Four children under ten years old in India have been left as orphans after their mother died of a throat infection. They had previously been rejected from their extended family and banished from their rural village because of their faith in Jesus.
Experts have expressed concern as the Chinese government plan to introduce new laws ensuring tighter restrictions and monitoring of all religious activity.
Several churches and Christian organisations in the Philippines have been labelled “communist fronts” in a security briefing delivered by the Defence Secretary.
This week marks the 30th anniversary of the demise of the Berlin Wall, and the fall of the Soviet Union.
As China continues to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic, the lavish celebrations mask the increasing difficulties that religious minorities face in the country.
Indonesian authorities have forced two churches to close in just one month. Both closures came following threats by Islamic extremist groups who oppose the church in Indonesia.
Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who spent eight years on death row, has arrived in Canada and been reunited with her family. She left Pakistan fearing for her safety after successfully appealing her blasphemy conviction.