Religious Freedom – Sudan

Dozens of churches burned in Sudan

By Rebecca Paveley | Church Times At least 32 churches have been burned down in the Nuba Mountains area of Sudan over the past year, opposition leaders have said, with reports that up to 40 more may have been demolished. Baroness Cox visited the ... Full Article

Second church in 10 days torn down in Sudan

By World Watch Monitor A Sudan Church of Christ (SCOC) building has been demolished in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, ten days after the destruction of another SCOC building in nearby Soba, 12 miles south of the city Christian charity Middle East ... Full Article

SUDAN: Pastors facing serious criminal charges

Christian Solidarity Worldwide South Sudanese pastors Rev Yat Michael and Rev Peter Reith, who are facing serious criminal charges in Sudan, were moved to Kober Prison in North Khartoum last week. The pastors had been detained at Omdurman ... Full Article

Sudan’s Christians face growing harassment

Agence France Presse KHARTOUM: Church properties have been bulldozed and seized in a climate of  growing harassment of minority Christians in Islamist-run Sudan  since the South’s 2011 independence, its  council of churches said. Kori ... Full Article

Apostasy woman Meriam Ibrahim ‘freed’

A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for converting from Islam to Christianity has been released from prison, it has been reported. According to the official state news agency in Sudan, a court has ordered 27-year-old Meriam Yahya Ibrahim ... Full Article

Sudan Muslims Torch Catholic Church in Khartoum

Sudanese Muslims torched a Catholic church Sunday in the capital of Khartoum, part of clashes between Sudan and South Sudan over control of an oil town. Sudanese warplanes bombed a key South Sudanese town Monday. Khartoum media said that church ... Full Article

Sudan: Two Catholic Priests Kidnapped

South Sudanese rebel militia loyal to the Sudanese government have kidnapped two Catholic priests in Rabak, Christian sources said. A large truck smashed through the gates of the St. Josephine Bakhita’s Catholic Church compound in Rabak, 260 ... Full Article