Nearly fourteen years after Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons were burned to death by a mob in eastern India, police have detained two more suspects, Worthy News learned Monday, May 20.
At least one Christian died and dozens were injured in clashes between Muslims and Christians in Egypt's Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, police and local media said Saturday, May 18.
A Nigerian Christian leader was killed Wednesday after armed militants burst into his home, according to BNL news service.
North Korea has sentenced an imprisoned American tour operator to 15 years hard labor for attempting to topple the Kim regime as part of a Christian missionary plan that began in 2006, according to Gawker.
A Christian prisoner suffering internal bleeding has been denied proper medical attention in Iran, according to Barnabas Aid.
In April, two senior clerics caught in the Syrian civil war were kidnapped by unidentified gunmen and remain in captivity, their whereabouts unknown.
African Christians are divided over a proposal to grant amnesty to the militant members of Boko Haram, the violent Islamist sect whose bombings have killed thousands of believers and destroyed hundreds of their churches in northern Nigeria.
The Executive Council of Pakistan's Christian Congress issued a press release Saturday condemning the upcoming national election because 51 percent of Pakistani women and 18 percent of Pakistan's population will not be voting for any candidates.
Of the 15 worst violators of religious freedom in the world, 10 are Islamic states.
In yet another official slap to Sudan's Christian minority, a government minister recently announced that no new licenses would be granted for church construction.
Since Nigeria's government has proved itself incapable of protecting the country's Christians, the militant Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta has pledged to protect them by targeting Islamic institutions with retaliatory violence.
A Christian-run children's home in India was attacked in April by a mob of Muslims who assaulted its staff and visitors and then damaged its property, according to Barnabas Aid.
A new report by the International Campaign for Human Rights shows that many Christian customs in Iran are criminalized by the authorities, according to Barnabas Aid.
This week the Supreme Ulema Council in Morocco published a fatwa calling for the death penalty for all apostates to Islam.
An American pastor sentenced to eight years in an Iranian prison for planting house churches in the Islamic Republic a decade ago recently wrote that prison officials have told him to either deny Christ, or remain incarcerated indefinitely, according to the Christian News Network.
An appeals court in Kazakhstan has overturned a previous ruling to destroy Bibles and other Christian literature seized from a street evangelist, according to Barnabas Aid.
Human Rights Watch has called upon Egyptian authorities to bring those responsible for the deaths and injuries of Christians to justice after Muslim police failed toprevent the Islamist inspired violence outside St. Marks Cathedral in Cairo onApril 7.
The Legal Evangelical Association (for) Development (LEAD) filed a bail petition Monday in the Session Court of Lahore on behalf of Sawan Masih, an imprisoned Pakistani Christian accused of blasphemy.
Two Christians have been killed and many more arrested across Tanzania over the ritual slaughter of livestock for sale.
Peace overtures between Christians and Muslims in Kaduna state, Nigeria, briefly became a reality as both religions joined together on Easter Monday to celebrate, according to allAfrica news.