Dec. 01, 2022 | China

Jailed Ministers Missing Since Arrest

On Aug. 17, police arrested six adults and one child from the Xi'an Church of Abundance, aggressively searched their homes, and interrogated them at the police station before sending them home. The next day, the six adults were rearrested and charged with illegal gathering and illegal fundraising. Read More.

One of the churches destroyed on July 31, 2022
Dec. 01, 2022 | Cote d'Ivoire

Christians Stripped, Churches Destroyed

Followers of local animist traditions in the village of Grahipla had planned an initiation ceremony on July 31, 2022, and told Christians not to worship that day. Local Christians decided the threat would not stop them. But on that day, animist initiates attacked five churches, three of which were holding services. Read More.

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