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Americans fond of Bible; they just don’t read it!

One place Americans are still likely to hear the Bible read is in church. And many Protestant pastors try to encourage their flocks to give the Bible a try.

May 5th, 2017 | Posted in Americas | Read More »

Trump signs executive order protecting religious liberty

With Pastor Paula White and other leaders of faith behind him, President Donald Trump recognized the National Day of Prayer while gathered in the White House Rose Garden—a first for the event.

May 4th, 2017 | Posted in Americas | Read More »

‘Christians most widely targeted religious group in world’

Some of the worst persecution of Christians occurs in countries where they are isolated and which are largely closed off to outside research, the report said, countries like North Korea, Eritrea, Somalia, and Yemen.

April 25th, 2017 | Posted in Europe,World | Read More »

Churchgoers devastated by Palm Sunday church attack

Coptic Christians

For decades, Egypt’s Copts have felt discriminated against by the country’s Muslims, and assaults against them have intensified since the 2011 revolution — part of the Arab Spring uprisings — that ousted President Hosni Mubarak.

April 10th, 2017 | Posted in Africa | Read More »

21 killed in Egyptian church on Palm Sunday terror attack

The victims are Coptic Christians who were observing Palm Sunday at the Mar Girgis Coptic Church in Tanta, local media reported.

April 10th, 2017 | Posted in Africa | Read More »

Philippine bishops preach against restoring death penalty

The church leaders of the country which is about 80 per cent Catholic, issued the special homily in response to an effort spearheaded by President Rodrigo Duterte to bring back capital punishment which was abolished in 2006.

March 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Asia | Read More »

Irish parliament denies Hindu priest’s opening prayer plea

The request for the prayer came from Rajan Zed, a Hindu priest and president of the Universal Society of Hinduism.

March 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Europe | Read More »

Indian priest attacked in Australia says God saved him

“I’m in the quiet atmosphere of the emergency ward, so not able to attend any call. Please be sure that I’m in good hands,” he added.

March 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Asia | Read More »

Chinese ministry in Australia growing

BISHOP IVAN LEE has appointed the Rev David Wong, rector of Granville, as a Canon of St John’s Cathedral, Parramatta with special responsibilities for Chinese church planting in the Diocese.

March 17th, 2017 | Posted in Asia,Ministries | Read More »

Pak Christians in Thailand under pressure to leave country

A mass return of asylum seekers to the centres could lead to overcrowding and see health levels deteriorate; they are already showing significant levels of tuberculosis, hepatitis and scabies.

March 17th, 2017 | Posted in Asia,News Headlines | Read More »

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