Aaron J. Leichman
Christian organizations are accessing the situation in China’s Qinghai province after a series of strong quakes – the largest of which was magnitude 6.9 – left more than 600 dead and 9,000 hurt in the mountainous Tibetan area of western China.
About one in every four Christian in sub-Sahara Africa believes sacrifices to spirits or ancestors can protect them from bad things happening, according to the results of a recently released, 19-country survey on religious attitudes in Africa.
A series of strong earthquakes struck a mountainous area in western China on Wednesday, killing at least 400 people and injuring more than 10,000.
The governor of West Virginia is asking people across the nation to join in a moment of silence Monday afternoon to honor the 29 men who were killed last Monday in the worst U.S. mining disaster since 1972.
Sudanese across Africa's largest country filed into polling stations Sunday to cast their votes for Sudan’s first competitive elections in nearly a quarter century.
Millions of mourners in the predominantly Catholic nation of Poland packed into churches Sunday to pray for victims of Saturday’s high-profile plane crash, which took the lives of Poland President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others.
Evangelical leaders, prosperity preachers, televangelists, and the Virginia Legislature were among those who wished Pat Robertson a happy 80th birthday Monday, touting the charismatic figure as “a compelling and compassionate spiritual leader.”
North Korea’s official news agency reported Monday that a U.S. citizen who they have detained since January will be indicted “as his crime has been confirmed.”
U.K. entrepreneur Albert Gubay will be giving at least £235 million to the Roman Catholic Church before he dies but hopes to push that amount to at least half-a-billion.
Government, private-sector, foundation and faith leaders will join a coalition of nearly 30 organizations Monday for what is being billed as the most significant gathering for safe water, sanitation and hygiene ever held in the United States.
The government of China revealed Friday its intention to tighten supervision on the financial management of the country's 130,000 religious institutions in response to "prevailing malpractice."
Tens of thousands of people are expected to come together in Washington for a demonstration of support for immigration reform as the rest of the nation hones in on the health care debate.
Despite there being a clear link between malaria investment and death prevention, funding of programs to fight the disease remains far too short to fulfill Millennium Development Goals and other global commitments and even threatens the progress made to date, according to a network of more than 500 anti-malaria groups.
A Christian shopkeeper in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul was gunned down Wednesday as he was heading to work, according to a local official.
As the Kingdom of Morocco comes under scrutiny for its recent large-scale expulsion of Christians, the North African country is responding with the help of religious leaders and even the U.S. State Department, which released its latest human rights report at an opportune time.