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Ministers in Pakistan have voted to make the country’s controversial blasphemy laws more stringent, sparking alarm for religious minorities, including Christians. This week, the National Assembl...

A preacher in the US is making headlines after a security guard asked him to take off his ‘Jesus saves’ t-shirt as it was “offending people”. Paul Shoro was handing out gospel ...

A church in Brazil is mourning the death of its pastor and his wife after the couple died while trying to rescue their 13-year-old son from drowning at the beach.  Felisberto Sampaio and his wife...

An army veteran has been fined for praying for his son near an abortion facility in Bournemouth. The Christian legal organisation ADF UK says local authorities fined Adam Smith-Connor as he &ldqu...

Before dawn, sanitary police armed with crowbars and a bulldozer set about demolishing makeshift trader stalls crowding downtown streets in the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo ahead ...

Colourful ribbons that were tied to a fence in honour of abuse victims at the church hosting Cardinal George Pell’s upcoming burial service have been taken down. Social media posts show ribbons ...

On Sunday, lead pastor Kennon Vaughan preached to the congregation  of Harvest Church in Memphis, Tennessee; by Tuesday lunchtime he became the only survivor of a place crash that took the lives ...

There's been a furious reaction from equality campaigners - and disappointment from some evangelicals - after Church of England Bishops said they wouldn't endorse same-sex marriage in church. ...

Bishops in the Church of England have refused to back a change in teaching to allow priests to marry same-sex couples. A statement released after a House of Bishops meeting this week says the “f...

This year marks three decades since Open Doors started ranking countries by the level of persecution faced by Christians.  Since records started in 1993, the number of countries deemed dange...

One in seven Christians worldwide are persecuted for their faith, becoming the target of frequent attacks such as rape, kidnapping and even death. Christian persecution charity Open Doors has released...

Open Doors’ World Watch List has revealed North Korea is the country where Christians face the most extreme persecution. Hitting the highest score ever recorded in the list’s history, Nort...

The atmosphere at the Pentecostal church in the city of Kasindi in eastern Congo was upbeat on Sunday as hundreds gathered for a series of baptisms. The congregation swelled beyond capacity, forcing o...

The Bishop of Stepney Rt Rev Joanne Grenfell is to be the Church of England’s new lead safeguarding bishop, taking over from Bishop Jonathan Gibbs who leaves the role at the end of March, when h...

Open Door’s annual list of countries ranking world countries according to the amount of violence against Christians has been released. North Korea has returned to the top position after falling ...

Catholic bishops in the United States are welcoming the passing of a bill ensuring adequate medical care for babies born after an attempted abortion. Children born after a termination h...

American pastor John MacArthur will take a few weeks off after undergoing a procedure to clear some blockage in is arteries. The 83-year-old had become unwell earlier this month while delivering a ser...

The priest who was conducting a memorial service at the church where six people were shot at the weekend has described the scenes as “pandemonium”. A seven-year old-girl was critically inj...

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a bomb attack during a Sunday service at a church in the eastern Congolese town of Kasindi. At least 14 people were killed and 63 others inj...

Gunmen burned a Catholic priest to death and shot and injured his colleague in northwest Nigeria on Sunday, police said, the latest violence raising concerns about security ahead of an election next m...