Christian leaders have joined in condemning the suicide bombing of a hospital in Quetta, south-west Pakistan, in which more than 70 people were killed and more than 120 were injured.

Monday's attack, which has been claimed by both the so-called Islamic State and a faction of the Taliban in Pakistan,

Christians across the globe will observe a day of prayer for the peaceful reunification of the Korean Peninsula this Sunday, 14th August. 

This year's 'Sunday of Prayer for the Peaceful Reunification of the Korean Peninsula' comes after a delegation from the National Council of Churches in Korea and the National

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After nearly eight months of legal limbo, a Sudanese court has finally seen three detained Christian leaders, while charges against them remain officially "unknown". 

Hassan Abduraheem Taour and Kuwa Shamal, both Sudan Church of Christ (SCC) pastors, and Darfuri convert Abdulmonem

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Eight children from four families have taken refuge with Christians in eastern Uganda after their parents beat and disowned them for leaving Islam or animism, sources have told Morning Star News .

In another village in eastern Uganda, a high school student is recovering from a

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India’s Supreme Court Chief Justice has ordered that adequate compensation has not yet been paid to the victims - in 2008 - of religiously-motivated violence by Hindus against Christians in the Kandhamal district of Odisha (formerly Orissa), eastern India. 

The success of the petition, brought

World Vision Australia CEO Tim Costello has expressed his shock over allegations that a manager in the organisation's Gaza office has passed millions of dollars to the Palestinian militant group Hamas to pay fighters and buy weapons, but said World Vision had been presented with no evidence to support the

About 100 people have reportedly gathered in Sydney's Shannon Reserve in Surry Hills to take part in an annual service remembering those who died while homeless.

The service, organised by Wesley Mission and other homeless service providers and inner city churches, was one of three held at different locations in

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Myanmar’s Christian population has increased dramatically, according to the latest figures in a supplement to the 2014 Population and Housing Census, conducted by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA).

Christians now make up 6.2 per cent of the population – more than three million people – compared to 4.9

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe should step down and allow someone else to rule, according to Dr John Sentamu, the Anglican Archbishop of York.

In an interview with Christian news outlet Premier in the UK, Dr Sentamu, a long-time vocal critic of the Zimbabwean President whom he describes as eloquent and

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At least four Christians have been charged for the crime of alleged blasphemy against Islam in Pakistan's Punjab province in the last month, according to a report from Catholic news agency Agenzia Fides.

Meanwhile, the agency reports that in the province of Sindh in southern Pakistan,

World Watch Monitor

Two years after being driven from their homeland by the so-called Islamic State, displaced Iraqi Christians continue to endure desperation, their leaders told a conference in Washington, DC, last week.

“What I saw as a bishop and as a pastor was a great loss of

Reports of widespread sexual violence against women and young girls in South Sudan by uniformed soldiers and other groups of armed men are "deeply disturbing" and may be regarded as war crimes as well as crimes against humanity, the UN Mission in South Sudan has warned.

In a statement released

The head of the Anglican Church in Australia, Dr Philip Freier, has welcomed the inclusion of an Aboriginal co-commissioner to oversee the recently announced Royal Commission into juvenile detention in the Northern Territory.

Attorney-General George Brandis announced Mick Gooda, a prominent Indigenous Australian and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social

UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has called on governments to do more to shield migrants and refugees from human traffickers.

In a statement issued last Friday to mark World Day against Trafficking in Persons, Mr Ban said human traffickers preyed on the "most desperate and vulnerable".

To end this inhumane practice,




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