7th May, 2014

A prominent Iranian Christian musician was again behind bars this week after being released in December, while an evangelical house church official has been detained as part of a wider crackdown, Christians said.

Musician Shahin Lahouti,

7th May, 2014

BosNewsLife (with STEFAN J BOS)

Militants from Nigeria's feared Islamic group Boko Haram have vowed to continue kidnapping daughters of Christians after abducting hundreds of mainly Christian schoolgirls in the country's northeast.

Among those

6th May, 2014

Following the news that Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian mother-of-five, has now been given a yet new date for her appeal, the fourth, against her death sentence for alleged blasphemy, a Pakistani Christian group based in

5th May, 2014

US headquartered organisation Mission India is calling for Christians across the globe to join in a day of prayer for the country as its general election comes to a close.

Dave Stravers, president of

2nd May, 2014

The Australian Christian Lobby has expressed concern over a Commission of Audit report recommendation that the level of foreign aid be "decoupled" from gross national income.

Managing director Lyle Shelton says the recommendation should be

1st May, 2014

ILLIA DJADI

World Watch Monitor

Burnt classrooms at

30th April, 2014

A report on housing rental affordability in Australia has found what Anglicare Australia executive director Kasey Chambers has described as a "growing divide" between the well-off and those who are not.

The organisation's annual snapshot of

29th April, 2014

Rwandan President Paul Kagame joined with US pastor Rick Warren in a special celebration service at Saddleback Church in California last Saturday to honor the victims of the Rwandan genocide on its 20th anniversary and to

28th April, 2014

Armenian church leaders have called for recognition of the Armenian Genocide which saw more than a million Armenians killed by troops of the now defunct state, the Ottoman Empire, which had its headquarters in Turkey.

The

26th April, 2014

Bhutanese pastors, Tandin Wangyal and Mon Thapa were released on bail from the Dorokha police station on 22nd April after being arrested on 5th March and held without formal charges.

The men were detained while they

25th April, 2014

JIM REIHER

You know, as an historian, I should get all excited about ANZAC Day. As an Australian historian you would think it would be even more intense. As an Australian male historian, you would

25th April, 2014

JIM REIHER

You know, as an historian, I should get all excited about ANZAC Day. As an Australian historian you would think it would be even more intense. As an Australian male historian, you would

24th April, 2014

A tense calm has returned to Wenzhou in south-eastern China after thousands of Christians formed a new blockade to prevent government officials from starting to demolish the $US4.8 million Sanjiang Christian Church.

Rights investigators said

22nd April, 2014

The Australian Christian Lobby has welcomed the Federal Government's announcement that it will contribute $20 million for the schooling of Syrian refugee children but says Australia's annual humanitarian intake of refugees should be lifted from

19th April, 2014

DAVID ADAMS

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