Black Christian News Network One (BCNN1.com) Again Warns and Tells Christian Brother Stedman Graham...

For the sixth time, Black Christian News Network One (BCNN1.com) again warns and tells Christian brother Stedman Graham and Christian sister Oprah Winfrey to...

William B. Lawrence on the United Methodist Schism and the ‘Protocol’ of 2020

William B. Lawrence, is a retired clergy member of the North Texas Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church and professor emeritus of American...

South Asian Americans Protest Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Crackdown From Afar

In December, after watching on YouTube as Indian police fired tear gas at student protesters at Jamia Islamia University in New Delhi, Bilal Hussain*...

7 Killed, 14 Tortured in Exorcism Rituals by Cult in Panama

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Seven people were killed in a bizarre religious ritual in a jungle community in Panama, in which indigenous residents were...

Chicano Catholic Activists Recall Their Midnight Mass Clash With Police 50 Years Later

Fifty years later, Richard Martínez still remembers the yelling and screaming. He and a group of supporters of Católicos por La Raza, a lay Catholic...

Abrahamic Faiths Initiative Brings Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Leaders Together to Discuss Promoting Peace

VATICAN CITY (RNS) — When John Lennon wrote his hit song “Imagine,” eliminating religions and the divisions they entail was in his view a...

Open Doors Warns of the ‘Rise of the Surveillance State’ as North Korea Tops...

Imagine facial recognition technology to get into a house of worship and surveillance cameras inside. Or a “social score” system that awards points for good citizenship...

Pope Francis Appoints Italian Lawyer to Be First Woman Manager in the Vatican’s Secretariat...

Pope Francis has tapped an Italian lawyer to be the first woman to hold a management position in the Vatican's most important office, the...

Churches and Send Relief Volunteers Continue to Serve Puerto Rico After Earthquake

Junior Martinez's church, Iglesia Bautista La Gracia (Grace Baptist Church) in Yauco, Puerto Rico, has served as a shelter for survivors following the Jan....

Tennessee Pastor Stuck in India After Judge Confiscates Passport

There are no immediate options to bring home a U.S. pastor whose passport was confiscated in India on a Customs charge, his wife told...

Caroline Anderson on How Global Sporting Events Provide Opportunity for Evangelism in Japan

Caroline Anderson is a writer for the International Mission Board. The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily represent those of BCNN1. Global sporting events...

Chinese Christians Use Recorded Services and ‘Walking Worship’ to Avoid Government Oppression

"Walking worship" is what the pastor calls it. After the Chinese government destroyed his underground church in Beijing, the congregation resorted to a new...

Open Doors USA Warns China is Creating ‘System of Persecution for the Future’ That...

China is creating a “blueprint” “system of persecution for the future” that could be sold to persecute people across the globe, head of the...

Order Issued to Close Church Building in Oran, Algeria

TIZI-OUZOU, Algeria, January 17, 2020 (Morning Star News) – An order to close a church building in the city of Oran, Algeria was issued last...

China Persecuted 5,576 Churches in 2019

Christians in China experienced an unprecedented level of surveillance, control and restrictions of their beliefs within the past year, according to Open Doors’ 2020 World...

Vernon Brewer on Why We Need to Pray for Christians in Iran and Our...

Vernon Brewer is the founder of World Help, a Christian humanitarian organization serving the physical and spiritual needs of people in impoverished communities around the...

Brazilian Soccer Star Roberto Firmino Becomes a Christian

Millions of Christian fans are celebrating popular Brazilian soccer star Roberto Firmino’s latest move off the field: He has committed his life to Christ. Less...

Minnesota Monk Saves Ancient Manuscripts for a Digital Age

The shooting started right away. Columba Stewart had just touched down in Timbuktu when Islamist militants launched another attack. The fighters were trying to retake...

Christopher Tolkien, Son of J.R.R. Tolkien and Protector of the Legacy of Lord of...

LONDON (AP) — Christopher Tolkien, who played a major role protecting the legacy of his father’s “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, has died....

Son of Anglican Bishop in El Salvador Detained by ICE Last Year is Denied...

The son of an Anglican bishop based in Latin America who was detained by U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement last year has been denied...