Religion News


Africa | Aug. 30 2019

Christian mother in Somalia divorced, forced to leave children after Bible discovered

A 32-year-old mother of two in Somalia was forced to leave her home after her husband discovered a Bible in her possession. The woman, who secretly... [READ MORE]

Africa | Aug. 28 2019

More clergy members in Nigeria killed by Fulani herdsmen

Attacks in Nigeria have left more than 600 dead, some of them pastors and clergy members. Dozens of others have been kidnapped in the continued... [READ MORE]

Asia | Aug. 23 2019

Foreign Christians arrested on charges of ‘converting’ in Nepal

A Christian from South Korea arrested in Nepal on charges of “attempting to convert” was released Aug. 7. Cho Yusang, a 73-year-old evangelical... [READ MORE]

Africa | Jul. 30 2019

Widow in Uganda flees after receiving threats

A widow in central Uganda fled her home after receiving threats from local Muslim leaders when she arranged for a pastor to bury the body of... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 6 2019

Prayer for president, letter that followed stirs up social media controversy for pastor David Platt

A misleading headline related to President Donald Trump’s impromptu visit to a Virginia church June 2 began a social media frenzy two days... [READ MORE]

Europe | Apr. 15 2019

Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris ravaged by fire

A massive fire engulfed the 850-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of Paris Monday evening (April 15), destroying the entire wooden frame... [READ MORE]

Africa | Apr. 1 2019

Persecuted church: More than 200 Christians killed in continued escalating attacks throughout Nigeria

Christian deaths are spiraling in Nigeria as militant Fulani herdsmen and Boko Haram terrorists escalate their attacks, according to reports... [READ MORE]

Africa | Mar. 26 2019

Hundreds dead in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe after tropical cyclone Idai

Tropical Cyclone Idai brought torrential rain and wind as it made landfall near Beira City, Mozambique, in southeast Africa. Hundreds are confirmed... [READ MORE]

Asia | Feb. 27 2019

After threats on his life Sri Lankan Christian pursued, arrested

NATTANDIYA, Sri Lanka — Police in Sri Lanka arrested a Christian who reported a Buddhist mob’s threat on his life, according to an advocacy... [READ MORE]

Asia | Feb. 26 2019

Christian mother forced to move after arrest

A Christian mother of three arrested in northern India for trying to convert another woman to Christ has been transferred 130 miles from her... [READ MORE]

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