22nd September, 2014

The Evangelical Alliance Scotland (EAS) have urged the nation to unite and build a new Scotland "with Christian values" after most voters rejected Scottish independence in a historic referendum.

EAS is part of the influential Evangelical

19th September, 2014

The Roman Catholic Bishop of Parramatta, Bishop Anthony Fisher, has been appointed the ninth Archbishop of Sydney, the Vatican has announced.

Archbishop-elect Fisher will replace Cardinal George Pell in the office and his appointment follows that

19th September, 2014

Hungary's embattled government is weighing its options after the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) upheld an April ruling in favour of evangelical and other denominations who were stripped of their church status under controversial legislation.

18th September, 2014

The UN has taken over peacekeeping in the Central African Republic amidst an upsurge of violence which has left scores dead, including two pastors.

Pastors Thomas Ouanam, 60, and Pierre Bapteme, 46, were killed in two

17th September, 2014

The Australian Christian Lobby is supporting moves to conduct scientific trials of the use of cannabis for medical purposes but has raised concerns about use of the drug without a medical prescription.


17th September, 2014

Friends of a detained Iranian pastor who faces the death penalty for "spreading corruption on earth" are organising a day of "fasting and prayer" for him and other Iranian Christians.

"Pastor Behnam Irani is currently being

16th September, 2014

Among a wave of attacks against non-Hindus since the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took power in India on 26th May, a Christian couple in Bihar state required hospital treatment after Hindu extremists

15th September, 2014

World Vision Australia has welcomed a commitment from G20 labour and employment ministers to prioritise measures aimed at eliminating forced and child labour.

Chief executive Tim Costello said last week's G20 Labour and Employment

15th September, 2014

The third US missionary who contracted Ebola in West Africa is "making progress" in his recovery, mission group SIM said late last week.

Dr Rick Sacra, who contracted the virus while serving in Liberia,

15th September, 2014

There were concerns last week over the whereabouts of dozens of Christians detained in Saudi Arabia for worshiping in an underground house church, Christians said.

Earlier this month, Saudi Arabia's notorious religious police - the Commission

12th September, 2014

Two pastors have been sentenced to several years in prison for fundraising for personal gain in Bhutan, a small kingdom governed by a Buddhist monarchy that borders China and India in the eastern Himalaya mountains.




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