70 churches granted legal status in Egypt

(Photo: Unsplash/Alejandro Garcia)After a government committee headed by Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly gave legal status to 70 churches this week, the number of Christian houses of worship legalized in the country has reached 1,638. However, the threat to churches in this Muslim-majority country remains.Formed in January 2017, the Committee for the Legalization of Unlicensed... Read more

The Status Change We All Need

As a mother of five young children, it’s not unusual for complete strangers to ask about my family. The question I hear most often at the grocery store or the playground is, Are they all yours? The most awkward I hear is, Do you not believe in birth control? But the most surprising came one... Read more

Special status revoked for Kashmir, problematic for religious minorities - Mission Network News

Particular standing revoked for Kashmir, problematic for spiritual minorities – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] India (MNN) — In early August, India revoked article 370, which gave a particular standing to India occupied Kashmir. As the one Muslim area in India, this particular standing gave Kashmir autonomy. Nonetheless, FMIs Bruce Allen says after the revocation, cellphone and web companies have been reduce and public assemblies at the moment are... Read more