Tag archive for ‘churches attacked’
By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 27th, 2018

Egypt Court rules on Muslim attack against Giza Church

(International Christian Concern) –This past December, ICC reported on a mob attack in an Egyptian village of Kafr El-Waselin. The mob was protesting a service building used by St. Tadros Church. On October More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Rwanda government has shutdown thousands of Christian churches

(International Christian Concern) –This year, authorities in Rwanda have closed down at least 7,000 churches, more than 700 of which were in the capital city of Kigali. The government began shutting down these More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Hindu extremists leading movement to ban Christianity, Islam from central India

Religious minorities in central India face a new threat as Hindu extremists have been successful in more than a dozen village councils in passing restrictions on religions other than Hinduism. Christian prayer, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 31st, 2014

State Department on Christianity in Middle East: ‘shadow of its former self’

The State Department issued a shocking report on the state of religious freedom around the world this week, noting that Christianity in the Middle East, especially Syria, is becoming a “shadow of its former More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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Boko Haram kills 28 in latest attack, suicide bomber missing target at soccer match, 3 die

Boko Haram continues to mount attacks in northern Nigeria, now killing 28 more people and burning down houses. In Jos a suicide bomber targeted a soccer match, intending to capture the explosion on television, officials More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood attacks churches in Cairo suburb, 4 shot and killed

New reports detail how Muslim Brotherhood members attacked two churches in the Cairo suburbs, opening fire and killing at least four people. In Ain Shams, Brotherhood supporters attacked the Virgin Mary and Archangel More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Woodrow Karey for shooting and killing Louisiana Pastor Ronald Harris during a revival service

A Louisiana pastor was fatally shot as he preached to a crowd of more than 60 during a revival service and a suspect has been arrested, law enforcement officials said Saturday. Woodrow Karey The shooting at Tabernacle More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, September 20th, 2013

16 bullets fired into South Carolina church, no injuries, Pastor puts ‘aim other way’ on sign

The headline announced the attack on a South Carolina church with the tagline: “Pastor Thanks God After No Church Members Die” screenshot KCTV 5 coverage Legacy Outreach Church pastor, Manning Strickland, was More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 23rd, 2013

White House speaks out to specifically condemn violence against Christians in Egypt

Over 60 Christian churches in Egypt have been attacked as Morsi supporters are targeting the Coptic sects. Now, after several press conferences, the White House more clearly condemns condemned the violence against More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 15th, 2013
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Churches in Egypt continue to be attacked, 36 or more ‘completely’ destroyed by Morsi supporters

Violence by Morsi supporters leaves dozens of Christian churches, Coptic-owned businesses and properties burnt; fears grow among Egypt’s Christian minority of widespread sectarian tensions. Egyptian protesters More...

By Laura Jones On Sunday, June 2nd, 2013

AG Church in Iran may not survive after the arrest of Pastor Robert Asseriyan

An Assemblies of God church in Tehran may not survive after the arrest of one of its pastors last week. Iranian authorities continue to pressure churches of Armenian or Assyrian heritage to cancel all services in More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, February 11th, 2013

Gregory Arthur Weiler, Illinois man who plotted to firebomb dozens of church, moved to Federal Court

Gregory Arthur Weiler II, an Illinois man charged by authorities of plotting to firebomb dozens of churches with Molotov cocktails across Oklahoma will be tried in federal court, it was revealed on last week. Gregory More...

By Laura Jones On Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

Howard Dotson, Rufus Thomas two teens charged St Louis church congregationat gunpoint for ‘obstructing justice’

Two teens were charged and a third was in custody for questioning after more than 50 worshippers were robbed at gunpoint at an East St. Louis church. The three attacked the members of Ira Groves Freewill Baptist More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, January 28th, 2013
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Pastor Emre Karaali escapes an assassination attempt in Turkey

Assassins infiltrated a Turkish congregation in a plot to murder the pastor of the Izmit Protestant Church, but were stopped by Turkish counter-terrorism units. Pastor Emre Karaali Police arrested 14 suspects in More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, January 25th, 2013

Bread of Life mission will be allowed to resume feeding the homeless after city shut them down

After making some headlines for the decision to stop a non-profit religious group from feeding homeless, Seattle officials said Thursday that they will allow a downtown mission to continue to feed the homeless More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Suicide bombings at Nigerian churches kill 11, injure 30

11 are reported dead and 30 injured after a pair of car bombs hit a Protestant church in Nigeria this weekend. A bus full of explosives rammed into St. Andrew Military Protestant Church in Jaji, in the Kaduna state, More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Pastor Julius Mukonzi and 11 others killed by genade attack on Kenyan church

A pastor was killed and 11 others were wounded in Garissa in eastern Kenya on Sunday after suspected Islamist extremists attacked a church during the worship service with a grenade or other explosive. Morning Star More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 8th, 2012

16 Indiana churches burglarized in a few weeks

Johnson County Indiana is making headlines after more than a dozen churches were burglarized over the last few weeks. New Life baptist church, one of the churches robbed Photo/New Life baptist church website WISH More...



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