Chinese Officials Harass Church Members, Swarm Beach to Block New Believers from Being Baptized

Chinese Officials Harass Church Members, Swarm Beach to Block New Believers from Being Baptized

Members of a house church in the Guangdong province of China were harassed and interrogated by communist authorities while on a trip celebrating the...
10 ways you can intercede for Afghanistan and its Christians

10 ways you can intercede for Afghanistan and its Christians

"For the Lord builds up Zion; he appears in his glory; he regards the prayer of the destitute and does not despise their prayer."...
Man Stabbed to Death in England While Handing Out Church Flyers

Man Stabbed to Death in England Was Reportedly Handing Out Church Flyers

The victim of Friday's stabbing in Sheffield city centre was a young man reportedly handing out flyers for his church at the time. Mohamed Issa...
Church leaders plead with councils to shelter Afghan refugees

Church leaders plead with councils to shelter Afghan refugees

Church leaders are appealing to local authorities to take in refugee families from Afghanistan. In a joint letter coordinated by Afghan Welcome, the church leaders...
Archbishop of Canterbury Defends British Member of Parliament Who Was Threatened for Opposing Transgender Ideology

Archbishop of Canterbury Defends British Member of Parliament Who Was Threatened for Opposing Transgender...

The Archbishop of Canterbury has defended a trans-critical MP after she withdrew from the Labour Party conference over security fears. Rosie Duffield has pulled out...
David Robertson on if Politicians Can’t Stand Up for Rosie Duffield, Surely the Church Should

David Robertson on if Politicians Can’t Stand Up for Rosie Duffield, Surely the Church...

The Labour Party conference is next week in Brighton but one Labour MP who will not be attending is Rosie Duffield, the MP for...
Hillsong Church responds to report on rape and assault allegations

Hillsong Church responds to report on rape and assault allegations

Hillsong Church has responded to claims of rape and assault in the latest episode of Australian current affairs programme 60 Minutes. The programme aired on...
Here We Go: Oxford college apologises ‘unreservedly’ after hosting Christian Concern training event Because a Speaker Opposes Homosexuality

Here We Go: Oxford college apologises ‘unreservedly’ after hosting Christian Concern training event Because...

Christian Concern has expressed its disappointment over reports that Worcester College - part of the University of Oxford - has apologised for hosting its...
Cuban Pastor Jailed for Months without Trial for Participating in Peaceful Protests against Communist Regime

Cuban Pastor Jailed for Months without Trial for Participating in Peaceful Protests against Communist...

A Christian human rights organization is calling on people around the globe to join their campaign in petitioning for the release of a Cuban...
Some Faith-Based Agencies Celebrate ‘Return to Moral Leadership’ as Biden Raises Refugee Ceiling to 125,000

Some Faith-Based Agencies Celebrate ‘Return to Moral Leadership’ as Biden Raises Refugee Ceiling to...

(RNS) — Faith-based refugee resettlement groups are celebrating the Biden administration’s proposal to admit as many as 125,000 refugees to the United States in...
Jews and Christians Kick-Off Joyous Sukkot Holiday in Israel

Jews and Christians Kick-Off Joyous Sukkot Holiday in Israel

JERUSALEM, Israel – Makeshift tents can be seen throughout Israel as Jews around the world began the weeklong Sukkot festival Monday night. Sukkot comes from...
Youth pastor shot dead while trying to help congregant save burning home in Myanmar

Youth pastor shot dead while trying to help congregant save burning home in Myanmar

A beloved youth pastor was reportedly shot dead as he tried to help one of his congregants save their burning home after it was...
Pope Francis Says Some of His Critics ‘Wanted Me Dead’

Pope Francis Says Some of His Critics ‘Wanted Me Dead’

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has acknowledged his increasingly vocal conservative critics, saying their “nasty comments” were the work of the devil and adding...
Christian Pakistani Woman Jailed After Being Charged With Blasphemy Against Islam

Christian Pakistani Woman Jailed After Being Charged With Blasphemy Against Islam

LAHORE, Pakistan, September 20, 2021 (Morning Star News) – In a rare case of Ahmadis colluding with Islamic extremists to accuse a Christian of...
Moroccan Christians Welcome an End to a Decade of Islamist Government

Moroccan Christians Welcome an End to a Decade of Islamist Government

For the first time in his life, Rachid Imounan cast a vote—and overturned Morocco’s Islamist-oriented government. He is not alone. Turnout surged to 50 percent as liberals routed...
German Bishop Defends Pope’s Decision to Keep Archbishop of Hamburg

German Bishop Defends Pope’s Decision to Keep Archbishop of Hamburg

BERLIN (AP) — The head of the German Bishops’ Conference on Monday defended the pope’s decision to allow the archbishop of Hamburg to stay...
Vatican City Begins Enforcing Mandates for Vaccines and Coronavirus Tests

Vatican City Begins Enforcing Mandates for Vaccines and Coronavirus Tests

VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Starting Oct. 1, people wishing to enter Vatican City will have to provide proof they have received the vaccine, recovered...
Are Christian Ministries Ready for the Afghan Immigration Crisis?

Are Christian Ministries Ready for the Afghan Immigration Crisis?

Eileen Wilson pulled up to work at the Hope Center for refugees and immigrants in Cleveland, only to find Afghan families from the surrounding...
Former Liberian Military Leader Liable for Church Massacre

Former Liberian Military Leader Liable for Church Massacre

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former Liberian military commander who supervised the slaughter of hundreds of unarmed civilians at a church during that country’s...
Pope Tells Bishops to Listen to Abuse Victims for the Sake of Church

Pope Tells Bishops to Listen to Abuse Victims for the Sake of Church

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis urged European bishops on Saturday to listen to survivors of clergy sexual abuse and consider them partners in reform,...