28th September, 2015

The World Council of Churches has welcomed an announcement from the Colombian Government and the FARC revolutionary force which puts in place a framework for ending 50 years of conflict within the South American nation.

25th September, 2015

Religious freedom advocacy Christian Solidarity Worldwide has written to Chinese President Xi Jinping asking that refugees from North Korea be allowed safe access to a third country.

In a letter sent this week to mark the

25th September, 2015

World Council of Churches head, Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has expressed his "shock and sorrow" over the reported deaths of more than 700 Muslim pilgrims and injuring of hundreds more, killed in a stampede

24th September, 2015

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has unveiled a $100 million package of measures to tackle domestic violence, saying that he wants to make it 'unAustralian' to disrepect women.

The funding, which will be used

24th September, 2015

Pope Francis has called for greater action on climate change, saying the world was at “a critical moment of history,” on the first day of his visit to the US.

Speaking to a crowd of more

23rd September, 2015

Muslim Fulani herdsman have been blamed for a series of attacks on Christian communities in Nigeria's Plateau State last week - resulting in 38 deaths and displacing 5,000 people, according to Morning Star News . But

22nd September, 2015

A 19-year-old woman from eastern Uganda whose parents have converted to Christianity was beaten and raped earlier this month, her attackers threatening to kill her because of her parents' decision to leave Islam, according to reports.

21st September, 2015

A Protestant pastor has been stabbed to death in Laos in an attack believed to have been carried out because of his Christian faith, according to a rights group.

21st September, 2015

The head of the World Council of Churches has called for prayer so that the "wall will fall" between Israelis and Palestinians as Christians around the world join in the annual World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel.

21st September, 2015

The head of the World Council of Churches has called for prayer so that the "wall will fall" between Israelis and Palestinians as Christians around the world join in the annual World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel.

18th September, 2015

The strike that Christian schools have been conducting for two weeks against what they say are discriminatory policies implemented against them by the Israeli Government represents a battle to defend education, a "basic human right that should not

18th September, 2015

Nepal"s Constituent Assembly (CA) voted by a two-thirds majority on the evening of 16th September, 2015, to approve the new constitution and keep the country a secular nation, rather than revert to being a Hindu state.

17th September, 2015

The Australian Christian Lobby has welcomed a controversial decision by the University of Melbourne's Ormond College to block pornography from its wi-fi network, describing it as a "win for the dignity and safety of young women".

17th September, 2015

A church in the Sudanese capital of Sudan has had a victory in a long-running battle over the ownership of its property, with a court reportedly ruling that Government-imposed committees - imposed in order to enable Muslim investors to take

16th September, 2015

A number of Christian organisations have joined in calling for the US Government to resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees during the current financial year in addition to increasing the total US resettlement commitment to 100,000.

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