Tag : Christians in Iran
Saeed Abedini title : Pastor Saeed Abedini Files For Divorce from Wife of 12 Years, Naghmeh
summary : He said the only way they can be healed is apart and not together.
date : Oct 08, 2016 04:54 PM EDT
Iranian Pastor Farshid Fathi title : Christian Pastor Farshid Fathi Released After Five Years in Iranian Prison, Jailed For His Faith
summary : This Christmas brings joy rather than terror to Christian pastor Farshid Fathi, who was released from an Iranian prison after spending nearly five years in jail for his Christian faith. Fathi originally was arrested on Dec. 26, 2010, with 60-plus other Christians from house churches in Tehran by agents of Iran's Intelligence Ministry. World Watch Monitor announced Tuesday that the Iranian pastor was freed on Monday, despite the fact his sentence recently was extended.
date : Dec 23, 2015 11:36 AM EST
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani title : Christian Persecution in Iran: 18 Sent to Prison by Revolutionary Court for Practicing Faith
summary : Although Iran recognizes Christians as an official minority group, its revolutionary court sentenced 18 of them to harsh prison sentences last week.
date : Jun 04, 2015 01:27 PM EDT
Iranian Christian Soccer Player Andranik Teymourian title : Iran Selects First Christian Soccer Captain, Andranik Teymourian, to Lead National Team
summary : Iran, which is predominantly Shia Muslim, has selected Iranian-Armenian Andranik Teymourian to lead its national team. He is also Iran’s first Christian soccer captain.
date : Jun 03, 2015 07:33 PM EDT