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There are currently 100 million missing women across Asia, according to a new global report by Gospel For Asia (GFA), a Christian organisation supporting the po Through a series of surveys, GFA found...

North Korea has - for the 19th year in a row - topped a list of countries where persecution against Christians is worst. Christian charity Open Doors' annual World Watch List has found 245 million Ch...

The President of The Philippines has dismissed a call from him to issue a public apology for calling God "stupid". Rodrigo Duterte drew criticism from political and religious leaders alike in the sta...

His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV, the Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, has died. He was 79 and had been suffering from pneumonia.He had led the Assyrian Church of the East since 1976 and had m...

France's offer of accepting refugee Christians from Iraq could 'exacerbate the exodus' from the country according to a French Archbishop. Cardinal Philippe Barbarin of Lyon said it's a generous act b...

Authorities in Nigeria say at least 11 people are dead and others were critically wounded when gunmen attacked a church in southeastern Nigeria. Garba Umar, police commissioner of Anam...

A report from the Evangelical Fellowship of India has said at least 177 cases of Christian persecution happened in the country last year. The Fellowship said most of these were of physical violence (...

Vicar of Baghdad says international media has abandoned the country as it descends once again into chaos. The Vicar of Baghdad has accused the international community of abandoning Iraq in the w...

The pastor of a church in Texas that had a mass shooting earlier this month says he will still celebrate thanksgiving. Frank Pomeroy, whose daughter was killed in the mass shooting at First Baptist C...

New billboards are being installed in three cities, encouraging people to "skip church" to avoid "fake news" this Christmas. They are being produced in the US states of Texas and New Mexico by atheis...

An American atheist activist group is trying to stop a pastor from holding lunchtime Bible study sessions for students at a school in Ohio. The Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) sent a letter t...

A court has rejected a bid to remove a cross made from the wreckage of New York's twin towers from a memorial site. The American Atheists had argued it violated religious freedom protections.The 17 f...

An online dating site for married people said they have more Christian users than atheists.  IllicitEncounters.com said 64% of their users identified as Christian in comparison to 6% who said th...

A church leader in Athens has asked for prayers as the death toll from the forest fires near the city has increased to 74. Wildfires have raged through seaside resorts near the Greek capital, killing...

Plans for the Greek government to spend $1million building a new mosque in Athens have been given the go-ahead from parliament, despite opposition from the coun The proposals for the project in a nei...

Church leaders in Venezuela have accused the government of coordinating a violent campaign directed against the Catholic clergy. The comments come after a rise in attacks against Catholics in recent ...

The Auxiliary Catholic Bishop of Jerusalem has said attacks against Israeli Christians are rising, along with radicalism and intolerance towards believers. Bishop William Shomali was speaking after e...

A Christian charity says the number of Christians persecuted for their faith around the world has gone up over the last four years. Open Doors says every month 322 Christians are persecuted, 214 chur...

Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) have warned that attacks on Christians in Nigeria are on the rise. Fr John Bakeni, who coordinates aid for internally displaced people (IDPs) in the M...

Extremists have attempted to murder a Christian in Central African Republic who is heavily involved in civil war peace efforts there. The attackers looted and burned down the house of Revd Nicolas Gu...