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In Mexico, Agitation Between Church and Gangland State
World  (tags: world, politics, church, drug gangs, violence, Mexico, society, news, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting )

- 1490 days ago -
The bishops have had it with drug gangs terrorizing their flock. Now they're finally speaking out.
Sexual Abuse Case Clouds The Pope's Visit to Mexico
World  (tags: church, catholic, christians, pope benedict, marcial maciel, child abuse, paedophile, abuse, religion, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, crime, children, investigation, Body-Mind-Spirit )

- 2089 days ago -
Benedict does not plan to meet with abuse victims while in Mexico After complaints of sexual abuse were filed against Father Maciel in 1998, Benedict, who was then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, quashed a Vatican investigation.
Mass Arrest of Christians for Praying in a Private House
World  (tags: Christ, Church, Christian, persecution, Eritrea )

- 2517 days ago -
Thirty Christians were arrested by Eritrean officials for praying in a private house in the city of Asmara; some of them had only been recently released from detainment for their faith. In Eritrea, more than 3,000 Christians have been detained for their
Assassination of Pakistani Governor Causes Fear of Retaliation Among Pakistan's Christians
World  (tags: Pakistan, Christ, Church, Christian, persecution )

- 2517 days ago -
Christians in the Yuhanabad district of Lahore in Punjabi Province are fearful after the Province Governor Salmaan Taseer was assassinated for being a vocal supporter of Asia Bibi's release from prison under blasphemy laws. Asia remains imprisoned and is
Iran Arrests Christian Missionaries
World  (tags: Christ, Church, Christian, missionaries, persecution, Iran )

- 2517 days ago -
The provincial governor in Tehran told a state news agency that a number of Christian missionaries have been arrested in Iran's capital city and the surrounding province. "Various kinds of fake, deviated and corrupt cults have sharpened their teeth for
10 Famous Megachurch Founders and the Story Behind Them
World  (tags: Christianity, Church, Religion, Founders, Megachurch )

- 2611 days ago -
The list in the article has briefly summarizes some of the more prominent megachurch founders out there, focusing mainly on their relationships with the congregations they started rather than their public humiliations.
United States (ANS) Son of Hamas In Danger of Being Assassinated If Deported to West Bank
World  (tags: Christ, Church, Christian, persecution )

- 2713 days ago -
Mosab Hassan Yousef will be appearing in front of Congress on June 30 to see if he will be sent back to the West Bank. Mosab, the son of one of Hamas' founders, converted to Christianity after spending time spying for Israel.
Afghan Christians Sentenced to Death for Their Faith
World  (tags: Church )

- 2729 days ago -
We can hardly imagine being sentenced to death in the United States for converting to Christianity, however, this unspeakable possibility is truth for Dari-speaking Christians in Afghanistan who were condemned to death on May 31 for abadoning their Muslim
Muslims in Pakistan Kidnap, Rape Christian Girl
World  (tags: Church )

- 2730 days ago -
Five Muslim men kidnapped and raped a 14-year-old Christian girl, threatening to kill her if she wasn't permitted to marry one of them.
17-Year-Old Somali Girl Beaten By Family For Leaving Islam
World  (tags: Church )

- 2730 days ago -
The family of a 17-year-old Somali girl have repeatedly beaten and shackled her to a tree for more than a month for recently converting to Christianity.
Pakistani Christian Man Faces Death After False Blasphemy Accusation
World  (tags: Church )

- 2730 days ago -
International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that a Pakistani Christian was imprisoned on June 19 and faces the death penalty after a Muslim man accused him of blasphemy in Faisalabad, Pakistan.
Egyptian Couple Shot By Muslim Extremists Undaunted in Ministry
World  (tags: Church )

- 2738 days ago -
A group of Egyptian Muslims decided that they were going to "break the hearts" of Christians living in the village of Teleda. Thus on February 27, 2010, Pastor Ephraim Shehata and his wife Rasha Samir were mercilessly and violently attacked.
Muslim Employer Holds Pakistani Christian Family Captive for a Year
World  (tags: Church )

- 2739 days ago -
Asghar Masih could not believe he was finally free! But his freedom was bittersweet--his family was still being held captive. Asghar, his wife, and their three children had been held hostage by their employer, Muhammad Nawaz, for an entire year.
Pakistani Muslims Assault Pastor, His Pregnant Wife
World  (tags: Church )

- 2739 days ago -
On June 3, 2010, Imam Maqsood Ahmed and fourteen other radical Muslims decided to wreak havoc upon the lives of three Pakistani Christians. For no apparent reason, Imam Maqsood and his gang viciously attacked Pastor Masih, his pregnant wife, and his brot
Muslim Youth Attack Churches and House
World  (tags: Church )

- 2739 days ago -
"In this most recent event, which happened in May, we have seen young Muslims--reportedly as many as 100 of them--coming into church property, attacking the people who were there, and burning down the buildings."

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