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Two strong earthquakes hours apart have hit a group of sparsely populated islands in the Luzon Strait in the northern Philippines, killing at least eight people The quakes collapsed houses built of s...

It's reported to be one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded. Three quarters of a million people have been told to leave their homes in the Philippines. At least four people have been killed f...

The Nigerian government says it has agreed a deal with militants Boko Haram that will see the release of 219 kidnapped girls. The girls, most of them Christians, were taken from their classroom ...

It is being reported that almost 80% of the ancient temples at Palmyra in Syria are still intact.  Islamic State (IS) had previously taken control of the region that features a number of sites i...

The death of Nelson Mandela has brought his family 'closer to each other', says the Bishop of Pretoria, the Rt Revd Dr Johannes Thomas Seoka. Bishop Johannes was one of four bishops who were invited ...

Death penalty to be the only punishment given to those charged with blasphemy in Pakistan if President approves recommendation. There's growing fears over the safety of Christians in Pakistan, after ...

A Pakistani court has upheld death sentences for three Muslims for the 2014 mob killing of a Christian couple accused of blasphemy in the eastern city of Lahore They also acquitted two others. T...

Leaflets have been handed out in a Kenyan beach resort with threats to kill Christians. The messages, which warn western tourists to keep away from Lamu, are thought to have been sent by an extremist...

The South African President says 67 people from his country died after a Pentecostal church in Nigeria collapsed last week. Authorities in Lagos had previously said that the death toll was 61 an...

Ireland's highest court will deliver judgment later on a landmark case on the rights of the unborn. The Supreme Court will rule on the extent of protections conferred by the state's constitution, wit...

A new government report has given more insight into the persecution of Christians in North Korea as a defector said the faith is spreading in the communist coun The US State Department released the a...

Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church has held reduced celebrations marking Jesus' crucifixion on Good Friday. It's after two Islamic State suicide bombers murdered 45 people - mostly Christians - at two ch...

A defrocked monk has been charged with murder after reportedly confessing to the murder of a bishop in Egypt last month. It is understood Wael Saad admitted killing 64-year-old Bishop Epiphanius with...

A Bible translation charity says an increase in the demand for bibles in Christian minority countries has prompted more printing systems for underground churche Wycliffe Associates, an international ...

The president of the Philippines has demanded for the United States to return three church bells that American troops stole more than 100 years ago. During his recent annual state-of-the-nation addre...

United Bible Socities say they've distributed 130,000 more scriptures throughout Syria than in 2012. There's been a dramatic rise in demand for Bibles by Christians in war torn countries in the Middl...

Reports emerging from Pakistan have prompted fears that a Christian mother-of-five held in prison there for more than nine years may have dementia. Asia Bibi is displaying symptoms of dementia at an ...

Protestors have taken to the streets of Lahore, Pakistan, angry about plans to demolish four churches to make way for a new train line. Christians gathered in front of the Lahore High Court to protes...

The definition of happiness must change, a pastor in Denmark is claiming as the country is announced the world's happiest nation. Michael Laursen spoke with Premier after the Scandinavian country top...

The Philippine immigration bureau has ordered the deportation of an Australian nun who has angered the president by joining anti-government rallies. Her lawyers have called the move "persecution" and...