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This Sunday starts a week of activities organised by the Campaign Against Arms Trade at London's ExCel Centre. A day of prayer this Sunday hopes to highlight issues within the arms industry. It comes...

A petition has been launched calling on China's president Xi Jinping to release a jailed human rights lawyer who defended Christians Zhang Kai.  Prominent Beijing-based lawyer Zhang Kai was seiz...

Christians are being encouraged to pray and give thanks for the United Nations (UN) and it's General Secretary Ban Ki-Moon on its 70th anniversary. The Methodist Central Hall in London is joining the...

Christian persecution in parts of Sri Lanka is now so bad that believers are being prevented from burying their dead. According to Release International Buddhist monks are stopping Christians from us...

Thursday marks two years since almost 300 schoolgirls were kidnapped by the Islamist group Boko Haram in north-east Nigeria.  On the two-year anniversary, a Christian anti-persecution charity is...

Police estimate that between five and 15 people have been killed in the explosion at the facility in West near Waco in Texas. Church leaders in the Texas town where an explosion at a fertiliser plant...

A Christian group is getting behind a campaign to search for a missing woman in Pakistan. The Let's Find Alison Campaign has re-begun to find Alison MacDonald who went missing thirty years ago on the...

A Christian baker in Texas has refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple's celebration because she has claimed that it goes against her Christian bel Ben Valencia and fiancé Luis Marmolej...

Two Palestinian nuns are to be recognised as saints - the first ever Arabic speaking saints. It is thought that Mariam Bawardy and Marie Alphonsine Ghattas founded religious orders and helped educate...

Six Christians who were arrested in Laos for coming together to pray at home have been released from prison, it has been reported. News agency Fides claims they were freed from a detention centre aft...

It has been reported that seven Christian girls have been rescued from a close encounter with Islamic State (IS) after texting their local vicar.  The pupils were there after church leaders thou...

Christian Aid is preparing to help people caught up in the political unrest in Burundi, which has escalated in recent weeks.  More than 100,000 people have been displaced after an attempted mili...

Scenes of devastation have greeted Iraqi Christians returning to their homes and churches in a town recently liberated from Islamic State. Mannequins were used for firearms practice at the fire-damag...

Christians have returned to their parish in northern Iraq after the town was liberated from ISIS by the Iraqi Army. Keramlis, a town on the Nineveh plains, was captured by ISIS in August 2014.The tow...

A judge in Iran has sentenced four Christians to 10 years imprisonment each for engaging in missionary activities and "conducting activities against national se Iranian national Nasser Navard Goltape...

A number of religious sites in Pakistan may have to be demolished in order to make way for a railway line in Lahore.  A Christian anti-persecution charity is warning a number of religious herita...

Christians in California are speaking out against a bill they say is targeting religious universities.  The legislation has the potential to allow legal action against religious colleges and uni...

Thursday marks United Nations World Day against Trafficking in Persons, and Christians are speaking out about the industry thought to be moving around 35 millio The International Labour Organisation ...

It's the tenth anniversary of the US-led invasion. A dozen car bombs and suicide blasts have targeted Shia districts around Baghdad, killing more than 50 people and injuring dozens more.   The a...

A number of Christian students are thought to be among 15 people killed in a car bomb attack at a university in the Syrian city of Homs. Local priest Fr Ziad Hilal said the young people had been atta...