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January 9, 2015
Today there are “Father Glebs” in Nigeria, Syria, Iraq, Egypt, Pakistan, Sudan, and elsewhere, self-sacrificially speaking out for the persecuted. When they hear these voices, does the Western Church care?
July 24, 2014
A Christian woman sentenced to death by a Sudanese court after refusing to recant her faith has at last been permitted to depart Sudan.
July 23, 2014
Over 200 schoolgirls from northeastern Nigeria remain captives of the militant Islamist group Boko Haram 100 days after their abduction.
June 23, 2014
A Christian woman sentenced to death by a Sudanese court after refusing to recant her faith has reportedly been released following the ruling of an appeal court.
May 10, 2014
Millennial evangelicals have big hearts. We know that social justice is an important facet of Christianity. So why are we ignoring the voices of our brothers and sisters in Christ who are being harassed, kidnapped, arrested, beaten, beheaded, and burned alive for their faith?
May 6, 2014
Rallies have been held throughout the world to call on Nigerian authorities to return the girls to their families, and a social media campaign using the Twitter hashtag #BringBackOurGirls has raised awareness of their plight.
As this campaign got underway, Secretary of State John Kerry called on Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan to take more action to rescue more the girls, abducted on April 14 from a school in the country’s rural northwest.
On May 3, rallies were held in London and in several U.S. cities including New York and Oakland, California.
April 21, 2014
Based on 2012 data, Nigeria alone accounted for almost 60 percent of Christians killed globally.
April 19, 2014
We say we “play” golf, tennis, soccer, football, and other games. Even professionals “play” their sport. The problem is that we’ve figured out a way to “play” these sports without actually playing.
April 10, 2014
Dennis Crowley interviews Faith McDonnell, director of religious liberty programs and of the Church Alliance for a New Sudan. She discusses the consultation of religious liberty partners held at the end of March…
February 6, 2014
“Religious liberty advocates are particularly appreciative that the President mentioned the egregious blasphemy and defamation laws such as those of Pakistan,” says IRD Religious Liberty Director Faith McDonnell.
October 18, 2013
Washington, DC—The Institute on Religion and Democracy will be sending a team to the 2013 Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON) meeting in Nairobi, Kenya this October.