The ‘Jerusalem of Asia’ Now Persecutes Christians Relentlessly

Everything freezes during the brutal North Korean winter season, and since most homes don’t have heat, families bury their food underground to keep it edible. It was in one of these small, rectangular holes that Choi Kwanghyuk’s underground church met. The small group of believers would quietly hum hymns in worship then study the book… Read More

Women Suffer More, Says New Report on Christian Persecution

Open Doors, an organization that supports persecuted Christians throughout the world, has released a study evaluating the similarities and differences in how Christian men and women are persecuted. The researchers have found that persecution is gender specific and that, overall, women experience a greater degree and complexity of persecution than men do. “The experiences of religious… Read More

Hundreds of Christians Dead in Nigeria as Violence Continues

Last Monday, terrorist group Boko Haram attacked the town of Michika in the Nigerian state of Adamawa. While the precise death toll of that incident is unknown, “scores” of casualties have been reported, according to the Washington Examiner. This attack is only one of many recent ones in Nigeria from either Boko Haram or militant Fulani herdsmen, and Christians are often… Read More