U.K. faith leaders issued a first-of-its-kind statement on climate change Thursday in which the signatories recognized "unequivocally that there is a moral imperative to tackle the causes of global warming."
Child advocacy agency Compassion International is sending $1.4 million to Ethiopia in response to the nation's ongoing famine and the government's recent appeal for emergency aid.
National governments should be wary of "over-legislation" when it comes to religious criticism and incitement, warned the U.N. special rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief.
Clashes broke out in a southern Egyptian village Saturday after Muslim youth began throwing stones at Coptic Christian churches and homes in the area in response to the extended detention four Muslim murder suspects.
Though weather officials in Kenya expect this season's rainfall not to fail as it has the past three years, those working to provide relief in the country are reminding the global community that millions of hungry people still need food aid. Furthermore, the heavier rainfall may actually do more harm than good.
The Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines published a prayer for deliverance from calamites in a national broadsheet Tuesday as the country's 18th typhoon approached.
The head of the World Council of Churches preached to a North Korean congregation Sunday, emphasizing the importance of cooperation and unity in a country known for its reclusiveness and for having the most heavily militarized border in the world.
A wrongful-death lawsuit filed against a man charged with murdering his wife and two sons is now seeking to add the ministry of televangelist Joyce Meyer as a defendant.
While much of the attention following Typhoon Ketsana's landfall has been upon the Philippines, where the death toll is nearly 900 and still climbing, a network of Christian groups is drawing attention to Cambodia and Vietnam, where the typhoon had also wrought havoc.
A new powerful typhoon is moving toward the storm-battered Philippines but will likely spare the capital, Manila, the country's chief weather forecaster reported.
Congregations and faith communities around the United States are taking this Sunday to focus on the principles of Jubilee – a time when those enslaved because of debts are freed, lands lost because of debt are returned, and community is restored.
Until the immigration status of 17-year-old Rifqa Bary is confirmed, the Franklin County Children's Services agency will take custody of her, a judge ruled Thursday.
U.S. Evangelist Franklin Graham has concluded a three-day trip to North Korea that included meetings with high-level government officials and visits to his ministries' humanitarian assistance projects.
People in more than 150 countries worldwide are being inspired to raise awareness on the plight of the world's hungry and encourage action against hunger today as part of World Food Day.
The crises of today, including the Climate Change crisis, takes root from a shared cultural and spiritual crisis, proposed the head of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
Bishops within the largest Lutheran denomination in America are asking President Obama to "remain firm" in his commitment to achieving a just peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
Over six million people have been affected by the two devastating storms that recently hit the Philippines, according to the latest figures released by the United Nations.
U.S. Evangelist Franklin Graham had a "friendly conversation" Wednesday with North Korea's foreign minister, the reclusive nation's news agency reported.
A confederation of Catholic relief, development and social service groups says the harsh effects of climate change were already a daily reality to poor communities in many of the 200 countries where it works.
The nationwide death toll from landslides and flooding stands at more than 600 since back-to-back storms started pounding the northern Philippines late last month.
Convicted sex offenders in North Carolina and Georgia are challenging their respective states' sex-offender laws, arguing that the criminalization of their religious activities is intrusive of their core rights to free exercise of religion.
The fundamentalists behind the "conservative, family-friendly" version of Wikipedia have launched an effort to eliminate what they see to be liberal bias within modern day Bible translations.
More than 5,000 Christian pilgrims from over 80 nations marched through the streets of Jerusalem on Tuesday to show their support for the nation of Israel.
Representatives from faith communities nationwide met recently with the director of the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships to discuss the ongoing violence in the northeast African nation of Sudan.
The governing board of the National Council of Churches is calling for "civility in public discourse" in light of the intensity of angry and sometimes violent language coming out of public meetings on health care and other issues.