News by email Donate

Suggestions

Top Stories

Most Read

Popular Videos

Christianity across Central and Eastern Europe continues to grow and flourish a quarter of a century after the fall of the Soviet Union and atheistic Communist The survey found that, in spite of the...

A persecution analyst has told Premier that Christianity is growing in China despite 70 years of the government clamping down on religious freedom. The Communist Party celebrated its 70th year in pow...

A California couple accused of imprisoning and torturing their 13 children have pleaded not guilty. David Turpin, 56, and Louise Turpin, 49, starved their children to the point that their growth was ...

The first-ever exchange of artwork involving China and the Vatican has been hailed as a sign of warming relations between the two countries. Forty items from the Holy See's collection of Chinese bron...

The Chinese ambassador was summoned to explain why a Christian British human rights activist was denied entry to Hong Kong, MPs have heard. Foreign Office minister Mark Field said he will write to Hon...

Those who report underground churches to authorities in China are going to be financially rewarded. It's reported authorities in the city of Guangzhou will give up to one thousand pounds for informat...

Chinese authorities have arrested an auxiliary bishop in an area renowned for the government removal of church crosses. According to AsiaNews, police detained Father Peter Shao Zhumin, from Wenzhou i...

The Catholic bishop of Hong Kong has issued an urgent plea against the demolition of crosses in China. Cardinal Tong has called on central government to open an investigation into the systematic remo...

A Chinese Catholic bishop has said "Love for the homeland must be greater than the love for the Church and the law of the country is above canon law." Bishop John Fang Xingyao, the bishop of the Dioc...

A Chinese bishop who spent six years in labour camps and repeatedly refused to be a part of China's state-monitored church has died aged 90. Bishop Thomas Zhang Huaixin of Anyang, in the city of Weih...

A Chinese cardinal has spoken out against the 'unacceptable' deal between China and the Vatican.  Cardinal Joseph Zen publicly criticised Pope Francis for the deal that appears to be imminent.Sp...

A Chinese pastor who's been campaigning for the government to stop demolishing churches has been sentenced to a year in prison for "gathering crowds to disturb Huang Yizi, who's 40 and married with ...

The Chinese Christian community in Swansea, Wales, have now got their own church after 45 years of praying. Capel Gomer has its history dating back to the 1960s according to The South Wales Evening P...

A Christian human rights lawyer in China who has defended the rights of Christians in the country has been released from prison, according to social media. The lawyer, Zhang Kai, who is known for def...

A high profile Chinese Christian lawyer who was jailed for three years is set to be released. Gao Zhisheng's wife says authorities will free the human rights expert in around three weeks.He was well ...

The prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, who has defended Christians, has been kidnapped by the authorities, it's claimed. China Aid Association reports the lawyer disappeared on Thurs...

A Christian jailed in China for "terrorist activities" has died in mysterious circumstances in prison. Peng Ming, who has been incarcerated since 2005 in Hubei Province, was serving a life sentence f...

One of China's most persecuted Christian dissidents has openly criticised the Beijing government again. He has spoken out during President Xi's state visit to the United States, criticising western o...

A Christian activist in China has been sentenced after admitting subversion, state media reported. Gou Hongguo, a faith based human rights advocate, was given a three year suspended prison sentence, ...

A Chinese Christian activist has been jailed for more than seven years for what the Chinese government calls crimes against the state. Hu Shigen, an elder at Holy Love Church in the city of Jinhua in...