CHRISTIAN CRACKDOWN: Church closed down by police for ‘printing teachings’
The church had allegedly printed off the teachings for a sermon in the Muslim-dominated country of Algeria, which is being gripped by Islamist terror movements.
Authorities claim the church, in Ain Turk, has been used to “illegally print Gospels and publications intended for evangelism”.
Police say the church, affiliated with the Protestant Church of Algeria, does not have state approval, despite its president saying it has been recognised by the government since 1974.
Reverend Mahmoud Haddad said the reasons for closing the church were “unfounded”.
He said: “Firstly, this community is... read more
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