A teenage Islamic State terror group supporter attacked a Roman Catholic priest with an axe at a church in Medan, the capital of North Sumatra in Indonesia, but failed to set off explosives that could have killed hundreds of worshipers during Sunday mass.
The Lutheran Church in Norway suffered a massive membership drop of more than 15,000 in just four days after allowing members to access their records online.
A 16-year-old German-Moroccan girl was indicted by a German court on Monday on charges of attempted murder and supporting the Islamic State terror group, after she stabbed a police officer in Hannover.
Persecuted Christians in India have been given hope for justice concerning the 2008 massacre in Orissa, where close to 100 Christians were killed in a riot, after the government revealed earlier this month that it will reopen 315 cases of violence.
An 18-year-old Yazidi girl, now being taken care of in Germany, burned her entire face and body last year while being kept as a sex slave by the Islamic State terror group in Iraq, looking to make herself "undesirable," so the militants would stop raping her.
Radical Muslims Kill 8 People in Nigeria, Vandalize Churches After Christian Student Is Accused of Insulting Islam
A mob of radical Muslims vandalized multiple churches in northern Nigeria and beat a Christian student nearly to death after he was accused of insulting the Muslim prophet Muhammad.
Mother of Iranian Christian Imprisoned for His Faith in Jesus Christ Begs Authorities to Release Her Son
The disabled mother of an Iranian Christian prisoner has asked authorities to release her son, who is being held in Rajaei-Shahr prison for his faith, explaining that because she is visually impaired she has not even been able to visit him.
One of the world's leading Christian persecution watchdog groups has put together a petition to presidential nominees Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, decrying a "baffling silence" on the problem of persecution, and urging them to devise a plan of action for how to help.
Here are five fascinating facts you should know about the massive representation of Jesus Christ that overlooks Rio de Janeiros that's listed as one of the seven new wonders of the world.
Accusations that a World Vision employee in Gaza funneled millions of dollars to the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas makes no sense, according to a non-governmental organization staffer based in Israel who spoke to The Christian Post on condition of anonymity.
A video recording of a young Muslim man in Belgium, reportedly the son of a radical cleric, chanting slogans such as "Allah, kill the despicable Christians," has sparked an outcry and an investigation in the city of Verviers.
Thousands of leaked Islamic State documents carrying employment forms show that most of its recruits from its earliest days came with only the most basic knowledge of Islam, and the terror group was happy they could easily be indoctrinated.
The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for its first ever attack on Russian soil, after a pair of militants attacked a traffic police post outside of Moscow with guns and axes, but were shot dead.
Iraqi President Fuad Masoum has announced that the government will execute 36 terrorists from the Islamic State who have been convicted of killing 1,700 people held captive after promising that they would be sent back to their families.
Pope Francis Meets With French President Francois Hollande After ISIS' Brutal Killing of Priest Inside Church
Vatican leader Pope Francis and French President François Hollande held a private meeting on Wednesday where they discussed the murder of a priest at the hands of Islamic State supporters in July, finding unity following major disagreements over gay marriage and homosexuality earlier this year.
Some of the kidnapped Christian Chibok girls in Nigeria have reportedly appeared in a new video released by Islamic terror group Boko Haram, in which they are seen begging for their parents to work with the government to help save them.
God's plan for the Middle East is "working perfectly" even though the persecution of Middle Eastern Christians is seemingly getting worse by the day, a persecuted Christian woman told American churchgoers on Sunday.
The devastated parents of the over 200 schoolgirls kidnapped from the Christian town of Chibok in Nigeria have said that they praise God their daughters are still alive following the release of a new Boko Haram video, but the time has come for the government to act and save them.
U.S. Olympic swimmers Ryan Lochte, Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and Jimmy Feigen were pulled over and robbed by gunmen in Rio de Janeiro pretending to be policemen.
The Christian charity World Vision has lost two of its biggest donors after the organization's Gaza Strip director was accused of diverting millions of dollars in cash to the Sunni Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas.
The Islamic State is trying to change up the leadership of Nigerian-based Boko Haram and has appointed a new leader who is vowing to bomb churches and kill all Christians.
International Christian humanitarian organization World Vision said Monday that allegations from Israel's Shin Bet internal security agency that the organization's Gaza Strip director, Mohammed El Halabi, siphoned about $7.2 million a year to the Islamic militant group Hamas over a period of five years does not add up.
