Australian Baptist leaders have said they would support action to challenge a same-sex marriage bill the Australian Capital Territory Government plans to pass before the end of the year as soon as it becomes law.

Rev Keith Jobberns, national ministries director of Australian Baptist

Representatives of some 60 churches, ecumenical groups and migrant organisations have released a declaration calling for an end to the treatment of migrants as "mere commodities" to be traded and exchanged and the global market.

The declaration was issued earlier this month after more

14th October, 2013

As many as nine million people in India have been affected by cyclone Phalin which made landfall on the coast of south-eastern India on the weekend.

More than 873,000 people were evacuated from the states of

11th October, 2013

The European Parliament yesterday passed a resolution that called for the exoneration and release of American pastor Saeed Abedini, who is imprisoned in Iran simply because of his Christian faith.

11th October, 2013

The European Parliament yesterday passed a resolution that called for the exoneration and release of American pastor Saeed Abedini, who is imprisoned in Iran simply because of his Christian faith.

10th October, 2013

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10th October, 2013

The North Korea Freedom Coalition has launched a petition calling upon China's President Xi Jinping to end his country's policy of forcibly repatriating North Korean refugees.

The petition, which will be delivered to Chinese Embassy in

9th October, 2013

Vietnamese religious leaders have joined together to demand the immediate release of 14 Catholic and Protestant young people detained in connection for their "different political opinions."

According to human rights group Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), the

7th October, 2013

Christians in Kenya's troubled port city of Mombasa were on edge on Saturday after Muslim mobs torched a Salvation Army church in riots that killed four people and injured at least seven others.

Friday's attack

4th October, 2013

A local government official in central Bangladesh has halted the construction of a church, forced Christians to worship at a mosque and threatened them with eviction from their village unless they renounce their faith.

4th October, 2013

Pastor Chuck Smith, 86, senior pastor of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa, California, died early on Thursday, 3rd October, 2013, after a courageous battle with lung cancer.

He passed away in Southern California where he had lived

3rd October, 2013

An Italian Jesuit priest who went missing in Syria several months ago is still alive, Christians involved in the case said Wednesday. Archdeacon Emanuel Youkhana of the Assyrian Church in the East told a gathering at

1st October, 2013

More than 40 students have reportedly been killed following an attack by suspected Boko Haram gunmen on a college in Nigeria's Yobe State early on Monday.

In what they say is an escalation of attacks on

30th September. 2013

A key rights official has "praised" a US House of Representatives resolution for the creation of a special diplomatic envoy for religious freedom in the Middle East.

Jeff King, president of Washington-based advocacy group International Christian

26th September, 2013

An evangelical pastor who has been jailed in Iran for his Christian activities said this week he has been told by a court to remain behind bars because he "did not change".

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