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
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
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.
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
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.
September 4, 2017: A Christian pastor who was rejected by his family and imprisoned in Nigeria after leaving Islam has shared how a number of his cellmates have converted to Christianity as a result
September 1, 2017: Dozens of Chinese Christians were injured trying to protect their church from being destroyed by bulldozers authorized by authorities in Wangcun village in China's northern Shanxi
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August 31, 2017: A former Muslim has shared how he embraced Christianity - losing his status, income, friends and family - after Jesus appeared to him in a dream and said, "Follow me."
August 28, 2017: Muslim extremists in Kenya brutally murdered four Christians - one of them mentally challenged - after they refused to recite the Islamic prayer of faith.
August 28, 2017: A Christian woman in Central Asia has shared how she refused to deny Jesus Christ even after her Muslim husband threatened to take away her child unless she converted to Islam.
August 25, 2017: A Chinese pro-democracy activist has shared how he will never be able to fulfill his dream of becoming a pastor because he refuses to "Jesus subservient to Xi Jinping" and urged
August 25, 2017: The Islamic State terrorist group has released a disturbing propaganda video in which its fighters are shown stomping on a bust of Jesus, desecrating religious statues, and ripping
August 24, 2017: Authorities have closed a church that serves three villages in Upper Egypt on the pretext that area Muslims object to it - one of at least 15 Christian worship sites shuttered in the
August 24, 2017: A North Korean woman who suffered unspeakable horrors while imprisoned for her faith has shared how God's faithfulness - and one desperate prayer - sustained her through the darkest
August 22, 2017: The wife of a Christian Chinese human rights attorney who admitted to trying to overthrow the Communist Party has slammed his confession as nothing more than a "show" orchestrated
August 22, 2017: A Muslim mob in rural Punjab Province, Pakistan stormed a police station to continue beating a 16-year-old boy accused of blaspheming the Koran, sources said.
August 18, 2017: After Christian pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was sentenced to six months in prison for his role in the 2014 street demonstrations for freer elections of Hong Kong's leader, his
August 18, 2017: In an expanded order to remove "blasphemous" content from social media in Pakistan, a high court judge included a recommendation that Parliament include terrorism charges against
August 17, 2017: A Chinese church accountant who was imprisoned after being falsely accused of conducting "illegal business operations" has shared how her time in prison strengthened her faith.
August 16, 2017: A young Christian girl whose father died in a bomb attack carried out by Islamic extremists on two Coptic churches holding Palm Sunday services has shared how her faith has grown
August 15, 2017: Muslim Fulani herdsmen attacks on predominantly Christian Berom farmers in Plateau state, Nigeria amount to "economic terrorism," Christian leaders told Morning Star News.
August 14, 2017: Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim, the Canadian pastor recently freed from imprisonment in North Korea, has shared how he "prayed without ceasing" and memorized over 700 Bible verses during his
August 11, 2017: In what some are calling an answer to prayer, Hyeon Soo Lim, the Canadian pastor freed from a North Korean prison on humanitarian grounds, is healthy and not in critical condition.
August 10, 2017: Suspecting corrupt police and accusing the Nigerian government of failing to contain a rash of kidnappings, Christian leaders announced that a pastor abducted last week was freed on
Armed Fulani herdsmen on Friday (Aug. 4) kidnapped a pastor as he and his driver were traveling in central Nigeria's Plateau state, the wounded driver told Morning Star News.
August 9, 2017: Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim, a Canadian pastor who was serving a life sentence of hard labor in North Korea was released today, the country's official KCNA news agency has claimed.
August 8, 2017: Hard-line Hindus used steel rods and a butcher's knife to attack a father-son pastoral team in Tamil Nadu state, India, injuring the brain tissue of the elder clergyman, sources said.
August 4, 2017: After two Chinese missionaries were abducted and killed by Islamic State militants in Pakistan, the Middle Eastern country ordered the cancellation of visas for all people related to
August 1, 2017: A pastor in Myanmar has shared how, after calling on the name of Jesus, he cast the demons out of a Buddhist chief's son, bringing the entire village to Christ.
A court on the semi-autonomous island of Zanzibar, off the coast of Tanzania, ruled on Thursday (July 20) that a church cannot continue constructing a worship building it has tried to finish for eight
July 25, 2017: Berating and slapping a pastor for reading the Bible instead of Hindu texts, police in Uttar Pradesh state, India last month detained six Christians under "unlawful assembly" laws for