Pastor in India Perseveres amid Persecution by Hindu Extremists

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A band of Hindu extremists who had snuck into a house-church service beat a pastor with steel rods and sticks, one of them yelling that they would stop if he shouted, 'Hail, Lord Ram [Jai Sri Ram]!'

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Christians Fear Crackdown on Religion Under Evangelism Ban in Nepal

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While attacks against the Christian minority has increased in Nepal, the Himalayan country's parliament passed a bill criminalizing religious conversion and the "hurting of religious sentiment," aiming to restrict evangelism. The move is likely to further escalate Christian persecution.

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Egypt Closes One Church, Blocks Worship at Another

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Authorities have closed a church that serves three villages in Upper Egypt on the pretext that area Muslims object to it – one of at least 15 Christian worship sites shuttered in the bishopric of Minya, sources said.

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New Bishop for Syrian Christians Brings Hope Following Genocide, Over 330,000 Deaths

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Syriac Orthodox Christians in the northeastern city of Hasakeh celebrated on Saturday the inauguration of Archbishop Maurice Amseeh, giving the community a bishop for the first time in four years, since the last one left the country.

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Pentecostal church in Ethiopia told to close after it was attacked by mob

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A Pentecostal church in Ethiopia has been ordered to stop meeting in a residential area, in the wake of a mob attack on the church, after which a church member was arrested for illegal activities that incited religious clashes.

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