7th June, 2016

An Iranian Christian prisoner who went on a hunger strike to protest against the prison’s refusal to allow her to receive treatment for long-standing health issues, has been granted temporary release from prison on 6th

Turkey has recalled its ambassador to Germany to protest against the German Parliament's decision to declare the massacre of Armenians during World War I a "genocide". The vote heightens German-Turkish tensions amid an ongoing refugee crisis.

"An example of ignorance and disrespect". That was how Turkey described the decision by

3rd June, 2016

A 'version' of the Bible featuring emojis - described by its creator at "Scripture 4 millenials - was released online this week.

Available via iBooks, the 'Bible Emoji' puts emojis - small "ideograms" used to express particular emotions or concepts - in place of certain words or

3rd June, 2016

The Uniting Church in Australia has released a 'toolkit' aimed at helping its congregations grapple with key issues ahead of the federal election on 2nd July.

The toolkit features a series of downloadable resources including

2nd June, 2016

A convert to Christianity imprisoned for her involvement in the Iranian house-church movement has gone on a hunger strike to protest denial of needed medical treatment, religious freedom advocates said.

Maryam Naghash Zargaran,

2nd June, 2016

US televangelist and TBN founder Jan Crouch has died at the age of 78.

News of Ms Crouch's death was announced by her son Matt on his website on Tuesday. He said he and his wife

2nd June, 2016

THE MAN WHO STARTED IT ALL: Statue of Martin Luther in Magdeburg, Germany. PICTURE: Krzysztof (Kriss) Szkurlatowski/www.freeimages.com

Britain has voted to leave the European Union in an historic referendum on Thursday.

The result, which came in at 52 per cent to leave and 48 per cent to remain, has led to an announcement by UK Prime Minister David Cameron that he will

1st June, 2016

A Coptic human rights activist arrested this month by Egyptian security officials faces the possibility of life in prison on concocted charges because of his efforts to expose persecution of Christians, human rights activists

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.


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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