The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has reported that up to 10,000 people have fled northern Iraq since ISIS began its takeover of the predominantly Christian region.
The demolition of a church in China seemed to be an isolated event, but International Christian Concern officials claim the destruction indicates reveals a widespread anti-church crackdown.
Earlier this month Iraqi militants executed at least 150 captured men in the northern city of Tikrit, Human Rights Watch reported Friday.
Pastor Behnam Irani was assaulted by Ministry of Intelligence and National Security (VEVAK) officers on June 7 and taken to an unknown location. The pastor has now been returned to prison.
Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian formerly imprisoned on apostasy charges, is now safely at the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum under the protection of officials.
Non-profit organization World Vision has asked its board members to sign a statement affirming that marriage is between one man and one woman.
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A Sudanese Christian doctor freed from death row on charges of apostasy Monday (June 23) is not yet free after authorities detained her at a Khartoum airport.
The Catholic Church in Italy is facing an embarrassing scandal after the arrest of a priest accused of demanding sexual favors from immigrants seeking political asylum in Sicily.
Seven Christian colleges were among 13 institutions losing their accreditation, receiving sanctions or warnings or losing their membership in the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
U.S. District Judge Richard Young ruled Wednesday that Indiana’s law banning homosexual marriage is unconstitutional.
New Gospel Outreach Church is now involved with another scandal; this time, the pastor of three years has gone to jail for rape and sodomy charges.
Millennials are reluctant to leave or check voice mails.
A unanimous Supreme Court vote today ruled that pro-life advocates have the right to speak against abortion directly in front of abortion clinics.
United States soccer player Clint Dempsey has represented his country well in the World Cup so far, but he gives all of the credit to Christ.
The latest attack orchestrated by Boko Haram militants targeted Nigerian World Cup fans on June 25.
Sudanese Christian Meriam Ibrahim has been released from authorities for a second time.
The book with this title, by Alan Weisman, prompts a powerful and provocative question for those of us who follow Christ: If all Christian influence were withdrawn from the world tomorrow, how long would it be before the world felt the effects?
Last week I introduced a series by Bruce Hausknecht, Focus’ judicial analyst, on two cases currently before the U.S. Supreme Court. These cases can potentially have far-reaching implication on the state of religious liberties in our country, which is why it’s important that Christians understand what’s going on – and what’s at stake.