Iran: sentences of two converts upheld

Iran: sentences of two converts upheld

Iranian Christians request prayer for Saheb Fadaei and Fatimeh Bakhteri, whose prison sentences of 18 and 12 months respectively for “spreading propaganda against the regime” have been upheld by the appeal court. Saheb and Fatimeh are members of the...
Palestine: Christian residents of village terrorized by armed gunmen

Palestine: Christian residents of village terrorized by armed gunmen

Christians in Palestine request prayer following the intimidation of Christian residents of Jifna, near Ramallah, by armed militiamen. On Thursday 25 April, a Christian woman was involved in a minor car accident, which she reported to the Palestinian Authorities...
Algeria: Two Upcoming Court Cases

Algeria: Two Upcoming Court Cases

Christians in Algeria request prayer for two court cases: On 16 May there will be a hearing in the case against the owner of land being used by a church in the Kabylie province of Bejaia. He has been charged with allowing unauthorized worship on his land, violating a...
Palestine: Court hearing due for St Mary’s Coptic Convent

Palestine: Court hearing due for St Mary’s Coptic Convent

In the last two years, MEC has issued several prayer requests for two nuns in St Mary’s Coptic Church and Convent in Bethlehem regarding three separate court cases. The nuns request prayer for a court hearing scheduled for 25 March. The court cases relate to...
Iran: Seven converts in Rasht released on bail

Iran: Seven converts in Rasht released on bail

Iranian Christians are thankful that seven members of the “Church of Iran” who were recently arrested have been allowed release on bail. Hossein Kadivar was the first to be released on Saturday 16 March. On Sunday and Monday, Babak Hosseinzadeh, Behnam Akhlaghi, Kamal...