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Trump eases rules on political activity for religious institutions
President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order easing the enforcement of rules prohibiting tax-exempt religious institutions from involvement in politics. [ No Comments ]

For the First Time, Russia Ranked Among Worst Violators of Religious Freedom
Russia’s ongoing crackdown on religious minorities, foreign missionaries, and evangelists has earned it a spot among the worst countries in the world for religious freedom. [ No Comments ]

Palm Sunday Bombings of Egyptian Coptic Churches Kill 44
At least 44 people were killed in bomb attacks on the symbolic cathedral seat of the Coptic Pope and another church on Palm Sunday, prompting anger and fear among Christians and troop deployments across Egypt. [ 1 Comment ]

The first solar eclipse to cross America in 99 years is coming. To some, it’s an act of God
The total solar eclipse that will cross America this summer — an event that last happened 99 years ago — will be an important moment for scientific observers and a massive nationwide spectator event. It will also, for many people of faith, be evidence of God’s majesty — and even, to a few, a harbinger of the coming end of the world. [ 10 Comments ]

Hundreds of Christians Flee Egypt's North Sinai Amid ISIS Killing Spree
Hundreds of Christians in Egypt's North Sinai province fled the area Friday after the Islamic State terror group killed seven Christians in just three weeks. [ 1 Comment ]

Christian Group Compassion Int'l Being Forced to Close Doors, Abandon 147,000 Children in India
Christian child sponsorship organization Compassion International could be forced to leave India and the 147,000 children it helps there by March after the government blocked funding from outside the subcontinent. [ 3 Comments ]

900 Churches in Nigeria Destroyed by Boko Haram
At least 900 Christian churches have been destroyed at the hands of Boko Haram in northern Nigeria, as part of the Islamic radical group's campaign to drive out all Christians from the north, the youth wing of the Christian Association of Nigeria reported. [ 4 Comments ]

Latest Christian Headlines

Scotland is moving towards being the country in the UK with most liberal Christian practice on gay marriage with the Church of Scotland and the Scottish Episcopal Church both taking steps in this direction in the near future.

Texas Governor Greg Abbot is taking a huge step to defend religious liberty.

The wives of Chinese human rights lawyers imprisoned and tortured by the government in China detailed their husbands' experiences and told members of Congress Thursday that families are also being persecuted by the Chinese government.

A new report says that violent attacks on the Christian minority in India are increasing at an alarming rate, as the emboldened members of groups close to the governing Hindu nationalist party seek to create a 'Hindu nation.' There's an anti-Christian attack every 40 hours, the report highlights.

A number of Christians have been arrested in Eritrea in round-ups of members of unregistered denominations that occurred during the week of 8 May.

Hard-line Hindus in southern India, upset that members of their caste-based group have become Christians, burned down a church building and the pastor's home this month, sources said.

A former church has been taken over and converted to a mosque in a rural North Carolina county, and a group of Christian pastors took part in the conversion ceremony in an effort to 'show mutual respect' for their Muslim neighbors.

A Cuban evangelical pastor was sentenced to prison because he removed his kids from the state-run communist schools to homeschool them. Homeschooling advocates are calling upon the Trump administration to grant them asylum in the United States.

Kim Chung-seong, a North Korean defector now working as a Christian missionary, says despite the persecution faced by Christians in the world's most difficult place for Christians, the church continues to grow there.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked to intervene Wednesday on behalf of a county judge who's battling to be allowed to open his courtroom with a prayer.