcomer to the neighbourhood, taught me how to cook soft, […]

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Sharing Jesus among the Fulani
  • 31 October 2016

Despite being threatened with death and disowned by family members, he was determined to share the Gospel with Fulani Muslims. And David Weeti’s determination hasn’t wavered.  The day after David Weeti’s cousin burned David’s Bible and kicked him out of the house, 20 young men surrounded the new believer, wrestled him to the ground and […]

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PHILIPPINES: Church Elder Brutally Murdered
  • 15 September 2016

Fifty-two-year-old Perfecto Padilla, a dedicated church elder from Sultan Kudarat, Philippines, was brutally murdered by two Muslim men on 11 September at 6pm local time. Brother Perfecto was resting outside his house in a hammock when two Muslim men came by on motorbikes and began to fire what was believed to be a 45-caliber pistol […]

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PAKISTAN: Father Expects No Justice for Daughter
  • 21 July 2016

The father of a 16-year-old girl allegedly raped by her neighbour believes she has little hope of justice because the accused is well-connected politically in the local area. Nasar Masih believes the police will ultimately favour the suspect, whom he believes was able to rape his daughter in expectation of immunity from prosecution due to […]

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