Study: Faith is Good for the Brain

According to an article by Italian science journalist Piero Bianucci, prayer and other experiences related to faith stimulate a part of the brain associated with strong, positive emotions.

Deadly Attacks Continue Against Nigerian Christians

Nigerian Christians fear for their lives as deadly attacks continue against them. More than 300 people were killed in several Christian communities in Kaduna State, Nigeria in February and March 2019.

Egypt Legalizes 156 Christian Churches

Egypt legalized 156 Christian churches and church-affiliated buildings on March 5, 2019, making the total number of registered churches in the country to 783.

Official Vows to Rid of China’s Christianity

China claims that the West is using Christianity to influence its people and challenge the ruling Communist Party.

Ancient Bible Seized from Smugglers in Turkey

Turkish police seized an ancient Bible during an anti-smuggling operation in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir, near the Syrian border on February 4, 2019.

Imam Calls for Solidarity with Christians

The Grand Imam of Egypt’s Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb called on Muslims in the Middle East to "embrace" local Christians.

Nearly Half of British Millennials Don’t Have a Relationship with the Bible

A recent survey in the U.K. of 1,942 young adults revealed that about half of British Millennials, or 48%, said they don't have a relationship with the Bible.

More Swiss Are Leaving the Church—Study

A study on religion by the Swiss Federal Statistics Office found that more and more people are leaving the big churches in Switzerland.

Alleged Biblical Site to be Destroyed For Saudi Megacity

Bible experts disclosed that the location of a planned megacity in Saudi Arabia might have been the site where Moses received the Ten Commandments.

1 in 12 Christians Persecuted Because of Faith –Open Doors

Open Doors USA released its report on the 50 countries where Christians face the most persecution. The World Watch list is published every year and ranks countries based on the level of persecution Christians experience in five spheres of Christian life: church, national, community, family, and private lives.
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