North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho suggested leader Kim Jong Un was considering testing "an unprecedented scale hydrogen bomb" over the Pacific in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's threat at the United Nations to "totally destroy" the country.
Church of England leader Justin Welby said while he is "struggling" with the controversial case of a conservative Christian couple pulling their child from school due to the acceptance of transgender students, he indicated that allowing a boy to wear a dress at school is "not a problem."
A North Korean defector alleged that dictator Kim Jong Un keeps teenage sex slaves whom he takes from schools, enjoys a luxury lifestyle while his people starve, and forces children to watch public executions.
2-Month-Old Baby Being Christened Dies With 11 Family Members as Church Collapses in Mexico Earthquake
Eleven members of a family attending the baptism of a 2-month-old girl died when a church collapsed in Atzala, Mexico, during Tuesday's magnitude–7.1 earthquake.
An employment tribunal in Australia has ruled that a Christian school's uniform policy is discriminatory because it would prevent a Sikh boy's application from being accepted since he wears a religious head covering.
A children's entertainment company has found itself at the center of a controversy after it fired a Christian contractor simply because she posted on Facebook that it's alright to vote "no" in Australia's national referendum on same-sex marriage.
A persecution watchdog group says officials in China have shut down a church-run academy in the central Henan province where they accused the teachers of "brainwashing" students with Christianity.
Brazilian Judge Rules in Favor of Evangelical Psychologist Offering Reparative Therapy to Homosexuals
A Brazilian judge ruled last week in favor of an evangelical Christian psychologist who offers what critics call "conversion therapy" for homosexuals.
US, UK Top 5 Consumers of ISIS Propaganda, Report Warns; Terror Group's Decline 'Grossly Overstated'
The U.S. and U.K. have both have both been ranked among the top five countries where ISIS propaganda material is most widely read online.
A large magnitude–7.1 earthquake struck central Mexico on Tuesday, killing as many as 220 people, possibly more, as world and religious leaders plead for God's help.
Father Tom Uzhunnalil, the Indian priest who was held hostage by Islamic extremists for over 18 months in Yemen before being released last week, said during a news conference that he thanks God for his captors, adding that they did not hurt him while he was held captive.
Pope Francis has re-established an institute devoted to the study of marriage and family, building upon the one previously created in the 1980s.
A radical Hindu mob beat a Christian pastor and his friend on their way to prayer in an Indian village. The pastor has nevertheless vowed to remain strong in his commitment to follow Jesus Christ.
A pastor at an evangelical church in Brisbane, Australia, has said the church has received serious threats online, including one vowing to burn it down, after it posted a billboard defending the definition of marriage as a union between one man and one woman.
Hurricane Maria Devastates Dominica as Prime Minister Declares 'We Shall Survive by the Grace of God'
"The winds are merciless! We shall survive by the grace of God!" Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit of the small Caribbean island nation of Dominica declared as the powerful Category 5 Hurricane Maria ravaged his country Monday night.
An Egyptian man has shared horrifying details about how Egyptian authorities are aiding networks of abductors who get paid by Islamic extremists to kidnap unsuspecting Coptic Christian girls, convert them to Islam and marry them off to Muslim men.
A Pakistani court has sentenced a Christian man to death after he was accused of texting a blasphemous poem to a Muslim friend through WhatsApp.
Margaret Court, an Australian tennis legend-turned-Pentecostal pastor, has had her local tennis club membership cut following her outspoken views defending traditional marriage.
Christians With Muslim or Buddhist Backgrounds Most Heavily Persecuted in China; Leader Pleads for Bibles
Believers with Muslim and Buddhist backgrounds are the most persecuted Christian groups in China, according to a watchdog organization. And those Christians are in urgent need of Bibles in their own languages.
A court in Egypt has sentenced to death seven people over links to the Islamic State terror group in northwest Egypt and over the February 2015 beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya.
A Catholic priest and another civilian who were among several abducted in May by Islamic State-inspired militants in the southern Philippines have been rescued, according to reports.
Eritrean Christians are calling for Monday to be marked as a day of prayer and fasting, as Patriarch Antonios of the Eritrean Orthodox Church, who has been under house arrest since January 2007, wasn't allowed to deliver the traditional televised Geez New Year blessing last week.
Christians in India Warn of 'Spiraling Hatred' in Letter to PM Modi With Photo of Hindus Burning Cross
Catholics bishops in India have written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, warning him of an apparently organized campaign against the Christian minority in an eastern state which is governed by Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party. The letter carries a picture showing Hindu nationalists burning an effigy of a cardinal with a large wooden cross.
As thousands of civilian Rohingya Muslims are fleeing what the U.N. has called "ethnic cleansing" in northern Myanmar, India's Christians and Muslims and people of other faiths got together in the central Indian city of Lucknow on Friday to protest and call for an end to the ongoing "genocide."
Hurricanes, Floods, 'Satan-Influenced' Kim Jong Un All Signs Biblical Apocalypse Is Near, Exorcist Says
Even as hurricanes, floods and other natural calamities are resulting in deaths of hundreds of people, North Korea has conducted its longest-ever test flight of a ballistic missile, all of which point to an imminent biblical apocalypse, says one of the most famous exorcists in Italy.
British police arrested an 18-year-old man in the southern port of Dover on Saturday in a "significant" development in the hunt for the people behind a London commuter train bombing that injured 30 people a day earlier.
A Vatican diplomat working in Washington has been recalled to the Holy See after the U.S. State Department said the priest may have violated child pornography laws, the Vatican said on Friday.
Only 6 percent of British adults are practicing Christians, a new survey commissioned by the Church of England has found, defining the term as those who read the Bible, pray, and attend church on a regular basis.
Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian mother of five who has spent seven years on death row due to blasphemy charges, has been nominated for a prestigious European Union religious freedom prize.
Several people were injured at a London underground station on Friday after witnesses reported a blast on a packed rush-hour commuter train which police were treating as a terrorism incident.