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Vatican appoints Polish archbishop as new ambassador to Iran

Vatican appoints Polish archbishop as new ambassador to Iran

The Vatican has appointed Polish archbishop Andrzej Józwowicz as its new ambassador to Iran. The 56-year-old, who previously served in […]

Christian converts given maximum five-year sentences under penal code amendments

Christian converts given maximum five-year sentences under penal code amendments

Three Christian converts have been given the maximum sentence of five years each in prison under controversial recent amendments to the Iranian penal code.

Christian convert’s appeal rejected, summoned to serve sentence

Christian convert’s appeal rejected, summoned to serve sentence

Iranian Christian convert Hamed Ashoori has been summoned to begin his 10-month prison sentence for “propaganda against the Islamic Republic”, […]

Elderly Italian nun told she must leave Iran

Elderly Italian nun told she must leave Iran

An elderly Italian nun who has dedicated her life to helping Iran’s poor and needy has been told her visa will not be renewed.

‘We want to be the voice of Iranian Christian converts to the international community’

‘We want to be the voice of Iranian Christian converts to the international community’

A group of Iranian Christian converts now living in Sweden say they want to be the voice of their fellow […]

Convert begins prison sentence for ‘promoting Christianity’

Convert begins prison sentence for ‘promoting Christianity’

An Iranian Christian convert has begun serving his nine-month prison sentence for “propaganda against the Islamic Republic by promoting evangelical […]

Christian convert recognised as refugee, can’t be sent back to Iran

Christian convert recognised as refugee, can’t be sent back to Iran

An Iranian Christian convert who was facing the threat of imminent deportation from Turkey has been granted protected status as […]

Prison deadline looms for Parkinson’s sufferer and wife

Prison deadline looms for Parkinson’s sufferer and wife

An Iranian Christian convert with advanced Parkinson’s disease and his wife have been told they must submit themselves to Tehran’s […]

Christian converts charged under Iran’s newly amended ‘propaganda’ law

Christian converts charged under Iran’s newly amended ‘propaganda’ law

Three Christian converts in Fardis, near Tehran, have become the first known examples of Christians being charged under the contentious recent amendments to the Iranian penal code.

Iranian Christian convert faces deportation from Turkey, separation from paraplegic son

Iranian Christian convert faces deportation from Turkey, separation from paraplegic son

An Iranian Christian convert faces imminent deportation from Turkey, which would separate him from his wife and paraplegic son and risk his re-arrest and imprisonment.