persecution

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Vatican: 'End of Communism was not all good news for churches'

By Tom Heneghan

Senior Vatican official says major tensions between Catholic and Orthodox Churches developed after the end of Communism.

Monday, 17 November 2014

Archbishop of Canterbury on the future of the Anglican Communion: 'We have no strategies beyond prayer and obedience'

By Carey Lodge

The Archbishop of Canterbury today gave the presidential address at the meeting of the General Synod in London, in which he praised the Anglican Communion for its diversity, but warned that it "may be too much to manage".

Monday, 17 November 2014

Pakistan's blasphemy law is a licence to kill with impunity

By Nasir Saeed

Extremism against religious minorities, especially Christians, has permeated Pakistani society and is devouring it from the inside, writes Nasir Saeed.

Thursday, 13 November 2014

Global day of prayer to focus on Christians in prison for their faith

By Carey Lodge

With persecution against Christians on the rise, churches across the UK will be gathering for the International Day of Prayer on November 16.

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Barbaric execution of Christians in Pakistan lead to protests and call to prayer

By Carey Lodge

The brutal killing of a Pakistani Christian couple earlier this month has prompted leaders to begin a protest outside 10 Downing Street.

Tuesday, 04 November 2014

Prince Charles defends religious freedom and calls for greater tolerance between Muslims and Christians

By Carey Lodge

Prince Charles today passionately defended religious freedom during an address at the House of Lords.

World

Monday, 03 November 2014

India: Authorities accused of collaborating with nationalist extremists in attacks on Christians

By Christian Today staff writer

India: Authorities accused of collaborating with nationalist extremists in attacks on Christians

Monday, 03 November 2014

American freed from North Korean jail: 'I was doing what I thought God wanted me to do'

By Mark Woods

Jeffrey Fowle has spoken about what made him risk prison for persecuted believers.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

After a terrible 2013, Christians in Egypt 'feel much safer' under President Sisi

By Cath Martin

The security situation is getting better and there is greater stability, according to one priest

Saturday, 18 October 2014

Asia Bibi's husband distraught after court upholds death sentence: 'How can I tell my children their mother is not free?'

By Cath Martin

Christians around the world have reacted with dismay to the news this week that the death sentence of a Christian mother in Pakistan still stands.

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