Turkey: day of prayer called for 18th April

Turkey: day of prayer called for 18th April

Protestant church leaders in Turkey have called for a day of prayer for Turkey tomorrow (18th April). While this date has been designated as a global day of prayer for Turkey since 2009, tomorrow’s day of prayer comes at a time of huge significance for Turkey....
Egypt: bomb attacks on two churches

Egypt: bomb attacks on two churches

Christians in Egypt request prayer after two churches in Northern Egypt suffered bomb attacks during Palm Sunday services on 9th April. The first bomb exploded inside Mar Girgis (St George’s) Coptic Orthodox church in Tanta, in Gharbiya governorate in the Nile...
Sudan: update on imprisoned Christians

Sudan: update on imprisoned Christians

Christians in Sudan request further prayer for three imprisoned Christians who were sentenced at a court hearing on Sunday 29th January.   The court sentenced Petr Jašek to life in prison for espionage, to six months in prison for spreading rumours that undermine...
Turkey: update on imprisoned pastor Andrew Brunson

Turkey: update on imprisoned pastor Andrew Brunson

An appeal for the release of Andrew Brunson, an American pastor imprisoned in Izmir, has been turned down. On 9th December Andrew Brunson, the pastor of Izmir Resurrection Church, was brought before a court in Izmir for questioning. The court ordered that Andrew be...
Yemen: update on abducted Salesian priest

Yemen: update on abducted Salesian priest

Christians in the Arabian Peninsula request continued prayer for Father Tom Uzhunnalil, a Salesian priest from India who was abducted in Yemen on 4th March 2016. Father Tom was abducted during a raid by a group of gunmen on a care home near Aden in which sixteen were...