More than a million Christians in more than 100 countries around the world are expected to take part in the second Global Hymn Sing to raise awareness of the ongoing need for evangelism around the world.

An initiative of mission organisation OMF International, the Global Hymn Sing is expected to

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Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron speaks during their General Election campaign launch in Manchester on 21st April. PICTURE: REUTERS/Darren Staples/File Photo

Tim Farron, the leader of Britain's pro-European Union Liberal Democrat Party, resigned on Wednesday, saying questions about his Christian faith ahead

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Members of a Democrat congressional baseball team pray in a dugout after hearing about the shooting of Republican colleagues in Washington, DC, PICTURE: Ruben Kihuen via Twitter

Political and religious leaders offered prayers for Congressman Steve Scalise and four others who were

Churches in London's west have opened their doors to residents of an apartment tower which was completely engulfed in a fire early on Wednesday morning, leaving at least 12 dead and scores of injured.

The 24 storey Grenfell Tower on Latimer Road in north Kensington was completely engulfed by a

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Suspected al-Shabaab militants walked into an elementary school compound in northeastern Kenya on 31st May and shot a Christian teacher to death, sources said.

Elly Oloo Ojiema was shot at Fafi Primary School in Fafi, about 100 kilometres from Garissa.

“The suspected al-Shabaab militants entered

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Steve Gaines, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, speaks at the Pastors’ Conference at the Phoenix Convention Center on 12th June in Phoenix. PICTURE: Matt Miller

Faced with continuing declines in membership and baptisms, Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines implored delegates

A bishop forced to pay protection money to use his own cathedral is the latest example of why, for the eighth year running, Mexico is considered the most dangerous country to be a Catholic priest.

Mexico's Catholic Media Centre’s latest annual report says at least 15 priests have been murdered in the

The World Council of Churches has called for a freeze on annual joint US-South Korean military exercises and North Korean missile or nuclear weapons tests as well as the suspension of international sanctions against North Korea in a bid to de-escalate military tensions in the region around the Korean Peninsula.

Some 168 million children around the world are considered "child labourers" with 85 million of them engaging in what is considered "hazardous work" - a problem which is being exacerbated by the number of crisises taking place around the world today, according to the UN International Labour Organization.

Speaking to

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Thailand’s government and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Bangkok have been accused of “negligence” after a Pakistani Christian asylum seeker died in a detention centre last month.

Ijaz Masih, 35, was reportedly refused medical treatment on 26th May, after complaining of chest pains, and

World Watch Monitor

After almost three years in captivity, an Iraqi Christian girl abducted by the Islamic State in August 2014 has finally been reunited with her parents.

Christina Abada, who is about to celebrate her sixth birthday, was welcomed home at around 10am Friday morning, local

World Watch Monitor

Senior Catholics in Vietnam have issued a statement to high-ranking communist officials criticising the country’s new religion law, due to come into effect in January 2018, reports UCANews.

The Law on Belief and Religion – the first ever law on religions since Vietnam was re-unified

Attacks on former Australian tennis champion and pastor Margaret Court over her stance against same-sex marriage are "hypocritical", according to Lyle Shelton, managing director of the Australian Christian Lobby.

Google Maps have sparked controversy by reportedly renaming Melbourne's Margaret Court Arena the Evonne Goolagong Arena on some

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US President Donald Trump told his political base of evangelical Christians that he would continue to restore the religious liberty many of them feel they've lost.

"It is time to put a stop to the attacks on religion," Mr Trump said in a speech on Thursday to

Experts from across the globe have gathered in Geneva this week for a summit on how articificial intelligence (AI) can be employed to help tackle such global issues as eliminating poverty and protecting the environment.

The AI for Global Good Summit, organised by the UN International Telecommunications Union

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