Former Iranian prisoner Pastor Saeed Abedini is speaking out about whether he believes the Obama administration paid ransom for the release of him and three other hostages.
A suicide bomber in Pakistan killed at least 63 people and wounded dozens more in an attack on mourners gathered at a hospital in Quetta, according to officials in the violence-plagued southwestern province of Baluchistan.
The Islamic State terror group has executed a pregnant woman and taken away her four children, punishing the family for trying to flee the village of al-Marir in Iraq.
Fifty-four people were killed in the Yemeni port city of Aden on Monday, after an Islamic State suicide bomber drove a car bomb into a military compound.
Two daughters of Asia Bibi, a Christian mother of five who was sentenced to death in 2010 on accusations of blasphemy, say a mob of Islamist fanatics tortured them because of the allegation against their mother.
The Islamic State terror group has executed six of its leaders with a weapon that sprays out burning fuel in the Nineveh Province of northwestern Iraq, for trying to escape to Syria, according to reports.
Christians Urged to Help 'Save Christian Mom Asia Bibi From Execution' in Petition to Pakistan Supreme Court
The American Center for Law and Justice and other groups are calling on Christians to raise up their voices to support Asia Bibi, a Christian mother of five whose death sentence appeal will be heard by Pakistan's Supreme Court in October.
American Catholic, Muslim Leaders Condemn Terrorism in Message Saying Both Faiths 'Love Life, Believe in One God'
Some of the top Catholic and Iranian religious leaders in the United States have issued a joint statement condemning groups such as the Islamic State, saying that Christianity and Islam love life and oppose terrorism.
A powerful earthquake flattened mountain towns in central Italy on Wednesday, killing at least 120 people, burying some alive in their sleep under mounds of rubble, as exhausted volunteers and firefighters raced to free those still trapped.
Christian Mother of 5 Asia Bibi's Death Sentence Appeal Date Finally Set by Pakistan's Supreme Court
Pakistan's Supreme Court has set a court date for the final appeal hearing for Asia Bibi, a Christian mother of five who was sentenced to death in 2010 on accusations of blasphemy.
Foreign staff and dozens of students were trapped inside the campus of the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul on Wednesday after suspected militants attacked it with explosives and gunfire, a senior government official said.
At least 51 people, mostly children, were killed in a suicide bombing on Saturday in the Turkish city of Gaziantep, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan revealing that the attacker was a 12- to-14-year-old child inspired by the Islamic State terror group.
Pope Francis: Christians Must Take Eternal Salvation Seriously, 'Life Is Not a Video Game or Soap Opera'
Pope Francis has warned Roman Catholic faithful that achieving eternal salvation is a serious life goal, given that God will close the door on entering through the narrow path one day.
4,000 Christians Beaten by Police in Vietnam for Protesting Against Dumping Toxic Waste Into the Sea
Four thousand Catholics from the town of Ky Anh in Vietnam were beaten by police after they led an anti-pollution protest against the government, following the contamination of 70 tons of fish from waste dumped into the sea.
More than 50 people were killed and 94 wounded when a suspected suicide bomber targeted a wedding celebration in the Turkish city of Gaziantep on Saturday, adding to a surge in violence this week in the mainly Kurdish southeast.
Popular Christian boxing icon and Filipino senator Manny Pacquiao has called for drug dealers and other perpetrators of serious crimes to be put to death, saying that the Bible has given the government authority to do so.
Christians Face Suffering 'From Hell' in ISIS' Ongoing Genocide, Says Group Demanding Leaders to Take Action
The American Center for Law and Justice says it's preparing a series of critical legal actions to address the "problem from Hell" in the face of ongoing Christian genocide at the hands of the Islamic State terror group.
Austrian police in Vienna have arrested nine Iraqi asylum seekers and refugees over the alleged gang-rape of a 28-year-old German woman that happened on New Year's Day.
The Islamic State terrorist group has displayed yet another one of its gruesome methods of public execution, killing six men in Iraq accused of collaborating with the U.S.-led coalition and Kurdish forces by boiling them to death in vats of tar.
The recently discovered ruins of a first century synagogue in the modern state of Israel confirm a historic claim made within the pages of the New Testament.
Eight children from a village in Uganda were beaten by their Muslim families and cast away as "infidels" after giving their lives to Jesus Christ.