19th April, 2014

DAVID ADAMS

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17th April, 2014

Islamic extremists from the insurgent Boko Haram who kidnapped more than 100 girls last night targeted a public high school in a predominantly Christian town, sources said.


14th April, 2014

DAY OF PROTEST: Some of those who attended the Melbourne march. PICTURE: David Adams

12th April, 2014

Two pastors in southern Bhutan have spent more than a month in jail without being formally charged.


Police arrested MB Thapa (aka Lobzang) and Tandin Wangyal in Khapdani village in

11th April, 2014

A Canadian nun and two Italian priests have been kidnapped by armed men in northern Cameroon, a region which serves as a base for Nigeria"s radical Islamist group Boko Haram.

The Canadian nun, Gilberte Bussiere, 75,

10th April, 2014

Fresh from re-election, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orb√°n already faced an international hurdle this week after the European Court of Human Rights condemned a controversial church law.

The Strasbourg-based court said the 'Law on the Right

9th April, 2014

World Vision has called upon G20 governments to protect the world's children from economic exploitation, citing figures showing there are still 168 million child over the age of five laboring to the detriment of their

8th April, 2014

A Dutch priest, who became known for his insistence on staying in the war-torn Syrian city of Homs, was shot dead there Monday, 7th April, by suspected Islamic militants, Catholic sources said.

Frans van der Lugt,

4th April, 2014

Christian aid workers this week asked prayers for two young daughters of a Christian mother who was reportedly publicly executed along with a fellow believer in Jesus Christ.

The Barnabas Fund group, which supports Christians in

3rd April, 2014

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The World Council of Churches has welcomed moves towards

3rd April, 2014

A convert from Islam in Iran sentenced to serve almost four years in prison for Christian activities has gone on a hunger strike to protest the government"s refusal to grant his request for release,

2nd April, 2014

Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Karim, patriarch of the Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch, in St. Jacob Baradeus

1st April, 2014

The general secretary of the World Council of Churches has expressed his "deep worry" over the sentencing of 529 people to death in Egypt last week.

The sentencing of the 529 supporters of ousted president,

28th March, 2014

An Armenian Syrian pastor, whose family is from Kessab, close to Syria"s northern border with Turkey, has reported that they have fled the village after Syrian rebel jihadists took control of the area. The fighting in

27th March, 2014

CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE AGENDA: The delegation of religious leaders meets with Environment Minister Greg Hunt (centre) in

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