A pastor who is imprisoned in Vietnam recently reported to U.S. officials the torture he has been forced to undergo. According to Christian Today, Pastor Nguyen Chinh was arrested and imprisoned in Vietnam in 2011. He was charged with evangelizing and sentenced to 11 years in prison. His wife Tran Thi Hong revealed that her
Christians are fleeing for their lives as ISIS-linked terrorists are rampaging through the city of Marawi in the Philippines. After three weeks of hostile occupation, the town's population has been reduced to just 300-600 people. Three weeks ago, it was a bustling city of 200,000. The people who remain are mostly Christians, and some are
A miracle has been reported in Ireland, and it has been witnessed and filmed by thousands of people. According to a 14-year-old boy who visited Fatima, the Virgin Mary told him she would appear at 3 PM in Knock, Ireland. Something miraculous has happened. The footage is emotional and difficult to believe, but it is
After almost three years in captivity, an Iraqi Christian girl abducted by the Islamic State in August 2014 has finally been reunited with her parents. Christina Abada, who is about to celebrate her sixth birthday, was welcomed home at around 10am this morning, local time. Locals say she was released by the Iraqi Special Forces.
A young Coptic woman in a suburb of Cairo, Egypt remains missing after her disappearance last week from an area where Muslim attacks against Christians have surged, sources said. Suzan Ashraf Rawy, 22, left for work by foot from her home in Al Khosous on the morning of June 5 but never arrived at the
Ignacio Echeverria, who died trying to help a woman being attacked by terrorists at London Bridge, was a committed Mass-goer who always stood up for the weak, his friends and family have said. Mr Echeverria, 39, was among eight people killed in the attack on Saturday. Early reports said he had gone to a woman’s
Pope Francis has given priests in the Nigerian Diocese of Ahiara 30 days to write a letter promising obedience to him and accepting the bishop appointed for their diocese. Priests who do not write the letter will be suspended, according to Fides, the news agency of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples. The papal
A 70-year-old church secretary was recently caught stealing $59,000 from the Iowa church where she worked, reports The Christian Post. Last year, it was discovered that Carol Jean Padgett, who was a secretary at Unity Lutheran Church for 11 years, had stolen at least $59,000 from the church to purchase personal items. Padgett was implicitly
Islamists belonging to the militant group Maute have telephoned a bishop to say they will execute the priest and churchgoers kidnapped this week unless the military called off its offensive against them, according to local media. Mgr Elmer Abacahin of Cagayan de Oro told Mindanao’s Gold Star Daily that the group had phoned Bishop Edwin
An English cardinal and an Iraqi archbishop have jointly blessed a crucifix that survived the destruction of ISIS. Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Chaldean Catholic Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil met at Archbishop’s House in London to bless the crucifix, which, while still intact, had been found in the rubble left behind by ISIS in Iraq.