Biden says nuns inspire him to run, plans to sue Little Sisters of the Poor

He pledged to force one religious order to provide birth control, sterilizations, and abortifacient drugs to their employees.

A crucifix was vandalised in Martinique

Social media are full of pictures depicting the desecrated sculpture.

Male Christian arrested on blasphemy charges in Pakistan

“It is not possible that the blood of goats and bulls can wash away sins,” Sohail Masih posted on Facebook.

Thousands of Christian gather in Portland for "Riots to Revival" worship event

Between 4,000 and 7,000 people attended the outdoor church gathering over the weekend.
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Monastery vandalized after reopening in Turkey

The Sumela Monastery stands as an important pilgrimage for Greek Christians.

Iran: ‘a Church without martyrs would be like a tree without fruit’

Archbishop Ramzi Garmou of Tehran, the president of the Iranian bishops’ conference, spoke with Aid to the Church in Need (ACN)

How a missionary imprisoned in Sudan brought prisoners to Christ

Jasek, a leader who works for Voice of the Martyrs, details his life in prison in his book "ISIS: Faith in the Face of Evil."

Algeria’s religious minorities are being restricted

An agenda is at play which seeks to persecute, limit, and oppress Algeria’s religious minorities - especially Christians.
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Living the faith in Kenya, five years after the Garissa attack

ACN's interview with Bishop Joseph Alessandro, the Catholic Bishop of Garissa, Kenya.

Nineveh Plains Transitional Justice Report - A change in the Christian role

Shabak activism has increased near Christian areas. Christians are negotiating their role in Iraq’s government.

Interview: Could the former basilica of Hagia Sophia again become a mosque?

The Great Cathedral of Hagia Sophia, was once the center of Eastern Orthodoxy, before being transformed into a mosque.

Forever Amen: Iranian Christians react to COVID-19

The regime bars the public practice of their faith, forcing Iranian Christians to worship secretly in their homes.

False kidnapping accusation by family of Christian convert

Zulfitri Handayani, a woman from Aceh was declared kidnapped by her family when she converted from Islam to Christianity

Video: Implicit persecution of Christianity

Bishop Schneider warns the Wuhan virus is being used as a pretext to persecute the Church. 

Mark Wahlberg says he will never hide his relationship with God

Actor Mark Wahlberg in an interview with “Today” discussed his prayer life and why he is so outspoken about his faith.

Upcoming vote may open up ‘abortion on demand’ in British territory of Gibraltar

A pro-life petition signed by over 6,000 people convinced the parliament to hold a referendum on the new law.
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Biblical Christianity promotes religious freedom

It is the biblical world view that provides the most secure foundation of the right to religious freedom.

Christian aid workers executed in Nigeria

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom condemned the execution of aid workers in Nigeria.
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Churches burned, people beheaded in Mozambique’s escalating extremist violence

“The world has no idea yet what is happening because of indifference.”

Take courage, do not be afraid and have hope, Christ is risen!

"God is faithful" and does not abandon us. Do not yield to fear: This is the message of hope. It is addressed to us today.

Colombian kidnapping victim says God is faithful

She spent 453 days in captivity. And she says that God’s grace kept her hope alive during the ordeal.

Mark Wahlberg says he will never hide his relationship with God

Actor Mark Wahlberg in an interview with “Today” discussed his prayer life and why he is so outspoken about his faith.

Muslim convert on 'miraculous' ways God is 'radically transforming' Iran

Dedicating his life to sharing the Gospel with Muslims in Iran was never something Hormoz Shariat thought he would do.