China Cracks Down on Unofficial Church, Arresting Pastor and 100 Members

(Morning Star News) – Authorities in China have detained the pastor and more than 100 members of a prominent, unofficial church since Sunday (Dec....

4 Hindrances To Taking More Risks And How To Conquer Them

Risk taking is necessary to to succeeding in one’s career, relationships or life. When we trade being risk averse for the sake of short-term...

Pope Francis: Advent demands conversion, recognizing our mistakes

Advent is a time of waiting and expectation, Pope Francis said Sunday, but this season also requires a “journey of conversion.” “To prepare the way...

Attack on Private Gathering in Northern India Typifies Hindu Extremist Strategy

A Hindu extremist strategy for stopping the spread of Christianity by targeting pastors – and their families – was painfully evident in a recent...

Unimaginable Loss for Christians Displaced by Violence in Nigeria

A grandmother whose 35-year-old son, 21-year-old daughter-in-law and 5-year-old granddaughter were shot dead by Muslim Fulani herdsmen is now homeless after she and other...

WCC-EDAN observes International Day of Persons with Disabilities

On 3 December, the world marked the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) under the theme “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring...

The Testimony of Healing from Atopic Dermatitis

Beginning in April 2018, two thirds of my whole body was affected by atopic dermatitis from head to toe. I could not lead a...

Learning exchange focuses on human rights among indigenous people

The International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self-Determination and Liberation and World Council of Churches held a learning exchange activity in the Ecumenical Centre in...

Chin State still not “safe” for Christians despite UN claims

Despite the recent UNHCR statement that “the conditions that would normally produce refugees no longer exist” in Chin State, Western Myanmar, the mainly Christian...

Pakistani Christians Stranded In Thailand

Due to the intense persecution faced by Pakistani Christians each day, many have decided to leave their homeland to find refuge in a foreign...
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Commentary: 30 years of German unity, fruit of a Christian revolution

Thirty years ago, prayers in St. Nicholas Church in Leipizig helped to bring about a peaceful revolution in the middle of Germany. 

Persecuted Christians will be turned back at the border if they try to bypass...

President Trump’s administration will turn away persecuted Christians who seek to bypass a new cap on numbers claiming asylum at the border, according to...

Pope Francis prays for ‘daring prudence’ during Amazon synod

At the opening Mass for the Amazon synod Sunday, Pope Francis prayed that the Holy Spirit would give the bishops prudence, wisdom,...