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...
Iran: court hearing for Christians

Iran: court hearing for Christians

Iranian Christians request prayer for the forthcoming court hearing for Pastor Victor Bet Tamraz, his son Ramiel (pictured) and other Christians arrested at a picnic in Firuzkuh in August 2016. On 26th December 2014 security officials raided the house of Pastor Victor...
Turkey: expropriation of Armenian church halted

Turkey: expropriation of Armenian church halted

Christians in Turkey are thankful that the Turkish Council of State has reportedly halted the confiscation of Surp Giragos, the largest Armenian church in the Middle East. Surp Giragos (along with the properties of the Protestant Church, Surp Sarkis Chaldean Church,...
Sudan: fatal stabbing of church elder

Sudan: fatal stabbing of church elder

Christians in Sudan request prayer against ongoing attempts to seize church property, which led to the fatal stabbing of a church elder on 3rd April. Against the wishes of the church denomination, the government has imposed an illegal committee on the Sudan...
Iran: updates on three cases

Iran: updates on three cases

Iranian Christians request prayer for three ongoing cases involving Christians in which there have been recent developments. EBRAHIM FIROUZI: Ebrahim Firouzi’s mother has undergone surgery for cancer and is weak and unable to care for herself. She is having...