Ministry Survey Shows Religious Freedom at Risk

Christian social conservatives answering a recent D. James Kennedy Ministries (DJKM) survey reported pervasive ill-treatment for their Christian faith.

Gathering for Public Prayer at US Capitol Prohibited on National Day of Prayer

For the first time in 70 years, there will be no public prayer gathering at the US Capitol Building during The National Day of Prayer.

Church Doors Locked After Court Order

This past weekend, those who wanted to attend Trinity Bible Chapel in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada found the church doors locked against them. The closure came following a court order granted to the attorney general to lock the doors for one week after “allegedly breaking COVID-19 restrictions on a repeated basis,” Kitchener Today reports.

Group Commends Formal Recognition of Armenian Genocide

Founder and President of For the Martyrs, Gia Chacon, released the following statement on April 24, 2021:

ChinaAid Releases 2020 Annual Persecution Report

Today, China Aid Association released its 2020 Annual Persecution Report documenting the last year in state-mandated religious persecution of Chinese Christians.

GFA World Calls for Prayer Amid Military Coup in Myanmar

One of Asia’s largest humanitarian agencies is calling on Christians to pray for Myanmar’s suffering people in the throes of the South Asia nation’s bloody military coup.

Instagram Bans Top Catholic Social Media Account

In what seems to be a targeted attack on religious freedom, Instagram permanently bans one of the largest Catholic accounts, Catholic Connect, reaching over five million people every week through social media. Within a matter of hours, Catholic Connect got slapped with two copyright infringements and their account was taken down.

VA Church Goes Back to Appeals Court

Lighthouse Fellowship Church has appealed for the second time to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in the federal lawsuit against Governor Ralph Northam for violating its religious freedom by targeting churchgoers. Liberty Counsel represents the church on Chincoteague Island.

Christian Leaders Mobilizing Online to Combat Alarming Growth of Antisemitism

Aiming to collaborate, mobilize and provide next steps to combat an alarming rise in antisemitism, the American Christian Leaders for Israel (ACLI) network recently convened with pastors and Christian leaders from across the nation for a series of webinars, discussing the explosive growth of antisemitism in the United States. According to ICEJ USA Director Dr. Susan M. Michael, they won’t be the last.

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