Sudan: update on Christian leader summoned to court

Sudan: update on Christian leader summoned to court

Christians in Sudan request prayer for Rafat, chair of the Evangelical Community Council – a committee of the Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church (SPEC) responsible for managing SPEC properties. Rafat attended the Criminal Court in Omdurman with his lawyer Mr...
Egypt: church activities restricted by extremist threats

Egypt: church activities restricted by extremist threats

Christians in Egypt have been requested by the security services to cancel all trips and activities outside of church buildings until at least the end of July. Representatives of the Coptic Orthodox Church, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference and the Presidency of...
Sudan: Christian leader summoned to court

Sudan: Christian leader summoned to court

Christians in Sudan request prayer for Rafat Samir, chair of the Evangelical Community Council (a committee of the Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church denomination, responsible for managing the denomination’s properties). On 17th July 2017 he has to appear...
Algeria: partial pardon for imprisoned Christian

Algeria: partial pardon for imprisoned Christian

Algerian Christians are grateful that Slimane Bouhafs, imprisoned since September 2016 for blasphemy, has received a partial pardon. His three-year sentence was reduced by 16 months on 5th July, the national day of Algeria, following a decree by President Abdelaziz...
Palestine: court hearing for attacked nuns postponed

Palestine: court hearing for attacked nuns postponed

Palestinian Christians request prayer for nuns of the Coptic Orthodox church and convent in Bethlehem following the postponement of a court hearing scheduled for 11th July. The hearing, relating to a physical attack on the nuns in the context of a long-running...
Iran: 10-year prison sentences for Christian converts in Rasht

Iran: 10-year prison sentences for Christian converts in Rasht

Iranian Christians request prayer for Christian converts Yousef Nadarkhani, Mohammadreza Omidi, Yasser Mossayebzadeh and Saheb Fadaie, who have been given 10-year prison sentences for propagating house churches and promoting “Zionist Christianity”. Yousef and...