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Unidentified gunmen have murdered 16 people at a care home run by Catholics in Yemen.  Security officials and witnesses say four Indian nuns were among the dead at the retirement home in the cit...

A 16-year-old boy with a "big, big heart" has died while taking part in a cycling pilgrimage in Spain. The Swansea sixth form student, named locally as Michael Cura, was half-way through a 560-mile c...

It's claimed a Christian school in Bangladesh has come under attack by around 200 extremist Islamists. Steve Kim Mission School, which is funded by a South Korean Christian, was accused of forcing Mu...

Seventeen Catholic churches across New York City are closing permanently, because of a decline in attendance.  In November 2014 the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York announced it would cons...

Egypt has delivered death sentences for those accused of the deadly church bombings.  On Palm Sunday in April 2017, bomb attacks on Egypt's Coptic Churches in Alexandria and Tanta killed over 45...

One Catholic diocese in Nigeria has seen 185 churches set on fire and nearly 200,000 people forced to flee their homes in the past two months. News services Fides says Muslim terrorist group Boko Har...

The Catholic Church has beatified 19 monks, nuns and others killed during Algeria's civil war in the 1990s. The event - which took place in the city of Oran, was a first ceremony of its kind in a Mus...

Christian villagers in Burkina Faso have come under threat by IS extremists for refusing to convert to Islam. According to Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), 2,000 villagers from Hitt�...

Archaeologists have discovered a 2,000 year old walkway through Jerusalem's ancient City of David, thought to be commissioned by Pontius Pilot.  Researchers from the Israel Antiquities Authority...

At least 20 Christians have been kidnapped by masked gunmen who stormed a building in Libya. A priest told the Associated Press that the group were Coptic Christians from Egypt.The gunmen went room t...

A pastor was among at least 27 people who died trying to escape fresh attacks from Fulani militia herdsmen on five predominantly Christian communities in northe According to World Watch Monitor, many...

Officials in Cuba have said 20 priests were among more than 100 people who were killed in a plane crash. The Boeing 737 came down into a field in Havana on Friday, before flames were seen coming from...

Research by the European Parliament has found 200 churches or Christian places of worship are attacked every month across the world. The figures were revealed at a special gathering at European Parli...

Hundreds of thousands of people have protested in Indonesia against a Christian governor charged with blasphemy against Islam. 200,000 conservative Muslims demonstrated peacefully in Jakarta against ...

Like much of 2016, Donald Trump dominated world affairs. Calls continued for Christians to abandon support for him, this time following comments with intensifie Travel bans, Jerusalem and Twitter kep...

Pakistan's Catholic Church has declared 2020 the 'Year of Youth' to help young people explore faith. Pakistan is regularly criticised for high levels of persecution against believers and was recently...

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) says 2020 will be the Year of the Bible. Secretary General Bishop Efraim Tendero says he wants evangelicals across the world to read the Bible and reflect more, i...

Some 21 Christians were killed when Islamic State (IS) militants captured al-Qaryatain in central Syria last August, the head of the Syrian Orthodox Church clai Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II has spoke...

The 21 Christians murdered in Libya by Islamic State are being remembered one year on from their death. After being kidnapped by extremists a month earlier in the city of Sirte, a video was then rele...

There is a final push for prayer in the last 24 hours before Christian woman Asia Bibi finds out if she will be hanged in Pakistan. The mother of five has been detained since 2009 and faces the death...