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Christians are being

17th October, 2014

Attacks on Roman Catholic priests in Mexico have increase by 80 per cent over the past two years, according to a report from the Mexican Catholic Multimedia Centre.

According to the report - released shortly

16th October, 2014

The head of the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce has expressed his "great sadness" at a decision handed down by the Federal Circuit Court in Brisbane on Wednesday in which it ruled that Ferouz Myuddin, an

15th October, 2014

The Sudanese Air Force dropped four bombs on an Episcopal Church of Sudan (ECS) complex in the Nuba Mountains on Friday, 10th October, church leaders said.

"The bombs

14th October, 2014

The last of a group of 20 Syrian Christians kidnapped 5th October have been released as their pastor awaits trial before an Islamic court.

Rev Hanna Jallouf, a Franciscan priest in the northeastern Syria town of

13th October, 2014

Almost 14 per cent of Australians - and almost 18 per cent of children in Australia - live below the poverty line, according to a report released on Sunday.

The Poverty in Australia report

13th October, 2014

Almost 14 per cent of Australians - and almost 18 per cent of children in Australia - live below the poverty line, according to a report released on Sunday.

The Poverty in Australia report

Updated 13th October, 2014

CALLING FOR RATIFICATION: Members of the public were yesterday invited to sign a "pledge wall" erected in

13th October, 2014

An American evangelical pastor in Turkey faced uncertainty last week after authorities reportedly cancelled his long-term residence permit and ordered his deportation.

Local police also sealed the premises of Pastor Patrick Jensen's 'New Life Church' congregation

9th October, 2014

A Syrian priest and some 20 other Christians remained missing Wednesday, 8th October, after they were kidnapped by Islamist militants near Syria's border with Turkey, church officials said.

Hanna Jallouf, of the Fransiscan order, and other

8th October, 2014

Authorities in southern Laos released six Christians who were detained after attending a house church service, but the pastor remained behind bars and faces "torture", an advocacy official said.

The Christians "have been released from imprisonment

8th October, 2014

The new Left Behind movie, starring Nicolas Cage, took in $6.3 million last weekend after opening in the US and Canada on Friday.

Based on the best-selling book series by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B

7th October, 2014

Activists and Christians are concerned over the whereabouts of three Christian artists detained in Iran, including an actor who played the role of Jesus in an Iranian language film on the life of Jesus Christ.


7th October, 2014

Ongoing sexual violence in the world's newest nation - South Sudan - will "haunt" the nation for "generations to come" if it is allowed to continue, according to a senior UN official.

Zainab Bangura, the special

6th October, 2014

Iran has apparently dropped death-sentence carrying charges against two evangelical pastors and another believer, though the three men remain detained for their Christian activities.

Pastor Matthias Haghnejad, Pastor Behnam Irani and Deacon Silas Rabbani from the




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