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Christian organisation Release International has appealed to China to mark its New Year celebration by freeing imprisoned Christians and end the torture of pris The advocacy group say that since July...

Christian parents in China are "begging" to send their children to faith schools despite increasing persecution in the nation, according to the headmaster of an Returning from a trip to the Communist...

A Christian advocacy charity has reported that a pastor in China has been released from a so-called 'black jail', one that is not officially recorded, in the co Pastor Huang Yizi was detained accused...

A Chinese pastor has told his lawyer he is "grateful that God has given him the chance" to go to jail after he was arrested as part of a Communist Party crackdo The detention of 40-year-old preacher ...

A Chinese pastor and his wife have been jailed for 14 and 12 years respectively for "corruption" and "gathering people to disturb social order". Pastor Bao Guohua and his wife Xing Wenxiang were deta...

A high profile church leader from central China has been jailed for 12 years. It's claimed Zhang Shaojie's sentencing is part of the country's attempt to crack down on the increase of Christianity.Th...

A church pastor who was arrested along with over 100 members of his house church last year in Sichuan in southwest China has been released on bail after eight m Elder Li Yingqiang from Early Rain Cov...

House church pastor Yang Hua, who has been detained since December 2015, was sentenced to two and a half years in prison by a court in Guizhou province on Thurs House church pastor Yang Hua, who has ...

A Chinese church leader will be ordained in China after a two year wait.  Msgr Peter Ding Lingbin was approved to become a bishop in 2013 but due to tense relations between the Vatican and China...

An anti-persecution charity has said a Chinese pastor's wife has been killed after she was buried alive during the government-sponsored demolition of her church China Aid has said a team backed by Ch...

The Chinese police have detained one of the country's most prominent Protestant pastors along with more than 100 congregation members of his house-church. Wang Yi, who is the leader of the Early Rain...

Chinese authorities have detained a Catholic priest to stop people visiting his underground church, it has been reported. A local source told Asia News that officials arrested Fr Liu Honggeng on May ...

The pop star Chris Brown who admitted assaulting fellow singer Rihanna has thanked the Lord on Twitter after his probation came to an end. Brown pleaded guilty to attacking his then girlfriend before...

A US megachurch pastor says Christians need to be reminded that the church isn't just for them Chris Hodges - who leads the forty five thousand member Church in the Highlands in Alabama - has been sp...

A Christian man deported from the UK to Pakistan earlier this month is living in fear of his life. 41-year-old Asher Samson had been in a lengthy legal battle to stay in the UK since he arrived in 20...

A Christian man accused of being involved in the lynching of two Muslim men believed to have been connected to the 2015 twin church bomb attack in Pakistan, has Usman Masih, 29, died from a heart att...

A Christian anti-persecution charity says it's concerned after a human rights lawyer was detained in Vietnam. Nguyen Van Dai was detained on Wednesday while preparing to meet European Union (EU) dele...

A Coptic Christian activist who was arrested when police raided his house in Cairo last week is now facing terrorism-related charges. Religious freedom charity Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) sa...

A Christian charity has told Premier that environmental unity is needed to save the planet but that a deal will not come quickly. Chris Bain, director of the Catholic aid agency CAFOD in England, tol...

Orthodox Christian activists have avoided prosecution in Russia, despite vandalising a "blasphemous" art exhibition, depicting a naked Jesus beside the Kremlin. Supporters of the art show have sugges...