According to Catholic News Agency, Christ the King Major Seminary in Kaduna State, Nigeria was attacked Monday night by unknown gunmen. Three seminarians were abducted during the attack, while six others were injured.
"We ask for your closeness to us in praying for the quick and safe release of our abducted brothers," Fr. Emmanuel Okolo, chancellor of the Diocese of Kafanchan, wrote in a memo. … See MoreSee Less
According to the International Business Times, the government in India’s Karnataka state as ordered officers to investigate both official and non-official Christian missionaries. The order comes as Karnataka prepares to enact an anti-conversion law that would regulate religious conversions and criminalize forced religious conversions. … See MoreSee Less
ICC’s kit for the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted has been specifically tailored to meet the needs of pastors, spiritual leaders, and prayer warriors committed to praying for the persecuted Church.
The kit includes persecution facts, frequently asked questions about persecution, Scriptures about suffering for the name of Christ, practical steps on how the Church in the west can help, and ICC’s latest petition calling on President Biden to protect Christians and at-risk religious groups in Afghanistan from the Taliban.