At least one Christian died and dozens were injured in clashes between Muslims and Christians in Egypt's Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, police and local media said Saturday, May 18.
A Nigerian Christian leader was killed Wednesday after armed militants burst into his home, according to BNL news service.
African Christians are divided over a proposal to grant amnesty to the militant members of Boko Haram, the violent Islamist sect whose bombings have killed thousands of believers and destroyed hundreds of their churches in northern Nigeria.
In yet another official slap to Sudan's Christian minority, a government minister recently announced that no new licenses would be granted for church construction.
Since Nigeria's government has proved itself incapable of protecting the country's Christians, the militant Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta has pledged to protect them by targeting Islamic institutions with retaliatory violence.
This week the Supreme Ulema Council in Morocco published a fatwa calling for the death penalty for all apostates to Islam.
Human Rights Watch has called upon Egyptian authorities to bring those responsible for the deaths and injuries of Christians to justice after Muslim police failed toprevent the Islamist inspired violence outside St. Marks Cathedral in Cairo onApril 7.
Two Christians have been killed and many more arrested across Tanzania over the ritual slaughter of livestock for sale.
Peace overtures between Christians and Muslims in Kaduna state, Nigeria, briefly became a reality as both religions joined together on Easter Monday to celebrate, according to allAfrica news.
After the South seceded in 2011, President Al-Bashir promised to make what remained of Sudan "100 percent" Islamic; to that end, the Sudanese government has enhanced its enforcement of Shari'a against any Christians who remain under Al-Bashir's rule.
At least four Christians and one Muslim, all men, were killed and a church damaged in sectarian clashes just outside Egypt's capital, security sources confirmed.
Some 1,500 Christians trapped in Sudan are on their way to neighboring South Sudan, as part of a massive rescue operation dubbed 'Exodus', an aid group told Worthy News.
News of a religious police force to uphold Muslim morals in a nation now controlled by Islam's Muslim Brotherhood is the latest harbinger of Egypt's transformation into an intolerant Islamic state.
There was uncertainty Tuesday, March 5, about the situation of 125 Eritrean Christians who were "beaten and detained" in western Eritrea as part of a new government campaign against Christians worshiping outside the state-backed churches, rights investigators said.
A mob threw firebombs and rocks at police Friday as dozens of Muslims attacked a church in southern Egypt that was suspected of harboring a woman convert to Christianity.
Christians in central Nigeria could mourn their dead Sunday, February 24, after the massacre of a Christian family while sectarian clashes killed one person and left churches, homes and mosques burnt, officials said.
Dozens of Sudanese Christians were thought to be trapped in a Sudanese prison as violence raged in renewed fighting between two Arab tribes, killing scores of people.
Over the weekend, a Muslim mob in Egypts Fayoum Province threw stones at Copts and then tried to set their church ablaze, according to Morning Star News.
An Algerian Christian was heavily fine by an appellate court in Tindouf Wednesday for proselytizing.
Christians in Kenya were mourning the death of two Somali pastors who were reportedly murdered by suspected Islamic militants.