A 19-year-old Christian convert in Iran has described the abusive way in which she was treated by authorities as she was interrogated, with the questioning intently focused on trying to make her admit to "illicit" sexual relations with men.
Anti-missionary crackdowns in Russia are increasing and largely targeting Christian Protestants, a human rights group has warned, with two African students recently being told they will be deported for participating in worship videos in Nizhny Novgorod.
Some 30 Chinese government officials broke into a Christian church in Guangzhou, Guangdong, and heavily fined the house of worship for illegally gathering, the pastor who was arrested during his sermon said.
One consequence of the ongoing peace initiatives between South Korea and the U.S. with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been the ban on balloon launches for Christian ministries, who used the tactic to send leaflets and Gospel messages to North Koreans.
Prosperity gospel preaching is sweeping Africa and Pentecostal congregations, but it is not Christian and it ignores the words of Jesus, a prominent Ugandan bishop declared at the Global Anglican Future Conference in Jerusalem last week.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has a history of making highly provocative remarks against his country's Catholic priests and the Christian faith, recently made offensive remarks, condemning God for Adam and Eve's original sin.
Televangelist Jim Bakker continues selling a wide-range of health and food products on his show, with one particular item highlighted this past week, namely a silver gel liquid, being presented as a cure for sore throats and even venereal diseases.
Mike Huckabee, the former governor of Arkansas and Christian minister, has been defending himself after receiving major backlash for a tweet suggest MS-13 gang members will work for House minority leader Nancy Pelosi.
The Hong Kong Christian Council, a protestant ecumenical organization, has released a major report exposing a rampant sex abuse problem in local churches, with victims sometimes being told to be obedient and follow "God's plan" as part of cover-up efforts.
Nigerian Christian leaders have warned that if the current rate of massacres continue, with hundreds of believers being killed each month, Africa's most-populous nation is on the brink of decimating its Christian population by 2043.
Author Randy Alcorn has been hesitant to express his concerns about the best-seller devotional "Jesus Calling" by author Sarah Young. But given its popularity and the recent win of its follow-up, "Jesus Always," as 2018 Christian Book of the Year, Alcorn is now speaking out.
Students for Life of America captured on video students erasing their pro-life messages at Western Washington University. The pro-choice students justified their actions by saying they wanted to save people from having their feelings hurt.
The Honduran father of a little girl pictured crying at the U.S. border with Mexico, which Time magazine and other publications have used to portray the outrage of separating families, and a Facebook campaign raised $18 million regarding, has said that the presented context of the photo is false. The girl was never separated from her mother..
Millions around the world witnessed a rare image on Monday at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, when Belgium player Romelu Lukaku, a Roman Catholic and one of the biggest soccer stars in the world, joined in prayers on the field with his evangelical counterpart from Panama, Fidel Escobar.
Jordan Peterson, the Canadian psychologist, author, and free-speech advocate, has warned Canadian Christians that they must make a "great leap forward" because religious freedom in the country is set to get "a lot worse."
Anglican evangelist Rico Tice of All Souls Church in London said he quit the Archbishop of Canterbury's task force on evangelism because he could not submit to the leadership of a bishop who affirmed same-sex relationships.
A 22-year-old Bible school student from India shared details of a violent attack where she and her mother were dragged and beaten by fellow villagers for their faith. During the assault, she said that she held on to her Bible but it was yanked away.
Theodore McCarrick, cardinal archbishop emeritus in Washington, D.C., has been told by the Vatican he can no longer practice his priestly ministry after claims that he sexually abused a teenager 50 years ago were found to be credible.
A major Catholic synod on youth, set for October, will tackle several controversial social issues affecting young believers around the world, including how to minister to people in gay relationships who want closeness to the Church.
William Paul Young, the author behind the faith-based bestseller The Shack, later turned into a movie in 2017, has addressed one of the main controversies behind his book, by disputing the Christian mainstream view that those who die without knowing Jesus Christ cannot achieve salvation.