India: Church Courts Cannot Veto Divorce Laws

India's Supreme Court said Canon law and decrees of divorce given by ecclesiastical tribunals or "Church Courts" cannot veto the statutory law of divorce, The Hindu reports. Former Attorney General...

Christianity is Growing Despite Persecution

A recent report from Open Doors USA said that 2016 may have been the worst year yet for Christians. However, the World Watch List also found that despite the...

2016 Worst Year Yet for Christian Persecution — Report

Open Doors USA recently released a new report which identified 2016 as the "worst year yet" for Christian persecution, Breitbart reports. The World Watch List is an annual report produced...

Ancient Engravings from the Time of Jesus Discovered

The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced the discovery of significant religious symbols dating back to Jesus Christ's era, World Religion News reports. Hikers found an ancient seven-branched menorah and a...

Egypt Drops Case Against Mob That Attacked Christian Woman

Egyptian prosecutors have dropped a case against a Muslim mob that allegedly stripped an elderly woman naked and paraded her in the streets in central Minya province. The prosecutors...

Day of Mourning for Nigeria’s Christians

Church leaders in Nigeria held a day of mourning Sunday over the growing number of attacks on Christians in the country, Premier reports.

The 12 Worst Countries for Christians

International Christian Concern (ICC), a Christian watchdog based in Washington, recently released a list of countries where Christians are facing the worst persecution, World Religion News reports. An estimated 40,000-70,000...

Egyptian Cathedral Restored after Bombing

The Egyptian army corps of engineers said it has completed the restoration of St. Mark's Coptic Cathedral in Cairo, where a terrorist attack last month left 27 dead. Coptic Christians...

Japanese Samurai May Have Been Secret Christians

Researchers have discovered that hundreds of Japanese Samurai may have been secret Christians who expressed their faith with codes hidden in their sword hilts, Daily Mail UK reports. History suggests...

Christians are Most Persecuted in the World — Study

A research conducted by the Centre for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) showed that Christians are the most persecuted religious group in the world. Massimo Introvigne, Director of CESNUR,...