Christians in China's northern Hebei province were severely beaten by gangs hired by the Communist regime after they tried to protect their church property from being destroyed.
The Family Research Council has spoken out on the controversy surrounding the Rockettes dance troop performing at President-elect Donald Trump's upcoming inauguration, by pointing out that the dancers have been given a choice, while conservative Christians are forced to cater to gay weddings.
A number of young women and girls who were kidnapped and tortured as ISIS sex slaves have revealed that victims tried everything to escape, including cutting their wrists and trying to kill themselves, but their captors kept them alive.
The Fulani herdsmen terrorists reportedly killed over 800 Christians and moderate Muslims, as well as destroyed at least 16 churches, in the last few months of 2016 in Nigeria, representing a rising Islamic threats for believers.
Pastor Mark Driscoll of Trinity Church in Arizona has warned that many Christian couples are committing what he describes as "emotional adultery," and said that couples need to remember the importance of friendship in their relationship.
The United States has for the first time been named among the top 12 nations where Christians are targeted for their faith by a persecution watchdog group in its "Hall of Shame" report for 2016.
Robert Jeffress: Obama Not a Muslim, but Has 'Blood on His Hands,' Responsible for Christian Persecution
Pastor Robert Jeffress of First Baptist Dallas church in Texas has argued that President Barack Obama has "blood on his hands" for failing to address growing Christian persecution around the globe, which Jeffress argued comes down to Muslim anger at the historical Christian support for Jewish people.
A global survey of 23 nations has found various opinions on transgenderism in society, such as whether transgender people should be allowed to adopt children and change their birth sex on government documents.
Evangelist Ray Comfort's "The Atheist Delusion" documentary, released last year with the aim to "destroy atheism with one scientific question," has been nominated for an award at the Raw Science Film Festival.
Christians campaigning for the release of two Sudanese pastors facing a potential death sentence are celebrating partial victory after one of the men was released, but others remain in prison facing serious charges.
Best-selling author and Pastor Max Lucado of Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas, says that while many Christians have doubts about their salvation, and are hoping to die on the "upswing" of faith, they need to know that Jesus Christ won't let go of them.
A Roman Catholic priest from Italy is being investigated by police for organizing orgies in his rectory, and for pimping out 15 women, who were his lovers, at naturist and swingers' resorts in France.
Evangelical preacher the Rev. Franklin Graham and Pastor Saeed Abedini, a former American hostage in Iran, are two of the prominent names who are rallying behind Pastor Andrew Brunson, a U.S. citizen held in a Turkish prison who was recently denied his appeal for freedom.
A Chinese woman from the western Xinjiang region has been sentenced to three years in prison for holding a Bible study.
Young Earth Creationist Ken Ham and his Answers in Genesis organization are calling for a "new Reformation" 500 years after Martin Luther stood up to the Roman Catholic Church, arguing that many Christians today have abandoned Scripture.
The Church of Norway formally split from the state on New Year's Day, ending a nearly 500-year partnership and what some have called the biggest change to the Church "since the Reformation."
An Indian priest who was kidnapped by Islamic militants just before Easter last year has reportedly appeared in a new video begging Pope Francis to help save his life.
Greg Laurie, the senior pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship church, has said that what Christmas is really about is recognizing that Jesus Christ will return one day to fulfill the promise that remains in Isaiah in the Bible.
Several Christians have been arrested in China's southwestern Yunnan province and accused of belonging to "evil cults," according to persecution watchdog group China Aid.
The Ark Encounter theme park in Williamstown, Kentucky, has been lit up in rainbow colors for Christmas to remind people of God's covenant with Noah in the Bible.
A Roman Catholic priest who has been performing exorcisms since 1952, has revealed how exorcists can tell the difference between a person who is demonically possessed and one who is struggling with mental illness.
ISIS Targets Thousands of US Churches, Wants to Turn 'Christian New Year' Into 'Bloody Horror Movie'
The Islamic State terror group has published the names and addresses of thousands of churches in the United States on its social media outlets, calling for its supporters to turn the "Christian New Year" into a "bloody horror movie."
A "Merry Christmas" sign and a "There is no God" display have been erected side-by-side in the city of Shelton, Connecticut, reflecting a longstanding debate between atheists who say they're expressing their freedom of speech and residents who see anti-Christmas secular signs as an attack on Christianity.
Prince Charles Decries Persecution of Christians in Christmas Message: Jesus' Family Fled Violence, Too
In his Christmas message this year, Prince Charles reflected on the religious persecution that Christians and other religious minorities face throughout the world, calling it "beyond all belief" that it still continues even after the horrors of the Holocaust were exposed.
A Jesuit priest in Aleppo who oversees humanitarian projects in Syria for a Catholic relief organization says Christmas is bringing renewed "hope for peace" for Christians and all citizens in the midst of the vast humanitarian catastrophe that has devastated the city.