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Concern is growing for Christians in East Africa in 2015, as jihadists seek to extend their influence in the region, according to a major anti-persecution chari Release International has identified K...

Several people have been injured after a torn down Easter banner on a church triggered armed violence. The incident took place on Sunday in eastern Pakistan and according to World Watch Monitor three...

A Catholic aid worker has raised concerns over the economic impact of the Ebola virus in Liberia. Fr Robert Vitillo is working in the country for Catholic charity Caritas Internationalis.Sp...

An American Christian missionary who was being treated for Ebola has been discharged from hospital. Doctor Kent Brantly was infected with the virus in Liberia - and was flown home to Atlanta for trea...

The World Health Organisation has stepped up its warning on the spread of Ebola. WHO is calling for a coordinated international response to stop the virus from reaching other parts of Africa.More tha...

A Spanish priest has flown home after contracting Ebola while working in Africa. Father Manuel Garcia Viejo was working in Sierra Leone with the Hospital Order of San Juan de Dios.He was helping to f...

The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed an Ebola case in Goma, marking the first time the virus has reached the city of more than two million p The health ministry said the man who h...

A Christian missionary who contracted Ebola in Liberia says she would like to go back to the country to help again. Nancy Writebol was working there with Christian charity Serving in Mission (SIM) as...

Members of the Anglican–Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC) have agreed the first statement of the current phase of its work to examine "the Churc Members of the Anglican–Roman Cathol...

The Salvation Army is helping thousands of people hit by the strongest earthquake Ecuador has faced in decades. At least 77 people have died and more than 570 are injured in the magnitude-7.8 quake, ...

The editor of RELEVANT, an American website and magazine aimed at young Christians, has decided to withdraw from his role for "an extended period" while he learns more about race and equalit...

A Christian charity is warning that more needs to be done to help displaced refugees around the world, ahead of the World Humanitarian Summit in Turkey.  An unprecedented summit to revamp humani...

Japan has said its negotiations to free a Christian journalist being held captive by Islamic State are "deadlocked" and that the situation is highly unpredictab Militants have threated to kill Japane...

The Anglican Bishop of Egypt has asked believers to pray Christians there would have no fear as they celebrate Jesus' resurrection on Easter Day. Dr Mouneer Anis is speaking as Coptic and other Chris...

Egypt has extended its state of emergency for another three months. The government declared a state of emergency after an Islamic State affiliate bombed two Coptic churches in April 2017, killing at ...

President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has extended a state of emergency in Egypt for another three months. The decree said the armed forces and police should take all necessary measures "to confront the th...

Dozens of militants killed in Egypt were plotting attacks against Christian churches, the country's government has claimed. According to the interior ministry, they also planned to target government ...

New churches in Egypt will be required to ask for permission before they can be built, under a new law agreed by the Egyptian parliament. The highly disputed legislation will make it more difficult t...

The Egyptian president has stressed his commitment to ensuring Muslims and Christians are treated equally under the law, amid a spate of murders of Coptic belie According to Fides, President Abdel Fa...

Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has promised to bring a gang of Muslims to justice for an attack on seven Christian homes. The properties were set ablaze by the group amid rumours a Christia...