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Most American millennials don’t know what Auschwitz was, a survey finds.

Despite the slaughter of nearly a million Jews - as well as hundreds of thousands of Poles, Roma, Soviet prisoners of war and others - at the World War II Nazi death camp, a 

World Watch Monitor

Following a meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury, the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has said his government is working “quietly” to secure the release of a teenage Christian girl kidnapped by Boko Haram.

Archbishop Justin Welby, as well as Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, Nigerian

RNS

A conservative Christian organisation has asked video streaming giant Netflix to pull 13 Reasons Why , a dramatic series that critics say glamorises suicide, after several teens who reportedly watched the show took their own lives.

“This is not a partisan issue, not a conservative issue, but an

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Discrimination against women and girls is a more pressing global challenge than disparities in income between the rich and the poor, former US President Jimmy Carter said on Tuesday.

The 93-year-old, who established the Carter Center in 1982 to prevent and resolve conflicts and push

World Watch Monitor

Local authorities in China’s east-central Henan Province have removed a number of crosses from churches closed a church-run kindergarten and asked Christian residents in one city to register.

The “two or three” crosses that have been forcibly removed from churches were located in Yichuan county,

USA Today

The pastor of a powerful Chicago-area megachurch has resigned after a series of sexual misconduct claims he described as “flat-out lies.”

Bill Hybels, 66, founded Willow Creek Community Church more than four decades ago, building it into an eight-campus evangelical Christian megachurch with a 7,000-seat worship centre.

Thomson Reuters Foundation

The world's top economies have ramped up spending on the fight to eradicate modern-day slavery, according to new United Nations figures, but campaigners said businesses needed to play a greater role by ensuring their supply chains are slave-free.

Upcoming UN data given exclusively to the

Thousands of people being held in unlawful arbitrary detention by armed groups in Libya are being tortured and abused, according to a UN report released this week.

Released on Tuesday, the report - compiled by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in cooperatioon with the United

World Watch Monitor

The UN’s special rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief will assess whether security measures to combat terrorism in Tunisia are limiting freedom of religion.

Ahmed Shaheed is scheduled for a 10 day visit the capital, Tunis, and the island of Djerba, where he will

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are struggling from mental health issues, including suicidal thoughts, while almost half of the children are malnourished, according to aid agencies racing to boost services.

Focus groups involving 300 people living in the densely populated "mega-camp" in Cox's Bazar District found

World Watch Monitor

The Czech aid worker released in February, 2017, after being imprisoned for 14 months in Sudan on spying charges has revealed how he was tortured by fellow inmates.

Petr Jasek explained at a conference in the US organised by charity Voice of the Martyrs that

World Vision Australia is calling on the Australian Government to increase the amount of foreign aid it gives after a report showed it had dropped two places in the latest ranking to 17 out of of 29 wealthy nations.

The latest  Organisation for Economic Co-operation and

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Modern-day slavery underpins Britain's construction industry where tens of thousands of European migrants work in dangerous conditions without pay or a proper contract and suffer verbal abuse and beatings, anti-trafficking charities said on Monday.

At least a third of London's 100,000-odd European migrant

World Watch Monitor

A monument in Nagasaki for the 26 Catholics who were executed here for their faith in 1597. PICTURE: Thaths via Flickr; CC 2.0

A museum telling the story of Christian persecution in Japan has opened within the premises of Japan’s

World Watch Monitor

Leaders of six major faiths have issued a joint call condemning the use of religion for political ends, ahead of India’s 2019 general election.

Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jain, Muslim and Sikh leaders met in the western state of Goa on 5th April to discuss rising

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