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Majority of Western Europeans Identify as Christians–Pew Research

A new survey by the Pew Research Center revealed that despite low church attendance, most people in Western Europe identify as Christians.

China Bans Online Bible Sale

In another effort to curtail the growing number of Christians in China, the communist government has banned the online selling of Bibles. Online merchants such as JD.com, Taobao, and Amazon...

Families Flock to UK’s First Bible-themed Play Center

The first Bible-themed play center in the UK has drawn huge crowds with around 2,000 visitors in its opening month. The Hidden Treasure Discovery Center in Manchester opened in April...

Chinese Police Confiscates Over 1,000 Bibles

In another crackdown on Christianity, police in China has confiscated more than 1,100 "illegal" religious materials. According to The Daily Express, police authorities raided five house churches in Shandong province...

India Bible School Shut Down by Hindu Nationalists

A vacation Bible school in India was forced to suspend its operations on May 1, 2018 after it received threats from suspected Hindu nationalists. Victory and Light Prayer House in...

Bavaria to Display Crosses in all Govt Buildings

The German state of Bavaria ordered that Christian crosses must be mounted on all government buildings. Regional prime minister Markus Söder announced the directive, saying "The cross is a fundamental...

Hidden Christian Sites in Japan Up for World Heritage Status

A UNESCO advisory panel recommended several hidden Christian sites in Japan to be added to the World Heritage list. The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) informed the government...

Christian Groups Denounce Killings in Nigeria

Christian groups in Nigeria held protest rallies on April 29, 2018 to condemn the senseless killings of Christians in different parts of the country, reports Premier Times. Led by the...

Church Drew Thousands of People in March for Peace in Nicaragua

Several thousand Nicaraguans joined a peace rally called by the Catholic church in protest of the government's social security reforms. The "Peace and Justice" rally in the country's capital, Managua...

Pakistan University Opens its First Christian Church

In a move to a more religiously free campus life, an Islamic university in Pakistan has opened a Christian chapel, a first in the South Asian nation. St. Mary's Church...
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