THE Supreme Court of Pakistan has agreed to hear an appeal by Asia Bibi, who was sentenced to death for blasphemy in 2010
BURUNDIANS went to the polls on Tuesday, in a presidential election boycotted by the Opposition, and without the participation of 145,000 people who have fled what the UN has described as “targeted campaigns of intimidation and terror”.
FRESH tribal clashes in Darfur are a cause of "serious concern" that could force even more civilians from their homes
TWO retired C of E bishops attended an inaugural traditionalist congress in the United States last week
Two Christian Sudanese women; Complaint filed against Bishop of Los Angeles; Ban on mass that remembered Franco's supporters; Pastor complains of police apathy after church attack; More than 200 lawyers and activists detained in China
Leaders of the Roman Catholic, Orthodox, and Evangelical faiths, in Rome
THE broad international welcome given to the agreement signed by Iran and the P5+1 states and resolving the long-running Iranian nuclear crisis has failed to mollify critics
A VERDICT in the case of two South Sudanese pastors charged in Sudan with espionage and blasphemy (News, 29 May) is expected next month
Pope Francis is presented with a carving of Christ crucified on a hammer and sickle, by the President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, in La Paz, on Thursday of last week
A BRITISH seaman, Paul Towers, who has been trapped in India with his colleagues for nearly two years is “devastated” that their legal case will continue for many more months
THE Greek political landscape looks bleak and confused in the aftermath of the bailout deal agreed in Brussels this week
FIRST-WORLD countries must honour their promises to help developing nations if today’s global issues are to be met, the Archbishop of Canterbury has said
RC priest kidnapped in Syria is released | Zimbabwean church leaders launch social initiative | Liberian Council of Churches work honoured | Armenian philanthropists launch new humanitarian prize |
AS THE migrant crisis continues at the port of Calais, where up to 3000 are now thought to be staying in temporary camps while they try to reach the UK, a group of Christians has continued to visit them to offer prayer, as they have done for more than a decade
A MOTHER, Munira Subašić, who lost 22 members of her family during the genocide in Srebrenica, made a plea for help "to find the bones of our children", at Westminster Abbey on Monday. Ms Subašić buried the remains of her youngest son — two small bones — last year. At a memorial...