The continued detention of Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church Patriarch Abune Antonios is a "clear indictation" of the Eritrean Government's "obsessive determination to monitor, suppress and control every religious community", according to the chief executive of UK-based religious freedom advocacy Christian Solidarity Worldwide.

Calling for his "unconditional release and reinstatement", Mervyn Thomas

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Muslim Fulani herdsmen attacked a cluster of predominantly Christian villages in Kaduna state last week, killing at least 13 Christians and scattering members of three churches, area sources told Morning Star News.

A survivor of the attacks told Morning Star News that the herdsmen killed

A new law introduced in the Maldives is a "direct attack" on free speech and the use of religion as grounds for doing so was "particularly worrying", according to a UN human rights expert.

The Muslim-majority Indian Ocean nation's parliament adopted the Protection of Reputation and Good Name and Freedom

The Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce has renewed calls for a royal commission into the detention of asylum seekers and refugees on Nauru after The Guardian published a series of leaked files concerning inmates at the detention centre which it says corroborate previous allegations submitted to the government as far back

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A Christian in Algeria has been sentenced to five years in prison – the maximum term – and given a heavy fine for blasphemy against Islam and its prophet, for a social media post.

Slimane Bouhafs, 49, appeared before a judge on 7th August in

A retired Catholic bishop famed for his role in aiding victims of the Bloody Sunday shootings during a civil rights protest in Northern Ireland in 1972 has died at the age of 82.

The former Bishop of Derry, Dr Edward Daly, was a priest when he tried to help those

Christian leaders have joined in condemning the suicide bombing of a hospital in Quetta, south-west Pakistan, in which more than 70 people were killed and more than 120 were injured.

Monday's attack, which has been claimed by both the so-called Islamic State and a faction of the Taliban in Pakistan,

Christians across the globe will observe a day of prayer for the peaceful reunification of the Korean Peninsula this Sunday, 14th August. 

This year's 'Sunday of Prayer for the Peaceful Reunification of the Korean Peninsula' comes after a delegation from the National Council of Churches in Korea and the National

World Watch Monitor

After nearly eight months of legal limbo, a Sudanese court has finally seen three detained Christian leaders, while charges against them remain officially "unknown". 

Hassan Abduraheem Taour and Kuwa Shamal, both Sudan Church of Christ (SCC) pastors, and Darfuri convert Abdulmonem

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Eight children from four families have taken refuge with Christians in eastern Uganda after their parents beat and disowned them for leaving Islam or animism, sources have told Morning Star News .

In another village in eastern Uganda, a high school student is recovering from a

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