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Airlift for 2,000 Christians Trapped in Sudan

Airlift for 2,000 Christians Trapped in Sudan

The Christian human rights group ‘Barnabas Aid’ followed through on their plans to airlift 2,000 Sudanese from Khartoum in Sudan to Juba, the capital of the recently formed South Sudan. Pray for the continued success of the humanitarian effort to rescue these Christian Sudanese who are stranded in a predominantly Muslim country. In the early 1990s, official […]

Floods in India: Nearly 1.5m People Expelled From Their Homes

Floods in India: Nearly 1.5m People Expelled From Their Homes

By thenews.com.pk, September 25, 2012 Assam State, India: Because of massive flooding nearly 1.5 million people have been expelled from their homes in the north-eastern India, where authorities have declared a health alert, officials said on Monday. “Eighteen of 27 districts of Assam have been hit by floods with 1.4 million displaced and 11 people drowned […]

“Healing Hearts Balkans” Helping the Roma in Serbia

“Healing Hearts Balkans” Helping the Roma in Serbia

Jeff and Anna Wormus  a.k.a. “Healing Hearts Balkans” began their commendable charitable and Christian work on the Balkans in 1995, even as war was still raging in Croatia and Bosnia. From 1995 – 2007 they have been active in Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo, as well as in Serbia. Jeff and Anna have been in Peru from […]

Christians In Syria Brace For An Uncertain Future

Christians In Syria Brace For An Uncertain Future

 The Christian communities in Syria brace for an uncertain future in light of a civil war that is tearing apart the country since over a year. They are being reminded of 636 B.C., when the Christian Byzantine emperor Heraclius and his army have been defeated by Muslim forces south of present-day Damascus.

World Council of Churches’ Plea for Pakistan to Review Blasphemy Laws

World Council of Churches’ Plea for Pakistan to Review Blasphemy Laws

At a hearing of the World Council of Churches (WCC) on the random application of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws the council formulated a plea to the Pakistani government to “take realistic and solid steps to stop abuse of the blasphemy law that are causing massive human rights violations.” The World Council of Churches is a worldwide fellowship […]

Study: Religious Freedom Increasingly Threatened Worldwide

Study: Religious Freedom Increasingly Threatened Worldwide

More countries around the world are taking action against religious freedom and believers are increasingly being harassed for their faith, according to a new study released Thursday by the Pew Research Center. Altogether, during the 4 years of the study, religious groups were intimidated in a total of 184 countries at one time or another. […]

Jerusalem Day of Prayer May Be the ‘Biggest Prayer Initiative in History’

Jerusalem Day of Prayer May Be the ‘Biggest Prayer Initiative in History’

For the yearly “Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem,” happening the 1st Sunday of every October, millions of people join in prayer for the Holy City. The organizers estimate that this year is going to be the biggest prayer event of this kind in history. From www.daytopray.com: What Is the Day of Prayer […]

The Lone Hero: Saving Lives in Sudan

The Lone Hero: Saving Lives in Sudan

It is admirable to what length Raphael Veicht is going in order to save lifes in the war zone of South Sudan. Whether professing Christian, secret believer or none of the above, God surely is using his willingness to sacrifice and to help his fellowmen under such dire conditions. Johannes Dieterich, September 15, 2012, TAGES-ANZEIGER: Along the mountainous border […]

Secretary Clinton Gives Strong Religion Speech After Embassy Attacks

Secretary Clinton Gives Strong Religion Speech After Embassy Attacks

Protests that led to the deaths of the U.S. Ambassador in Libya and three other Americans at the consulate in Benghazi spread across the region. In response to the recent violence Secretary Clinton gave a strong speech about religion. Dan Robinson, Voa News, September 12, 2012: “This is an attack that should shock the conscience […]