USCIRF has called on Egypt's government to ensure the resumption of the trial of three men charged with the Christmas Eve murders of seven people.
The leader of The Episcopal Church is calling on members of her U.S. church body to observe "A Season of Prayer for Sudan" as the war-torn African nation prepares for a critical referendum to determine its future.
India's president is being pressed to protect Christians in the country's northern region after a mob burned down the oldest school in Kashmir and also attacked other Christian institutions.
Police in Indonesia have arrested ten suspects in connection to Sunday's attack of two church leaders, authorities reported Wednesday. Among the ten is Murhali Barda, head of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI)'s chapter in Bekasi.
A church was attacked in Malerkotla, the only Muslim majority town in the Punjab state of India, following rumors of desecration of Quran in the US, reports said.
Nearly two months after extremely heavy monsoon rains unleashed floods in northwest Pakistan, Christian relief groups on the ground say the situation there remains "critical."
Hundreds of Muslims in the divided region of Kashmir took to the streets Monday night in violent protest over the reported desecration of Qurans in the United States.
Two Christian leaders in Indonesia were ambushed on their way to a church service Sunday, prompting a call from the predominantly Muslim nation's president for an immediate investigation.
The new president of Operation Mobilization USA has officially taken the helm, announced the Christian mission agency's board of directors this week.
The stoning sentence of a woman convicted of adultery and murder has been put "on hold," according to a spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry.
Over 100 members of an Islamic extremist group escaped incarceration Tuesday following a violent raid of their prison in Bauchi, northern Nigeria.
Severe flooding across the Sahel region of West Africa has brought fresh misery to communities already suffering their worst food crisis in decades, reported a Christian relief group working in the area.
A respected Cuban church leader who was unexpectedly arrested and tried in court last week has been cleared of all charges, reported a Christian human rights group Monday.
The Vatican is expected to intervene in the case of an Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning but "not in a public way."
An organization that cultivates harmony among the world's religious and spiritual communities is urging people of faith to observe the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks by "quench[ing] the fires of hatred and violence."
More than a month since floods started ravaging Pakistan's northwest region, relief workers on the field say the emergency will "get worse before it gets better."
Tearfund's disaster management director of has been appointed as the U.K.-based humanitarian agency's new international director, according to an announcement Thursday.
A Christian human rights group is calling on Cuban authorities to release a respected church leader who was unexpectedly arrested this week and taken to a town in Central Cuba, where he is expected to stand trial.
A confederation of Catholic relief, development and social service groups is launching a new campaign to put pressure on governments to live up to their anti-poverty promises.
More than eight in ten adults in the world say religion is an important part of their daily lives, according to Gallup surveys conducted last year in 114 countries.
Over two dozen Christian leaders are urging U.S. President Barack Obama and negotiators to continue their efforts in helping leaders of the State of Israel and the Palestinian Authority reach a peace agreement.
International Christian relief organization Samaritan's Purse has chartered a Boeing 747 cargo jet to airlift some 90 tons of relief and medical supplies from the United States to North Korea in response to the massive flooding there.
An aid worker for Christian relief organization Samaritan's Purse was released Monday after being held hostage for 105 days in Sudan.
People around the world marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Mother Teresa last week in honor of the selfless nun who dedicated her life to serving the sick and poor in India.
Aijalon Mahli Gomes, the American who was held for seven months in North Korea, arrived home Friday after former President Jimmy Carter flew to the reclusive nation to secure his release.