Europe


Europe | Nov. 3 2016

Vatican prohibits scattering of cremation ashes

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican released new rules on cremation in late October prohibiting the scattering of ashes on land or at sea, as well as... [READ MORE]

Europe | Nov. 3 2016

Irish bakers fined for marriage convictions

BELFAST, Ireland — Daniel and Amy McArthur, owners of Ashers Bakery in Belfast, Ireland, lost their court appeal Oct. 24 after a three-judge... [READ MORE]

Europe | Nov. 3 2016

Making Christ known in cities like London may be avenue for worldwide change

By Bob Terry Editor, The Alabama Baptist Phil Barnard describes London as a “post-Christian society.” Then with determination in his voice,... [READ MORE]

Europe | Nov. 3 2016

Swedish commission visits BWA to learn

WASHINGTON — A team from the Commission for Government Support for Faith Communities in Sweden (SST) met Oct. 7 with the Baptist World Alliance... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 20 2016

IMB missionaries in Ukraine lay groundwork for medical team

By Brian Harris Special to The Alabama Baptist If you’ve ever been fishing you’ve most likely baited a hook and dipped it into the water... [READ MORE]

Europe | Oct. 20 2016

Christians persecuted for possessing literature

URGENCH, Uzbekistan — A Baptist from Urgench in the northwestern Khorezm Region of Uzbekistan has been punished for a second time within a... [READ MORE]

Europe | Oct. 13 2016

Christians persecuted for possessing literature

URGENCH, Uzbekistan — A Baptist from Urgench in the northwestern Khorezm Region of Uzbekistan has been punished for a second time within a... [READ MORE]

Asia | Oct. 13 2016

Muslims convicted in murders of Christians

ISTANBUL, Turkey — Authorities in Turkey recently arrested five Muslim nationalists convicted and sentenced to life in prison for the torture... [READ MORE]

Asia | Sep. 15 2016

Baptists fined; Kazakhs to face harsher law

KALBATAU, Kazakhstan — Seven Baptists who met for worship in East Kazakhstan Region were recently fined for meeting without state permission.... [READ MORE]

Europe | Sep. 1 2016

Lutheran Church in Norway loses 15,000 members

OSLO, Norway — More than 15,000 members left the Lutheran Church in Norway in mid-August after the Church created an online portal allowing... [READ MORE]

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