A Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentence under sharia for leaving Islam was flown to Italy with her family after spending more than a month in the U.S. embassy in Khartoum, according to the BBC.
Members of the militant Islamic State in Iraq and Syria torched an 1,800 year-old Catholic Church in Mosul as Christians fled for fear of their lives, according to the Christian Post.
Church leaders in India have petitioned Chhattisgarh state to reverse its ban on non-Hindu religious activity, according to Morning Star News.
The Islamic State have distributed leaflets to Christians in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul threatening to kill them if they don't convert, according to Breitbart News.
Buddhist group has launched a four-day campaign against "Christian fundamentalism" to stop their religious activities in Sri Lanka, according to Barnabas Aid.
A lawsuit brought by a Sudanese Muslim family against a Christian woman to legally establish her as their Muslim daughter was dropped Wednesday in a development that could finally allow her to leave Sudan once and for all, according to Reuters.
Nanle County Church Pastor Shaojie Zhang was sentenced on July 4 to 12 years in prison in China, according to International Christian Concern.
Iranian security forces have arrested three Christians including a pastor, according to Christian Today.
A Scandinavian rights group has filed a lawsuit against the Swedish government on behalf of a Christian midwife who was fired for refusing to perform abortions, according to International Christian Concern.
The case of Meriam Ibrahim, the Christian Sudanese mom who was recently freed from prison after being sentenced to death for apostasy, remains in legal limbo.
Iraq's Patriarch has appealed for the release of two nuns and three orphans who have been missing in Mosul, according to Yahoo News.
North Korea plans to charge an American tourist for "perpetrating hostile acts" after he apparently left a Bible in his hotel room, according to The Independent.
The Islamic State (IS) has been brutally enforcing Islamic laws in Mosul, according to the Assyrian International News Agency.
The Sudanese woman who gave birth in a Khartoum prison while in chains said her baby daughter is disabled as a result of her treatment, according to CNN.
Sudanese authorities in North Khartoum demolished yet another church building Monday one day after giving its congregation verbal notice, according to Morning Star News.
At least 30 Nigerians were killed Sunday in raids on four Christian villages in the northeastern state of Borno by suspected Boko Haram islamists, according to CNN.
While celebrating a memorial Mass Monday for ancient Christians martyred by Nero, Pope Francis said there are more martyrs today than at any time in history, according to Breitbart.com.
Officials in Khartoum are currently negotiating to allow a Sudanese woman who was just spared the death penalty to finally leave Sudan behind, according to Jihad Watch.
On Saturday the UN's Human Rights Council created a commission of inquiry into Eritrea, one of the world's most repressive states, according to International Christian Concern.
Pastor Behnam Irani, who was assaulted by his own guards and transferred to a then unknown location on June 7, has been returned to Ghezal Hesar Prison, according to Christian Solidarity Worldwide.
Meriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman who was formerly charged with adultery and apostasy, has been released from detention in Khartoum after being rearrested on Tuesday. However, she faces new charges of attempting to travel on false documents punishable by up to five years in prison.
More than 60 women and children have been abducted in northern Nigeria by militant Muslims, according to the BBC.
A Christian in southern Egypt has been sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison and fined the equivalent of $840 on charges of blasphemy and contempt of Islam for simply "liking" a Facebook page, according to International Christian Concern.
Meriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for the crimes of adultery and blasphemy, was released yesterday -- only to find herself rearrested at the airport as she was trying to leave Sudan, her legal team told CNN.
The High Commission for Human Rights in Iraq has confirmed that the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant has begun imposing the jizya or poll tax on Christians in Mosul, according to the Assyrian International News Agency.