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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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During Hong Kong Protests Chinese officials target Catholics, ‘unofficial’ churches

As anti-extradition law protests continue to escalate in Hong Kong, the Chinese government is targeting underground Catholics in China who refuse to join official churches and could potentially form alliance with More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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San Diego church vandalized after Pastor Amada Huizar objected Drag Queen story time with kids

Executive Pastor Amado Huizar and his Chula Vista church in San Diego faced the backlash from the LGBTQ community or radical actisit after Huizar objected to the Drag Queen library times with children. During Washington More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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US State Department declares Hatib Hajan Sawadjaan a Global Terrorist as leader of Philippines Islamic State, ISIS

On September 10, the U.S. government declared the leader of the Islamic State’s militant branch in the Philippines as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist and placed him under U.S. sanctions. According to the More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Esvin Perez shot in South Carolina church, manhunt continues for shooter

A manhunt in South Carolina continues as a gunman fled a Columbia area church during service Sunday shooting, firing multiple shots, leaving one man, Esvin Perez, in critical condition. Forest Acres Police Chief More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Pastor Alfrery Líctor Cruz Canseco shot and killed at Mexico church during Sunday gathering

Pastor Alfrery Líctor Cruz Canseco was shot during Sunday’s gathering for service on Sunday as Fraternidad Cristiana church in Tlalixtac de Cabrera, a town in Oaxaca, La Prensa reported. There are mixed More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Iraqi Church Defaced by ISIS Rededicated

(International Christian Concern)– When ISIS invaded the Iraqi Christian city of Qeraqosh in 2014, they destroyed every symbol of Christianity that they found. The Church of Mar Behnam and Mart Sarah was one of More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Young Christian in Sri Lanka Assaulted by Radical Monks

(International Christian Concern) –Earlier this month, on August 4, a young Christian belonging to the Methodist Church of Sri Lanka was attacked and beaten by a group of radical Buddhist monks. According to More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Sri Lanka ‘radical Buddhist’ monks break into a Christian church, attacked student says Bishop Asiri Perera

Earlier this month, on August 4, a young Christian belonging to the Methodist Church of Sri Lanka was attacked and beaten by a group of radical Buddhist monks. According to local Christians, news of the attack shook More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Small Church Destroyed in Apparent Arson in Southern India

(International Christian Concern) –On Monday, August 12, a small church made of wooden poles and thatch was set on fire and completely destroyed by unknown people in Thakkallepadu village, approximately 80 miles More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Indonesia Muslim scholar Abdul Somad says Christian cross is ‘an element of the devil’

A Muslim preacher in Indonesia, has sparked religious controversy since a video of him calling the Christian cross “an element of the devil” during a sermon went viral on social media. The insulting remarks More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, August 18th, 2019
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Nepal: Tul Bahadur Pariyar, Rupa Sonam, Chandrakali Rawat, and Bhim Kumari arrested for preaching

According to The Annapurna Express, four Christians in Nepal have been arrested and charged under the country’s strict anti-conversion law. This report comes only days after authorities in Nepal released a 73-year-old More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Christian Cho Yusang released from Nepal jail after arrest for handing out Bibles, leaflets

A 73-year old Christian, Cho Yusang was released from jail in Nepal on August 7, 2019 after being arrested for two weeks because he was allegedly forcefully converting Nepali locals. He was arrested on July 23, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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China silent on Qin Derfu’s detention as wife Xiao Hongliu seeks answers

After her husband was arrested in the December 9th crackdown last year, the wife of a detained Christian from Sichuan’s Early Rain Covenant Church (ERCC) has been longing to hear about the update of her husband’s More...

By Guest Author On Friday, August 2nd, 2019
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Pakistan Muslims attack Christian church during prayer, beating men and women

On July 23, Internal Salvation Church, a church located in Bhiki village in the Sheikhupura district of Punjab, was attacked by a mob of Muslim men. According to local reports, these men barged into the church during More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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Philippines church reopens in the wake of deadly suicide bombing, Jonathan Luciano says it’s ‘inspiring’

A cathedral targeted in a suicide bombing attack in southern Philippines that killed 20 people and injured over 100 people has opened its doors, six months after the tragedy. Christian Today reports that last week, More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 20th, 2019
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Syrian Man, Mustafa Alowemer Indicted on Terrorism Charges, Planning Attack on Church

A federal grand jury on July 17 returned a three-count indictment (the Indictment) against Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, 21, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in connection with his planned attack on a Christian church in More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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ISIS Claims Responsibility for Car Bomb Detonated Outside Church in Northeast Syria

(International Christian Concern) –A car bomb was detonated outside the Virgin Mary Church in Qamishli, a city in Northeast Syria, injuring eleven. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack. Communications More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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Virgin Mary Orthodox Church in Syria car bombed, at least 7 killed or injured

(International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on July 11, 2019, a car bomb exploded next to the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church in the Syrian city of Qamishli. The Assyrian More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Church in India Completely Destroyed in Suspected Arson Attack

(International Christian Concern) –On June 26, a church was burned to ashes in Charla, a village located 150 miles north of Hyderabad, Telangana’s state capital. The entire structure, made of thatch, wooden More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 8th, 2019
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Alvaro, Young Bombing Survivor in Indonesia Recovering

(International Christian Concern) –Alvaro is one of several young survivors of a 2016 church bombing in Indonesia. He sustained severe burns from the bombing, primarily on his head. As a result, he has required More...


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