Mao Zedong, the former head of China's Communist Party, was a ruthless leader.
Jakarta's once hugely popular governor is being held in a simple room at a high-security detention center, his only comforts a Bible and visitors t
Months of negotiations involving participants across two continents has resulted in a deal in which 82 Chibok schoolgirls – who were seized from th
President Trump will sign an executive order Thursday to make it easier for churches to actively participate in politics without risking their tax-
A federal appeal court has revived a homosexual couple’s claim for damages against Kentucky clerk Kim Davis for refusing to sign their ma
A 14-year-old Catholic girl in Pakistan, taken from her family in December and forcibly converted to Islam, was rescued on Wednesday (April 26), he
A Northern Arizona University student was forced by his professor and the school's history department chair to stop reading his Bible prior to the
Pentecostals and evangelicals are the most persecuted branch of Christianity, a new report says.
It seems a current assumption these days that the figure of the tyrant represents the most dangerous peril to the survival of democratic government
For years, Islamic nations have successfully pressed the United Nations to pass non-binding resolutions condemning “defamation of religion.”
As the national manhunt for alleged Facebook killer Steve Stephens comes to a close, another disturbing Facebook
Many are warning a case heard Wednesday by the U.S.
It all began with the case of the missing pastor.
I recently wrote a piece about the civilizational struggle with Islam.
Egypt's president called for a three-month state of emergency Sunday after at least 44 people were killed and more than 100 more were injured in tw
Two Pentecostal Christians are reported to have died in Eritrea on 17 March, days after being transferred to a hospital from detention, where they
Whenever I pause to think of the University of Alberta’s Institute for Sexual Minority Studies (which admittedly isn’t often) I find my curiosity a
Police accused staff members of a Christian school in Sudan of obstructing the work of a Muslim-owned business trying to take it over, sources said
It's no secret that Pakistan punishes people who insult Islam with a death sentence.
With the strong backing of Justin Trudeau's Liberal government, Canada's Parliament passed a motion this afternoon 201 to 91 that critics say singl
Right now, geopolitical analysts and anti-terrorism experts may not see anti-Christian persecution around the world as a real security risk, in par
Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) arrested two Christians – a mother and her son – in late February as part of a brutal crackdown on
As an Academy Award-winning producer and a political conservative, Gerald Molen has worked in the entertainment business long enough to remember wh
The brother of 18-year-old Hanan Girgis, an Egyptian Christian woman missing since 26 January, says he has been
Two Christian street preachers were fined what amounts to thousands of U.S.
A Coptic Christian mother in North Sinai who saw her son and husband killed in front of her in their home says she then saw the gunman calmly tick
In a new video posted to YouTube, a prominent Anglican priest who is known as the "Vicar of Baghdad" explains why he likes U.S.
The New York Times recently published a column by Gehad el-Haddad — the spokesman for the global Islamist group The Muslim Brotherhood — penned fro
Evangelist Franklin Graham issued an urgent call to prayer for our brothers and sisters in Egypt.
After years of darkness, hope has returned to Telekuf-Tesqopa.
A popular British comedy sketch show has produced a skit depicting an ideal employment candidate suddenly being looked upon as undesirable when she
Any way you look it, these last several months have not gone well, both for Education Minister David Eggen and also for his plans to gradually chan
In all the noise around Donald Trump’s presidency, his “Syria Safe Zones” plan has not received the attention it deserves.
Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said he can never forgive the mainstream media for “demonising” him and his party, making it dangerous for him
Liberal protestors jeered and mocked a Louisiana State chaplain when he opened a town hall meeting with prayer, earlier this week.
The state of Georgia agreed to pay $225,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit, after state officials dismissed an employee because of se
At least three people are being considered by President Donald Trump to fill the role of ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, a
Barnabas Aid has challenged the BBC to correct a wholly false claim made last Sunday on prime time TV news about Christian refugees in the USA.
While racist, anti-Muslim, and anti-Semitic attacks have seen a huge fall since 2008, those on Christian places of worship more than doubled in thi
Plainclothes police in the central Vietnamese city of Hue blocked a group of Roman Catholic priests from attending a church service on Thursday, on
At least 900 Christian churches have been destroyed at the hands of Boko Haram in northern Nigeria, as part of the Islamic radical group's campaign
An alliance of UK-based charities has warned that Christians are being excluded from reconstruction plans for Northern Iraq once the Islamic State
Pope Francis has made a habit of causing consternation among liberals and conservatives alike.
