Recent News & Updates

China Shutters 6 More Christian Churches, Tears Down Crosses

Authorities in China have closed at least six “underground” Protestant churches in Guizhou province in Southwest China, for…

Why Is Kim Jong Un So Afraid of Christianity?

In North Korea, Christians continue to be seen as "dangerous" and part of the country's hostile class.

In Advance of Ruling for Christian Prisoner Asia Bibi, Extremists Call for Death

As Pakistani prisoner Asia Bibi sits on death row awaiting the decision of her appeal to Pakistan’s Supreme…

Boko Haram Sect Vows to Keep Leah Sharibu ‘Slave for Life’

Boko Haram sect releases a video of a second execution and also threatens to keep 15-year-old Christian schoolgirl…

As Deadline Looms for Leah Sharibu, Mother Makes Urgent Plea for Help

Last week, the mother of Leah Sharibu took desperate steps, traveling to Jos to hold a press conference to…

Breaking: Pastor Andrew Brunson Free!

Open Doors USA is relieved to hear of Pastor Andrew Brunson’s release from house arrest to freedom

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