Turkey: state appropriation of church properties

Turkey: state appropriation of church properties

Christians in Turkey request prayer after the state appropriation of approximately 100 churches, monasteries and cemeteries belonging to the Syriac community in the province of Mardin in the south-east of the country. On 23rd June 2017 the media outlet Agos reported...
Iran: Christians face long prison sentences

Iran: Christians face long prison sentences

Iranian Christians request prayer for Pastor Victor Bet Tamraz (pictured), Amin Afshar Naderi and Hadi Asgari, who face long prison sentences. Following a hearing on 11th June Judge Ahmadzadeh issued his verdict on 3rd and 4th July. Pastor Victor was sentenced to 10...
Palestine: court hearing after attack on nuns

Palestine: court hearing after attack on nuns

Christians in Palestine request prayer for nuns of the Coptic Orthodox church and convent in Bethlehem. On 11th July there will be a court hearing related to an attack on the nuns, who are involved in long-running property disputes. The Coptic Orthodox church has...
Iran: Christian converts await court verdict

Iran: Christian converts await court verdict

Iranian Christians request prayer for Christian converts in Rasht awaiting an imminent court verdict. On 14th June Yousef Nadarkhani, Mohammadreza Omidi, Yasser Mossayebzadeh and Saheb Fadaie were summoned to the 26th Branch of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran, where...
Israel: Christian schools expect resolution to funding crisis

Israel: Christian schools expect resolution to funding crisis

Christians in Israel are hopeful that a long-running funding crisis for Christian schools will soon be resolved. The Christian schools in the Holy Land have a long tradition and serve an important role in society by offering education based on Christian principles to...
Iran: update on imprisoned Christians

Iran: update on imprisoned Christians

Iranian Christians request prayer for Pastor Victor Bet Tamraz, Amin Afshar Naderi and Hadi Asgari. On the morning of Sunday 11th June there was a second hearing in the case against these three Christian men in Tehran. Pastor Victor and Amin were arrested on 26th...