Europe


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]

Europe | Sep. 1 2016

Russia ‘slipping back to what it was before’

MOSCOW — A Russian “anti-extremism” law that went into effect in late July may have a bigger impact on Christians in the country than extremists.... [READ MORE]

Europe | Jun. 16 2016

UK rejects asylum to recent refugee Christian converts

LONDON — United Kingdom authorities are not granting asylum to several refugees who recently became Christians. The reason? The new believers... [READ MORE]

Europe | Jun. 16 2016

Catholic Church looks at ordaining women deacons

VATICAN CITY — In an opening with historic significance, Pope Francis said he wants to study the possibility of ordaining women as deacons,... [READ MORE]

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