Christian persecution

Chengdu Police Raid ERCC Gathering, Arrest Youth Leader

This post was originally published on this site05/13/2022 China (International Christian Concern) – On May 12, a member of the heavily persecuted Chengdu-based Early Rain Covenant Church (ERCC) was taken away by the police, after his home was raided during a youth gathering. Brother Xiao Luobiao, a leader of ERCC youth, had his house raided…

ICC Supports a Persecuted Montagnard Evangelist and His Family

This post was originally published on this site 05/05/2022 Vietnam (International Christian Concern) – Montagnard Christians living in the Central Highlands of Vietnam have been systematically persecuted by their government. Those who identify as Protestant or evangelical often face the most pressure and violence for their faith, especially in the remote areas of central and…

Chinese Presbyterian Church’s Website Shut Down by the Government

This post was originally published on this site05/03/2022 China (International Christian Concern) – A Presbyterian church that is not sanctioned by the Chinese government has become the latest victim of China’s tightened control of cyberspace for religious groups. Xinguang Presbyterian Church in Shanghai city was already listed as an illegal social organization by the government…

Chinese Preacher and Wife to Attend Court for Administrative Reconsideration

This post was originally published on this site05/01/2022 China (International Christian Concern) – A Chinese preacher and his wife who have received a hefty fine for organizing illegal religious gatherings will soon face court for the administrative reconsideration they had submitted for appeal. Preacher Yang Xibo and his wife Wang Xiaofei from Xunsiding Church in…

Liverpool Mayor Tries to Cancel Rev Franklin Graham's 'Hateful' Christian Bus Ads

The mayor for the city region of Liverpool, England has claimed advertisements on buses promoting an appearance by American evangelist Reverend Franklin Graham constitute “hate speech” and should be removed.