Palestinian Christians can now visit Christian holy sites in Jerusalem during the Easter holiday, reported Israel’s ambassador to the United States after a Christian leader and two rabbis took issue with the travel restrictions.Tags Conflict/War
A growing number of lawmakers, scholars and human rights groups in recent days have warned President Obama that he is sending a dangerous message to foreign governments by failing to appoint an Ambassador-At-Large for International Religious Freedom.
Iranian authorities temporarily freed a pastor after keeping him in prison for 54 days. Issavi is accused by the Iranian government of “converting Muslims.”
Mainstream media outlets are bias in their reporting about the nine self-identified “Christian warriors” accused of plotting to kill law enforcement officers, contends a group whose mission is to respond to anti-Christian defamation.Tags Court Cases
Christians worldwide are urged to join a Sudan Global Day of Prayer on Sunday for the country’s first democratic elections in 24 years.Tags Conflict/War
State security agents in the upper Egyptian city of Luxor destroyed an Anglican church and assaulted the church’s pastor when he tried to save the building last week.
More than 100 church-based relief and development organizations worldwide have formally united under an umbrella group.
Egyptian Christians are extremely upset that the government has again delayed the trial of three Muslims who are accused of killing six Christian youths celebrating Christmas Eve.
Vietnam has released one of its most prominent human rights activists, Father Nguyen Van Ly, so that he can receive medical treatment.
A seventh World Vision worker in Pakistan has died after the office was attacked last week by gunmen, the Christian humanitarian agency announced Tuesday.
A Christian maid in Pakistan died last week from severe burn wounds after threatening to report her master’s son to the police for raping her.
The head of the largest ecumenical body in the world sent condolences this week after receiving news that Egypt’s top Sunni Islam cleric had died after suffering a heart attack.
Twenty-three Coptic Christians were injured by Muslim extremists Friday after an attack on a church community center, said an Egyptian Bishop.
The United States accused China of various human rights abuses in its new State Department report, including the disappearance of several Christian leaders.
Thousands of Nigerian women dressed in black and carrying Bibles, wooden crosses, pictures of victims, and branches symbolizing peace marched in a central Nigerian state on Thursday to protest the massacre of about 500 villagers, who were mostly women and children.