Algeria. Another Church Closed by the Authorities

Christians in Algeria request prayer after the closure of yet another church, in the Kabylie province of Bejaia. The church was sealed by authorities on 16 October. Police officers acted upon a closure order issued by the head of the province. The congregation is in...
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Turkey: arrest of expatriate church worker

Christians in Turkey request prayer for an expatriate Christian worker who was arrested, detained overnight and issued with a deportation order. David Byle, a joint U.S. and Canadian citizen, was arrested after a routine I.D. check at Ankara train station on Saturday... read more

Turkey: Andrew Brunson Released

Christians in Turkey are rejoicing at the release of Andrew Brunson from prison and the lifting of travel restrictions to allow his return to the United States. On 12 October Andrew attended the fourth hearing at a court in Aliaga, Izmir, in a trial in which he was... read more

Algeria: Four Christians face proselytism charges

Algerian Christians request prayer for four Christians, including three from the same family, who will appear in court on 6 November in Province of Bouira, in the Kabylie region. These Christians are accused of “inciting a Muslim to change his religion” (a... read more