• Court in Iran Denies Christians Custody of Adopted Daughter

    A appeals court in Iran last week denied a Christian couple custody of their adopted daughter after they faced criminal charges for their faith. Morning Star News reports that Sam Khosravi and Maryam Falahi, pictured below, converts from Islam, had adopted 3-month-old Lydia from an orphanage in February 2019. Before a welfare organization finalized the […]

  • Women ‘central’ to spread of Christianity in Iran

    Women are playing a central role in the underground churches of Iran despite the risk of rejection by their families and imprisonment by police, research by the global charity Open Doors has found. Its 17-page report, Women Rebuilding the Future of the Church, found that women work as evangelists, Sunday School teachers and, increasingly, house-church […]