News

December 9, 2019
Persecution of Pakistani Christians: the kidnapping and forced marriage of girls from Christian families in Pakistan is not new; it is a sadly...
November 29, 2019
Here is more about China’s war on Christianity. While this story refers to Catholic churches, the holy icons in Orthodox churches could easily be...
November 5, 2019
Persecution of Christians in China: there is a line in this report that is simply chilling. “Beijing has been targeting official and unofficial...
November 1, 2019
Persecution of Christians in China: the Chinese government is in the midst of an all-out campaign to turn Christianity into a weak religion that is...
October 25, 2019
This report details how Christians are facing increased persecution in China, India, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka, but unfortunately,...
October 22, 2019
Persecution of Christians in China: there is a line in this report that is simply chilling. The church that was demolished “was part of the...
September 28, 2019
Here is more about China’s war on Christianity. The Chinese government is in the midst of an all-out campaign to turn Christianity into a weak...
August 8, 2019
In banning these words, the Chinese government is clearly trying to limit the possibility of Christianity taking hold among schoolchildren. It has...
July 27, 2019
This news item concerns a Protestant pastor who has been sentenced to prison for the crime of crossing the China-Myanmar border — a crime that...
July 14, 2019
This article is about authorities’ suppression of Roman Catholic churches, but it carries ominous implications also for the Orthodox Christians...
July 9, 2019
The Chinese government treats Christianity as if it were an alien element and a threat to the traditional culture of the people. In reality,...
July 4, 2019
This is a matter of grave concern also for the tiny community of Orthodox Christians in China, as the Chinese government has not granted Orthodox...
April 17, 2019
This news item concerns Roman Catholic priests who refuse to join the government-sanctioned Roman Catholic Church, but it has ominous implications...
April 15, 2019
Orthodox Christians and all Christians in China are now in extreme danger because of the Chinese government’s increasing tendency to make...
April 11, 2019
This article is about authorities’ efforts to destroy a Roman Catholic shrine, but it carries ominous implications also for the Orthodox...
April 7, 2019
As we noted last Wednesday, the Chinese government’s crackdown on unregistered Protestant churches can and does have impact upon Orthodox and...
April 3, 2019
This article notes that “in all likelihood, the push to get people to snitch on each will especially affect underground Protestant communities,...
March 17, 2019
This is a classic example of a government treating Christianity as if it were an alien element and a threat to the traditional culture of the people....
February 10, 2019
The first Orthodox Christians entered China in 1685. After the Orthodox Church in China was almost wiped out during the Cultural Revolution of the...
January 25, 2019
On June 11, 1900, the Boxer rebels in China turned with brutal fury upon the small Orthodox Christian community in China, demanding that they...