Two More Algerian Churches Closed, Others Threatened

(World Watch Monitor) — Local authorities in Algeria’s north-western city of Oran have closed two more churches amidst growing pressure on Christians in the Maghreb country. The two churches—L’Oratoire (The Oratory) in Oran’s city centre, and a village church in Layayda (about 40km from Oran)—were sealed off by police on Tuesday, Feb. 27. The police…