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  • 7,000 churches, mosques still closed in Rwanda shutdown

    August 1 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    7,000 churches, mosques still closed in Rwanda shutdown

    Nearly 7,000 churches and mosques remain closed in Rwanda months after the government began shutting down houses of worship, the Rwandan government has reported. The government continues to close houses of worship, citing various building code violations and requirements that pastors complete theological education at accredited schools, World Watch Monitor reported July 27.

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  • Rwanda closes thousands of churches, arrests 6 pastors

    April 9 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 1 comments
    Rwanda closes thousands of churches, arrests 6 pastors

    An estimated 6,000 churches have been closed across Rwanda and six pastors arrested in a government crackdown with 700 closures in the nation’s capital of Kigali. The six pastors, who reportedly tried to rally public support for the churches in Kigali, were accused of “masterminding” a plot to disobey the government.

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