Sri Lankan anti conversion laws

Sri Lankan government drafting new law against “unethical conversions” amid violent attacks on Christians 17 March 2021 The government of Buddhist-majority Sri Lanka is drafting proposed legislation to counter a rise in religious conversions. The news comes amidst reports of violent attacks on Christians in Divulapitiya, Gampaha District, and Passara, Badulla District. Professor Kapila Gunawardana,Continue reading “Sri Lankan anti conversion laws”

Unprecedented Suicide Bombing Attacks Shock Christians in Sri Lanka

Originally posted on VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED:
(Morning Star News) – Christians in Sri Lanka have never seen such a large-scale attack on them as the one that hit three churches and three hotels on Easter Sunday (April 21), killing at least 290 people, they said. “I don’t have words to express my pain,” a…

Suicide Bombers kill almost 300 at Churches and Hotels in Sri Lanka, hundreds injured

Originally posted on VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED:
(Voice of the Persecuted) It is with a heavy heart to report on Resurrection Sunday that a massacre has taken place targeting Christians who were attending worship services at St. Anthony’s Church in Colombo, St. Sebastian’s Church in Negombo and Zion Church, in Batticaloa in Sri Lanka. At…

SRI LANKA: Church buildings destroyed by Buddhist mobs.

  On 5 January a mob led by a Buddhist monk attacked Kithu Sevana prayer centre in Paharaiya, northwest Sri Lanka. “First they threatened us verbally,” said church leader Kamal Wasantha. “Then they came with wooden sticks, iron bars and knives and destroyed everything… the Lord’s house was pulled down in front of our eyes,Continue reading “SRI LANKA: Church buildings destroyed by Buddhist mobs.”

More persecution in Sri Lanka

Threatened and Beaten Two men abducted a Sri Lankan pastor on May 24 and threatened to kill him if he didn’t beg forgiveness for his Christian activities. They eventually took the pastor to a remote location, where they beat him and threatened to destroy his church. The pastor filed a police report, but the menContinue reading “More persecution in Sri Lanka”

SRI LANKA: Pastor abducted and attacked after fake plea for prayer

A pastor from Gampaha district was abducted and assaulted after being duped by someone requesting prayer for a sick relative. The Assemblies of God pastor, who is from Sapugaskanda, was kidnapped by a man who persuaded him to visit his ailing mother with him. Instead, the pastor was driven to a nearby worship site where,Continue reading “SRI LANKA: Pastor abducted and attacked after fake plea for prayer”