900 year-old Birnie Kirk held its last service on Sunday the 19th of November
Russian forces continue to close churches in the conquered regions that belonged to Ukraine
The Christian congregation was overjoyed when officials removed the seal from the door of their church building
The current government refuses to acknowledge their existence.
The crackdown against house churches could be a “gift” to the upcoming 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party.
Turkey’s history is riddled with examples of converting churches into mosques or transforming them into tourism sites.