Religion News


Asia | Sep. 20 2020

Mother of four killed in India while protecting daughter from attack

NEW DELHI, India — A Christian mother of four was killed in July for refusing to let her daughter be raped by Hindu men. Two masked Hindus... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 18 2020

Attacks continue on Nigerian Christians

KADUNA, Nigeria — Muslim Fulani herdsmen continue their attacks on Nigerian Christians, killing 10 on July 24 and another 37 in Kaduna state... [READ MORE]

Events Promotion | Sep. 14 2020

‘The Return’ set for Sept. 26; national, local prayer events set

In a time of uncertainty and civil and spiritual unrest, leaders of a national prayer effort, The Return, are calling believers across denominational... [READ MORE]

Asia | Sep. 14 2020

Pakistani Christian sentenced to death

A Pakistani court sentenced a Christian man to death after finding him guilty of blasphemy, his defense lawyer said Sept. 10. Asif Pervaiz, 37,... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Sep. 8 2020

Americans hold complex, conflicting religious beliefs, according to latest State of Theology study

More than half of Americans say religious beliefs are a matter of personal opinion, not objective facts. And that’s made clear by examining... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 8 2020

Nigerian violence sparked by history, grudges, poverty and religion

While some religious freedom advocates characterize the violence in Nigeria in very black-and-white terms — nothing short of Muslim persecution... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 3 2020

Kenyan family who fled violence in Nairobi attacked again for faith

ISIOLO, Kenya — Muslim extremists beat a Christian woman unconscious in Isiolo, Kenya, and attacked her brother and sister in ongoing persecution... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 1 2020

Violence against Christians in Nigeria escalates yearly

With every passing year, the body count grows larger, and tales of violence — rapes, beheadings, mutilations, kidnappings, torching of homes... [READ MORE]

Asia | Aug. 28 2020

Churches raided, arrests made after refusing to join government association

XIAMEN, China — Police raided a Christian house church in early May, injuring worshippers filming the raid with cell phones. It was the second... [READ MORE]

Asia | Aug. 23 2020

Tennessee couple’s four years of prayer walking in Japan lead to constant reminders of His work

By Stella McMillian International Mission Board When International Mission Board (IMB) worker Jack Wattanawongsawang and his wife Prinna moved... [READ MORE]