A Detroit-area pastor who was severely stabbed in his home last week is recovering at a miraculous pace, according to an official update from his church Monday.
A human rights group focused on Christian persecution is urging Kenyan officials not to enshrine Islamic law into Kenya's constitution, noting the negative effects of such moves in nearby countries.
In measuring the rate of success in Afghanistan, the U.S. government should not look only at the number of insurgents defeated but also the number of children in school and the content and quality of their education, emphasized one of the largest Christian relief and development organizations in the world.
Investigators are still considering a number of possible motives behind the recent shooting at a Tel Aviv gay youth center and may be closer after finding clues Wednesday morning that could lead them to a suspect, according to an Israeli official.
The spiritual leader of the Russian Orthodox Church rejected calls from Ukraine's president to create a local Orthodox church body independent from Moscow, stressing that the dominant Orthodox church in Ukraine, which answers to Moscow, is the only legitimate church there.
A Detroit-area church is asking that prayers be said for their executive pastor, who was repeatedly and severely stabbed in his home early Tuesday morning by an intruder.
A Christian NGO's bid for consultative status on the United Nations' Economic and Social Council was recently rejected after it refused to reveal the names and locations of its members in China.
Over 152 Christian leaders and development professionals from 38 countries are rallying church leaders, CEOs, and NGO and parachurch group directors around the world to join their call to world leaders ahead of critical climate change negotiations in Copenhagen this December.
Health and drugs authorities in Italy approved the use of the abortion drug RU486 late Thursday after years of debate.
Thousands of Muslims raided a Christian village in the Punjab province of Pakistan Thursday, destroying around 60 houses and two churches, according to local sources.
Fears about the spread of the H1N1 flu virus are affecting religious activities of Christians in a number of regions, especially in Britain, which two weeks ago announced 100,000 new cases.
A Kansas judge has ordered an anti-abortion activist to stand trial in the death of late-term abortion provider George Tiller, who was fatally shot during a church service earlier this year.
An audit of USAID's Faith-Based and Community Initiatives recently revealed that some of the funds awarded by the federal development agency were "used for religious activities."
Churches and government buildings have been torched by groups of militants who have been dubbed Nigeria's Taliban. The unrest is the deadliest sectarian violence in Nigeria since November
The trial of a Uyghur Christian man is expected to commence Tuesday, nearly 19 months after China detained and charged him for "revealing state secrets or intelligence to overseas organizations."
A 30-year-old Iraqi Christian was shot dead Sunday, after gunmen in four cars showed up at the soft drink factory that he worked at, according to authorities.
Former U.S. first lady Laura Bush and retired Major League Baseball All-Star pitcher Rick Sutcliffe have joined the advisory council of World Vision's "End Malaria" campaign.
A county judge said Monday that the ministry of televangelist Joyce Meyer must publicly release the employment records of a former security chief accused of killing his wife and two sons.
Caritas Internationalis is condemning the growing climate of insecurity in eastern Congo following the killing of a staff member who worked for Caritas France.
A man who was once part of America's homeless population is touring the nation to educate and foster understanding among today's Americans in hopes of sparking change.
Prolonged drought conditions in East Africa have caused successive crop failure and depleted livestock herds, leaving millions vulnerable to hunger, reported a joint ministry of the two largest Lutheran denominations in the United States.
With more and more of the some two million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Pakistan's northwest returning home to their villages and homes, Global relief giant World Vision is emphasizing the need to ensure that the displaced are returning voluntarily and the need for sustained security and safety in areas of return.
President Obama announced Wednesday his intent to nominate physician-geneticist Francis S. Collins as director of the National Institutes of Health, the nation's premier medical research organization.
Calvin 500, an international Quincentenary celebration of the 500th anniversary of John Calvin's birth, opened Sunday at St. Pierre Cathedral in the old town of Geneva.
At least five people were killed and 30 injured Sunday following an explosion outside a Catholic church in Cotabato City, Philippines.