30 Christians Arrested While Worshiping In Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia’s notorious religious police — the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice — had arrested almost 30 Christians worshiping at a private home in the Saudi city of Khafji last week.

Saudi police arrests 30 Christians while worshiping in a secret Church
Saudi police arrests 30 Christians while worshiping in a secret Church

The Arabic-language news website Akhbar 24 posted that the kingdom’s religious police were informed that Christians were holding a prayer meeting in an underground house church. According to media reports all the Christians arrested were adults, but the Saudi Gazette reported that children were also detained.