Two Sudanese Lutheran Churches and a Church of Christ Destroyed within One Month

Christians in the predominantly Muslim country of Sudan continue to suffer intense persecution, with the government engaging in a systematic destruction of churches, a conservative law group has warned.

CHR Comment: The Sudanese government is applying narrow interpretations of Sharia law to destroy church buildings and to persecute pastors. Some Muslim groups are also targeted. Since 2003, war in the region has led to more than 300,000 deaths.

Source: 3 Churches Destroyed in 1 Month Amid Rampant Christian Persecution in Sudan

Malaysia to Investigate Protest at Lutheran Church

Muslim protesters outside Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Kuala Lumpur insisted that the church remove its cross, which it did after the protest. The Malaysian government is not investigating the actions against the Christians, who are a minority in this region.

Malaysia orders probe after protest forces church to take down cross.