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Christian Convert Couple Slain for their Faith

Christian Convert Couple Slain for their Faith

February 22, 2024

By Our East Africa CorrespondentNAIROBI, Kenya, February 16, 2024 (Morning Star News) – A formerly Muslim couple in eastern Uganda, parents of four young children, were slashed to death on Feb. 2, two months after putting their faith in Christ, sources said. Twaha Namwoyo, 38, and his 27-year-old wife, Nadiimu Katooko, were slain for their faith…

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Christian Homes in Pakistan Hit with Gunshots

Christian Homes in Pakistan Hit with Gunshots

February 15, 2024

LAHORE, Pakistan (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Muslims fired gunshots and threw fuel bombs at the homes of Christians in a village in Pakistan at 2 a.m. on Monday (Feb. 12) for supporting an opposing political party in last week’s elections, sources said. No one was hurt in the attacks in Chak 6/11-L village in Sahiwal…

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Christians tortured in Pakistan

Christians Tortured in Pakistan, Forced to Recite Islamic Creed

February 2, 2024

LAHORE, Pakistan, February 1, 2024 (Christian Daily International-Morning Star News) – An Islamist cleric presided over the forced conversion of two Christians in Sialkot District, Pakistan after they were tortured into reciting the Islamic conversion creed, sources said. Azam Masih, 28, and his brother, Nadeem Masih, were abducted, beaten with iron rods and pressured to…

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Christian Killings Increase in Nigeria

Christian Killings Increase in Nigeria

January 22, 2024

ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International-Morning Star News) – The governor of Kaduna state, Nigeria met with church leaders after the pace of terrorist killings since September increased in a Christian area, including 25 people slain in the first two weeks of January, sources said. James Bitrus, Christian leader of the Dnata Chiefdom in predominantly Christian…

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Christian Convert Couple Slain for their Faith

February 22, 2024

By Our East Africa CorrespondentNAIROBI, Kenya, February 16, 2024 (Morning Star News) – A formerly Muslim couple in eastern Uganda, parents of four young children, were slashed to death on Feb. 2, two months after putting their faith in Christ, sources said. Twaha Namwoyo, 38, and his 27-year-old wife, Nadiimu Katooko, were slain for their faith…

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Christian Homes in Pakistan Hit with Gunshots

February 15, 2024

LAHORE, Pakistan (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Muslims fired gunshots and threw fuel bombs at the homes of Christians in a village in Pakistan at 2 a.m. on Monday (Feb. 12) for supporting an opposing political party in last week’s elections, sources said. No one was hurt in the attacks in Chak 6/11-L village in Sahiwal…

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Christians Tortured in Pakistan, Forced to Recite Islamic Creed

February 2, 2024

LAHORE, Pakistan, February 1, 2024 (Christian Daily International-Morning Star News) – An Islamist cleric presided over the forced conversion of two Christians in Sialkot District, Pakistan after they were tortured into reciting the Islamic conversion creed, sources said. Azam Masih, 28, and his brother, Nadeem Masih, were abducted, beaten with iron rods and pressured to…

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Christian Killings Increase in Nigeria

January 22, 2024

ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International-Morning Star News) – The governor of Kaduna state, Nigeria met with church leaders after the pace of terrorist killings since September increased in a Christian area, including 25 people slain in the first two weeks of January, sources said. James Bitrus, Christian leader of the Dnata Chiefdom in predominantly Christian…

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Pastor, Three Other Christians Kidnapped in Nigeria

January 20, 2024

ABUJA, Nigeria, January 18, 2024 (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists kidnapped a pastor and three other Christians on Saturday (Jan. 13) in central Nigeria, sources said. The Rev. Haanongon Gideon, a pastor and council member of Ukum Local Government Area in Benue state, and the three others were ambushed on…

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Christian Doctor Slain in Nasarawa State, Nigeria

October 28, 2023

ABUJA, Nigeria, October 27, 2023 (Morning Star News) – A Christian doctor was killed in a machete attack on him and his motorcycle driver on Oct. 17 in Nasarawa state, Nigeria, sources said. Terrorists attacked Dr. Stephen Angbas, head of Angbas Hospital in the town of Lafia, at about 4 p.m. as he was returning…

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Terrorists Kill 11 Christians in Plateau State, Nigeria

October 6, 2023

ABUJA, Nigeria, October 4, 2023 (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists on Sunday (Oct. 1) killed eight Christians in Plateau state, Nigeria, and wounded five others, sources said. The assailants attacked Du village, in Bassa County’s Kwall District, with two children among those slain and the wounded requiring hospital treatment, said Davidson…

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Local Officials Seal Church Building Shut in Indonesia

April 6, 2023

SURABAYA, Indonesia (Morning Star News) – Local officials sealed shut a church building in West Java Province, Indonesia on Saturday (April 1), two weeks after Muslims intruded into a worship service and demanded its closure, church leaders said. The congregation of the Simalungun Christian Protestant Church (Gereja Kristen Protestan Simalungun, or GKPS) in Cigelam, Babakancikao,…

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Muslim Relatives Kill Pastor for His Faith

March 25, 2023

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 28, 2023 (Morning Star News) – Muslim relatives of a pastor in eastern Uganda took him from his home and killed him for his faith this month, sources said. Pastor Adinani Bulwa had fled Muslim opposition in northern Uganda and returned home to Muterere village, Bugiri District in January before he was killed…

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Five Christians Killed in NE Nigeria, 12 in Middle Belt

January 24, 2023

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen killed five Christians early Sunday morning (Jan. 22) in northeast Nigeria, following the slaughter of 12 Christians on Friday (Jan. 20) in the country’s Middle Belt, sources said. In Bauchi state’s Tafawa Balewa County, area residents said herdsmen attacked the predominantly Christian community of Gambar Sabon…

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