15th January, 2013

International child welfare agency UNICEF has called for the "immediate cessation" of the recruitment of child soldiers in the Central African Republic after receiving "credible reports" that rebel groups and pro-government militias were increasingly recruiting and

12th January, 2013

Iranian authorities released Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani on 7th January after he was was jailed on Christmas Day to serve the remainder of a sentence for evangelism among Muslims.

"His wife was among those awaiting him outside

4th January, 2013

Christians in Islamist-run Sudan have ushered in the New Year amid ongoing airstrikes by Sudanese government forces that killed at least 11 believers before and after Christmas, while two priests remained detained for converting a Muslim.

2nd January, 2013

Christian leaders of Nepal have complained that their numerical strength has been highly underestimated in the nation's first census after it became a democracy.

According to a report from the World Evangelical Alliance Religious

29th December, 2012

The international community should put pressure on the government of Burma to engage in a "meaningful" political dialogue with the Kachin people in the north of their country and other ethnic nationalities within the nation's borders,

27th December, 2012

Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who was recently acquitted of apostasy, has been returned to prison on an earlier charge, rights activists told BosNewsLife late on Tuesday.

"Pastor Nadarkhani has been returned to jail on the orders

27th December, 2012

At least 12 people, including a pastor and a deacon, were killed when suspected Islamic militants attacked two churches in northern Nigeria during Christmas Eve services, Christians and police said on Christmas Day.

Christians said one

24th December, 2012

Cam's Christmas Cracker , the Christian Television Australia's Christmas Day special, is a look at the "wrappings and trappings of Christmas" as well as an exploration of the "deeper, meaningful gift inside", according to the show's

20th December, 2012

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A new, comprehensive demographic study of more than 230 countries and territories conducted by the Pew Research Center"s Forum on Religion & Public Life finds that more than eight-in-10 people worldwide identify with

18th December, 2012

Plans to divert millions of dollars from Australia's foreign aid budget to help pay for the processing of asylum seekers have come under fire from aid and development groups including anti-poverty Christian network, Micah

17th December, 2012

An elderly Swedish missionary who was shot by a gunman while doing Christian work in Pakistan has died from her wounds, her Swedish church confirmed last Thursday.

Pastor Holger Strandgren told national radio that Birgitta Almeby,

17th December, 2012

An elderly Swedish missionary who was shot by a gunman while doing Christian work in Pakistan has died from her wounds, her Swedish church confirmed last Thursday.

Pastor Holger Strandgren told national radio that Birgitta Almeby,

UPDATED 13th December, 2012

EVACUEE-CENTRE: Some of those affected by Typhoon Bopha. PICTURE: Crislyn Felisilda/World Vision

13th December, 2012

Sixteen years after the Guatemalan Government and leftist rebel groups signed a peace accord, the country is still "struggling to overcome wide ranging issues that put the economic, political and social wellbeing of the country

12th December, 2012

Birgitta Almby's condition has not improved after being critically wounded on December 3rd in Lahore, Pakistan, when two gunmen shot her as she came home from work.

Using a medical air ambulance, officials flew the72-year-old Swedish

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