Iran: appeal hearing for sentenced Christians from Rasht

Iran: appeal hearing for sentenced Christians from Rasht

Iranian Christians request prayer for Christian converts Yousef Nadarkhani, Mohammadreza Omidi, Yasser Mossayebzadeh and Saheb Fadaie. Their lawyer has received notice that an appeal hearing will be held at 36th Branch of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran on...
Turkey: Andrew Brunson linked to extradition of Gulen

Turkey: Andrew Brunson linked to extradition of Gulen

Christians in Turkey request renewed prayer for imprisoned American pastor Andrew Brunson after President Erdogan linked his release to the extradition of Fetullah Gulen, whom Turkey holds responsible for the attempted coup in July 2016. On 28th September President...
Palestine Growing concern for Coptic Church

Palestine Growing concern for Coptic Church

Palestinian Christians request renewed prayer for nuns of the Coptic Orthodox church and convent in Bethlehem involved in legal action over a property dispute. The family that has misappropriated convent property continues its aggressive stance, and has filed a...
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...
Iran: re-arrested believers face new charges

Iran: re-arrested believers face new charges

Iranian Christians request renewed prayer for Eskandar Rezaei and Soroush Saraei, believers who have faced a series of pressures over the past five years, following their re-arrest in July 2017. Eskandar was arrested on 6th July 2017 at his home in Lar where several...
Yemen: release of Salesian priest

Yemen: release of Salesian priest

Christians in the Arabian Peninsula give thanks to God for the safe release of Father Tom Uzhunnalil, a Salesian Priest from India, who was abducted in Yemen on 4th March 2016. In a statement issued on 12th September, the Apostolic Vicariate of Southern Arabia...