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Concern Rises on China’s Church Crackdown

Human rights organization Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) expressed concern over the intensifying persecution of Christianity and other religious minority groups in China.

Chinese Christians Protest “Anti-Terror Cameras” in Churches

Christians living in Wenzhou denounced the installation of security cameras inside the churches. The city's Christian community clashed with government officials as the latter forcefully set up the cameras, according to South China Morning Post.

World Council of Churches Attended by 1000’s

More than 1,000 Christians from different denominations around the world joined the World Council of Churches' Conference on World Mission and Evangelism, held in Arusha, Tanzania in Africa on March 8-13, 2018.

Key to Progress is in the Church—Nigerian VP

An ecumenical center was formally opened in Yenagoa, Nigeria on October 31, 2017. The 10,000-capacity center was built by the Bayelsa State government and the inauguration was organized by Nigerian pastors, reports Information Nigeria.

Persecuted Christian Bishops Denied UK Visas

UK officials denied visas to three archbishops from Iraq and Syria. The bishops were refused entry despite being invited by UK's Syriac Orthodox Church, Catholic Herald reports. Archbishop Nicodemus Daoud...

Christian Millennials Reawaken Faith in Israel

Covenant Journey is a US-based non-profit organization that provides trips to Israel for deserving Christian students aged 18 to 25. It sponsors the pilgrimage to the Holy Land to...

French Christians to Use a New Version of the Lord’s Prayer

French Christians have started using a revised version of the Lord's Prayer on December 3, 2017, the first Sunday in Advent.

Christian Groups Denounce Killings in Nigeria

Led by the Christian Association of Nigeria, Christians went out and marched on the streets of Lagos, Akure, Osogbo and Ado-Ekiti. They held placards calling for an end to the murderous attacks.

Bolivia’s President Scraps Evangelization Ban

The president of Bolivia heeded the clamor of Christians and reversed a new law prohibiting evangelization in the country.

YouVersion Bible App Reveals 2018’s Most Popular Verse

According to the makers of the YouVersion Bible App, Isaiah 41:10 is the most shared, bookmarked, and highlighted verse this year.

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Catholic Bishops of Florida Issue Statement on 46th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

TALLAHASSEE, FL (Jan. 16, 2019) – In a joint statement, Florida’s Catholic bishops continued an annual tradition of recognizing the Jan. 22, 1973, U.S....

Blessed to be a Blessing

W. Clement Stone said, “If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.” Generous people with caring hearts discover ways to bless others.

Are You Passionate?

Anyone who knows anything about the National Football League is aware that Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike...

There is Another Way

J.T. Starks grew up in Lancaster, Texas, near Dallas, amidst violence and uncertainty. He had no role model as a child, but he relied on his instincts for survival.

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