Iranian Church Closed, Cross Torn Down

Iranian Church Closed, Cross Torn Down

The cross was removed from the church’s tower. (Photo: Article 18) An Assyrian church in northwestern Iran has been closed down and the cross removed from its tower, reports advocacy organisation Article 18. A “large number” of agents from Iran’s Ministry of...
Iraq: Faith Amid Hopelessness

Iraq: Faith Amid Hopelessness

Yousif at the door of Saint-Mary al-Tahira Church”IS can destroy our building but they can never destroy our church”Qaraqosh, Iraq, November 2018. Eighteen-year-old Yousif wanders through a dimly lit church building. His steps are slow. Every once in a...