‘You Haven’t Seen Anything Yet’: Watchdog Warns of Christian Persecution Once Biden Withdraws US from Iraq

Watchdog Warns of Christian Persecution Once Biden Withdraws US from Iraq

As President Biden plans to withdraw all U.S. troops from Iraq by the end of the year, some religious freedom watchdogs are sounding a...
Community Leaders Cut Off Water to 2 Mexican Christian Families for Holding Worship Services at Home

Community Leaders Cut Off Water to 2 Mexican Christian Families for Holding Worship Services...

Two Christian families in Hidalgo, Mexico, have been threatened by their neighbors after holding worship services in a home of a relative. Christian Solidarity...
Seeds of Revival in Afghanistan: Taliban’s Oppressive Islamic Governance Creating ‘Ripe Soil for Church to Grow’

Seeds of Revival in Afghanistan: Taliban’s Oppressive Islamic Governance Creating ‘Ripe Soil for Church...

As the new Taliban government tightens its grip on Afghanistan, people there plainly see the darkness of Islam and they're running toward the light...
Global Prayer Event ‘Africa Returns’ Calls on Christians to Pray for Revival Across the Continent

Global Prayer Event ‘Africa Returns’ Calls on Christians to Pray for Revival Across the...

A global movement of prayer and repentance is taking place this Friday in Ibadan, Nigeria as thousands of Christians are expected to gather for...
Four Christians Left Wounded in Pakistan by Muslim Gunmen

Four Christians Left Wounded in Pakistan by Muslim Gunmen

LAHORE, Pakistan, September 10, 2021 (Morning Star News) – Muslims in an area of Lahore, Pakistan on Monday (Sept. 6) fired high-powered weapons at...
Questions on Immigration and Communion Surround Pope’s Trip to Hungary and Slovakia

Questions on Immigration and Communion Surround Pope’s Trip to Hungary and Slovakia

VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Pope Francis will embark on a jam-packed trip to the central European countries of Hungary and Slovakia Sept. 12-15. Despite...
Pro-Life Christians Pray and Rally Against Mexico Ruling Decriminalizing Abortion

Pro-Life Christians Pray and Rally Against Mexico Ruling Decriminalizing Abortion

Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that it is unconstitutional to punish abortion, unanimously annulling several provisions of a law from Coahuila—a state on the...
She Was Captured by the Taliban in 2001. But God Gave Her a Bigger Story.

She Was Captured by the Taliban in 2001. But God Gave Her a Bigger...

When she was 24 years old, Heather Mercer was one of two American women in a group of eight international aid workers and 16...

Christian Families in Mexico Lose Access to Water and Services for Refusing to Deny...

CSW is calling on state officials in Hidalgo, Mexico, to intervene on behalf of two Protestant families who are under threat of forced displacement...
What Arab Christians and Muslims Think of Crusader Mascot Changes

What Arab Christians and Muslims Think of Crusader Mascot Changes

Nestled in the Ozark Mountains of Missouri, Evangel University will no longer evoke the Middle East—or the Middle Ages. Since 1955, the flagship Assemblies of...

Pope Francis Names New Bishop in Wuhan

VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Pope Francis appointed a Franciscan priest, the Rev. Francesco Cui Qingqi, as the new Catholic bishop of Wuhan, the epicenter...
Here We Go and the Devil Is a Lie: European Union Threatens to Block 0m Coronavirus Relief Grant to Poland After Provinces Oppose Homosexual Ideology

Here We Go and the Devil Is a Lie: European Union Threatens to Block...

The European Union's (EU) executive branch, the European Commission, is looking to punish Poland for choosing to oppose LGBTQ ideology. The EU wants...
China’s Regime Tells Christians to Pray for Deceased Communist Soldiers or Face Further Persecution

China’s Regime Tells Christians to Pray for Deceased Communist Soldiers or Face Further Persecution

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is reportedly taking further steps to force Christians to support the communist agenda. They're being ordered to honor deceased...
Rick Plasterer on the Persecution of Christians in Nigeria Continues to Need Attention and Action

Rick Plasterer on the Persecution of Christians in Nigeria Continues to Need Attention and...

The decades-long persecution of Christians in Nigeria continues unabated, and if anything, appears to be worsening and just as one-sided as ever. It has...
Hannah Nation on Lessons I’ve Learned in Praying for and Working With the Chinese Church

Hannah Nation on Lessons I’ve Learned in Praying for and Working With the Chinese...

Last week, a friend asked me to meet for coffee. She is a young mother, and after seeing the now-world-famous image of a young...
As Christians in Afghanistan Fight for Their Lives, American Christians Will March and Pray for the Persecuted in Washington, D.C.

As Christians in Afghanistan Fight for Their Lives, American Christians Will March and Pray...

More than 340 million people around the world suffer persecution for practicing their Christian faith – making it the largest persecuted religious group. In solidarity with...
Defrocked Catholic Prelate Theodore McCarrick Arraigned for Child Sex Abuse Charges

Defrocked Catholic Prelate Theodore McCarrick Arraigned for Child Sex Abuse Charges

(RNS) — Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick was arraigned Friday morning in Massachusetts, where the defrocked prelate faces criminal charges of sexually abusing a 16-year-old...
Vatican Exonerates Brooklyn Bishop Accused of Sexual Abuse

Vatican Exonerates Brooklyn Bishop Accused of Sexual Abuse

NEW YORK (AP) — The Vatican has concluded that allegations of sexual abuse dating back a half-century against the Roman Catholic bishop of Brooklyn...
Why the UN’s Dire Climate Change Report Is Dedicated to an Evangelical Christian

Why the UN’s Dire Climate Change Report Is Dedicated to an Evangelical Christian

The sixth report from the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is alarming—but not surprising. The panel’s first assessment of scientific research on climate change in 1990...
Pope Francis Is Preparing a Radical Reform of the Catholic Church’s Power Structures

Pope Francis Is Preparing a Radical Reform of the Catholic Church’s Power Structures

VATICAN CITY (RNS) — In 2001, Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio was a rapporteur for the summit of bishops at the Vatican — and he did...