Two teenage sisters in Laos who converted from animism to Christianity have shared how their family members, angered by their conversion, beat them, tied them up, locked them out of the house, and
Hundreds of Muslim demonstrators assaulted a Coptic Christian church south of Cairo, calling for it to be demolished, wrecking sacred objects and attacking worshippers.
Christians in China's city of Wenzhou are ignoring the official ban on Sunday School classes -- and have vowed to continue teaching children about Jesus until believers surpass the number of atheists
For the first time in four years, Christians celebrated Christmas in Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, and vowed to "rebuild the city's churches" that were destroyed by ISIS to encourage more
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Two young Coptic Christian boys have recounted the horrific tale of how Muslim extremists in the Minya province of Egypt brutally murdered their father in front of them after he refused to deny Christ
Prince Charles has said he is "heartbroken" over the "pain and suffering" inflicted on Christians in the Middle East because of their faith and pointed out that the Christmas story itself "ends
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Terror struck Christians in Pakistan's Balochistan Province today as four terrorists allegedly linked with the Islamic State (IS) attacked a church, killing at least nine worshippers and injuring
The family of Iraq's contestant in the Miss Universe Pageant were forced to flee the country due to threats to their lives over her posting on social media photos taken with Miss Israel.
A 54-year-old villager in Oaxaca state, Mexico, who once worshiped pagan gods and sought the advice of witch doctors converted to Christianity after the prayers of a local ministry miraculously healed
A Jewish extremist was sentenced to four years in prison for a 2015 arson attack that damaged a church in northern Israel where Christians believe Jesus performed the miracle of the loaves and
A North Korean defector opened up about the atrocities she endured in the isolated country, including how she was forced to have an abortion without medication following her repatriation from
A former sheikh (Islamic teacher) in eastern Uganda has been in hiding since he lost his family for putting his faith in Christ two years ago, but last month he was tricked into a life-threatening
The Pakistan government's surrender to demands of an Islamic extremist group jeopardizes the last chances for Christian mother Aasiya Noreen (Asia Bibi) to overturn her death sentence for
For 12 years Mahendra Nagdeve had met with friends and relatives in his house in Madhya Pradesh state, India to worship Christ until he received this notice from city officials this month:
Hard-line Muslims on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya attacked a Christian widow's children, ages 13, 17 and 21, leaving two of them seriously injured and still in pain 11 days after the assault,
Kidnappings, along with threats of massacres by Islamic extremists, are continuing with the approval of some state officials in a concerted effort to eliminate Christianity, church leaders said.
Six Christians facing false charges, two of them beaten by police, were jailed for a month for praying for a sick woman in eastern India, they said.
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Thousands of Christians in an impoverished Chinese village were told to replace their posters of Jesus Christ and other religious imagery with photographs of Chinese President Xi Jinping -- or lose
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Ten North Korean defectors arrested in China - including a 3-year-old boy and his mother - now face being deported to their oppressive homeland, a pastor who helped them flee has warned.
Weeks after a pastor led five families to faith in Christ in southern India, masked men on motorbikes intercepted him on his way home from worship and tried to kill him, sources said.
A pastor in southern India has been arrested for allegedly trafficking dozens of young girls through a Christian-run orphanage
Sudanese authorities have detained a container of Bibles in Port Sudan without explanation for at least two years, a source said.
Korie and Sadie Robertson of "Duck Dynasty" fame have urged prayers for the victims of Saturday's massive bombing in Mogadishu that killed as many as 320 people and revealed they had left a
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A Coptic Christian family is praising God after their 16-year-old daughter, who was abducted by Islamic extremists to be "converted to Islam, then married off or sold," was rescued and returned
Father Tom Uzhunnalil, the Indian priest who was released last month after being kidnapped and held hostage by Islamic extremists in Yemen for over 18 months, will be awarded the Mother Teresa Award
Chinese officials detained a pastor, her daughter, and her three-year-son after the family refused to stop carrying out mission work -- and their exact whereabouts remain unknown.
Egyptian authorities have accused a Coptic Christian woman of slitting the throat of her newborn baby -- even though she claims Islamic extremists carried out the horrific murder because of her
A month after seven church leaders were arrested, interrogated and released on bail, police in Sudan detained and questioned another church leader in Omdurman on Friday (Sept. 22), sources said.
What should have been a joyful occasion ended in tragedy after 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked a Mexico church during a baby's baptism, killing the infant and nearly a dozen family members, according
Notable members of the Christian community have issued an urgent call to prayer after a magnitude-7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico Tuesday afternoon, killing at least 217 people and devastating
Septmeber 18, 2017: A Christian father of two in Pakistan has been sentenced to death for blaspheming Islam's prophet in a phone text even though he is illiterate, sources said.
September 15, 2017: A former Muslim in Egypt has revealed how he used to be paid by Islamic organizations to kidnap Christian girls and force them to convert to Islam before marrying them off to
September 15, 2017: Father Tom Uzhunnalil, the Catholic priest released this week after being kidnapped last March by Islamic extremists in Yemen, said he felt Jesus "next to" him every day during
September 15, 2017: A Pakistani Christian man accused of "insulting Islam" after sending a Muslim friend a poem on WhatsApp has been sentenced to death, a high court ruled on Thursday.
September 13, 2017: A Christian aid worker in Spain has shared how many Syrian refugees in the country are "frustrated" with Islam and are converting to Christianity after witnessing firsthand the
September 13, 2017: Father Tom Uzhunnalil, the Catholic priest kidnapped last March by Islamic extremists in Yemen, has thanked "God Almighty" after being freed from captivity.
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September 13, 2017: Muslim Fulani herdsmen in central Nigeria's Plateau state massacred 20 Christians, including children, as they slept in the hours after midnight on Friday (Sept. 8) in an apparent
September 12, 2017: After a converting to Christianity, a man in Central Asia who was once a successful drug smuggler now uses his skills to run an undercover Bible distribution center.
September 7, 2017: China has placed new restrictions on religious gatherings, online discussion of religious matters, and the financing of religious groups in an effort to "fight extremism and
September 6, 2017: A house church pastor ordered by officers in China's central Hubei province to cease her "illegal" ministry work has vowed to defy government orders, telling authorities, "I
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September 5, 2017: A Catholic priest who was kidnapped in southeastern Nigeria on Friday (Sept. 1), was found dead on Saturday, sources said.
September 4, 2017: A band of Hindu extremists who had snuck into a house-church service beat a pastor with steel rods and sticks, one of them yelling that they would stop if he shouted, "Hail, Lord
September 4, 2017: Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, are expecting their third child together, Kensington Palace announced on Monday - and Twitter immediately lit up with reactions.