The 116th Congress is comprised of the lowest number of Christian lawmakers since Pew Research Center began collecting data in 1961 and is a slightly more religiously diverse body than the previous Congress.
Mihrigul Tursun, a Uyghur Muslim who survived a re-education camp in China, testified before a congressional committee Wednesday and called for Uyghurs to have independence from China.
Buildings around the world will turn scarlet on Nov. 28 as part of Red Wednesday, an initiative launched to show solidarity with persecuted Christians.
The United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) announced on Thursday its latest online training event would focus on protecting houses of worship.
Programs to rebuild Iraqi Christian communities destroyed by Islamic State are being implemented with the support of $300 million from the United States.
The University of Iowa faces a lawsuit for preventing campus groups from choosing their leaders, a policy that led to 38 groups of Christians, Sikhs, and others being deregistered.
The Chinese government claims to guarantee religious freedom to its citizens, but evidence continues to mount that President Xi Jinping is carrying out the greatest persecution of Christians in the country since the days of Mao Zedong.