British reality TV star Jade Goody died in the early hours of Sunday morning from cancer, her spokesman Max Clifford confirmed.
A leading AIDS expert from Harvard University has come out in support of comments made by Pope Benedict XVI suggesting that the distribution of contraception actually spreads rather than prevents AIDS.
Two missionaries were recently beaten by an anti-Christian mob in the state of Himacha Pradesh, located in northwest India. They sustained severe injuries and all their possessions were burned.
Foreign Christian musicians and missionaries to the United Kingdom could be deported if they are not sponsored by a licensed organization and do not obtain the necessary visas, according to new immigration rules.
Christians and conservatives in the United Kingdom have reacted in horror to a suggestion by an Oxford professor, who said that the organs of aborted fetuses should be used in organ transplants for the seriously ill.
Attacks against Christians in the Indian state of Orissa are continuing despite reassurances from the Indian Government of greater security, says the Archbishop of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar.
A new survey from theology think-tank Theos has found that 80 percent of people in the United Kingdom do not believe in creationism and intelligent design.
Adults would rather spend quality time with their loved one than receive an indulgent gift on Valentine's Day, according to a new Church of England survey. And men value the quality time more than women, it shows.
BBC presenter Jeremy Vine has spoken about the difficulties he faces in openly discussing his Christian faith on air. The Radio 2 and Panorama presenter admitted he found it difficult to reconcile his beliefs with his job.
Millions of Christians worldwide will unite over the next eight days in praying for reconciliation within the broken body of Christ. The annual week of prayer is a highlight of the ecumenical calendar.
Churches have been told they may have to speak out against racism if the recession triggers a wave of racist-based policies and even new race riots across Europe as governments attempt to steer their economies through the economic downturn.
The Vatican announced this week that it will no longer automatically adopt laws passed by the Italian Parliament. The move, which came into effect on Thursday, ends 80 years of automatic adoption brought in by the Lateran treaties between the Pope and the Italian parliamentary system.
The Evangelical Fellowship of India has asked Christians to pray for a peaceful 2009 for India's believers. The appeal comes not long after a wave of attacks on Christians by Hindu radicals left nearly 120 people dead and tens of thousands displaced in Orissa state.
As nice as being happier, healthier and wealthier are for New Year's resolutions, the ministry of Billy Graham is encouraging people to see their goals for 2009 as "an attitude of the heart" rather than "tasks to accomplish."
National insurer Congregational and General have linked up with a firm of bouncers to offer churches advice on how to deal with troublesome visitors.
The United Reformed Church is celebrating the early success of a three-year campaign that was launched this Advent to breathe new life into its congregations.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Scarlett Johansson and Annie Lennox are among the high profile signatories of a letter calling on rich nations to take the lead in addressing climate change and developing solutions for the poor communities they say are being hit hardest.
Following in the Lord's footsteps, Open Air Campaigners (OAC Ministries) are gearing up for the launch of a new training course that will equip Christians for outreach in the most ordinary of places – on the streets of the UK's towns and cities.
The Bible Society in India has received a desperate appeal from a pastor in troubled Orissa state for prayers for the persecuted Christian community there, as thousands remain scattered across makeshift government camps or are hiding in the homes of relatives and sympathetic Hindus.
The Salvation Army launched its Christmas present appeal on Thursday with a challenge to the public to purchase gifts for people in need as the financial crisis threatens to overshadow the celebrations for many this year.
The Iraqi parliament has approved legislation reserving a quota of seats on provincial councils for Christians and other religious minorities in next year's provincial elections.
The humanitarian crisis in Zimbabwe is set to worsen over the next few months, warned the Methodist Church in Britain Thursday.
A British Christian aid worker murdered in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul last week has been laid to rest. The Taliban claimed responsibility for her death, saying it had killed her because she was spreading Christianity.
More than 100,000 Christians from South Africa and beyond gathered in Johannesburg this weekend to hear Charismatic American preacher Bishop TD Jakes deliver the Word of God and join together in what he promised to be an "explosive and powerful encounter" with God.
Churches across the United Kingdom welcomed thousands of lapsed Christians back to church on Sunday. Back to Church Sunday, now in its fourth year, saw churches hand out thousands of no strings attached invites people in their local communities over the last few weeks.