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Pakistani Christian Teenager Beaten to Death by Muslim Students in Classroom

A Christian teenager  who achieved academic excellence despite years of  institutional discrimination  and peer bullying, was killed by Muslim pupils whilst in a classroom...
Coptic Bishop Anba Angaelos speaks at a press conference hosted by the Knights of Columbus and In Defense of Christians in Washington, D.C. to call on the United States government to label the Islamic State's persecution of Christians and others as a "genocide" on March 10, 2016. (PHOTO: THE CHRISTIAN POST / SAMUEL SMITH)

Coptic Bishop Tells ISIS Terrorists Who Slaughtered 100 Egyptian Christians, ‘You Are Loved by...

Bishop Angaelos, who is the head of the Coptic Church in Britain, told the Islamic State  terrorists who murdered over 100 Egyptian Christians over...
Evensong service during the "Primates 2016” gathering in Canterbury Cathedral on Jan. 11, 2016, in southern England. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons/Anglican Archives

Evensong: Despite Decline in Church Attendance in UK, Evening Hymn-Singing Services See Rise in...

The line of locals and tourists stretches about 400 people long, and one might think they are waiting to get into a play, a...

With Sunday Services Canceled, Houston Churches Helped Out in the Aftermath of Harvey

It takes a lot to cancel church in the shiny Bible Belt stronghold of Houston, Texas, home to more megachurches than any city in...

Christians in Iraq Face ‘Greatest Challenge’ of Trying to Reignite Faith in Their Homeland

Christians in Iraq are facing their "biggest and greatest challenge" as they return to their homelands freed from the Islamic State, according to human...

Ancient Mug Workshop Found Near Site of Jesus’s Water-to-Wine Miracle

Israeli archeologists on Thursday unveiled a 2,000-year-old workshop for making stone vessels similar to those Jesus is believed to have used to miraculously turn...

North Korea Releases Jailed Canadian Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim

North Korea freed a Canadian pastor serving a life sentence there on humanitarian grounds, the official KCNA news agency said on Wednesday, just hours...

Bethsaida: Unearthed Fishing Village in Israel May be Birthplace of Peter, Philip, and Andrew

Archaeologists excavating in northern Israel believe they may have discovered the biblical city of Bethsaida, the hometown of three of Jesus’ apostles on the...

Catholic Church in Guam Hit With Over 100 Sex Abuse Cases

It started off innocently: a 15-year-old boy helping out at San Miguel, a local church named for Archangel Michael. There was yardwork and cleaning, followed by invitations to the rectory...

Christian Convention in England Sparks Dispute With Town Over Tourism

At Friar’s Crag in Keswick, the view across Derwentwater towards tree-covered islands and the gently-sloping summit of Catbells can only be described as sublime. It’s...

Pope Francis’ Allies Accuse American Catholics and Evangelicals Of Forming ‘Alliance of Hate’ to...

Two people close to Pope Francis have accused ultra-conservative American Catholics of making an alliance of “hate” with evangelical Christians to back Donald Trump. Catholic...

Mormon Apostle Addresses Black Church Conference at Princeton, Holds Private Meeting With COGIC Bishop...

All voices — black and white, religious and secular — belong in the public square in a pluralistic society, a Mormon apostle told a...

IFCJ Launches Fundraiser for Persecuted Believers

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) has launched a fundraising initiative to aid Christians and other persecuted minorities in the Middle East who...

Gallup Data Shows More Protestants Are Identifying as Non-denominational

Data pointing to a dwindling percentage of Americans who identify with a specific Protestant denomination has spurred calls for churches marked by God’s “presence...

Word of Faith Fellowship Church in North Carolina Smuggled “Slaves” Into U.S. from Mission...

When Andre Oliveira answered the call to leave his Word of Faith Fellowship congregation in Brazil to move to the mother church in North Carolina at...

Half of City Council Meetings in Wales Still Open in Prayer, Despite Efforts to...

Christian prayers are still held before meetings at half of Welsh councils, despite efforts to scrap them. Five councils do not have them, but 13...

Detained Louisiana Missionary Zack Wilson May Not be Allowed to Return Home from Guatemala...

An ailing Shreveport missionary, who's been stuck in Guatemala for almost four months after a travel incident at the airport, has a court hearing...

In Poland, Populist Government Gives Church Leaders Heavy Sway

The Tuesday service at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in the small Polish town of Zakopane doesn’t normally have such a distinguished...

Report: Over 500 Boys Physically and Sexually Abused at Storied Catholic Choir in Germany

A report released Tuesday found that at least 547 former members of Germany’s most storied Catholic choir for boys were physically or sexually abused,...

China’s Communist Party Demands that Members Give Up Religion for Sake of Party Unity

In a controversial move, China's ruling Communist Party has directed its nearly 90 million members to shun religion for maintaining party unity, warning that religious belief is a "redline"...