Tag Archives: Persecution

Chinese street evangelist calms Christians in the face of new Internet restrictions

In China, new restrictions on religious Internet content are set to go into effect on March 1. Observers are noting that the restrictions are already having a chilling effect on Chinese Christians’ online activity. But one Chinese street evangelist is … Continue reading

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Jeju “Mayflower Church” denied asylum, faces potential repatriation to China and persecution

The South Korean government has denied the second appeal for asylum for the 60 members of Shenzen Holy Reformed Church, including its Pastor Pan Yongguang. The group, dubbed the “Mayflower Church” by global religious freedom advocates, fled China in 2019 … Continue reading

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India: Pastors “paying the price” for rapid growth of Christianity among Saura people

According to researchers, the number of Christians among the Saura tribe of eastern India has increased from 2,000 30 years ago to more than 200,000 today, an estimated 60% of the Saura population. That growth has led to resentment and … Continue reading

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