Christians flock to Jerusalem for Good Friday

Holy Sepulcher

Due to JWN’s early deadline, we offer this report from Holy Week 2013 … [Read more...]

Pakistan condemns illiterate Christian couple for blasphemous text messages

Pakistan death sentences

Lawyers argue: Since both illiterate, they could not have sent messages … [Read more...]

Study finds ancient papyrus on wife of Jesus likely real

Jesus's wife

8th century ‘Gospel of Jesus’s Wife’ doesn’t prove marital status … [Read more...]

Brandeis reneges on honorary degree to rights activist, Islam critic

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Ayaan Hirsi Ali calls Islam 'destructive, nihilistic cult of death' … [Read more...]

Chinese descendants of Jews return to roots with communal Passover


Kaifeng, once-thriving Jewish outpost, to have first Seder in generations … [Read more...]

1,000 Pakistani girls forced to convert to Islam every year

forced conversion

True scale likely to be much greater, as many cases never reported … [Read more...]

Catholics, Muslims fast and pray for Pakistanis on death row for blasphemy


Peaceful demonstrations show solidarity with persecuted Christians … [Read more...]

Use of blasphemy laws increases across Muslim world

Islamic states

Muslim nations enforcing Islamic blasphemy laws to penalize Christians … [Read more...]

Outrage as Pakistani Christian gets death for ‘blasphemy’

live and die Christian

Opposition, human rights groups slam sanitation worker’s sentence   … [Read more...]

Nigerian Christian girls flee Boko Haram rampage

Nigerian schoolchildren

Six girls escape massacre and are now living in Christian centers … [Read more...]

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