22nd February, 2013

More than 50 Christians have been detained for about two weeks by the Sudanese Government without charge, according to advocacy group Christian Solidarity Worldwide.

CSW says the group of people, which number at least 55,

21st February, 2013

One in five British children are living below the poverty line, with almost half under the threshold in some areas, according to new research from the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) and the End Child Poverty

20th February, 2013

A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE: Nestlé Australiahas announced all the cocoa used in the production of

20th February, 2013

An Australian missionary has been detained by North Korean authorities who have reportedly questioned him over Gospel tracts he was carrying.

South Australian John Short, who lives in Hong Kong, was part of a tour

19th February, 2013

A court in Algeria has thrown out a prison sentence, but has increased a fine, on a man convicted of trying to convert a Muslim to Christianity.

Ibouène Mohamed was sentenced

19th February, 2013

A court in Algeria has thrown out a prison sentence, but has increased a fine, on a man convicted of trying to convert a Muslim to Christianity.

Ibouène Mohamed was sentenced

18th February, 2013

The World Council of Churches has expressed "grave concern" over last week's nuclear test on the Korean Peninsula.

In a statement, Rev Dr Olav Fyske Tveit, general secretary of the WCC, said the test

15th February, 2013

Dozens of Ethiopian Christians, mostly women, have been detained in Saudi Arabia after attending a worship service in a private home, BosNewsLife learned this week.

The Christians - 46 women and six men including three church

14th February, 2013

Mercy Ships volunteers will undertake their first mission in the Republic of the Congo - also known as Congo-Brazzaville - following an agreement with the country's government.

Don Stephens, president and founder of

13th February, 2013

A international social media campaign has been launched to raise awareness of the plight of US pastor Saeed Abedini who is being held in an Iranian prison.

In late January, Pastor Abedini was sentenced to eight

11th February, 2013

Three Christian pastors in Laos have been arrested for "spreading the Christian religion" by reproducing a DVD of a Christian film, according to Christian Solidarity Worldwide.

The organisation reported that Pastor Bounma of Alowmai Village Church,

7th February, 2013

At least five people were killed and two towns wiped out when a 1.5 metre high tsunami hit the Solomon Islands' province of Temotu following an 8.0 magnitude earthquake under the South Pacific.

World Vision Australia

4th February, 2013

Pope Benedict XVI has formally welcomed the election of Archbishop Louis Sako of Kirkuk to be the new patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church.

The news is a boost for the Iraq-based church, which has

1st February, 2013

The Australian Christian Lobby has welcomed Attorney-General Nicola Roxon's decision to remove a controversial section from her proposed anti-discrimination legislation which would prohibit conduct that "offends, insults or intimidates".

But Jim Wallace, managing director of the

UPDATED 31st January, 2013

Queensland and parts of New South Wales are once again facing a major flood disaster.

While floodwaters peaked at lower than expected levels in Brisbane, other communities like Bundaberg - where some 2,000 properties




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