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“Christians make up 80 per cent of believers persecuted for their faith”, report finds

The Bishop of Truro, Philip Mounstephen, has delivered "a truly sobering read" in a report about the global persecution of Christians.

10 May 2019

Bishop of Truro heads government review into the persecution of Christians around the world

Bishop Philip Mounstephen is to chair an official British government review into the persecution of Christians around the world.

31 January 2019

Funerals held for victims of bomb attacks on Indonesia churches

Funerals have been held for some of the victims of those killed in last Sunday’s suicide bomb attacks on three Christian churches in Surabaya.

18 May 2018

Trio of church bombings in Surabaya heralds the start of wave of terror in Indonesia

At least 13 people were killed when three churches in Surabaya, the second largest city in Indonesia, were attacked yesterday (Sunday).

14 May 2018

An Easter message from HRH Prince Charles

An Easter message from His Royal Highness Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales and Duke of Cornwall.

30 March 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury and Patriarch of Moscow appeal for Middle East Christians

The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia have spoken out in support of Christians in the Middle East.

22 November 2017

Religious minorities in Bangladesh "victims of intolerance and persecution"

“Bangladesh’s religious minorities have been facing attacks since the 2014 national election. During the elections, minority-dominated villages were the worst attacked places, where individuals and groups associated with pro-Islamist parties looted and burned properties and residences owned by members of Hindu, Christian and Buddhist religions in different parts of the country.

17 May 2017

Archbishop talks of suffering during sermon at St George's Cathedral in Jerusalem

The experience of the church in this region has been of a suffering church for centuries. Sometimes life has been better, sometimes it is less bad. But the nature of suffering is that when it is happening it is all consuming.

08 May 2017

God provides refuge in face of persecution, Archbishop says

The Archbishop of Jos, in Nigeria, has spoken about how Christians in northern Nigeria are finding refuge in God “in the face of turbulence, persecution and wickedness”.

12 January 2017

Faith communities unite on Red Wednesday for victims of religious persecution

London’s Westminster Abbey will be lit up in red tonight in an act of solidarity with people around the world who are persecuted for their faith.

23 November 2016