Religion News

Middle East | Oct. 22 2018

School closures threaten Church in Syria

QAMISHLI, Syria — Kurdish authorities in northeastern Syria have closed private schools administered by the Syriac Orthodox Church, which Assyrian... [READ MORE]

Asia | Oct. 22 2018

Three Indonesian churches sealed shut

JAMBI, Indonesia — While church members wept, the Jambi Civil Service Police pasted a notice declaring a Methodist church sealed because of... [READ MORE]

Asia | Oct. 21 2018

Violence against Christians intensifies

HYDERABAD, India — Christians in southern India are living in increasingly more fear as the level of violence against them continues to rise,... [READ MORE]

Latest News | Oct. 8 2018

Panel says pastor/judge’s removal unjust

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A state government commission tasked with investigating claims concerning the ethical conduct of judges filed formal charges... [READ MORE]

Asia | Oct. 1 2018

Pastors in hiding after false media charges

NEW DELHI — Influenced by Hindu extremists, campaigns against Christians in Uttar Pradesh state, India, have increased, sending several pastors... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 30 2018

Attack in IDP camp kills 42, mostly women

BRIA, Central African Republic — Dozens of people are feared dead after suspected Islamist rebels attacked a group of civilians in early September.... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 29 2018

Boko Haram threatens to kill more hostages

DAPCHI, Nigeria — A schoolgirl abducted by Boko Haram urged the government to secure her release in an audio recording sent to local media... [READ MORE]

Africa | Sep. 23 2018

More churches being closed in Egypt

ESNA, Egypt — Authorities in Al-Zeneeqa village closed a church Sept. 5 that had been holding worship services at the site for 18 years. The... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Sep. 21 2018

New DNA analysis surprises evolutionists

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A landmark study published in August appears to push back on evolutionists’ assumptions about human ancestry. DNA analysis... [READ MORE]

Asia | Sep. 19 2018

Large house church in China shut down

BEIJING — One of China’s largest underground churches said it would hold services outdoors after it was shut down for refusing to install... [READ MORE]