U.S. Watchdog Urges Special Attention to Anti-Christian Carnage in Nigeria

As the persecution of Christians in Nigeria continues, a member of the U.S. government’s international religious freedom watchdog has urged the State Department to designate Nigeria a “Country of Particular Concern” and recommended the appointment of a Special Envoy for Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin.

Concerns Mount Over Fate of Christians Left in Afghanistan

As the bloody, contentious U.S. evacuation of Afghanistan approached its Aug. 31 deadline, fears rose about the ultimate fate of Catholics and Christians under Taliban rule if they are unable, or unwilling, to flee.

For Pakistani-Americans, Constant Worry Over Family Back Home

James Cyprian lives in Brooklyn, but his mind is often thousands of miles away in his native Pakistan — worrying about his two adult children’s safety. “They are always on my mind,” said Cyprian, secretary-general of the Brooklyn-based Pakistani Christian Association of USA.