Anglican and Episcopal Churches Join Efforts to Provide Shelter and Food to Displaced South Sudanese
Church leaders of the Anglican and Episcopal churches have been providing shelter and material assistance for people in South Sudan as tens of thousands have been internally displaced or fleeing the country due to the violence that has persisted in the country.
The International Justice Mission has launched a global online petition calling for swift conviction of those involved in the murders of Lawyer Willie Kimani, Josphat Mwenda, and Joseph Muiruri.
Over 100,000 Venezuelans waited on an international bridge to enter Colombia so that they could shop for food, toiletries, and medicine which are hardly available in any of the country’s stores.
People from different faiths came together for a prayer vigil at Louisville’s Islamic Center to pray the victims of the barbaric attack in Nice which killed 84 people and injured more than 50.
Over 90 people were killed and thousands were wounded in a military coup to overthrow President Tayyip Erdogan's government in Turkey. However, the public came out in support of the President and confronted the rebel army on the streets, due to which the coup lost much of its strength.
Russia’s new legislation to counter terrorism is being seen as extraordinarily restrictive and is expected to have an adverse effect on citizen freedom.
One day after the Anglican Church of Canada rejected a proposal to authorize same-sex marriage, the church reversed its decision after discovering a miscount during the voting process.
The Anglican Church of Canada will vote today on alteration of marriage definition to accommodate same-sex unions. The voting is a part of six-day General Synod that began last week in Richmond Hill, north of Toronto.
At least four Coptic Christian homes were torched by a mob of 300 Muslims in Samalout, Egypt. The attack was perpetrated in Kom el Loofy village by the mob to warn the Copts against building a church on land owned by a Christian man Ashraf Khalaaf.
Christians and other minorities in Iraq are facing persecution at unprecedented levels and are at the verge of extinction, as they are suppressed and abused by Islamic State [ISIS] which gained prominence in the area two years ago.
The Church of England will convene a General Synod in York this week where as many as 500 members are expected to come together and discuss same-sex marriage.
China Implements Law Compelling Churches to Hand Over Tithes and Donations to Authorities, According to China Aid Report
Chinese state government in Zhejiang province has implemented a new law for some of the churches to hand over all their income and donations to the authorities, the China Aid reported.
Suicide bombers blew themselves up in three different cities of Saudi Arabia on Monday, as the season of Ramadan nears its completion.
Russia Seeks to Restrict Evangelism Through Potential Law; Christians Pray and Send Petition to Putin
Russia's legislature has passed a set of draconian restrictions on evangelism and church, similar to the ones in the Communist Era, according to media reports.
A truck packed with explosives in Baghdad’s Karrada neighborhood killed at least 125 and wounded over 200 on Saturday night when residents were celebrating Ramadan.