Sim Jae-Sok, a South Korean missionary, was killed in his home in Taytay on Friday morning, according to local police. According to officials, Sim woke up early that morning to exercise, but came into contact with a robber who was in his home, leading to a scuffle
A second Chibok girl from the 218 kidnapped girls has been found, according to the Nigerian army.
The Church of Scotland voted to allow its gay ministers to marry, at General Assembly meeting held in Edinburgh. The church, however, left the theological definition of marriage beyond the purview of the meeting, and will take it up next year.
Emergency teams have been searching for a missing 134 people who have been buried in mud after landslides covered three villages in Sri Lanka, but fear that there may not be any survivors.
A majority of people would accept refugees into their countries and even into their homes, according to a new global survey.
One of the missing Chibok schoolgirls in Nigeria were found, the first of over 200 who were captured by the Boko Haram extremist group two years ago.
On May 10, Sudan released one of two church leaders who had been arrested and jailed in December.
Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani Arrested Again After Spending Three Years in Prison for Evangelizing
An Iranian, pastor who was put on death row for apostasy in 2010 and then acquitted about two years later, was rearrested along with his wife and another church member on 13th May, according to Christian Solidarity Worldwide.
The pastor of a China state-run church called Pyongyang Three-Self Patriotic Movement Church who protested against the cross-removal campaign in Zhejiang province was released this week after being imprisoned for the last eight months, China Aid reported.
Christians in Pakistan are protesting against Punjab state government’s decision to raze four churches which stand in the way of a planned Metro train project.
The Jamaica Constabulary Force revealed that multiple US agencies including FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration will be assisting in the investigation of murders of American missionaries Randy Hentzel and Harold Nichols, whose bodies were recovered in a rural Jamaican province this past weekend.
The cause of religious freedom has suffered over the last several years, according to the 2016 annual report by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).
Xi Jinping on Religion: 'We Must Resolutely Guard Against Overseas Infiltrations Via Religious Means'
In a first conference on religious freedom in 15 years, Chinese president Xi Jinping provided his views on how to rein in religion.
A Chinese pastor who defended churches facing demolition and contacted US consulate in Shanghai and foreign journalists was imprisoned along with his wife and son on April 26.
Choong Ryul Han, Korean Chinese Pastor, Found Dead in China; North Korean Authorities Suspected for Murder
A Korean pastor with a Chinese citizenship was found dead in Jilin province, China around 8 PM local time on Saturday. Choong Ryul Han, a pastor, was known to have helped defectors from North Korea and served at Changbai Church in Jilin.