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Hospital Restrictions Bar Chaplains from Ministering Bedside
At a time when patients and staff are desperate for hope, many spiritual leaders must offer their solace from a distance.
Bethlehem Christians Bear Burden of Israel’s Coronavirus Crackdown
Given the Church of the Nativity closure and self-quarantine of tourists—including 13 Alabama Baptists—locals fear the economy won't be resurrected by Easter.
London Leads UK in Prayer. But Only 1 in 10 Brits Prayed for Brexit.
Survey finds very few respond to #PrayFor... hashtag campaigns.
US Court Ruling Renews Iraqi Christians’ Deportation Fears
Lead plaintiff wins permission to stay while others could be redetained as soon as next month.
Solar Light of the World: Evangelicals Launch Global Clean Energy Campaign
The initiative aims to convert 1 in 5 WEA churches and institutions to renewable power by 2025.
Samoa Bans Kids from Church as Measles Outbreak Kills 63
Advent will be “mellow” on South Pacific island as government restricts public gatherings amid vaccination campaign.
Israel Supreme Court Ruling Backs Aramean Christian Rights
A decision allowing busing to Hebrew schools calls out the significance of preserving this minority tradition’s unique identity.
For Catholics and Protestants, Amazon Fires Fan Partisan Flames
Brazilian Christians divided over rainforest blazes and President Jair Bolsonaro’s response.
Evangelicals Trust Faith Leaders, Police More Than the General Public
Pew Research found the only leaders that evangelicals are more skeptical of are journalists.
Meet the Protestant Exorcists Subscriber access only
How fighting the devil became an ecumenical pursuit.
Pro-Life and Pro-Choice Clinics Have the Same Adoption Referral Rate: 1% Subscriber access only
Why adoption has become a less popular option.
Americans Now Have Less Faith in Tech Than Church
Christians hope to address the ethical concerns raised as the country grows more skeptical of Big Tech.
No Matter Where You Are, Religious Freedom Is Getting Worse
A decade of analysis from Pew details what global faith leaders already know: From China to Europe, from the Middle East to the US, persecution is climbing.
US Continues to Condemn China’s ‘War on Faith’
A new State Department report notes some “good news,” like improving conditions in Uzbekistan, though the list of worst religious persecutors remains largely unchanged.
The Global Refugee Crisis Hit a Record High. The US Welcome for the Persecuted Is at a Record Low.
America is on track to admit 82 percent fewer religious minorities from the countries where they face the most danger.
Praying for Patients Is Common, But Comes With Legal Risk
Most healthcare workers want to offer spiritual care if the sick are open to it—but doing so cost a Pentecostal nurse in the UK her job.
South Pacific Churches Targeted in Billion-Dollar Cryptocurrency Scam
High-tech con used trusted pastors in Samoa and New Zealand to trick hundreds of congregants into investments that have gone nowhere.
US Report Bashes China’s Religious Freedom Violations
With its crackdown on Christians and other faiths, the communist country ranks as a top offender by USCIRF for 20 years in a row.
Many Europeans Happy to Pay Tax to Churches They Don’t Attend
Pew finds a majority in six Western European countries are content to pay their “church tax” to support the common good.
Half of Americans Say Evangelicals Are Discriminated Against
Pew: Amid growing awareness of discrimination, anti-Semitism has spiked the most.
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