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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 ]

ISIS Calls for Attack on First Baptist of Dallas: Church Rejects 'Spirit of Fear'
The Islamic terrorist group ISIS is calling on its followers to attack a large and prominent church in Dallas, Texas. [ No Comments ]

Religious Makeup of the New Congress Overwhelmingly Christian
The share of U.S. adults who describe themselves as Christians has been declining for decades, but the U.S. Congress is about as Christian today as it was in the early 1960s, according to a new analysis by Pew Research Center. [ 1 Comment ]

Latest Christian Headlines

Christians in Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, have been left staring at an uncertain future following the election defeat of Basuki Tjahaja 'Ahok' Purnama, the soon to be former Christian governor of Jakarta.

A majority on the Supreme Court appeared to offer support Wednesday for a church excluded from a publicly funded aid program, during the hearing for what was considered Justice Neil Gorsuch's first high-profile case.

Evangelical Christians in India, who are reportedly facing persecution in several areas of India, were in mourning this Easter after the recent death of at least 16 Christians in a major traffic accident in Meghalaya state in North East India.

Facebook is becoming the tool of choice for people who want to broadcast threats, murders, and even their own deaths on social media.

Three homes were burned down and eight Christians were injured when a Muslim mob attacked a Christian community in the town of Kom el-Loufy in Upper Egypt while on their way home from a prayer gathering, a leading persecution watchdog has reported.

Christians in six States in India witnessed harassment and attacks as they gathered to celebrate Palm Sunday on 9 April.

Pastor Raymond Koh was driving his car near Malaysia's capital city when a convoy of black SUV's and motorcycles swooped in to surround his car.

Thousands of believers gathered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Sunday.

School management has forced a teacher in Berlin, Germany, to remove a cross necklace from her attire when she's in the classroom.

The authorities in Egypt said late Thursday they had identified the second of two jihadist bombers who targeted Coptic Christian Palm Sunday services last week.