China increases surveillance of pastors, tests loyalty to communist party

By CP The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has voiced concern about measures adopted by the Chinese government this year to further tighten state...

Somali YouTuber AboFlah raises $1m for refugees

By AFP A Somali YouTuber based in Kuwait has raised $1 million in just over a day to aid refugees and the displaced in Syria,...

Biden To Meet Pope Amid Pressure From Anti-Abortion U.S. Bishops

By Reuters Devout Roman Catholic Joe Biden meets Pope Francis in the Vatican on Friday at a time when the U.S. president is under pressure...

Colin Powell dies from COVID-19 complications amid cancer battle; he was fully vaccinated

By CP Gen. Colin L. Powell, the first African American to serve as U.S. secretary of state and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,...

New York must allow religious exemptions to COVID-19 vaccine mandate, judge rules

By Reuters A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that New York state cannot impose a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on healthcare workers without allowing their employers...

Students nationwide take part in ‘Bring Your Bible to School Day’ to speak God’s...

By CP Hundreds of thousands of Christian students nationwide were encouraged to bring their Bibles to school on Thursday as part of a Christian advocacy...

3D scans show boat-like formation matching ‘biblical’ description of Noah’s Ark, archaelogists say

By CP Biblical archaeologists say they have discovered a boat-like formation matching the biblical description of Noah's Ark as they used a ground-penetrating radar at...

Brian Houston reflects on ‘weapons’ God uses to fight devil before hearing on alleged...

By CP Hillsong Church founder Brian Houston reflected on the “mighty weapons” of faith God gives His people to defeat the devil just days before...

China fully vaccinates more than 1 billion people

By AFP China has fully vaccinated more than one billion people against the coronavirus -- 71 percent of its population -- official figures showed Thursday. The...

Pope says abortion is “murder” but U.S. bishops should not be political

By Reuters Pope Francis said on Wednesday that abortion is “murder”, even soon after conception, but appeared to criticise some U.S. Catholic bishops for dealing...