20th July, 2014

The Islamist militants controlling the Iraqi city of Mosul have ordered all remaining Christians to leave town immediately or face execution, according to news sources.

Middle East Concern, a London-based association of Christian-rights agencies with operations

19th July, 2014

Five Christians, including two nuns and three orphans, were released in Iraq by Islamic militants this week, but concern remained about the future of Iraq's dwindling Christian community.

Sister Miskintah and Sister Atur Joseph were held

18th July, 2014

The short-list for the Australian Christian Book of the Year was announced this weekand it includes a murder mystery, a text looking at "spirituality at the table" and a book on the religious beliefs of

17th July, 2014

US-based Wycliffe Associates has announced plans to support new translation efforts in Benin, a west African nation known as the birthplace of voodoo.

Located between Nigeria and Togo, and bordered on the north by Niger and

16th July, 2014

The Church of England's General Synod has cleared the way for women to become bishops, giving final approval at a vote earlier this week which has opened the possibility of the first female bishops

16th July, 2014

Pope Francis has called for the tens of thousands of Central American and Mexican children who have crossed the border into the US to be "welcomed and protected".

US Customs and Border Protection says more

15th July, 2014

UK songwriter and worship leader Noel Robinson has written a song highlighting the plight of Nigerian Christians being targeted by militant groups like Boko Haram.

No More Sorrow , which is being released on iTunes today, was

15th July, 2014

UK songwriter and worship leader Noel Robinson has written a song highlighting the plight of Nigerian Christians being targeted by militant groups like Boko Haram.

No More Sorrow , which is being released on iTunes today, was

11th July, 2014

Authorities in northern Iran have detained a pastor and two other members of the Church of Iran, one of the country's largest house church movements, fellow Christians said this week.

Pastor Matthias Haghnejad, Mohammad Roghangir and

11th July, 2014


Four young South Sudanese children sit amid empty water cans. Violence

10th July, 2014

Two Christians near Kenya"s coast were killed Monday night following attacks by suspected Islamic extremists over the weekend on two predominantly Christian villages that left more than 30 people dead, sources said.

9th July, 2014

Churches around the world have been urged to join in the efforts of the World Council of Churches in advocating for a world without nuclear power or weapons.

In a statement issued this week,

9th July, 2014

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, will become the first head of the global Anglican Church to visit Australia in 17 years when he makes a brief visit to attend the installation of the new

8th July, 2014

An evangelical pastor and his family were homeless on Monday after government forces destroyed their home in eastern Cuba which was used as a house church, Christians said.

Pastor Esmir Torreblanca's house in the eastern

8th July, 2014

Metropolitan Volodymyr, who led Ukraine's Moscow-linked Orthodox Church for more than two, often turbulent, decades has died, leaving behind members struggling to overcome hardship in the war-torn east. News of his passing prompted Russian President Vladimir




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