26th August, 2014

The number of people sleeping rough in Sydney has risen 16 per cent in the past year, according to data released by Homelessness NSW.

The street count report for August shows 296 rough sleepers, a

26th August, 2014

A detained Iranian pastor faces charges of "waging war against Allah" and is under pressure to falsely confess that his evangelical church movement is involved in anti-government activities, Christian rights activists say.

Pastor Abdolreza "Matthias"

25th August, 2014

Christians in eastern Ukraine are mourning the death of four local church workers and a pastor who were killed in separate attacks by pro-Russian separatists as part of a wider crackdown on evangelicals in the war

22nd August, 2014

Two American Christian missionaries were being discharged from a US hospital on Thursday, 21st August, after being treated with an experimental drug for the potentially deadly Ebola virus.

Dr Kent Brantly and fellow missionary Nancy Writebol

21st August, 2014

GET ON THE COUCH! The Salvation Army is askig people to sleep on their couch on the

21st August, 2014

Christians have been holding rolling prayer meetings as they called on Jesus to "heal" the US community of Ferguson, St Louis, which has seen almost two weeks of unrest.

The unrest broke out late on 9th

20th August, 2014

Christian groups have welcomed news that up to 150 asylum seeker children aged under 10 held in mainland residential detention will be released into the community .

Immigration Minister Scott Morrison announced on Tuesday, 19th August,

20th August, 2014

The work of Christian medical charity Mercy Ships is being significantly impact by the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa with a trip to Guinea cancelled and another to Benin delayed.

In April,

20th August, 2014

The 14 people killed in an attack by Muslim Fulani herdsmen last week in Plateau state were Christians killed for their faith, not cattlemen slain for their livestock, area Christians said.

19th August, 2014

The wife of Chinese Christian human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng has urged the American government to allow him into the United States to receive medical treatment after years of alleged prison mistreatment.

Gao, who was freed

15th August, 2014

Bible Society CEO Greg Clarke's book, The Great Bible Swindle , was named Australian Christian Book of the Year at the annual awards in Melbourne last night.

Second prize went to Roy Williams' book In God

15th August, 2014

Australian Baptist Ministries head Rev Keith Jobberns has written to the Immigration Minister Scott Morrison asking no babies or children be placed in immigration detention.

Rev Jobberns said the government should "reappraise" the practice of

14th August, 2014

Christians have welcomed news that Australia was considering taking up to 4,000 Iraqi and Syrian Christians under its special humanitarian resettlement program.

Immigration Minister Scott Morrison reportedly said yesterday the government was "deeply concerned" about the

14th August, 2014

Up to 1,500 Yazidi and Christians in Iraq may have been forced into sexual slavery, UN representatives said this week.

Zainab Hawa Bangura, special representative of the UN secretary-seneral on sexual violence in conflict, and

13th August, 2014

A mob of about 60 people armed with machetes, knives and iron rods raided a Catholic convent and beat up its nuns and priest - the Catholic mission in Rangpur district, 280 kilometres northwest of Bangladesh"s




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