At least 19 Christians were killed in an attack June 9 on the village of Arbinda in Africa's northern Burkina Faso, the AFP reports.  According to Barnabus Fund sources, the number of those killed may be as high as 29 as 10 more people were murdered in the nearby Namentenga...
A captured and now repentant Canadian ISIS fighter recently revealed a plot for operatives to travel from Syria and gain entrance into the US through the southern border with Mexico, using active routes taken by migrants. The International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism reports that even though several...
Wayne Cordeiro, pastor of New Hope Christian Fellowship in Honolulu, Hawaii, is praying that American Christians become more like Chinese Christians. Faithwire: China Continues Religious Persecution, Reportedly Detaining One Million Muslims In a sermon, the pastor of the Hawaiian megachurch shared an experience he had on a trip to China, where the...
Police in Australia have closed almost 200 daycare centers after finding the private businesses were linked to the Islamic State, motorcycle gangs, and large-scale fraud. The Daily Mail reports daycares located in the suburbs of southwest Sydney were the worst offenders with 114 private facilities closed by authorities. Police also shut...
CUCUTA, Colombia – Hundreds of cars wait for gasoline inside Venezuela, as tough sanctions and hyperinflation cripple this oil-rich nation's economy. The petroleum infrastructure here is broken and output continues to decline.  The economy is continuing its downward spiral and the ongoing political crisis is locked in stalemate. As Venezuelans...
Pope Francis recently went on record again rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their genders, insisting that men and women are the biblical complement to each other in order to make children. The document of the text released by the Vatican last week, "Male and Female He...
The northeastern African nation of Eritrea is continuing its tradition of persecuting any type of Christianity not authorized by the state.  Recently more than 30 Pentecostal Christians were arrested by the country's security forces for praying. The religious rights group Berhane Asmelash of Release Eritrea told the BBC the Christians were...
STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday dangled the prospect of renewing his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn’t cooperate on border issues, while some of his Democratic challengers for the White House said the last-minute deal to avert trade penalties was overblown. In a series of...
HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of protesters marched through Hong Kong on Sunday to voice their opposition to legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China where they could face politically charged trials. The massive demonstration took place three days before the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s...
As the Roman Catholic church’s sex abuse scandal grows ever wider in scope in the U.S., bishops convene for a national meeting in Baltimore on Tuesday under heavy pressure to acknowledge their oversight failures and give a larger role to lay Catholics and secular authorities in confronting the crisis. The...