Some military analysts have suggested that the war against the Islamic State terror group, particularly in its attacks on Egypt, is a reenactment of an ancient biblical confrontation between Israel and the Amalekites.
The mother of Ansar Masih, a 21-year-old Christian man who was severely burned with hot iron rods for allegedly befriending a young Muslim woman in Pakistan, says she has never seen such brutality before and is praying that God would bring justice "as it happens to so many young Christian men."
A new report says that violent attacks on the Christian minority in India are increasing at an alarming rate, as the emboldened members of groups close to the governing Hindu nationalist party seek to create a "Hindu nation."
North Korean orphans are "tortured harshly" if it's discovered they're Christian, and the Chinese government is complicit is these atrocities, according to human rights activists and freedom advocates for North Korea.
Pope Francis will be making an official visit to the Muslim-majority nation of Egypt following a recent wave of violence against the country's Christian minority.
Believers in the Colombian city of Manizales, where 17 people died last week in a landslide, were reportedly left astonished after what some described as the "figure of Jesus" appeared in the form of sunlight streaming through the clouds.
A stampede of wild boars killed at least three Islamic State fighters near farmland in Iraq, reports have said, not long after the radical group slaughtered 25 captives.
A Sudanese woman who became a Christian while working in Indonesia was forced out of her Muslim family's home and told to never return after they learned about her conversion.
USCIRF Is 'Delusional' for Not Including Iraq on List of Religious Freedom Violators, Johnnie Moore Says
Prominent evangelical author and religious freedom advocate Johnnie Moore is criticizing the bipartisan U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom for "incomprehensible" conclusions made in its annual report released Wednesday.
The American Center for Law and Justice is urging the new secretary-general of the United Nations to take action on the genocide of Christians in the Middle East.
A British foreign minister has warned that the Chechen Republic government is planning to "eliminate" its entire gay population by the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
Authorities in the Papua region of Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, are reportedly planning to build the world's largest statue of Jesus Christ, which would dwarf the famous "Christ the Redeemer" statue in Brazil.
A 14-year-old Pakistani Christian girl was kidnapped at gunpoint and her family was reportedly told that they will never see their daughter and sister again.
Much has been made about President Donald Trump's order of an airstrike earlier this month on a Syrian airbase in response to a chemical weapons attack on April 4 that killed 80 people. But does Trump's order send a message to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that former President Barack Obama failed to deliver?
Churches are some of the few institutions providing aid to Venezuela's suffering population as the death toll continues to rise in the midst of the country's political crisis which had led to 12 murders this month.
Christian Student Kicked Out of University for Quoting Bible on Homosexuality in Legal Fight Against School
A Christian student in the U.K who last year was expelled from the University of Sheffield for quoting Bible verses calling homosexuality an "abomination" has won a judicial review into the case.
Evangelicals and Pentecostal Christians are most at risk among persecuted Christians in part because of their zeal to evangelize, a new study shows.
Some Indian families condemned their children who left to fight for the Islamic State terror group in the Middle East, arguing that Islam does not condone terrorism.
Singapore's City Harvest Church, one of the nation's largest megachurches, has vowed to carry on following God's purpose as its founder and senior pastor, Kong Hee, began his three-and-a-half year prison sentence on Friday.
The grand imam of the Egyptian Muslim institution al-Azhar is holding a World Conference on Peace in Cairo, in which Pope Francis, Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Coptic Pope Tawadros II will also take part "to eliminate the causes of conflict, violence and hate."
Conservative Anglican Leaders Ready for 'Nuclear Option' as Church of England Softens on Homosexuality
Conservative African and Asian Anglican church leaders are reportedly ready to put forth their own bishop in the Church of England in defiance of Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, who they believe is softening on gay marriage.
The widow of Naseem Faheem, the guard at St. Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria, Egypt, who was killed in a suicide bomb attack on Palm Sunday, said she is not angry with the suicide bomber, has forgiven him and prays that God would also forgive him.
A Korean-American citizen, who teaches at a university funded by evangelical Christians and has reportedly been involved in aid and relief programs to North Korea, was detained at Pyongyang's international airport while trying to leave that country, according to reports.
Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday that the United States will honor an agreement that former President Barack Obama had with Australia to take in up to 1,250 asylum seekers, adding, however, "that doesn't mean that we admire the agreement," which was described by President Donald Trump as a "dumb" deal.
Pope Francis has urged governments to free migrants and refugees from holding centers in European countries, which he compared with "concentration camps."
The issue of religious freedom and even persecuted Christians in the Middle East are held in low regard by employees at the U.S. State Department thanks to a culture of institutional bias that plagues the department, a former agency employee has said.
A Christian international non-governmental organization that exists to promote religious liberties worldwide has finally received accreditation from the United Nations after its accreditation applications had been deferred numerous times since 2009.
This week's terror attack on the Champs-Élysées is likely to make security a key issue in the presidential election, the first round of which will be held Sunday, days after a written note defending the Islamic State was found lying next to the body of the gunman who shot dead a policeman. Voters had thus far been concerned mostly about the lack of economic growth in the country.
A new study released this week reveals the extent of Christian persecution worldwide and the effective strategies the oppressed are employing to combat it.
Russia's Supreme Court decided Thursday to ban Jehovah's Witnesses as an "extremist" organization and strip them of all property a month after the Russian Justice Ministry filed a formal petition with the court to outlaw the religious sect.