North Korea has publicly executed a Christian woman accused of distributing Bibles and "spying" for foreign countries, South Korean activists said Friday.
Chinese authorities have sentenced a pastor and his wife in Zhengzhou city, Henan province to one year of re-education through labor for "engaging in illegal religious activities."
A female Christian university professor was forced to convert to Islam last week, according to a claim by an official from the Palestinian Authority that has been refuted by the Hamas militant group.
South Koreas president called for the release of 18 Christian hostages on Saturday as their Taliban kidnappers vowed to kill them within 24 hours if the country fails to withdraw from Afghanistan.
A global network of evangelicals is urging its members to pray for Christians in Lebanon who are facing a "perilous time" as fighting continues between the Lebanese army and the Islamist militants.