A Muslim leader is calling on the Iraqi government and US-led forces to step up their efforts to protect the Christian minority in Iraq from extinction.
Church leaders have expressed their sorrow over the attack on a church in Iraq that left around 58 people dead. Dr. Tveit said the WCC was "deeply troubled" by the "continuous suffering" of Christians in Iraq
Churches in India have committed themselves to being "zero tolerance zones" for caste-based discrimination.
The decision to award Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo the Nobel Peace Prize is "heartening," the head of the World Council of Churches has said.
He is a hero of the anti-apartheid movement and an ever influential campaigner adored by the world, but Archbishop Desmond Tutu has decided to call time on public life.
Christians need friends and people they can be accountable to if they are to grow in spiritual maturity, says Terry Virgo.
The parting of the Red Sea is one of the most famous stories in the Bible and now scientists believe they have figured out how it actually happened.
Pope Benedict XVI again apologized for the suffering endured by those abused within the Roman Catholic Church in a meeting with victims Saturday.
The decision of the Karen National Union to observe a one-day ceasefire on the International Day of Peace has been welcomed by Christian Solidarity Worldwide.
The convener of one of the most influential councils of the Church of Scotland has thrown his support behind a new campaign to help youth from impoverished backgrounds.
The general secretary of the World Council of Churches has condemned the killing of four Israeli settlers near the West Bank city of Hebron Tuesday night.
A U.K.-based Christian human rights group is urging Europe's foreign ministers to add their support to a U.N. inquiry into crimes against humanity committed in North Korea.
Muslim extremists may be gaining ground in Pakistan through the distribution of aid to flood victims, warns a U.S.-based Christian aid agency.
Television evangelist Benny Hinn has admitted that his marriage probably broke down because he did not spend enough time with the family.
As Japan marked 65 years since the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, the World Council of Churches renewed its call for a world without nuclear weapons.
The head of U.K.-based Christian Solidarity Worldwide has called upon Nigerian authorities to "urgently" review security arrangements in the volatile Plateau State after another deadly attack on Christians this past weekend.
A coalition of Christian and Muslim leaders in south Sudan has urged people to vote for independence in a referendum taking place next January to decide the troubled nation's fate.
Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has told the head of the World Council of Churches of his concerns over the position of some Protestant Churches towards homosexuality.
Churches risk losing out on large amounts of donations because pastors and church leaders are too timid when it comes to preaching about financial needs and the importance of giving, according to a new report out this week.
Wayne Rooney, who wears a cross and rosary beads during training, was reportedly interrupted by a World Cup official while discussing aspects of his Catholic faith.
Pope Benedict XVI drew the Catholic Church's Year for Priests to an official close Friday with another apology for the abuse of children by Catholic priests.
Gospel For Asia has expressed its sorrow over the murder of one of its missionaries in India last month.
Deadly anti-government protests in Thailand are evidence that economic growth cannot go without a fair distribution of wealth, says the leader of a global Christian movement to end poverty.
The Church of England has urged the BBC not to reduce its religious content as it considers what its broadcasting priorities should be.
Christian development agency Tearfund welcomed Monday a new global partnership aimed at bringing clean water and proper sanitation to billions of people.