Christians Today

While Number of Christians May Be Declining in Britain It Is Increasing in India

New figures from the 2011 Census show that the number of people who identify as Christians in England and Wales has fallen by 4 million over the last 10 years. The data shows that numbers fell from 37.3 million in 2001 to 33 million last year. The statistics came as the outgoing archbishop of Canterbury, […]

Sudan Bombings Kill More Nuba Christians Around Christmas

J UBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Non-Arab Christians in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains said they feel forgotten after Sudanese air forces killed at least 11 of the faithful in bombings before and after Christmas, according to area sources. Following bombings of non-Arab civilians in Christian villages in Sudan’s South Kordofan state from Dec. 18 […]

In Uzbekistan Holiday singing and Bible reading officially prohibited

TASHKENT, UZBEKISTAN – This month in Uzbekistan, a dozen Bostanlyk policemen raided a gathering of 80 Protestants on holiday together at the Phoenix resort near the capital. Claiming to check their internal passports, the police — most of whom were in plain clothes — confiscated three Bibles and 100 Christian songbooks while insulting the gathering […]

Returning to church, despite my doubts

During my junior year in college, I took a butter knife from my mother’s kitchen  and scraped the Christian fish decal off the back bumper of the Plymouth hatchback I’d inherited from my older brother. Stripping off that sticker foreshadowed the day, a few years later, that I would walk out of church. The reasons […]

Prosecutor yanked from Turkish Christian murder trials

Istanbul, December 7 (Open Doors News) — A High Council prosecutor probing links between the Malatya murders of three Christians in eastern Turkey and the earlier assassination of a Christian newspaper editor was abruptly transferred from his position last week and re-assigned prosecution duties in an Istanbul court. Prosecutor Hikmet Usta was preparing objections to […]

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