In Kyrgyzstan, a woman was threatened and attacked by her family because of her conversion to Christianity.
A 100-year-old Iranian church has been shut down and had the cross removed from its tower earlier this month.
Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who spent eight years on death row, has arrived in Canada and been reunited with her family. She left Pakistan fearing for her safety after successfully appealing her blasphemy conviction.
For the first time in Burkina Faso, a West African nation, Islamic extremists have attacked a church and taken lives in the process. Six Christians, including Pastor Pierre and his two sons, did not survive the attack.
As the Syrian civil war enters what could be its last year, Christians are trying to rebuild in the face of an uncertain future.
On Friday, 15 March, two mosques in Christchurch were attacked. 50 people lost their lives, with another 50 people injured.