13 Eritrean Christians remain imprisoned after 2 raids on prayer meetings

Thirteen Eritrean Christians remain imprisoned after authorities raided two separate prayer meetings last month where 35 people were taken into custody, including several women.  Read More The Christian Post |…

Brazil’s new Jesus statue will surpass height of Rio’s iconic Christ the Redeemer

A new statue of Jesus Christ is under construction in southern Brazil and will surpass the height of the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue that overlooks Rio de Janeiro. Read…

BGEA, Scottish church sue charity over ‘anti-religious discrimination’ for canceling event

A church in Scotland and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association have sued a charitable trust for allegedly discriminating against them due to their religious beliefs.  Read More The Christian Post…

USCIRF pressured to drop critical religious freedom recommendation for India, activist warns

Allies of the Indian government are working to pressure the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom to reverse its recommendation that the State Department label India as a “country of…

Boris Johnson assures that ‘conversion therapy’ ban won’t criminalize pastoral counseling

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has assured that pastors will not face criminal charges for counseling individuals seeking help with unwanted same-sex attraction as Parliament seeks to ban so-called “conversion…

Lebanon, a haven for Christianity, on the brink of collapse if world fails to act, experts warn

Lebanon, known as a haven for Christianity in the Middle East, is on the brink of financial collapse and teeters on the edge of failed-state status if its path is…

8 Christians kidnapped from Nigerian church bus released: ‘Glory be to Jesus’

Eight members of the Redeemed Christian Church of God who were abducted by gunmen last month while traveling on a bus to a church program in the Kaduna state of…

US Embassy warns of ‘high’ terror threat in Indonesia after church bombing

The U.S. Embassy in Indonesia has issued a security alert for American citizens, asking them to maintain increased security awareness and heightened vigilance at places of worship following a slew…

Pastor jailed in Laos for over 1 year released, convicted of ‘disrupting unity’

A Christian pastor imprisoned in the Southeast Asian country of Laos for refusing to halt worship has been freed after over one year in detention.  Read More The Christian Post…

2 Pakistani Christian nurses charged with blasphemy, could face life in prison

Police in Pakistan’s Punjab province arrested two Christian nurses on blasphemy charges after hospital staff accused them of scratching a sticker with a verse from the Quran written on it…