A pastor in eastern Uganda and eight other Christians are missing two weeks after a Muslim mob attacked a church prayer meeting, locked the congreg
One of the Queen of England's chaplains has resigned just one week after he criticized an Islamic prayer reading at a Scottish church.
Controversial Melbourne evangelical church Catch the Fire, which solicits donations for the Rise Up Australia Party, has had its charitable status
India is a country of more than 1.2 billion people, with Christians accounting for only some three percent of the population, including close to 19
After political outcry and personal threats, an Italian priest has replaced a Christmas Nativity scene that critics said depicted Mary, the mother
Prince Charles has said that the scale of anti-Christian persecution is “not widely appreciated”.
Minority Christians in Indonesia may have to celebrate Christmas quietly this year since Muslim hard-liners in the predominantly Muslim Southeast A
She survived the first stone that struck her, then the second.
Senate Republicans agreed to remove a religious liberty amendment from a defense bill earlier this week, after a fierce campaign was waged against
Parents are deeply concerned about an After School Satan Club that targets children as young as 5 scheduled to open at Point Defiance Elementary Sc
On 2 December, a vast number of Muslims crowded into Jakarta’s central park, Medan Merdeka, and surrounding suburbs for what organisers called “Def
After a weeklong business trip abroad, American pastor Ryan Keating was detained at the airport overnight, interrogated and then put on a pla
Five men in Pakistan's Punjab province were sentenced to death last week for their leading role in the November 2014 murder of a Christian couple.
Fidel Castro, from 1959 to 2006 the world’s longest-running Marxist dictator, is dead at the age of 90.
In response to a question regarding the implications of transgender politics for religious freedom, the professor described the “social-justice war
The members of six Indonesian churches, destroyed last year at the hands of Islamist extremists , are seeing growth despite rising Christian persec
There's a warning that the persecution of Christians around the world is getting worse as International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day is marked
In the year 123 A.D., the Roman government launched a severe crackdown against the Jews, culminating in 134 A.D., when all Jewish practices were fo
The latest figures are “the tip of the iceberg” according to Christian advocacy charity Open Doors.
China's governing Communist Party is set to launch a nationwide crackdown on Christianity.
Even in a rural Mexican community that has grown accustomed to the news of brutal killings, the abduction and murder of a popular Catholic priest h
An American missionary to Russia is the first U.S.
Alberta’s New Democratic Party government has launched an inquiry into two private Christian schools whose board refuses to comply with government
The Communist Party in China, which is leading a crackdown on Christians, detained two female Christian summer camp leaders in the northwestern Xin
Fifty religious leaders from the Christian and Muslim minorities in India met together last week to discuss the religious freedom challenges facing
In his homily at Sunday Mass, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn (pictured) warned that “Europe is on the verge of forfeiting its Christian heritage,” no
It is difficult to know where to start a review of a book as extraordinary as Corinna Turner’s Someday. I am not a fan of YA fiction as a
As the world focusses on potential military advances against the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, it risks overlooking another vast regio
Among cheering crowds, four street preachers were arrested in the UK on Wednesday for causing a “disturbance” while exhorting men to “obey God and
A former Russian Islamic State fighter has opened up about his time in Syria and detailed the barbarity he witnessed that inspired him to come up w
British couple Sarah and Matthew Pendleton had been married for almost 13 years when Matthew was arrested for voyeurism and downloading indecent pi
Dating site ChristianMingle, among others, must make same-sex matches, according to a recent settlement.
The report — by former Canadian politician David Kilgour, human rights lawyer David Matas, and journalist Ethan Gutmann — shows that organ transpla
A month after a crowd of village Hindus in Jharkhand state, India summoned 25 Christians, tied up six of them and beat them with sticks, some of th
A "Cave Church" in Egypt is one of the largest churches in the country, a place where 70,000-plus Christians gather every week to worship and prais
Working toward full communion is a project of love, humility and peace, Pope Francis told Armenian Orthodox leaders gathered at an ecumenical meeti
Former Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann has called for a complete shutdown on mass immigration into the U.S.
The Pentagon has launched an investigation into why a retired veteran with 33 years service was dragged off a military base, allegedly for saying t
Homes and property belonging to the Coptic community of Qarayat al Bayda village near Alexandria were attacked on 17 June by angry crowds protestin
Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who spent six days in jail for refusing to issue gay marriage licenses, has said that a new state law taking affect s
Three Christians working with Bibles4Mideast who were reported missing a week ago have been reunited with their coworkers and are telling a stunnin
On Monday, June 13, Skip Rodgers dipped the back tire of his steel-frame touring bike into the Pacific Ocean in Anacortes, Wash., 93 miles south of
Islamic State (IS) members “are following sharia, Quran, word by word,” stated Iraqi Catholic Chaldean priest Douglas Bazi at Washington, DC’s Cath
Hundreds of people came out to protest a Christian conversion ceremony in Rishon Leziyon on Saturday morning.
