Solemn Holy Mass from the Cathedral of St. Peter in the Vatican

A solemn Mass in honor of the Catholic Feast of the Resurrection of Christ (Easter) is held at St. Peter's Cathedral in...

Humanitarian Access Blocked for Myanmar’s Kachin State

05/18/2019 Myanmar (International Christian Concern) – According to UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), in Kachin and northern Shan...

White House condemns violence in Nicaragua, supports Catholic-led negotiations

Washington D.C., Aug 1, 2018 / 01:30 pm (CNA).- The White House has issued a statement expressing support for the Catholic Church’s diplomatic efforts...

More churches exploring mission responsibility through investment

Churches across the globe are exploring how their investments can be an instrument of mission and advance goals of racial, economic and...

Middle East Council of Churches urges prayer and action for peace

Upon completion of a meeting in Cyprus on 21-22 January, the Executive Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches released a...

NGOs commemorate the closure of churches with vigil outside the Eritrean Embassy

Around fifty people took part a peaceful protest vigil outside the Eritrean Embassy on 23 May to commemorate the closure of churches...

Church Leaders in India Organize Public Hearing for Victims of 2008 Kandhamal Riots

01/16/2019 India (International Christian Concern) – Church leaders in India’s eastern state of Odisha organized a public hearing on behalf of the Christian...

Cross Removal Returns in Zhejiang Province

07/11/2020 China (International Christian Concern) –  At 5 a.m. on July 7, dozens of government officials descended upon two churches in China’s Zhejiang...

State-vetted Churches in China Turned into Cultural Centers

07/18/2020 China (International Christian Concern) – As China continues to crack down on churches, some state-approved Three-Self churches have been converted to cultural...

Indonesian Muslims Remove the Cross from Deceased Catholic’s Tomb

In Muslim majority community Purbayan, the top of a cross on a deceased Catholic’s tomb was cut off by local Muslims, while the mourners...
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ICC Helps Displaced Farmers Rebuild in Iraq

09/21/2020 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – After ISIS attacked Qeraqosh in 2014, thousands of Christians were forced to flee. During their displacement,...

Vatican extends agreement with Beijing amid freedom of religion or belief concerns

Pope Francis has signed off on a two-year extension of an agreement with the Chinese government on the appointment of bishops, according...

Churches join hands for solidarity, human rights and dignity

Europe is again faced with a rise in migrants and refugees seeking a better life with some similar signs to the crisis...