1st September, 2014

More than a quarter of Australians aged between 15 and 24-years-old - 580,000 young people - are either underemployed or unemployed, according to a new Brotherhood of St Laurence paper.

The Barely Working: Young

29th August, 2014

Chinese security forces violently removed two more church crosses in China's eastern coastal province of Zhejiang, injuring five senior church members, as part of a wider crackdown in the region, rights activists say.

More than

29th August, 2014

Australia should step up its efforts to assist refugees and others facing the "horrors of war" in Syria, according to humanitarian aid agency Oxfam.

The organisation issued the call as the number of Syrian refugees

29th August, 2014

DAVID ADAMS

For people in many communities in northern Nigeria, having a glass of water doesn"t simply mean turning on a tap. It can mean walking an average of some eight kilometres a day, just

28th August, 2014

Humanitarian groups have welcomed the signing of an indefinite ceasefire by the Israeli Government and Hamas.

The ceasefire, which was brokered by the Egyptian Government, was announced on Wednesday with hopes it will

27th August, 2014

The NSW Council of Churches has expressed its opposition to a draft bill expected to go before the Senate next year which seeks to legalise euthanasia.

The council said the Greens' draft bill makes for

27th August, 2014

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National prayer leaders have joined in calling for seven

26th August, 2014

The number of people sleeping rough in Sydney has risen 16 per cent in the past year, according to data released by Homelessness NSW.

The street count report for August shows 296 rough sleepers, a

26th August, 2014

A detained Iranian pastor faces charges of "waging war against Allah" and is under pressure to falsely confess that his evangelical church movement is involved in anti-government activities, Christian rights activists say.

Pastor Abdolreza "Matthias"

25th August, 2014

Christians in eastern Ukraine are mourning the death of four local church workers and a pastor who were killed in separate attacks by pro-Russian separatists as part of a wider crackdown on evangelicals in the war

22nd August, 2014

Two American Christian missionaries were being discharged from a US hospital on Thursday, 21st August, after being treated with an experimental drug for the potentially deadly Ebola virus.

Dr Kent Brantly and fellow missionary Nancy Writebol

21st August, 2014

GET ON THE COUCH! The Salvation Army is askig people to sleep on their couch on the

21st August, 2014

Christians have been holding rolling prayer meetings as they called on Jesus to "heal" the US community of Ferguson, St Louis, which has seen almost two weeks of unrest.

The unrest broke out late on 9th

20th August, 2014

Christian groups have welcomed news that up to 150 asylum seeker children aged under 10 held in mainland residential detention will be released into the community .

Immigration Minister Scott Morrison announced on Tuesday, 19th August,

20th August, 2014

The work of Christian medical charity Mercy Ships is being significantly impact by the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa with a trip to Guinea cancelled and another to Benin delayed.

In April,

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