Human rights groups in India say they have documented over 300 incidents of Christian persecution in just the first nine months of 2021, warning that this year might be the worst in terms of the number of such incidents in the country’s history.
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and the U.K.’s former Prime Minister Gordon Brown have warned that a proposed law to allow assisted suicide would “undermine the sanctity of life” and could pressure the frail and vulnerable to end their lives.
A Maryland pastor was indicted this week for allegedly arranging fraudulent marriages of foreign nationals with American citizens to give them permanent residence in the United States in exchange for thousands of dollars, the Department of Justice says.
Apple has removed a popular Bible app and a Quran app in China after the communist country’s regime deemed that the apps violated local laws on hosting religious texts.
Authorities in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh arrested seven pastors at a prayer meeting under the state’s “anti-conversion” law, which Christians have accused Hindu nationalists of using as a tool to persecute them.
Authorities in Haiti say that the gang behind the majority of abductions in the Caribbean nation between June and September is also responsible for Saturday’s kidnapping of 17 Christian missionaries.
Police have identified the suspect in the brutal murder of Conservative British MP Sir. David Amess as a 25-year-old “self-radicalized” man, Ali Harbi Ali, the son of a former prime ministerial adviser in Somalia.
Roughly half of church-going evangelical Protestants are now attending worship services in person and without any COVID-19-related restrictions, a new survey by Pew Research Center suggests.
Christian parents are taking legal action against the British government for not protecting their sons and other children from transgender guidelines being implemented at schools nationwide, including a Church of England primary school.
A human rights group has condemned the burning down of an entire village, including the local church, by Myanmar’s military in the predominantly Christian and embattled state of Chin, calling it a “war crime” under international law.