Turkey: Andrew Brunson Released

Turkey: Andrew Brunson Released

Christians in Turkey are rejoicing at the release of Andrew Brunson from prison and the lifting of travel restrictions to allow his return to the United States. On 12 October Andrew attended the fourth hearing at a court in Aliaga, Izmir, in a trial in which he was...
Algeria: Four Christians face proselytism charges

Algeria: Four Christians face proselytism charges

Algerian Christians request prayer for four Christians, including three from the same family, who will appear in court on 6 November in Province of Bouira, in the Kabylie region. These Christians are accused of “inciting a Muslim to change his religion” (a...
Turkey: Upcoming hearing for Andrew Brunson

Turkey: Upcoming hearing for Andrew Brunson

Friends of Andrew Brunson request prayer for the upcoming court hearing on 12 October when Andrew will answer charges related to espionage. Andrew faces charges related to terrorism as well as espionage that could result in a 35-year prison sentence.The indictment is...
Iran: Two Christian converts receive prison sentences

Iran: Two Christian converts receive prison sentences

Iranian Christians request prayer for Saheb Fadaei and Fatimeh Bakhteri, who have received prison sentences of 18 and 12 months respectively for “spreading propaganda against the regime.” Saheb and Fatimeh are members of the “Church of Iran” – a...
Palestine: Upcoming court hearings for St Mary’s Coptic Church

Palestine: Upcoming court hearings for St Mary’s Coptic Church

Christians in the West Bank request renewed prayer for nuns of the Coptic Orthodox church and convent in Bethlehem, asking for a just conclusion to three separate legal cases. The next hearing is scheduled for 13 September. The court cases relate to attacks on 30...