Religion News

United States | Dec. 12 2018

ETS meeting includes 190 Baptist presenters

DENVER — Some 190 of 750 presentations at the Evangelical Theological Society’s (ETS) annual meeting were offered by scholars with ties to... [READ MORE]

United States | Dec. 12 2018

Christmas imagery complaints increase

WASHINGTON — A watchdog group who claims to advocate for religious freedom in the United States Armed Forces (USAF) says the organization is... [READ MORE]

United States | Dec. 12 2018

Sanctuary churches react to migrant’s arrest

DURHAM, N.C. — The Nov. 23 arrest of an undocumented lay minister from Mexico has the nation’s sanctuary churches doubling down on security... [READ MORE]

Middle East | Dec. 8 2018

Christian converts surveilled, arrested

MASHDAD, Iran — Two Christian converts from Islam planning to meet in a northern city of Iran were detained on the same day, part of what rights... [READ MORE]

Africa | Dec. 5 2018

Christian family ordered to return to Islam

GARSEN, Kenya — After a family in southeast Kenya put their faith in Christ recently, Muslims gave them one day to return to Islam or be killed,... [READ MORE]

Asia | Dec. 5 2018

Hindu mob attempts to burn pastor alive

SUNDARGARH, India — A Christian pastor was taking his 18-month-old baby to the hospital for emergency treatment in the state of Odisha, India,... [READ MORE]

Asia | Dec. 3 2018

Fear spreads in India following attacks

NEW DELHI — Attacks on Christians that began in the Jaunpur District of Uttar Pradesh in July have spiked and spread, instilling fear in congregations... [READ MORE]

Africa | Dec. 2 2018

Islamist terrorist ambush kills 7 Christians

CAIRO — Seven Coptic Christians, including six from the same family, were ambushed and killed Nov. 2 in an attack on their bus by Islamist... [READ MORE]

Asia | Dec. 1 2018

Tribal leaders join forces with extremists

DURULA, India — Five Christian convert families in eastern India were at a worship service in October when their homes were vandalized by tribal... [READ MORE]

Asia | Nov. 30 2018

Church in Nepal forced to close its doors

PALPA, Nepal — High-caste Hindus, Brahmins, who have been harassing a church in Nepal forced it to shut down in November and issued threats... [READ MORE]