27th April, 2016

Christians protested outside Beijing's liaison office in Hong Kong on Sunday, urging Chinese authorities to respect religious freedoms following President Xi Jinping’s recent insistence that religious groups 'devote themselves' to his reforms, reports the South China

26th April, 2016

It's banned under international and national law yet almost the entire female population aged between 15 and 49- years-old who live in Guinea in West Africa have undergone genital mutilation and/or excision.

A report released by

26th April, 2016

Three years after two Syrian archbishops were kidnapped near Aleppo, the World Council of Churches' head has urged Christians around the world to "keep hope alive and pray for their safety and release".

Syriac Orthodox Archbishop

22nd April, 2016

A South Korea-based Christian mission group says one of its workers responsible for contacts with underground churches and rescuing Christians in North Korea has disappeared and may have been kidnapped by North Korean secret service agents.

22nd April, 2016

Almost nine out of 10 Americans have relied on healing prayer at some point in their lives, according to a new study.

The study, carried out by Baylor University epidemiologist Jeff Levin, was based on an

21st April, 2016

British MPs have voted unanimously in favour of recognising the Islamic State's treatment of Christians and other minorities - including the Yazidi people - as genocide.

The parliamentary motion, which was passed in the House of

21st April, 2016

As many as 500 people may have lost their lives when a large ship sunk in the Mediterranean Sea somewhere between Libya and Italy earlier this month, according to the UN refugee agency.

On Tuesday, UNHCR

20th April, 2016

A Pakistani court has granted bail to the lead suspect in the brutal 2014 killings of a young Christian couple, burned alive in a brick kiln where they worked as bonded labourers, itself illegal

20th April, 2016

The wife of a pastor was reportedly buried alive last week while she was protesting the demolition of her church in China's Henan Province.

China Aid says Ding Cuimei and her husband Pastor Li Jiangong were

19th April, 2016

Highly religious Americans are happier, more likely to be involved with their families and more likely to donate time, money or goods to help the poor, but are no more likely to exercise, recycle or make socially

18th April, 2016

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18th April, 2016

More than 240 people have died in the worst earthquake to hit the South American nation of Ecuador since 1979.

The 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific coast on Saturday and was reportedly felt across

18th April, 2016

Turkish authorities have released a US evangelist who was detained last week and ordered to be deported, sources said.

Declaring David Byle “a danger to public order,” authorities

15th April, 2016

Turkish authorities have detained a US evangelist and ordered him held for 30 days without charge ahead of deportation, sources have told Morning Star News.

The news organisation

14th April, 2016

Homeless people in Australia only eat an average of 14 meals per week, according to new research from the University of Melbourne.

The research findings, contained in a report titled Food Insecurity and Homelessness in




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