An illustration of Jesus holding a can of beer in one hand and a cigarette in the other has sparked outrage among India’s Christian community.
The bullet-riddled body of a 20-year-old Christian student was found on the street of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul Wednesday.
Eight of the ten American volunteers detained in Haiti for the past three weeks on suspicion of child abduction were finally released and arrived in Miami early Thursday morning.
Christians in Pakistan are outraged that the powerful Muslim lawyer accused of the torture, rape and murder of a 12-year-old Catholic girl was released on bail.
A Haitian judge on Wednesday freed eight American volunteers and said they can leave the country immediately. Authorities will continue to investigate the case
Police in the southern Indian state of Karnataka arrested and tortured 11 tribal Christians for allegedly forcefully converting Hindus, a Christian persecution watchdog reported Monday.
Several church bodies are tying a worldwide campaign for safe water to this year’s Lenten season.
The Dominican legal adviser to the ten American Baptist volunteers facing charges of child kidnapping in Haiti is himself wanted in El Salvador on charges of human trafficking and in the United States for human smuggling.
The 31st anniversary of Iran's Islamic Revolution was marred Thursday by protests and criticism of religious abuse.
Some of the American Baptist volunteers faced with charges of child kidnapping may be freed as early as Thursday, sources say.
The head of a global ecumenical body praised a G7 decision to cancel Haiti’s debt, and urged other financial institutions to do the same.
There was an increase in the number of reported persecution cases against Christians in China last year, according to a religious freedom group that specializes in Chinese house churches.
North Korea made good on its word and freed American Christian activist Robert Park, who arrived in Beijing Saturday. A spokesperson for the U.S. Embassy said Park would fly to the United States later that day.Tags Human Rights
With the controversy surrounding the American Christian team in Haiti, several large Baptist bodies have distanced themselves from the group by clarifying that they are not members of their organization.
North Korea said Friday it will release an American missionary who has been detained since Christmas for illegally entering the country from China.