Citing El Paso shooting, US bishops condemn divisive, hateful rhetoric

Leaders of the U.S. bishops’ conference on issues of immigration and racism denounced xenophobic and dehumanizing language in the United States, warning...

New Protest in Sudan Marks 40 Days Since Military Crackdown

07/14/2019 Sudan (International Christian Concern) –It has been 40 days since the military council ordered the military to stop protests going on in Khartoum,...

Pope Francis: ‘The Church advances through prayer’

Church leaders must put prayer before all other things, Pope Francis said at his morning Mass Sunday. Speaking in...

U.S. Pastor Stranded in India after Arrest on Declarations Charge

NEW DELHI, India (Morning Star News) – A U.S. pastor attending a Sunday School conference in India is stranded in the country after he...

WCC condemns terror attacks on mosques in New Zealand, calls for end to violence

It is with deep shock and indignation that the World Council of Churches (WCC) received the news that 49 people have been...

New administrative rules on religion come into force amid ongoing restrictions

On 1 February new administrative regulations came into effect in China, which set out measures on the structure and function of religious...

Justice served in case of abducted Christian girl

CSW welcomes the verdict in the case of Ese Rita Oruru, who was kidnapped from her home in southern Nigeria in 2015...

Christians Arrested in Shenzhen for Selling Audio Bible Players

08/04/2019 China (International Christian Concern) – Seven employees at Shenzhen Cedar Electronics in China’s Guangdong province were arrested on July 22 for “illegal...

Pakistan Supreme Court delays verdict on Aasia Bibi’s final appeal against “blasphemy” death sentence

A three-judge panel at Pakistan’s Supreme Court delayed handing down its verdict on Aasia Bibi’s final appeal against her death sentence for “blasphemy” on Monday, 8...

Hunger in Venezuela becoming ‘a fuel more dangerous than gasoline’

An archbishop in Venezuela warned that desperation is growing in the country, as the national coronavirus quarantine measures have compounded a tenuous...
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Salvadoran imprisoned for 1989 killings of 5 Jesuit priests

A former colonel of the Salvadoran military, Inocente Orlando Montano Morales, has been convicted in a Spanish court for is participation in...

Online prayer service to observe World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel

An online morning prayer hosted by the World Council of Churches (WCC) on 14 September will be specially focused on the World...

3 Iranian Christians Flee the Country

09/13/2020 Iran (International Christian Concern) – Three Iranian Christian converts have fled Iran following the rejection of their appeals. Kvian Fallah-Mohammadi, Hadi Asgari, and Amin...