29th July, 2014

Chinese security forces took down a church's cross in eastern China early on Monday as part of a government crackdown on church buildings in a coastal region where thousands of people are embracing Christianity, Christians said.

29th July, 2014

A doctor working for Samaritan's Purse in the Liberian capital of Monrovia is one of a number of health care professionals who are now fighting for their lives after testing positive to the Ebola virus.

28th July, 2014

Afghanistan's tiny Christian community was left in shock last Friday after two Finnish Christian aid workers were shot dead, officials confirmed.

The two women were killed by gunmen in the western city of Herat, the latest

28th July, 2014

Afghanistan's tiny Christian community was left in shock last Friday after two Finnish Christian aid workers were shot dead, officials confirmed.

The two women were killed by gunmen in the western city of Herat, the latest

25th July, 2014

Persecution of Christians in Iraq and Syria by members of the group now known as the Islamic State should be treated as a "crime against humanity", according to the Australian Coptic Movement Association.

In

24th July, 2014

A noted convert in Egypt released on bail this week for the appeal of his disputed conviction for "inciting sectarian violence" was quickly imprisoned again on equally controversial charges from 2009 of "defaming Islam,"

23rd July, 2014

South African Ngwedla Paul Msiza has been elected president of the Baptist World Alliance it was announced earlier this month.

Msiza, who was elected along with 12 vice-presidents at an annual gathering in Turkey, will

23rd July, 2014

BANGLADESH: Kalpana, 13, stands near her home in Sreenathpur village, Sunamganj in an image taken earlier this

23rd July, 2014

The Arabic letter 'N' which is being daubed on property owned by Christians in northern Iraq is now

22nd July, 2014

The World Evangelical Alliance has called for an "immediate end" to hostilities in Israel and Gaza and asked both sides to return to "good faith negotiations".

The death toll from the violence has now reportedly passed

21st July, 2014

DAVID ADAMS (with STEFAN J BOS, of BosNewsLife)

Christian leaders have expressed their condolences and called for prayer in the wake of news that a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was

21st July, 2014

BosNewsLife (WITH STEFAN J BOS)

Churches across Ukraine are praying for an end to the bloodshed in their country, after a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down by a missile, killing all 298

20th July, 2014

The Islamist militants controlling the Iraqi city of Mosul have ordered all remaining Christians to leave town immediately or face execution, according to news sources.

Middle East Concern, a London-based association of Christian-rights agencies with operations

19th July, 2014

Five Christians, including two nuns and three orphans, were released in Iraq by Islamic militants this week, but concern remained about the future of Iraq's dwindling Christian community.

Sister Miskintah and Sister Atur Joseph were held

18th July, 2014

The short-list for the Australian Christian Book of the Year was announced this weekand it includes a murder mystery, a text looking at "spirituality at the table" and a book on the religious beliefs of

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