13th June, 2013

World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello has been named chair of a new Australian committee aimed at coordinating civil society engagement with G20 world leaders in the lead-up to next year's G20 meeting.

13th June, 2013

A judge in Upper Egypt found a Christian teacher guilty of defaming Islam today and levied a massive fine against her after prohibiting her lawyers from presenting a single witness during the trial.

12th June, 2013

Seventeen years have elapsed since the Coptic Church first requested permission to build a church in the town of Nubaria, Northern Egypt.

On Friday (7th June) their wish was granted.

7th June, 2013

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China"s shuttering of more than a dozen unregistered congregations in Hainan Province is evidence of a plan to do away with house churches, according to the China Aid

6th June, 2013

Expatriate Christians who ran an orphanage in Morocco until they were deported on charges of proselytism said yesterday they will take their fight to be reunited with the children to the Supreme Court if

5th June, 2013


Daadab refugee camp in

3rd June, 2013

Seven members of a house church in China's Henan province spent Sunday behind bars after they were sentenced to long prison terms on charges of "cult activity", a leading rights activist told BosNewsLife .

Bob Fu, president

31st May, 2013

Christian Solidarity Worldwide has condemned the deportation of nine North Korean refugees from Laos to China after which they were forcibly repatriated to North Korea , saying the refugees could face "detention, torture and even execution".

30th May, 2013

The European Court of Human Rights has refused to allow another appeal of three British Christian professionals who claimed they were dismissed for openly expressing their Christian faith, representatives have told BosNewsLife.

"The Grand Chamber...rejected the

29th May, 2013

Iran's largest Farsi-speaking Pentecostal church was closed on Monday after one of its leaders was detained during a worship service and moved to an unknown location, Iranian Christians told BosNewsLife .

The closure of the Central Assemblies

28th May, 2013

Gong Shengliang, imprisoned in China since 2001 for his leadership of a large house church movement, is suffering from lack of medical treatment after suffering a stroke, according to his daughter.

In an

27th May, 2013

US pastor Rick Warren issued a warning on Saturday about the large number of fake 'Rick Warren Facebook' pages which are soliciting donations from people in the name of his late son, Matthew.


26th May, 2013

Five Christian families have been freed after being held for more than two decades as slaves in a Muslim-run brick kiln in eastern Pakistan, Christian officials involved in the rescue operation told BosNewsLife .

The Centre for

24th May, 2013

Christians in war-torn Syria have marked one month since the kidnapping of two bishops near the Turkish border with a new appeal for their release, amid mounting concerns about the leaders' safety and health.

"We are

23rd May, 2013

A Christian pastor was arrested in Tehran earlier this week while conducting a prayer meeting amid reports his church may be forced to close by the end of June.

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