Two pastors fined for participating in nationwide protests

Two Cuban pastors who were detained amid unprecedented nationwide protests in Cuba on 11 July were informed on 1 September that the government would...

BJP singles out Muslims in controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill

On Monday 9 December India’s Lok Sabha (Lower House) passed the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 (CAB), which will grant citizenship to religious minorities from...

District Council in Pakistan Votes to Employ Only Christians as Sweepers

02/14/2019 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) – In January, the Swabi District Council, located in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, voted to only employ Christians...

Shenzhen House Church Harassed, Closely Monitored During Anniversary Trip

09/19/2021 China (International Christian Concern) – A house church in China’s Shenzhen recently celebrated its five-year anniversary by taking a trip together. Little did...

Free Yaroslav Mysyak: human rights activists urge Zelensky to pardon the pastor who was...

On the occasion of the meeting between Presidents Zelensky and Biden, human rights and religious organizations from around the world sent an...

Underground Church in Jiangxi Faces Intensified Persecution

07/10/2020 China (International Christian Concern) –  An underground church in China’s Jiangxi province has been threatened by the Chinese government to submit to...

Gunmen Burn Down Church, Kill Eight Christians in Kaduna State

05/23/2021 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Eight Christians were killed and a church was burned down on May 19th, during an attack in the...

Church Bombed in the DR Congo

06/28/2021 DRC (International Christian Concern) – At least two people were injured on Sunday when a makeshift bomb exploded inside a Catholic church in...

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...

Recent Arrest of Five Christians in Nepal a Worrying Sign for Religious Freedom

05/05/2019 Nepal (International Christian Concern) – On April 23, five Christians, including an American citizen, were arrested in Nepal’s Dang District after they...
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Archbishop of Telmissos is the new Metropolitan of Pisidia – Decisions of the Holy...

The Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate met July 22, 2022. In this session, under the chairmanship of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, Archbishop...

Pope Francis: Christ offers example of reconciliation through suffering

Speaking to a group of Catholics at Sacred Heart parish in Edmonton July 25, Pope Francis reiterated his “shame” and sorrow at...

WCC acting general secretary visits the Holy Land

As he visited the Holy Land from 14-17 July, World Council of Churches (WCC) acting general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca...