Christian Attacks Continue in Egypt

CFI has received reported of some of the latest persecution, which includes physical assaults, property seizures, and arson, against the Christian community in Egypt. Last week, a Christian man, Hany Abdo Stephanos, was attacked by armed Muslims in the province of Giza. The men forced Stephanos and his family from their home, then seized their land and looted Stephanos’ store. In another incident, a Christian lawyer, Magda Najib, was...

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Church in Orissa Grows Despite Persecution

Church in Orissa Grows Despite Persecution

A CFI-supported church in Orissa, India continues to grow, despite the ongoing persecution and hardship suffered by its members. “By God’s grace, we arranged one more water baptism,” said CFI’s Orissa co-worker in a recent report. “Thank God day by day, the believers for His kingdom…are increasing. Of course, it’s hard and many problems rise up when we plan for and arrange for baptism programs, but thank God He is able and makes everything...

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CFI Speaks Out On Repercussions of Family Planning Summit

CFI Speaks Out On Repercussions of Family Planning Summit

Christian Freedom International (CFI), a Michigan-based nonprofit organization that assists persecuted Christians around the world, is voicing concerns about the Melinda Gates Family Planning Summit that was recently held in London, England. The summit, which was hosted by the UN Population Fund and the International Planned Parenthood Federation in addition to The Gates Foundation, was reportedly organized for the purpose of raising more than...

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Urgent Prayer Needed for CFI Bible School Student

Urgent Prayer Needed for CFI Bible School Student

Thoelay Tana is in trouble today. This promising young Bible school student, one of CFI’s finest, has been checked into a hospital in Chiang Mai, after initially complaining of painful lumps in his neck. When doctors at a local clinic were unable to determine the source of the problem, Thoelay was simply given some aspirin for the pain and sent home. Since then, however, the lumps have continued to grow, and when the pain spread into his lower...

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Pakistani Man Set on Fire for Blasphemy

Pakistani Man Set on Fire for Blasphemy

Ghulam Abbas, a mentally unstable homeless man, was brutally murdered outside a police station in the Punjab Province in Pakistan last week, for allegedly committing blasphemy by burning the pages of the Quran. After receiving a complaint about the incident, authorities arrested Abbas and brought him to the local police station to be detained. But when a few religious leaders announced over the station’s loudspeakers that a man had committed...

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