31st May, 2016

Christians in Norway have embarked upon a 29 day pilgrimage from the capital of Oslo to Trondheim, where the World Council of Churches' central committee is meeting late next month.

Rev Knut Refsdal, general secretary of

30th May, 2016

North Korea's ruling regime ordered the abduction of a Christian missionary involved in contacts with the persecuted but thriving underground church in the Communist-run nation, an official and other Christians with close knowledge about the situation

27th May, 2016

Almost 6,000 people turned out across the three days of a series of events featuring US evangelist Will Graham in Alice Springs earlier this month with more than 800 of them responding to the invitation to

27th May, 2016

A US-headquartered mission organisation has unveiled plans to reach the entire population of Ukraine - that's 42 million people - with the Gospel by 2020.

Russian Harvest Ministries, which is based in North Dakota in

27th May, 2016

Sudanese authorities on Wednesday re-arrested Sudanese church leader Kwa Shamaal, who along with a denominational colleague could face charges calling for the death penalty, attorneys said.


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26th May, 2016

Hindu villagers in Chhattisgarh state last month attacked 28 Christians, drove them from their homes and set their houses on fire, sources have told Morning Star News .


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25th May, 2016

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Australia's largest providers of services for the homeless have joined

25th May, 2016

There has been a seven-fold increase in the persecution of Christians in China in the past nine years, according to the latest annual report from US-based persecuted church advocacy group China Aid Association.

The organisation said

24th May, 2016

Almost 24,000 Queenslanders have signed an e-petition calling on the State Parliament to reject an abortion reform bill put forward by independent Cairns MP Rob Pyne.

The e-petition, which was created by Wendy Francis, Queensland

23rd May, 2016

Veteran dissident and Catholic priest, Fr Nguyen Van Ly, was reportedly released from prison in Vietnam ahead of an official visit to the country this week by US President Barack Obama.

Church officials reportedly said that

20th May, 2016

Global life expectancy increased by five years between 2000 and 2015 to 71.4 years but major inequalities in how long we can be expected to live still exists both within and between countries, according to the

20th May, 2016

The area of Qasr al-Yahud, which extends around the western bank of the Jordan River, claimed as the site of Jesus' baptism, will be cleared of mines and other ordnance that still lie scattered some

19th May, 2016

Four of five people across the globe would welcome refugees fleeing danger into their own country while one in 10 would let them stay in their own home, according to a global survey conducted for Amnesty

19th May, 2016

Church leaders in India's eastern state of Jharkhand say the murder of a Lutheran pastor by suspected Hindu militants marks a new chapter in an ongoing crackdown on Christians in the region.

The body of

18th May, 2016

The Australian Christian Lobby has called on Labor's leader, Bill Shorten, to clarify his position on the controversial Safe Schools program, saying it was concerning that the party was not ruling out reinstating elements of the

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