China ‘brainwashing’ Christians to renounce faith, report finds

China is attempting to brainwash Christians by holding them in mobile “transformation facilities,” according to a new report. Radio Free Asia relayed stories last week from a man given the pseudonym…

Palestinian Christians in the Gaza Strip celebrate Easter amid COVID-19 outbreak

Priest Gabriel Romanelli smiled, as he welcomed Palestinian churchgoers to a traditional Easter Mass in Gaza City. “We are very happy this year because we celebrate the holy Easter, the…

Singing hymns through masks, Christians mark pandemic Easter

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Christianity’s most joyous feast day was celebrated worldwide with faithful sitting far apart in pews and singing choruses of “Hallelujah” through face coverings on a second…

Pope begins first-ever papal visit to Iraq, urges Christians to help rebuild country

Pope Francis landed Friday in Iraq to start his long-anticipated visit to the country on a mission to encourage the minority Christian population, ignoring health and security concerns as the…

Pope Francis goes to Iraq to rally fading Christians amid pandemic

BAGHDAD — Pope Francis heads to Iraq on Friday to urge the country’s dwindling number of Christians to stay put and help rebuild the country after years of war and…

West Virginia city’s evangelical Christians torn over religion’s role in politics

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) – If you’re Christian in Bluefield — and most everyone is, in this small city tucked into the Blue Ridge Mountains — you have your choice. You…

Patricia Heaton shares advice for ‘common sense’ Christians who feel they don’t belong amid political chaos

Patricia Heaton shared a message about faith amid the confusion and chaos of the past few days.  After the riot at the U.S. Capitol, the news has been dominated by alarming…