Christians in Niger are still recovering from violent attacks in January carried out in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo massacre that resulted in the destruction of dozens churches throughout the country.
A video purportedly made by Islamic State and posted on social media sites on Sunday appeared to show militants shooting and beheading about 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya.
Church leaders are asking all Egyptians living in Libya to return home because their lives are at risk.
It took only a few hours, but it was enough time for hundreds of radical Muslims in Niger, West Africa, to destroy dozens of churches and several Christian homes. Ten people lost their lives and hundreds were injured when Muslim mobs went on the deadly rampage in early January.
Five Muslims in eastern Uganda gang-raped the 17-year-old daughter of a pastor because the church leader ignored their warnings that he stop worship services.
Last Sunday, jihadists exploded a bomb in Cairo and attacked a church in Alexandria, leaving one dead and seven others wounded.
Last week, about 20 armed men joined a mob of more than 100 Muslims from Al-Our village to attack The Virgin Mary Church, the only church for nearly 2,500 Christians.
Fulani Muslim herdsmen killed at least 80 villagers in a March 15 attack against a Christian village in Agatu, Nigeria, according to Barnabas Aid.
Pastors Yat Michael and Peter Reith have been transferred to prison from their detention in Khartoum after they were apprehended by Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Services, according to Barnabas Aid.
In Nigeria last week, an American missionary of The Free Methodist Church was abducted by armed men who then demanded a $300,000 ransom for her safe return, according to The Christian Post.
Last week, 20 Coptic Christians in orange jumpsuits knelt with hands behind their backs outside the White House while other protestors displayed photographs of the actual victims whose seaside slaughter turned its beach blood-red, according to The Washington Post.
On behalf of Muslim investors, the Sudanese government used riot police to forcefully seize the remaining property of Khartoum Bahri Evangelical Church in Khartoum North, according to Morning Star News.
After two Muslim sisters in Uganda left Mohammad for Christ, their uncle beat them and locked them in a room without food for days, according to Morning Star News.
The author of a report documenting the global persecution of Christians has concluded that Nigeria is one of the worst places for them to reside, according to Christian Today.
Christians in Niger are meeting in private homes protected by police as they plan to rebuild the churches damaged by Islamic protests during the weekend of Jan. 16-18, according to Morning Star News.
Zimbabwe government authorities are threatening to arrest any Christians who refuse to leave the Maleme farm in Bulawayo where the Shalom and Ebenezer Christian ministries are located, according to Barnabas Aid.
The Nigerian Federal Government has been urged to rebuild the churches that were razed by Boko Haram during its attacks in the northern part of the nation, according to All Africa.
Early Saturday morning, masked militants kidnapped about 13 Egyptian Christians from a housing complex in Sirte, Libya, according to International Christian Concern.
Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed 15 Christians and an infant in simultaneous attacks against two Nigerian states on Dec. 17, according to Morning Star News.