Cameroon Churches Turned Into Military Barracks, People Killed as Christians Cry Out

Cameroonian Christians are crying out against the ongoing violence in their country, where churches are being converted into military barracks and believers are forced...

Pro-Life Advocates Call for Ongoing Effort as Abortions Decline

WASHINGTON (BP) -- The continued drop in the number, rate and ratio of abortions in the United States is a cause for celebration but...

LGBT People Flee Tanzania Amid Police Crackdown

ISEBANIA, Tanzania (RNS) — As he gulped water and sat tired in the shade of a harsh sun in this northern town of Tanzania,...

BASE Archaeologists Say That the Ark of the Covenant Was Taken by Jews and...

Bible Archaeology, Search & Exploration Institute (BASE) claim there is strong evidence that the Old Testament’s ark’s resting place is in Ethiopia.The Ark of...
Oprah Winfrey will deliver a keynote address about Mandela's legacy. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/Associated Press)

Oprah, Beyonce, Pharrell Williams, and Others Headline Concert Marking 100th Anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s...

Beyoncé and other international stars have gathered in South Africa for a charity concert honouring Nelson Mandela, a century after he was born. Pharrell Williams,...

Texas Couple Gives Everything to God in Order to Help the Sick and Share...

AFRICA (BP) -- Larry Pepper thought he had been open to God's leading. He had been praying through the missions book Operation World. And...

Nigerian Pastor Ambushed, Beheaded by Attackers During Motorcycle Ride in War-torn Area

A pastor and his driver were beheaded in the Cross River state of Nigeria over the weekend as the communal conflict continues to plague...

More Than 40 People Reportedly Dead in Attack on Sacred Heart Cathedral in Central...

An attack on a Cathedral in the Central African Republic has left at least 40 people dead. More than 40 people are believed killed in...

Over 40 Killed, Including 2 Priests, During Clashes in the Central African Republic

Two priests, one of whom was burned to death, and dozens of Christians were slaughtered during clashes last week in the Central African Republic. One...

Ebola Death Toll Rises to 214 in Democratic Republic of the Congo as Health...

Health workers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo had to be evacuated from their hotel after it was hit by a shell in...
A health worker in protective gear works at an Ebola treatment center in Beni, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (AL-HADJI KUDRA MALIRO/AP)

Congo Ebola Response Suffers Setback as WHO Evacuates Some Staff After Attack

The World Health Organization has evacuated 16 people working to contain the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo following a rebel attack...

Cameroon Church Continues to Pray for Peace in the Midst of Conflict

Kidnappers released this week the last of more than 80 hostages taken from a Presbyterian school in Cameroon amid an escalating crisis in the...

Benjamin Kwashi, Archbishop of the Anglican Church in Jos, Nigeria, on the Gospel’s Endurance...

In June Benjamin Kwashi, Archbishop of the Anglican Church in Jos, Nigeria, was elected as general secretary of the Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON)....

Christian Described Being Stoned by Muslim Mob in Kenya

Christian survivors of a stoning in Kenya from September which led to two deaths have described what they called a "scene from hell" at...

Christian Activist Says Nigeria is Aiding Boko Haram by Freeing Hundreds of Jihadis Who...

The Nigerian government is "aiding and abetting" the deadly Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram by releasing captured militants who have "repented," a Christian activist...

‘Worst Ever’ Ebola Outbreak in Congo: 198 Dead, Over 300 Cases Confirmed

The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the most severe in the country's history with 319 confirmed and probable cases...
Young Algerian, Tunisian and Moroccan men were part of France's colonial-era army

World War I: The ‘Black Army’ that Marched in from Africa

Two million Africans were killed when the continent was drawn into the conflagration of World War I. The war and its aftermath wrought seismic...

Survivors of ISIS Bus Attack on Christians in Egypt Recount Horrors of Seeing Parents...

Victims of last week's attack on Coptic Christians have detailed the horrifying moments when gunmen murdered seven and injured at least 20 others after...
Judith Heard, 32, said she was asked for $3,000 to stop the photos being leaked.

Ugandan Model, Judith Heard, is Arrested Under Country’s Anti-Pornography Act After Blackmailers Publish her...

A model and socialite from Uganda was blackmailed for $3,000 (£2,300) when someone stole her nude selfies and threatened to publish them online. Judith Heard,...

Cameroon Defends Arrest of Journalist While Providing More Details About the Death of American...

The Cameroon government has defended the arrest of a journalist who accused military forces of responsibility for the recent killing of American missionary Charles...