28th August, 2015

Pakistani police have charged 15 Christians with blasphemy in the religiously conservative city of Gujrat for publishing a flyer that described a Christian pastor, who died 20 years ago, as one "who was given

28th August, 2015

Activists in Nigeria have been undertaking a "global week of action" to mark 500 days since 276 girls were kidnapped from a school in the town of Chibok.

The girls were kidnapped on 14th April, 2014,

27th August, 2015

Saudi Arabia is executing people at the average rate of two a day between August last year and June this year, according to a new report from Amnesty International.

The report, 'Killing in the name of

26th August, 2015

The father of Asia Bibi - currently facing a death sentence after being found guilty of blasphemy - has been granted visitation rights to see his daughter, UCAnews has reported.

The Catholic news service said a

26th August, 2015

An Egyptian Christian who was arrested earlier this month for alleged evangelising of Muslims in suburban Cairo could be held indefinitely in prison on a false accusation of blasphemy, his lawyer said.

25th August, 2015

Rev Michael Stead will replace the retiring Anglican Bishop of South Sydney, Robert Forsyth, the Archbishop of Sydney, Glenn Davies, has announced.

Bishop Forsyth will retire in December after 15 years in the position. The Standing

Samuel Leigh. PICTURE: Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection, Sydney Living Museums.

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24th August, 2015

A number of Christian organisations have joined with human rights groups and international development organisations in calling on world leaders to take urgent action to stop ongoing demolitions in Palestinian communities in the West Bank.

The

23rd August, 2015

BosNewsLife (with reporting by STEFAN J BOS and CLAIRE GILBODY DICKERSON) and DAVID ADAMS

One of Syria"s most respected church leaders has condemned the destruction of an ancient Catholic monastery by the

21st August, 2015

The Victorian Government has reportedly ordered schools to move weekly special religious instruction classes out of class time to lunchtime and before and after school to make way for new curriculum content next year.

The

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Two South Sudanese pastors arrived home in Juba from Khartoum, Sudan today after an eight-month ordeal of imprisonment, fabricated charges of capital crimes and a ban on leaving the country.

FREE AT LAST: Rev Yat Michael

Nearly 400 children have been killed and more than 600 injured - equating to an average of eight being killed or maimed every day - since fighting in Yemen escalated some four months ago, according to a new report from UNICEF.

The Yemen: Childhood Under

The Church of Panagia (Virgin Mary) Galakdodrofousas in the north of Cyprus opened its doors to worshippers for the first time in 41 years earlier this week in a move welcomed as a step forward in bringing peace and reconciliation to the Mediterranean Island.

19th August, 2015

The Australian Christian Lobby has welcomed a decision by Hilton Hotels & Resorts to remove all on-demand pornographic videos from its properties around the world.

Wendy Francis, the ACL's spokesperson on the dignity of women,

18th August, 2015

Bible Society Australia has acquired Christian book retailer Koorong in a deal which it says will increase access to the Bible around the globe.

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