A first-of-its-kind event took place on 5 February in Abu Dhabi. Over 120,000 Christians filled a stadium for the first Papal mass ever held in the Arabian Peninsula.
The month leading up to Christmas 2018 saw a staggering number of Christians arrested in Iran.
The Supreme Court has upheld its decision to acquit Asia Bibi.
A bomb blast at a church in Jolo, an island near Mindanao, killed at least 20 people and injured over a hundred.
On 24 January, Jakarta’s former governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as Ahok was released from prison. He served almost two years for blasphemy against Islam.
On 15 January, Pervaiz Masih was released after spending three-and-half years in prison, charged with insulting the prophet Mohammad in September 2015.
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 desert road to a monastery in Minya, south of Cairo.