Iraqi Christians Divided on Returning to Mosul

Iraqi and Kurdish forces have been battling to recapture the Islamic State-held metropolis of Mosul. They've been encountering a ring of booby-trapped ghost towns like Bartella, where 30,000 Christians...

Famous Christian Church in Israel Vandalized

The Church of the Transfiguration on Mount Tabor, a famous Christian church in Israel, was vandalized and its chalices were robbed last week, Xinhua reports. No suspects were apprehended...

Iranian Pastor Released From Prison After 6 Years

Iranian Pastor Behnam Irani has been freed after spending six years of imprisonment in Iran, Mission Network News reports. "Irani has been released from prison and is now free," confirmed...

Bible-based Video Game Brings Children Closer to Christianity

Scripture Union released a video game last year that presents a digital Bible experience to children aged 8-11 and it has now gaining popularity. The game introduces the Bible to...

Ethiopian Christian Teenagers’ Faith Unshaken after Beating

An 18-year old Ethiopian Christian who was imprisoned and brutally beaten by Muslims has been re-arrested after she was released on bail. According to World Watch Monitor, the teen named...

Church Bells Ring Out in Freed Iraqi Town

Church bells rang out over Bartella, Iraq, for the first time in over two years Friday as Iraqi soldiers celebrated their victory over ISIS, CBN News reports. Bartella was previously...

Christians Reject UNESCO’s Temple Mount Resolution

Leaders in the US Christian community expressed dismay over UNESCO’s approval of a resolution that distorts Jerusalem’s religious history, The Algemeiner reports. On October 13, the United Nations Educational, Scientific...

King of Bahrain Donates Land for New Church

The King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa, has donated a land for the construction of the second Coptic church in the Kingdom, Agenzia Fides reports. The new place...

Iraqi Christians Welcome Mosul Offensive

Iraqi Christians have welcomed the start of the Mosul offensive on Sunday to liberate Iraq's second largest city from the Islamic State group, The Tablet reports. Mosul was taken...

Cardinal Vows Prayer, Aid After Varanasi Stampede

Cardinal Oswald Gracias, Archbishop of Mumbai and president of the Bishops' Conference of India, said the Church in India was planning to observe a special Day of Prayer for...
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