The 2020 Baptist World Congress—an international event normally scheduled in five-year intervals—has been postponed until summer 2021 due to the COVID-19 global pandemic.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
In spite of a national lockdown prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Baptists in Italy are using technology to provide worship opportunities and maintain contact with church members and neighbors.
As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues, Baptists in South Korea—one of the most-affected nations in the early days of the outbreak—have found ways to minister to their neighbors and adjust to restrictions.
Russia’s human rights record, including its history of mistreating religious minorities, is worsening, according to testimony at a Feb. 27 hearing on Capitol Hill.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
As religious liberty advocates point out India’s religious persecution, President Trump ended a two-day visit there by praising India and its Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Feb. 25.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
The liberation of the Nazi death camps 75 years ago marked the end of the Holocaust but not the end of anti-Semitism, religious persecution or genocide, speakers emphasized at an event at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
The U.S. State Department announced 27 countries have joined the new International Religious Freedom Alliance that seeks to reduce religious persecution across the globe.
Volunteers with the TBM water ministry make available both clean drinking water and the Living Water of Christ to villagers in Papua New Guinea.
By John Hall / Texas Baptist Men
When President Donald Trump unveiled his plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians, which calls for some land swaps with Palestinians and a Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem, his most loyal evangelical advisers applauded the effort.
By Yonat Shimron / Religion News Service
The United Nations’ top court has ordered the government of Myanmar to take urgent measures to prevent genocide against the Rohingya, a Muslim minority in the majority-Buddhist country.
By Aysha Khan / Religion News Service
The use of technology is advancing and strengthening religious persecution, Open Doors CEO David Curry said in releasing his organization’s 2020 World Watch List of the 50 countries where such persecution is most severe.
The United States and the European Union are urging China to free Pastor Wang Yi, sentenced to nine years in prison in what religious liberty advocates call Christian persecution.