Christian girl was abducted at gunpoint and forced to convert to Islam, say family

Maira Shahbaz(Photo: Aid to the Church in Need)The family of a Christian girl is fighting for her freedom after saying she was abducted at gunpoint, forced to convert to Islam and marry a Muslim man.  The Lahore High Court is to hear the case of Maira Shahbaz, 14, next week after a local court overturned... Read more

A Sabbath of Forced Compliance

Through this COVID-19 pandemic my thoughts frequently have turned to the concept of Sabbath. According to the passage in Exodus, three months after the Israelites were delivered from Egypt and the oppression of Pharaohs system of extraction and exploitation, Moses ascended Mount Sinai to see God and was given what we have come to know... Read more

Christian girl abducted and forced into Islamic marriage is now pregnant, says family’s lawyer

Huma Younus, the girl at the centre of the forced conversion case(Credit: Aid to the Church in Need)A Christian teenage girl abducted and forced to marry a Muslim man in Pakistan is now pregnant and confined to a single room, the family's lawyer has said.  Huma Younus, 15, was kidnapped last October and forced to convert... Read more


Extra church buildings in Algeria compelled to shut – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Algeria (MNN) — Over the past two years, compelled church closures have been on the rise in Algeria. Lastly, they're beginning to get some consideration. America Fee on Worldwide Non secular Freedom (USCIRF) has raised considerations over Algerias therapy of Christians, notably the compelled closures of at the very least 12 Evangelical Protestant church... Read more