A Lebanese indie band is to play at a music festival in their home country next month, but only after apologising for two songs deemed offensive to Christians, organisers said.
One in three Christians in Asia faces high levels of persecution after a “shocking increase” of religious-based threats and violence across the world, particularly in China and sub-Saharan Africa, a global advocacy group said Wednesday.
Egypt’s president will inaugurate the country’s biggest cathedral on Coptic Christmas Eve Sunday, a day after a deadly bomb blast near a church in a country where jihadists have repeatedly targeted Christians.
Nigerian authorities declared a 24-hour curfew Sunday in Kaduna after clashes between young Christians and Muslims left at least 55 people dead.
At least 13 people were killed on Sunday in two separate attacks in central Nigeria’s Benue state, an area wracked by clashes between Christian farmers and nomadic cattle herders, local officials said.