International Christian Concern is organizing its first annual “The Bridge” conference in Washington DC to raise awareness about the persecuted church in the Middle East, and to arrive at ways to support the Christians and minorities in the region.
Turkey Says Islamic State Likely Behind the Istanbul Airport Attack that Killed 42 People and Injured Over 230
Turkish authorities say that they suspect Islamic state’s hand in Tuesday’s terrorist attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport.
The JESUS film has been translated into eight new languages for 6.5 million people living in South Asia, who have never known Jesus intimately.
North Korea Threatens to Cease Negotiations with US After Former Detainee Missionary Openly Criticizes Regime
North Korean government said that they will cease negotiations with United States to free the two American detainees after missionary Kenneth Bae released a book describing his experience of imprisonment in the country.
Millions of Brits voted in the EU referendum across the UK, and a slight majority preferred to leave the EU.
A Pew study released on June 23 says that religious persecution around the world has been decreasing over the past few years. The research, which analyzed data up to 2014, shows that government restrictions on religion and social hostilities towards religion declined slightly between 2013 and 2014. There was a similar decline in the year 2011-2012.
Hundreds of Christians met together on Wednesday evening in London's Parliament Square to pray for the EU referendum to take place on 23rd June, that will decide if UK can stay in EU or not.
The Church of England will be starting a new congregation for LGBT community this summer, which is named as True North, according to Christian Today.
The number of refugees today is the highest it has ever been at over 65 million people, according to a report released by the United Nation's Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Monday. This marks the first time the number of refugees has ever surpassed 60 million, the UNHCR said. And more than half of the refugees were children.
A new study reveals that a significant majority of children in UK were exposed to online pornography by the time they reach the age of 16.
Anglican Church of Kenya Priest Sides with LGBT in Lawsuit Seeking Protection from Abuse and Discrimination
An Anglican priest in Kenya has sided with LGBT advocates in a lawsuit against the state’s alleged discriminatory laws which the community says is inhibiting liberties of gay people in the country, according to a report by RNS.
Bangladesh Detains Over 8,500 Activists and Religious Minorities Following Spate of Fundamentalist Violence
Bangladesh police has detained over 8,500 people in the last four days of nationwide crackdown on extremist violence against religious minorities.
A Catholic church in Chile was attacked and ransacked as a student protest in Santiago proceeded to become increasingly violent. The protesters from the country's left-leaning student body also destroyed a three-meter Jesus statue and took other religious iconography.
Scottish Episcopal Church Synod Recommends Changing Definition of Marriage to Include Same-Sex Couples
General Synod of Scottish Episcopal Church recommended removing definition of marriage as between a man and a woman from the Church’s canon at a meeting in Edinburgh on June 10. This step brought the church closer towards allowing same-sex marriage in the church as the clergy members voted to send the proposal to church’s seven dioceses.
Two attackers opened fire at a cosmopolitan shooting complex in Tel Aviv, near Defense Ministry, killing four people and injured another 16.