Iran: Appeal hearing for sentenced Christians from Rasht

Iran: Appeal hearing for sentenced Christians from Rasht

Iranian Christians request prayer for four Christian converts who face an appeal court hearing on Wednesday 13th December 2017. A hearing had been scheduled for 4th October 2017 but was rescheduled by the judge. The lawyer for Yousef Nadarkhani, Mohammadreza Omidi,...
Turkey: Government promises to return appropriated church properties

Turkey: Government promises to return appropriated church properties

The Syriac community in Turkey is grateful for a pledge that church properties appropriated by the state will be returned to the community. On 22nd November 2017 deputy prime minister Hakan Cavusoglu, while speaking to the Anatolian News Agency, stated that the...
Algeria: Church and Bookshop Closed by Authorities

Algeria: Church and Bookshop Closed by Authorities

Christians in Algeria ask for prayer for a church in Ain Turk, which has been closed by police. On November 9, 2017, authorities sealed the hall, which was used for worship and a bookshop owned by a member of the church. Last month police raided the bookshop, accusing...
Sudan: Sudan Church of Christ Pastors’ Court Hearing

Sudan: Sudan Church of Christ Pastors’ Court Hearing

Sudanese Christians request prayer for an upcoming court hearing concerning several pastors of the Sudan Church of Christ (SCOC) in Al Thawra in Omdurman. The hearing, at which the defendants are expected to put forward their defence, is scheduled to take place...
Palestine: court hearing in Coptic attack case

Palestine: court hearing in Coptic attack case

Palestinian Christians request renewed prayer for nuns of the Coptic Orthodox church and convent in Bethlehem involved in legal action over a property dispute, after a further delay in the legal process. Today (14th November) the hearing related to the assault on nuns...
Sudan: update on Christian leader summoned to court

Sudan: update on Christian leader summoned to court

Sudanese Christians request prayer for an upcoming court hearing concerning the ongoing issue of illegal appropriation of church property by government-aligned agents. The hearing, at which a verdict is expected, is scheduled for 1pm (local time) on Monday 30th...