24th June, 2014

SHINING A LIGHT ON GLOBAL CORRUPTION: Campaigners gather at the event in Canberra.

23rd June, 2014

An international group of church leaders has called for an international day of prayer for the "peaceful reunification" of North and South Korea.

Meeting in Switzerland last week with the aim of "advancing reconciliation and peace"

20th June, 2014

A judge in Egypt this week sentenced Bishoy Armia Boulous - formerly Mohammed Hegazy, the first Egyptian to try to legally change his religious identity on his official ID - to five years

19th June, 2014

A Coptic woman has lost her appeal of what human rights activists call a false conviction for blaspheming Islam and has been sentenced to six months in an Egytian prison.

The appellate

18th June, 2014

Tens of thousands of undocumented Cambodian migrant workers have been pouring across the Thai-Cambodian border after Thailand's military junta ruled earlier this month that they were required to leave the country.

18th June, 2014

South Sudan has agreed to end fighting and pledged to set up a transitional government within 60 days and to resolve the conflict that"s caused a massive humanitarian crisis - resulting in thousands being killed and

17th June, 2014

The AFL Commission has approved a Good Friday game but no decisions have yet been made about when it would be introduced and where.

AFL Commission chairman Mike Fitzpatrick said on Monday that the commission

17th June, 2014

Somalia"s Islamic extremist al-Shabaab rebels attacked a predominantly Christian town on Kenya"s coast Sunday night, selecting out Christian males as they killed more than 57 people, area sources said.

16th June, 2014

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DAVID ADAMS

Millions of Scripture booklets will be

14th June, 2014

Churches around the globe are being encouraged to remember the plight of refugees around the world over the next two Sundays.

World Refugee Sunday is being held on 15th or 22nd June while in Australia,

13th June, 2014

BARBARA BAKER

World Watch Monitor

The radical Sunni Islamist ISIS forces continue their takeover of cities in Iraq.

Many have fled possible clashes between ISIS and the Iraqi

13th June, 2014

Dozens of human rights and faith groups began demonstrating on Thursday in front of the White House for the release of Meriam Ibrahim, the 27-year-old mother of two sentenced to death for apostasy in Sudan.

Before

12th June, 2014

Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 20 young women over the weekend in northeastern Nigeria, eight kilometres from a town where more than 200 schoolgirls were taken nearly two months ago, local officials said on

11th June, 2014

Iran's feared Ministry of Intelligence and National Security (VEVAK) has summoned the pastor of an evangelical congregation amid a wider crackdown on devoted Christians in the strict Islamic nation, a well-informed source told BosNewsLife on Monday.

11th June, 2014

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DAVID ADAMS

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