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.Tags Pope
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.
The Methodist Church is giving its members the opportunity to make their voices heard on climate change as part of a newly launched consultation.Tags Climate Change
U.K.-based Christian Aid has called on the international community to keep its focus on the needs of the Afghan people after weeks of rancor between Afghanistan and the United States.
The General Pharmaceutical Council has decided to uphold the right of pharmacists in the United Kingdom to refuse to dispense treatments that conflict with their religious beliefs.Tags Ethics/rights
As many as 500 people may have been killed in attacks on two predominantly Christian villages near the Nigerian city of Jos.
A new human rights group is mobilizing people around the world to stand up for the freedom of religious converts to freely live out their faith.
A low turnout may be expected at the forthcoming General Election in the United Kingdom, but the Evangelical Alliance says it believes young evangelical Christians are going to buck that trend and cast their vote.Tags Politics
Salvation Army volunteers in the United States have spent the last few days preparing and packing one million ready-to-eat meals to send to survivors of the Haiti earthquake. Other non-profit organizations have readied clean water, counseling services and Scripture to provide hope and peace to the victims.
“It is one of the poorest places on earth. This latest disaster is going to cause untold suffering and hardship, particularly in communities with very little to fall back on," said the chair of Christian Aid.
More than five million stickers telling the real story of Christmas are being made available across the Untied Kingdom this season.Tags Christmas
The head of a development charity in the Democratic Republic of Congo has appealed for prayers as a government crackdown on rebel forces threatens to jeopardize peace and stability in the eastern area of the country.Tags Conflict/War