Masab Hassan Yousef, the son of a prominent Hamas leader who became a Christian, is facing a deportation hearing on June 30 in San Diego because the U.S. Department of Homeland Security views him as “a threat to America’s national security”, Worthy News learned Monday, June 14.
International Christian broadcaster GOD Television was to air Thursday, May 6, the United States’ National Day of Prayer (NDP), amid concerns among Christians that the annual event may be banned following a controversial court ruling.
Christians in Kyrgyzstan continued praying and caring for injured survivors of their Central Asian nation’s bloody uprising that killed at least 84 people, as gunfire interrupted a rally Thursday, April 15, of ousted President Kurmanbek Bakiyev, witnesses and Christians said.
The US-based Christian charity World Vision said Wednesday, March 10, it has suspended operations in Pakistan after militants stormed its offices, killing six staff members and injuring several others.
Amid international pressure, North Korea released an American missionary Saturday, February 6, and sent him to China after holding him for more than a month, officials confirmed.
United States President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton described international religious freedom as “important” at the annual National Prayer Breakfast, but a group investigating persecution of Christians said the administration should turn its words into deeds.
A Chinese Christian human rights lawyer was missing for 363 days Tuesday, February 2, but an advocacy group said it now believes he is still alive.
Glenn Penner, who became a key voice for persecuted Christians as leader of advocacy group The Voice of the Martyrs Canada (VOMC) has died after losing his battle with cancer, officials said. He was 48.
Amid destroyed churches and the stench of human death, native Christians prayed for Haiti Sunday, January 24, and one believer said it was a miracle he had been found alive a full 11 days after the magnitude 7.0 earth quake shook his nation.
A major Christian mission organization stepped up efforts Tuesday, January 19, to coordinate relief efforts in Haiti as the death toll of last week’s earth quake was expected to be at least 200,000, officials said.
Churches and missionary workers were trying to respond to Haiti’s worst earth quake in centuries that officials said may have killed up to half a million people, including the the Roman Catholic archbishop of Port-au-Prince, other Christians and United Nations personnel.
Thanking listeners for their “prayers and good thoughts,” America’s controversial conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh was released from a Hawaii hospital, after experiencing severe chest pain and what he thought was a heart attack.
Supporters of American Christian missionary Robert Park, who is believed to have been detained in North Korea, launched hundreds of balloons on New Year’s day with texts calling for freedom in the isolated nation.
Rush Limbaugh, America’s most listened to conservative radio talk show host, was “resting comfortably” Thursday, December 31, after being rushed to a Honolulu hospital with chest pains, his Web site said.
The White House said Saturday, December 26, that a small explosion aboard an international flight bound for the U.S. city of Detroit was “an attempted act of terrorism.”
U.S. Evangelist Andrew Palau and his family were among 148 passengers on board American Airlines Flight 331 that skidded off the runway and crashed in Kingston, Jamaica, but they miraculously survived with light injuries, his world famous father said late Wednesday, December 24.
Nobel Peace Prize winner, author and activist Elie Wiesel has urged Hungary to consider banning Holocaust denials to improve its image abroad and has expressed concern about growing extremist parties in the country and Europe.
The Catholic Church of the United States wants to sell the largest church of the ethnic Hungarian community in America as part of an apparent effort to raise money for victims of child abuse by priests, Worthy News monitored Tuesday, December 8.
Christian school employees in Santa Rosa County of the U.S. state of Florida are forced to “hide in closets” to pray under a controversial court order, according to a non-profit public interest law firm.
Christians in North Korea said Wednesday, November 25, a massive famine has broken in their autocratic-ruled nation with many children “dying” while security forces send malnourished people to prison camps for not joining “100 days of battle.”