A Christian teenager in the United Kingdom suffered from a series of bullying acts, including having been tied to a cross, allegedly carried out by
At the age of 102 Father Hermann Scheipers passed away last night. He was the last surviving priest of Dachau concentration camp.
Many people are surely asking, "What if the gunman from the Orlando, Florida shooting were a Christian?"
A team of politicians and human rights activists who toured Chhattisgarh has reported several cases of violence against Christians in the eastern I
Bill Donohue comments on Pennsylvania Catholic lawmakers:
The Associated Press reports that even in strongly religious areas like western Kentucky, "conservative Christians feel under siege." The
Refugees from North Africa and the Middle East who claim to be Christian must prove they are Christian if they wish to receive asylum in Great Brit
A public school in California ordered a 7-year-old boy to stop handing out Bible verses during lunch – and they dispatched a deputy sheriff to the
Church officials in Vietnam say one of the country's longest serving prisoners of conscience was released under pressure from the United States, bu
The loss of religious freedom is leading to a “bloodless” persecution in the United States, a prominent Catholic archbishop warned at the ceremonia
A professing atheist activist organization is recommending that a Chicago-area principal be fired for promoting Christianity to students.
The young girl, thought to be 12 years old, died from her burns after the militants attacked her family’s home in Mosul, Iraq.
Seven Christian homes were looted and burned while a 70-year-old Christian woman was stripped naked and paraded in the streets of southern Egypt by
A bishop in Syria has described desperate efforts to tend to the injured and the dying following multiple Daesh (ISIS) attacks in Tartous and Jable
Crosses placed in a field to remember fallen soldiers for Memorial Day in Hiram, Georgia, were quickly taken down after a single complaint.
Police in Satna, Madhya Pradesh, arrested on Sunday three evangelical Christians for forced conversion and insulting Hindu religious sentiment.
An annual report conducted by a persecution watchdog group and published on Wednesday, May 18 reveals that a total of 20,000 Chinese Christians suf
A bill has been introduced in the Canadian Parliament that would extend the country’s ban on “hate propaganda” to pertain to “gender identity.”
An internal review of the BBC has concluded that the corporation’s religious output is too weighted in favour of Christianity.
Quoting a late Jesuit catechetical writer, American Cardinal Raymond Burke said that Catholicism is facing “the worst crisis in its entire history,
The same day last week the Obama Administration threatened the nation’s public schools with the loss of federal funding lest they comply with its r
More Christians are being targeted and slaughtered by an Islamic terror group in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a predominantly Christian na
Christianity in Pakistan has come under brutal attack, most recently with March’s Easter Sunday bombing.
A fatwa has been declared against a young Christian boy in Pakistan after he was accused of blasphemy.
Judge Ruth Neely, a local magistrate judge who has served the community of Pinedale, Wyoming, a rural community of about 2,000 people, for more tha
Zhang Chongzhu, the pastor of the state-run Pyongyang Three-Self Patriotic Movement Church in Zhejiang province, China, was released on Monday afte
A new report says up to 40,000 Christian migrants living in German refugee shelters are routinely being harassed for their faith and authorities ar
Mary Simms was allegedly fired from a Collierville school after using Pastor Rick Warren in a "TED Talk."
In a recent blog post, a Harvard University law professor suggested conservative Christians should be treated like Nazis.
Chinese officials are defending their human rights record and lashing out at a U.S.
Police in India initially declined to take action after Hindu extremists tortured one Christian and severely beat another, sources said.
Pakistani Christians held a protest in front of the Lahore High Court on Tuesday, against the Punjab government's plans to take over the land of fo
Three North Korean security agents might have killed an ethnic Korean priest who was found dead in a Chinese border town last week, the head of a g
Christians in a tribal village in India had to flee their homes after allegedly receiving threats from Hindus that they would be killed if they did
The Chinese government continues its crackdown on Christian churches by demolishing crosses and other symbols of Christianity.
The genocide carried out by the Islamic State group (ISIS) has sought to wipe out the Christian peoples of Syria and Iraq from their ancient homela
Two members of a Chinese church demolition crew have been detained by police after they allegedly bulldozed the wife of a Christian pastor who had
The two Hindu radicals wielding sharp weapons said they were members of a Christian community who wanted to pray inside the church in the village o