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UK: Local Muslims Persecute Converts from Islam
Two British converts from Islam have been plagued by the persistent presence of mobs outside of their home in Bradford. [ 2 Comments ]

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Egypt: Christian Imprisoned for Blasphemy
An Egyptian Christian who was arrested earlier this month for allegedly evangelizing Muslims in Cairo could be held indefinitely on bogus blasphemy charges, according to Morning Star News. [ No Comments ]

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Nigeria: Muslim Herdsmen Helping Jihadists
The killing of Christians by Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria's middle belt has become part of a jihadist movement to both steal the region's natural resources and displace its Christian population. [ 1 Comment ]

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Bombs Target New Mexico Churches
Police are investigating bombs that were placed next to three churches in New Mexico. [ 4 Comments ]

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Atheists Demand Schools Remove Christian Quotes
An atheist group is demanding that a Texas school district remove any Christian quotes from its buildings by claiming that they 'unconstitutionally promote religion.' [ 6 Comments ]

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Kazakhstan: Children's Christian Camp Raided
Kazakh authorities recently raided a church-run children's camp after claiming the children were being taught religion illegally and without their parents' permission. [ 4 Comments ]

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North Korea Denies Persecution of Christians
When an editor asked about the persecution of Christians inside the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, a spokesman for the regime said his question was "absolutely false". [ 2 Comments ]

Latest Christian Headlines

A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decided that a statue of Jesus Christ located on a mountaintop memorial to World War II veterans is constitutional.

Israel's Christian schools will go on strike tomorrow, the first official day of the school year, after talks with the Jewish state's president and Ministry of Education broke down over a steep reduction in state funding.

The eyes of the world will be on Pope Francis when he makes a visit to the western hemisphere next month, stopping first in Cuba before heading north to Washington, D.C., New York City and Philadelphia. But his stop at the Ground Zero memorial in NYC amid commemoration of the deaths of thousands due to terrorism has been described by organizers as an 'extremely important event for the world.'

This drawing power was firmly on display when 'War Room,' a celebration of the purpose-driven life, stunned box office watchers by nearly dethroning 'Straight Outta Compton' as the weekend's highest-grossing domestic release with its $11 million debut. That's particularly impressive given that the religious drama was playing on a third of the number of screens as the N.W.A biopic.

An Egyptian Christian who was arrested in early August for handing out Bibles to Muslims at a mall is likely to remain jailed indefinitely after a judge extended his sentence and charged him with blasphemy right before he was scheduled to be released.

The oldest complete version of the New Testament will go on display at London's British Museum in October as part of an exhibit on the monotheistic religions in Egypt.

An atheist group is demanding that publicly funded universities take immediate steps to bar Christian coaches and chaplains from 'converting football fields into mission fields.'

A Nigerian pastor and president of the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria has said that Boko Haram has killed as many as 8,000 members of the congregations he oversees, destroyed 70 percent of his churches, and left most of the pastors under his care without a job.

The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), an organization advocating the complete separation of church and state, sent letters to several universities this week demanding they dismiss football team chaplains, arguing they hold unconstitutional sway over students.

In a residential area on the outskirts of a large city, children in navy blazers and khaki skirts push open a bright yellow wrought iron gate. Inside sits a Christian school with classrooms displaying alphabet letters, caterpillar crafts, bean bag chairs, and Bible verses. Some kindergarten and elementary-age students squeal while grabbing their pint-sized red-and-white choir robes from student lockers for Monday morning chapel.