Pakistani court orders arrest of Muslim clerics after mob kills couple accused of blasphemy

Iranian pastors sentenced to prison for spreading Christianity acquitted of charges

ISIS executes 150 women and girls, some pregnant, for refusing to become sex slaves and marry jihadists

Eliminating the impoverished does not eliminate poverty

Ireland: Same-sex marriage vote is planned

UK’s highest court rules two Catholic midwives can not object to being involved in abortions in landmark case

Court tells pro-life midwives they must participate in abortions or lose their jobs

Presumed organ donation ‘ethically unacceptable’

Doctor admits aiding 7 people to kill themselves

China: Christians more public as Gospel spreads rapidly

Pakistan Supreme Court orders arrest of Muslim clerics who incited mob to kill Christian couple with pregnant wife

Russell Moore on Vatican trip: World’s religious leaders optimistic about their fight against the sexual revolution

Africa in 2014: a year of triumph and tragedy

Taliban attack on Pakistani school leaves over 140 dead, mostly children

American pastor imprisoned in Iran remains strong in faith despite suffering ‘severe pain’

Over 180 killed in major battle with Islamic militants in Syria; Insurgents capture military base

Report: Islamic Saudi Arabia passes law that may impose death penalty on Bible smugglers

Taliban slaughter at least 141, mostly children, in Pakistan school

Iran court clears three Christians of convictions in appeal hearing; watchdog groups encouraged by ruling

Faith schools top latest primary league tables

Christians in India under pressure for ‘reconversion’

Do they know it’s Christmas in Sierra Leone? Ebola cancels celebrations

So ISIS is not infidel – Are Christians?

For jihadists, Denmark tries rehabilitation

PM told: Bring back those alienated by same-sex marriage

Third of kids don’t know Christmas is about Jesus

Human rights quango to challenge NI abortion law

Bill criminalising purchase of sex passes final stage in NI

Assisted suicide opposed by Welsh Assembly

‘Widespread’ polygamy among Muslims, says new report

‘Tolerance doesn’t mean apologising for Christmas’

Govt in partial climbdown over school standards

Sex ed: ‘Parents sidelined in favour of named persons’

Christian widow killed in Muslim bomb blast in Nigeria

Three more Pakistani Christians accused of blasphemy against Islam

Christian bookstore owner to be released from China prison

Parents who refused abortion celebrate son’s 1st birthday

Bible passages banned from Irish religion class

ISIS militants behead 4 Christian kids who won’t denounce Jesus, church leader says

China’s Urumqi bans Islamic veil, sparking rights concerns

The Chinese celebrate Christmas, whether the Communist Party likes it or not

Sudan: Lawyers appeal eviction notice issued to tenants of Anglican church building

Second appeal hearing for three Iranian clergymen

Make army chaplains secular, British officer says

Northern Ireland ‘conscience clause’ consultation launched

Australian ‘Grand Theft Auto’ fans seek to ban Bible after game banned in stores

First Christmas home for baby whose mum refused abortion

Call for justice for murdered Pakistani Christians

Heterosexual couple start legal bid for civil partnership

Cardiff University students back free speech on abortion

Christian convert imprisoned and tortured in Egypt vows to ‘starve himself to death,’ lawyer says

Christians join new militia to combat ISIS in northern Iraq

ISIS battle kills 67 soldiers; Terror group advances on final military air base in Syria

‘Thank God I didn’t do it’: Woman changes mind about abortion after Christians reach out

RC cuts ties with agency over same-sex couple adoption ruling

Iraqi government discussing operations to liberate Ninevah and Anbar from ISIS

Woman who almost aborted her daughter defends pro-life counseling

Pro-lifers: Abortion ‘buffer zones’ damage free speech

‘Teachers avoid the true meaning of Christmas’

Over 60 per cent of docs still against assisted suicide

School nativity plays ‘pushed aside’

Court: Unborn baby an ‘organism’ not a person, but girl born with disabilities after mom drank

Irish school withdraws worksheet on Bible’s teachings on homosexuality over complaint

Peer: Law should ‘reasonably accommodate’ religious belief

Mum of 22-week baby left to die calls for guidance change

Family breakdown points to important role of marriage

Do ‘gendered toys’ contribute to domestic violence?

Real Madrid lose Christian cross from club crest to appease Abu Dhabi bank

South African pastor, children killed by Afghan suicide bombers

Greek Justice Minister declares he will never back same-sex marriage; says it’s dangerous to society, traditions

Militants divide Kenya miners by religion, then begin killing

In northern Iraq, ISIS ransacks Christian culture, speakers say

Boko Haram terrorists aim at Nigeria’s Muslims, too, killing 120 Friday worshippers