3rd July, 2013

A Catholic priest has been publicly beheaded by suspected Islamic militants in northern Syria after accusations of collaborating with President Bashar Assad's government, BosNewsLife has established.

Francois Murad, 49, was executed among two others in the

1st July, 2013

Christian Solidarity Worldwide has condemned what is says is the killing of two Kachin civilians by the Burmese Army, calling on the Burmese Army to "take seriously its commitment to the de-escalation of the conflict".


29th June, 2013

A Pakistan court has acquitted a pastor accused of insulting Islam because the pastor"s accuser has told the court he was mistaken.

Karma Patras, 56, already had been released on

28th June, 2013

A team of eight Australians will set off next week on a 700 kilometre cycle through some of the toughest terrain Papua New Guinea has to offer in a bid to raise funds for the

27th June, 2013

Gunmen opened fire on St. Mary Assyrian Church Tuesday morning, wounding two security guards.

According to a story by the Assyrian International News Agency (AINA), a source in the interior ministry said the gunmen were

26th June, 2013

A few weeks ago, 500 children gathered at a large church in Labasa

26th June, 2013

Minority Christians in Somalia faced more violence this week after news emerged that Islamic militants publicly executed a young man because he was a Christian.

The 28-year-old Hassan Hurshe, who had become a Christian while

25th June, 2013

More than 1,000 people have reportedly died as a result of floods in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand while thousands still remain stranded.

The flooding has been caused by early monsoon rains, believed

24th June, 2013

Nigerian Islamic militants have threatened a massive bloodbath after killing at least two Christians in recent days, forcing thousands of people to flee their villages along Nigeria's northeast, refugees said on Saturday.

The reported threats came

20th June, 2013

Six Iranian converts to Christianity were convicted of crimes related to their membership in a house church, a news service has reported.

Mohabat News, which reports on news of Christians inside Iran, published

20th June, 2013

The Domiz Refugee Camp, located near Dohuk in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, is home to thousands of

19th June, 2013

The Nubian community of Kibera in Kenya - the largest urban slum in Africa - should be given "equal rights and opportunities", according to the UK-based Global Minorities Alliance.

The organisation says the Nubian community

18th June, 2013

The plight of widows around the world will come into focus on the third annual International Widows Day to be held on 23rd June.

First held in 2011 following a declaration by the UN General

17th June, 2013

Twenty US congressmen have urged Secretary of State John Kerry to pressure Romania's government to end "persecution" and "fully restitute" properties that were "illegally confiscated" from churches and other religious groups under Communism after 1945.

14th June, 2013

Two evangelical pastors were among some 16 Christians recovering from serious injuries after suspected Islamic militants on a motorbike threw an explosive device into their church compound in southeastern Kenya, police and church officials said.





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