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Nigerian Police said Archbishop Ignatius Kattey from the Diocese of Niger Delta North was released on Saturday evening. The kidnapped Nigerian Archbishop who was freed over the weekend says he doesn'...

A Libyan official has said 13 Coptic Christians kidnapped in the country have been freed. The Egyptian workers were taken at gunpoint from a housing complex in the city of Sirte in the early hours of...

An Italian missionary who was abducted at gunpoint in the Philippines by Islamist terrorists has been found alive more than six months on. Rolando del Torchio, 57, was kidnapped by militants from the...

A Nigerian priest who was kidnapped earlier in the week has been released. The Fides and Daily Trust news agencies said Fr Emmanuel Dim was stopped in his car and abducted by armed Islamist Fulani he...

The car of a missing bishop in Nigeria has been discovered.  Rt Revd Moses Bukpe-Tabwayen, Bishop of Gwagwalada, a region in the centre of the country, is thought to have been kidnapped early in...

Details have been released surrounding the death of a pastor who was kidnapped in Nigeria.  Anti-persecution charity Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has been told that Fr John Adeyi may hav...

A Nigerian priest who was kidnapped last week has been freed unharmed. Father Innocent Umor was abducted from his home in the south of the country but was released after two days in captivate.The Rom...

An Indian government official has suggested the kidnapped priest Fr Tom Uzhunnalil could be released imminently. Fr Tom was abducted in March by gunmen in Yemen with reports over Easter claiming he h...

A Jesuit priest who was abducted in Syria earlier this year is said to have been freed. Father Jacques Mourad was taken back in May with local Christians fearing Islamic extremists had captured him.W...

A video's emerged appearing to show an Indian priest, who's been kidnapped for months, begging for his life. Fr Tom Uzhunnalil was kidnapped in the Yemeni capital Aden in March this year, after gunme...

According to an Indian foreign minister, a priest that was abducted by Islamic State militants in Yemen last year has been released. Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj made the announcement of Fr Tom's r...

The kidnapped son of a Pakistani politician who was murdered for defending Christians has been rescued after more than four years in terrorist captivity. Pakistani intelligence forces confirmed on Tw...

A Syrian priest who was kidnapped earlier this week has been released. Fr Hanna Jallouf was taken from Knayeh, a small Christian village, near the border with Turkey by a group linked to al-Qaeda.Twe...

An Anglican priest abducted in Zamfara state in Nigeria has been murdered by kidnappers who are continuing to hold his family, local reports indicate. Anthony Idris Jata'u was taken on Thursday night...

A pastor and his family have been released from captivity in Burkina Faso after being held for four days. Pierre Boena, a pastor with an Assembly of God church, four family members and a church membe...

Four music videos by a US singer shot dead following a concert performance are to be released in  acelebration of her work. Prior to her death in Florida last month at the hands of a disturbed f...

A man who killed three people in a shooting spree in Colorado Springs, USA, had uploaded a video online expressing his anger that his father had allegedly begun In a YouTube video posted last Thursda...

The US Supreme Court has declined to take up a legal dispute over the inscription of "In God We Trust" on currency. Michael Newdow, an activist who filed the case on behalf of a group of atheists, sa...

Christians in a part of northern India are facing increasing persecution, a charity is warning. Believers in Telangana state face attack from Hindu nationalists, which International Christian Concern...

Almost 14,000 pensioners have been conned by fraudsters dressing up as nuns and priests in Italy in 2013. There's been a huge increase in the scheme where thieves go door to door offering to bless ho...