28th July, 2013

The general secretary of the World Council of Churches has expressed his condolences after at least 78 people died and 140 who were injured in a train crash near Santiago de Compostela in Spain.

28th July, 2013

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The United Nations General Assembly

26th July, 2013

Eritrean authorities are punishing 39 high school students for their Christian faith, excluding them from a graduation ceremony and subjecting them to beatings and hard labor, according to Christian support organisation Open Doors.

UPDATED 25th July, 2013

The Rudd Government's new policy on asylum seekers is "morally bankrupt" and "unworthy of a civilised community", according to Rev Andrew Palmer, spokesperson for the Association of Baptist Churches in NSW and the ACT.

23rd July, 2013

The Royal Family was celebrating the birth of a new royal heir this morning with the birth of a son to Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge.

The boy,

22nd July, 2013

The widow of Sheffield church organist Alan Greaves, who was battered to death with a pick-axe handle on his way to a midnight worship service on Christmas Eve, says she has forgiven those involved in the

19th July, 2013

Eight members of the Church of Iran in the city of Shiraz have been sentenced to jail after being found guilty of acting "against national security", according to Christian Solidarity Worldwide.

In a statement, the group

18th July, 2013

An evangelical pastor faced possible abuse in a Kazakhstan prison this week nearly two months after he was jailed for harming the health of his congregants by infusing hallucinogens" into the communion juice" and other charges,

16th July, 2013

The Conference of European Churches last week began operating under a new but controversial constitution that includes moving its original offices from Geneva to Brussels to improve ties with the European Union and between denominations.


15th July, 2013

Dr Dale W Kietzman, an expert on the Indian tribes of South America, has reported the tragic killings of some Christian Indians in Ecuador and Brazil.

Dr Kietzman, who was formerly the US Director of

10th July, 2013

Coptic Christians in the UK have commenced three days of prayer for an end to violence in Egypt.

Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of The Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, announced the three days of

8th July, 2013

Crew and staff aboard the OM vessel, the Logos Hope , have welcomed the ship's three millionth visitor on board during a visit to the Phillipines city of Puerto Princesa.

Cyrille Ferando, a 20-year-old university

4th July, 2013

The pastor of Iran's largest Persian speaking Pentecostal church has been "conditionally released" from prison but his congregation in the capital Tehran remains closed, Iranian Christians told BosNewsLife .

Robert Asserian, a key leader at the Central

4th July, 2013

Bike for Bibles participants will endure extremes of terrain and weather to raise funds for Bible projects in

4th July, 2013

Greater weight should be given to vulnerable minority groups in Australia's humanitarian intake, particularly those displaced by conflict in Syria and the Middle East, according to the Australian Christian Lobby.

Lyle Shelton, the group's managing




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