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...
Sudan: update on imprisoned Christians

Sudan: update on imprisoned Christians

Christians in Sudan appreciate your continued prayer for four men detained since December 2015 and on trial on several charges – some of which could result in the death penalty or life imprisonment. The men are Rev. Hassan Abduraheem Kodi Taour (pictured right), Rev....
Syria: day of prayer for peace, 18th December

Syria: day of prayer for peace, 18th December

On Sunday 18th December, Syrian Christians from a range of church traditions and denominations will be gathering together in several towns to pray for their war-torn nation. They extend an invitation to the worldwide body of Christ to join them in prayer.  ...
Egypt: bomb attack on Coptic Orthodox Cathedral compound

Egypt: bomb attack on Coptic Orthodox Cathedral compound

On Sunday morning, 11th December, the compound housing the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo was hit by a bomb attack. At 10am local time a bomb exploded in the Church of St. Peter, adjacent to the main Cathedral. At least 25 people have died in the attack and a...