The number of refugees today is the highest it has ever been at over 65 million people, according to a report released by the United Nation's Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Monday. This marks the first time the number of refugees has ever surpassed 60 million, the UNHCR said. And more than half of the refugees were children.
A new study reveals that a significant majority of children in UK were exposed to online pornography by the time they reach the age of 16.
Anglican Church of Kenya Priest Sides with LGBT in Lawsuit Seeking Protection from Abuse and Discrimination
An Anglican priest in Kenya has sided with LGBT advocates in a lawsuit against the state’s alleged discriminatory laws which the community says is inhibiting liberties of gay people in the country, according to a report by RNS.
Bangladesh Detains Over 8,500 Activists and Religious Minorities Following Spate of Fundamentalist Violence
Bangladesh police has detained over 8,500 people in the last four days of nationwide crackdown on extremist violence against religious minorities.
A Catholic church in Chile was attacked and ransacked as a student protest in Santiago proceeded to become increasingly violent. The protesters from the country's left-leaning student body also destroyed a three-meter Jesus statue and took other religious iconography.
Scottish Episcopal Church Synod Recommends Changing Definition of Marriage to Include Same-Sex Couples
General Synod of Scottish Episcopal Church recommended removing definition of marriage as between a man and a woman from the Church’s canon at a meeting in Edinburgh on June 10. This step brought the church closer towards allowing same-sex marriage in the church as the clergy members voted to send the proposal to church’s seven dioceses.
Two attackers opened fire at a cosmopolitan shooting complex in Tel Aviv, near Defense Ministry, killing four people and injured another 16.
Christian converts coming to Britain for asylum are being asked strange questions about faith to assess their authenticity rather than questions that can truly act as a litmus test for faith.
The Christian parents of five children will be reunited with them soon after a separation of seven months.
A Sunday service at a church in China was interrupted, and its members were forbidden to hold services and asked to register with the authorities.
About 25 percent clergy in the Church of England is over 60 years old, and only 13 percent are under the age of 40, which means that most of the ministers are between the age of 40 and 60 and may be reaching the retirement age in the next 20 years, according to new statistics released by the ministry.
Suspected Fulani Muslim herdsmen attacked a Christian community in northern Nigerian state of Kaduna, killing two people, and injuring several others, according to a report by World Watch Monitor.
A Christian university in Canada appealed to the Supreme Court on Monday regarding a court ruling that banned accreditation of its proposed law school based on the its stance against homosexuality.
Hillsong Church will now take gospel to the all corners of the world with its 24X7 TV channel, which will feature worship music and Bible teachings from guests such as T.D. Jakes, Joseph Prince, John Maxwell, Joel Osteen, and Hillsong senior pastors Brian and Bobbie Houston.
North Korean defector and Christian missionary Kim Chung-seong takes gospel music to his countrymen through a radio show ‘Hello from Seoul, the Republic of Korea,’ the Reuters reported.