Posts Tagged ‘ pastor ’

Police Complicit In Attack On Christians In West Delhi, India, Sources Say

Jul 30th, 2015 | By
Over 30 Christians were hospitalised following an attack by Hindu extremists, who beat a group of worshippers with iron rods

After watching idly as a mob of Hindu extremists dragged Christians from a prayer meeting in West Delhi and beat them, police questioned those who were attacked as if they were guilty of fraudulent conversion, sources said.

Pastor, More than 70 Christians Killed In Plateau State, Nigeria

May 15th, 2015 | By

Gunmen killed a church pastor and more than 70 other Christians in Plateau state in the past month, sources said. Setting fire to church buildings and houses in attacks that continued this week, Fulani Muslim herdsmen on May 2 killed the Rev. Luka Gwom of the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN) in the town of Foron, Barkin Ladi Local Government Area (LGA).

Turkey Threatens Deportation Of American Pastor

Oct 12th, 2014 | By

An American evangelical pastor in Turkey faced uncertainty Thursday, October 9, after authorities reportedly cancelled his long-term residence permit and ordered his deportation. Local police also sealed the premises of Pastor Patrick Jensen’s ‘New Life Church’ congregation in the southeastern city of Gaziantep, said the church leader and other Christians.

Iran Evangelical Pastor Facing Death Penalty

Sep 4th, 2014 | By

An evangelical Iranian pastor serving a six years prison term for his Christian activities is facing 18 new charges, including “spreading corruption on Earth”, which carries the death penalty, Christian rights activists say. Behnam Irani, who led the 300-member Church of Iran congregation in Karaj city, 20 kilometres (12 miles) west of capital Tehran, is already being held in solitary confinement, despite health problems that reportedly included severe bleeding due to stomach ulcers and colon complications.

Police In India Rebuke, File Case Against Christians Fleeing Hindu Extremist Attack

Mar 28th, 2014 | By

A police station official in India’s Jharkhand state this month reviled Christians who sought protection after Hindu extremists beat and threatened to kill them for refusing to convert to Hinduism, area church leaders said.

Accusing Christian leaders of forcible conversion, the Hindu extremists earlier this month attempted to forcibly convert several church members after disrupting a home worship service, beating them and parading them half-naked through the street, area pastor Rampath Nath told Morning Star News.

Detained US Pastor To Leave Iran

Oct 23rd, 2013 | By
Pastor Eddie Romero was deteined in Iran and later released.

An American pastor who was detained in Iran after staging a protest outside a Tehran prison to demand the release of Iranian Christians, will return to the United States Wednesday, October 23, his daughter told reporters

Chairman’s Report for March 8, 2012

Mar 8th, 2012 | By

IN THIS ISSUE: Obama Apologizes for Qur’an Burning / Don’t Attack Iran? / Obama Targets Tea Party with IRS / Catholic Senators Help Obama Kill Religious Freedom / Resolution on Iranian Death Sentence for Pastor/ U.S. Judge Says Muslim Attack on Atheist OK / Syria: Targeted Killings of Christians