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Concern Rises on China’s Church Crackdown

Human rights organization Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) expressed concern over the intensifying persecution of Christianity and other religious minority groups in China. CSW received reports that in the Henan Province,...

New Virtual Reality Walking Tour Showcases Ancient Jerusalem

Jerusalem like it was 2,000 years ago through Jerusalem Virtual Reality Tours: Step into History, the first mobile VR walking tour in Israel.

Religious Upbringing Linked to Better Health and Well-being – Study

Children who participate in religious services tend to have better mental and physical health in early adulthood.

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...

Christians Outraged as Rwanda Closes 8,000 Churches

Rwanda shut down 8,000 churches alleged to be in violation of new government laws. Christians condemned the forceful closing of the churches.

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...

Christian Women Celebrate World Prayer Day

The Republic of Suriname on the northeastern coast of South America hosted the World Day of Prayer on March 2, 2018. Christian women in Suriname prepared the service program and...

U.K. Christian Students Want Churches to Be Open to Change

A recent Student Christian Movement survey found that many Christian students in the U.K. want churches to embrace change.

New Polish Museum to Commemorate Christians During WW2

A new museum in Poland will display more than 40,000 accounts of Polish Christians who rescued their Jewish countrymen during the Holocaust.

The Crisis that Christians Face in Myanmar

For a long time now, the media have been covering the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar. But there’s another problem that the media overlooked - the situation of Christians in the country.
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Patrick and the History of St. Patrick’s Day

Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day, when we celebrate his life and legacy. However, this celebration didn’t begin until 1631, almost 1200 years after his death.