Egypt’s Christians Given Equal Leave for Pilgrimage

Egypt's High Constitutional Court has ruled on Saturday that Christian civil servants should be entitled to the same rights as Muslims, who receive a stipend to go on the Hajj, RT reports.

Muslim Refugees Converting to Christianity to Remain Safe

The UK Telegraph reports that many Syrian refugees are converting to Christianity in order to find safety in Lebanon. The refugees claimed that they decided to be followers of Christ to benefit from the humanitarian aid distributed by Christian charities and to help their asylum applications to other countries.

Women Important in Sharing the Faith in Iran

Open Doors found that women are playing an important role in spreading Christianity in Iran, World Watch Monitor reports. "Many women risk imprisonment and torture by being active evangelists," she...

World Vision: Christianity Can Bring Lasting Humanitarian Change

World Vision International CEO, Kevin Jenkins stated that the Christian faith must play a greater role in providing permanent solutions to humanitarian crises. "If you're going to be doing something...

Religious People are Less Likely to Own a Handgun

A new study showed that people who are more involved with religion have a lower chance of owning guns, World Religion News reports. "in terms of religion, Evangelical Protestants are...

India: Church Courts Cannot Veto Divorce Laws

India's Supreme Court said Canon law and decrees of divorce given by ecclesiastical tribunals or "Church Courts" cannot veto the statutory law of divorce, The Hindu reports. Former Attorney General...

Christianity is Growing Despite Persecution

A recent report from Open Doors USA said that 2016 may have been the worst year yet for Christians. However, the World Watch List also found that despite the...

2016 Worst Year Yet for Christian Persecution — Report

Open Doors USA recently released a new report which identified 2016 as the "worst year yet" for Christian persecution, Breitbart reports. The World Watch List is an annual report produced...

Ancient Engravings from the Time of Jesus Discovered

The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced the discovery of significant religious symbols dating back to Jesus Christ's era, World Religion News reports. Hikers found an ancient seven-branched menorah and a...

Egypt Drops Case Against Mob That Attacked Christian Woman

Egyptian prosecutors have dropped a case against a Muslim mob that allegedly stripped an elderly woman naked and paraded her in the streets in central Minya province. The prosecutors...