Advocates for Christians in the Middle East are calling for an overhaul of the way humanitarian aid is distributed by western governments and international agencies to those on the frontlines of persecution.
A new study has found that while a majority of U.S. Catholics are concerned about the global persecution of Christians, there has been a noticeable decline of concern in the past two years.
Two bishops, one Catholic, the other Orthodox, have remarkably different takes on how Christians are being treated in what is considered to be one of the hotbeds of Christian persecution in Egypt.
A chalice from a Catholic parish in Qaraqosh, in the Nineveh Plains of Iraq, scarred by bullets from Islamic State militants was a mute witness at a vespers service for Christian martyrs.
A new report says Christians are faring better in conflict-ravaged regions in the Middle East, but the precarious situation means the Church could vanish in places like Syria and Iraq if the Islamic State mounted another campaign in the region.
Before the United Nations held its annual General Assembly last month, it addressed an urgent issue: attacks on religious sites and violence against religious minorities.
President Donald Trump called out world leaders who advocate for tolerance while failing to support people of faith during a historic gathering on religious freedom at the United Nations on Monday.
Violence in Nigeria, long a staple in the northern part of the country, is increasing in the Christian-majority south, according to Auxiliary Bishop Ernest Obodo of the Diocese of Enugu, which is located in the southeastern region of Nigeria.
Indonesian police have arrested six terrorist suspects, two of whom have been linked to last year’s bombings at three churches in Surabaya, the country’s second-largest city.
Back in the late 1970s, James Wuye was a young Nigerian who converted to Catholicism and later joined the Assemblies of God Pentecostal church amid his country’s first wave of sectarian violence.