Sydney woman Katie Graham was arrested a month ago in the small Nepalese town of Gularia, not far from the border of India.
Christians in Egypt suffered from a second bus attack in under two years on the same desert road to a monastery in Minya, south of Cairo.
Elijah* faced persecution since he was in the womb. He grew up in a family of strong Buddhists in Myanmar. His grandfather was the local sorcerer.
Just over a year ago, the city of Marawi in the southern Philippines was liberated from an Islamic extremist group linked to the Islamic State.
On October 31, Asia Bibi's 10-year blasphemy case reached a final verdict. The charges against her were dropped and her immediate release from prison was ordered.
Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman on death row for blasphemy since 2010, has won her final appeal.
A church in the Central African Republic (CAR) is urgently seeking prayer following a brutal killing of 14 Christians in the city of Bria in early September.
Churches in China are facing increasing pressure after new government regulations were introduced earlier this year.