21st August, 2013

Islamic extremists suspected to be rebel Al Shabaab militants have kidnapped a Christian mother of two young children in Somalia and threatened her husband because of their faith, her husband said.

19th August, 2013

A court in Islamabad on Saturday dismissed charges against a Muslim cleric arrested on suspicion of framing a Christian girl for blasphemy.

Khalid Jadoon, leader of a

19th August, 2013

Suspected Islamic gunmen shot dead at least 11 people, mostly Christians, in central Syria on Saturday in what local residents and activists said was the latest in a series of attacks on the country's Christian minority.

16th August, 2013

At least 50 civilians were killed and dozens more injured in a series of weekend attacks in north-eastern Nigeria by the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram.

According to

15th August, 2013

Christian Television Australia has announced plans to crowdsource some of the funding for its 2013 Christmas special.

The organisation has already commissioned Christian Multimedia to create a program which its hoped will air on

14th August, 2013

An American Christian missionary imprisoned in North Korea is in "deteriorating health" and has been moved from a prison labor camp to a hospital, his family said in comments monitored by BosNewsLife this week.

Kenneth Bae,

13th August, 2013

Anglican Church agency MU Australia has issued a statement "deploring the inhumane manner in which asylum seekers are being treated" and has called on the Federal Government to ensure asylum seekers are housed in "high standard"

11th August, 2013

Rights actvists expressed "deep concern" Friday over rising attacks against Egyptian Christians, after a Coptic Christian girl was shot and killed while walking home from a Bible class at her evangelical congregation.

The attacks prompted Pope

Ann Fogarty's story of how she came through the flames of the Ash Wednesday bushfireswas named the 2013 Australian Book of the Year at an awards ceremony in Melbourne last night.

Forged with Flames: A True Story of Courage and Survival , by Ann Fogarty

A new Guinness world record for the number of haircuts conducted in eight hours was set on Monday in an event designed to raise awareness of the homeless.

Sixteen hairdressers from Just Cuts salons around Australia were flown to Sydney where they managed to trim

7th August, 2013

An Iranian Christian convert has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment on what his supporters say are false charges linked to his evangelical church activities, local activists said this week.

Mohammad-Hadi (Mostafa) Bordbar, a 27-year-old resident

6th August, 2013

Former Deputy Prime MInister John Anderson, Wesley Mission Superintendent Rev Dr Keith Garner and former Federal Attorney-General Robert McClelland will take part in a panel discussion convened by the Australian Christian Lobby in the lead-up

6th August, 2013

One of the most well-known Christian leaders in China, Pastor Samuel Lamb, died on Saturday in Guangzhou, aged 88.

He had been arrested during one of the first big waves of persecution in Mao"s China


A tense calm returned to Vietnam's largest city on Friday after several people were injured in a violent government crackdown on Catholics praying for the resolution of land disputes, Christian rights activists said.

The troubles in Ho Chi Minh City, also known

Gary Regazzoli has announced his retirement from the position of chief executive of floating medical ministry Mercy Ships Australia.

Mr Regazzoli, who has been CEO for the past seven-and-a-half years, has spear-headed the Australian organisation's fundraising efforts and assisted in promoting the organisation and




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