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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,...

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...

Algeria Gives Heavy Fines to Christians Transporting Bibles

The government of Algeria is once again criticized for discriminating religious minority groups. The Protestant Church of Algeria denounced the government for handing a hefty fine to two Christians for...

Bulgaria Passes New Law Excluding Severe Church Restrictions

The parliament of Bulgaria passed the Religious Denominations Act, without the severe Church restrictions that evangelicals have been protesting against since October.

A Papal Allegation with Hellish Implications

Last week, several news sources, including The Guardian, reported a shocking comment allegedly made by Pope Francis. The Vatican quickly shifted into full-blown crisis management and scrambled to contain the fallout and take counteractive measures (see article in the National Catholic Reporter).

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...

Korean Christians Hopeful after Trump-Kim Meeting

Christians in Korea welcomed the first summit meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on June 12, 2018 in Singapore.

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...

Christianity’s Holiest Site in Israel Reopens After Protest over Church Taxation

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre reopened in February 2018---three days after closing its doors to the public, reports The Jerusalem Post. Revered as the site where Jesus was crucified...

Ancient Cemetery Could Reveal Where Christianity Began in Scotland

Thousands of human bones discovered 30 years ago could help reveal where Christianity began in Scotland.
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Big Daddy Weave Kicks Off Alive Tour in February

“Everything that has been shaken will be shaken.’” But now he said he feels like Big Daddy Weave is coming out on the other side, entering a new season of life and a season of ministering from a place they haven’t been before.