May 22, 2019

Police crackdown in China prevents Easter church service

Police in China have blocked over 500 worshippers from attending a Christian service for Easter at one of China's largest "house" churches in Beijing. More than 50 people have been placed under house arrest, in what is the biggest crackdown in Christian worship in 20 years. Hundreds of … [Read more...]

Jimmy Carter says he is not bringing Alan Gross home from Cuba

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter stamped out speculation that he can secure the release of US contractor Alan Gross during Carter's current trip to Cuba. "We have spoken to some officials about Mr. Gross. But I am not here to take him out of the country," Carter told journalists, speaking in … [Read more...]