Christians and other minorities in Iraq are facing persecution at unprecedented levels and are at the verge of extinction, as they are suppressed and abused by Islamic State [ISIS] which gained prominence in the area two years ago.
The Church of England will convene a General Synod in York this week where as many as 500 members are expected to come together and discuss same-sex marriage.
China Implements Law Compelling Churches to Hand Over Tithes and Donations to Authorities, According to China Aid Report
Chinese state government in Zhejiang province has implemented a new law for some of the churches to hand over all their income and donations to the authorities, the China Aid reported.
Suicide bombers blew themselves up in three different cities of Saudi Arabia on Monday, as the season of Ramadan nears its completion.
Russia Seeks to Restrict Evangelism Through Potential Law; Christians Pray and Send Petition to Putin
Russia's legislature has passed a set of draconian restrictions on evangelism and church, similar to the ones in the Communist Era, according to media reports.
A truck packed with explosives in Baghdad’s Karrada neighborhood killed at least 125 and wounded over 200 on Saturday night when residents were celebrating Ramadan.
A Kenyan human rights lawyer who was abducted in Nairobi, along with the client he was defending, and a taxi driver, right after a court hearing were found murdered in northeast part of the city.
International Christian Concern is organizing its first annual “The Bridge” conference in Washington DC to raise awareness about the persecuted church in the Middle East, and to arrive at ways to support the Christians and minorities in the region.
Turkey Says Islamic State Likely Behind the Istanbul Airport Attack that Killed 42 People and Injured Over 230
Turkish authorities say that they suspect Islamic state’s hand in Tuesday’s terrorist attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport.
The JESUS film has been translated into eight new languages for 6.5 million people living in South Asia, who have never known Jesus intimately.
North Korea Threatens to Cease Negotiations with US After Former Detainee Missionary Openly Criticizes Regime
North Korean government said that they will cease negotiations with United States to free the two American detainees after missionary Kenneth Bae released a book describing his experience of imprisonment in the country.
Millions of Brits voted in the EU referendum across the UK, and a slight majority preferred to leave the EU.
A Pew study released on June 23 says that religious persecution around the world has been decreasing over the past few years. The research, which analyzed data up to 2014, shows that government restrictions on religion and social hostilities towards religion declined slightly between 2013 and 2014. There was a similar decline in the year 2011-2012.
Hundreds of Christians met together on Wednesday evening in London's Parliament Square to pray for the EU referendum to take place on 23rd June, that will decide if UK can stay in EU or not.
The Church of England will be starting a new congregation for LGBT community this summer, which is named as True North, according to Christian Today.