With the fifth anniversary of the signing of Sudan's Comprehensive Peace Agreement now having passed, only 12 months remain for Northern Sudan and Southern Sudan to work out their differences or face the prospect of a return to war.
Three churches in Malaysia were attacked with firebombs Friday as Muslims in the country pledged to stop Christians from using the word "Allah" to refer to God.
Gunmen opened fire late Wednesday in a shopping district and outside an eastern Egyptian church, killing at least five Coptic Christians ahead of their Christmas celebrations, local and federal officials reported.
The situation in Darfur remains "very serious," according to Christian humanitarians working in Sudan's conflict-ridden region.
A 7.2-magnitude earthquake triggered landslides and a tsunami that struck the Solomon Islands on Monday, leaving more than 1,000 people homeless but none dead or injured, according to initial reports.
Malaysia's government will file an appeal against a recent ruling by the Supreme Court that found a ban on the use of the word "Allah" by non-Muslims to be unconstitutional, government officials said Sunday.
Christians in Malaysia have the constitutional right to use the word "Allah" to refer to God, the country's high court declared Thursday.
Malaysia's high court has reportedly postponed a decision on whether the government of the predominantly Muslim country can bar Christian groups from referring to God as "Allah."
Malaysia's high court is expected to announce its decision this week on a case contesting whether the government of the predominantly Muslim country can bar Christian groups from referring to God as "Allah."
Despite what many might believe, a vast majority of home-schooled children say they have plenty of opportunities for socialization with other children and, as adults, come to excel in all measured areas of adult life, according to a new study.
Though Congress still has to resolve differences between the House and Senate versions of legislation to revamp the nation's health care system, the next issue in line is already stepping forward in Washington and at the grassroots.
Tens of thousands of Filipinos celebrated Christmas in temporary evacuations centers Friday after having fled their homes in fear of a major volcanic eruption.
A Pakistan-born church leader in the United Kingdom is urging the international community not to "abandon" terrorist-plagued countries nor underestimate Islam's "capacity for disruption and destruction and its desire to remake the world in its own image."
Mississippi is home to the "most religious" population, according to an analysis of polling data from the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life.
Delegates at the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, concluded their historic two-week gathering Saturday with a nonbinding "Copenhagen Accord."
A proudly "progressive" Anglican church in New Zealand turned heads and ruffled feathers this past week when it put up a billboard featuring an illustration of Joseph and Mary, Jesus' parents, in bed.
A year-old state law in North Carolina was found by a Superior Court judge to be unconstitutional because it prevents certain registered sex offenders from going to church, according to a ruling Thursday.
Malaysia's high court has set Dec. 30 as the date that it will rule on a case contesting whether the government of the predominantly Muslim country can bar Christian groups from referring to God as "Allah."
A series of bombs that appeared to target two churches and a high-traffic neighborhood in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul detonated Tuesday, killing four people and wounding as many as 40.
Malaysia's high court began hearing legal arguments Monday over the use of "Allah" by Christians as a translation for God.
Coptic Christians are planning to hold rallies in at least four U.S. cities Monday to express their "resentment and rejection" of the persecution that fellow believers are facing in Egypt.
A large group of NGOs organized a Climate Change demonstration Saturday that mobilized as many as 100,000 participants to march from Copenhagen Cathedral in downtown Copenhagen to the Bella Center – the venue for COP15, the United Nations Climate Change Conference Copenhagen 2009.
Religious leaders in Nigeria launched an unprecedented $1-billion effort Thursday to tackle malaria, which each year kills up to 300,000 Nigerians.
The director of Action by Churches International has been appointed to serve as the general secretary of the soon-to-be-formalized ACT Alliance, which will bring together ACT International and ACT Development.
Prayers are being sought for Christians in North Korea as the country goes through "100 days of combat" just days after "150 days of combat."