Algeria: increasing pressure on Churches

Algeria: increasing pressure on Churches

Algerian Christians request prayer following several incidents in which churches and individual Christians have faced increased restrictions, raising concerns that these pressures signal a coordinated campaign of intensified action against churches by the governing...
Turkey: Andrew’s song from prison

Turkey: Andrew’s song from prison

On the anniversary of his arrest, renewed prayer has been requested for Andrew Brunson, the American pastor detained in Izmir on 7th October 2016. He remains in prison. The prosecutor has asked for four consecutive life sentences based on allegations of obtaining...
Turkey: authorities impeding church appointment

Turkey: authorities impeding church appointment

Turkish Armenian church leaders have requested prayer concerning difficulties surrounding the election of a new leader of the Armenian Apostolic Church in Turkey due to government interference. As one of Turkey’s officially recognised churches, the election...
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...