Five Christians charged with blasphemy are to stand trial in a lower court in Iran. They are due to appear before the court in two weeks.Tags Persecution
Singer Susan Boyle is among the Scottish stars giving up their favorite treats to raise money for impoverished communities around the world.
The BBC has chosen an atheist Hebrew scholar as the presenter of its new series on the Bible.
Grammy nominee and former American Idol contestant Mandisa has two things to celebrate - reaching her goal of shedding 100 pounds and the forthcoming release of her third recording, What If We Were Real.Tags Culture
In January, more than 99 per cent of Southern Sudanese voted for their independence from the North. Now the task of nation-building begins in earnest but despite the difficulties ahead, World Council of Churches' Central Committee member and church minister the Rev. James Lagos Alexander is nothing but optimistic.
Leaders of Egypt's Coptic Church have spoken positively about the prospects for the country following the downfall of President Hosni Mubarak.
Hundreds of thousands of Christians are being invited to “light up” beacons of hope for the world's impoverished communities through a week of prayer.
A British conservative politician spoke this week about the stability and satisfaction that comes from making a lifelong commitment to another person in honor of Marriage Week.
Campaign group Safermedia is urging people to email U.K. Culture Minister Ed Vaizey to express their support for tighter controls on internet pornography.
Release International is asking women in Britain to enjoy a different kind of dinner this Valentine’s Day and support women suffering for their faith.
As protests against President Hosni Mubarak continue to grip Egypt's capital Cairo, Barnabas Fund is bringing food and other basic necessities to Christians caught up in the chaos.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has spoken of the need to remember the atrocities committed against the Jewish people in the Holocaust and even in Britain’s own history, as well as other victims of genocide.Tags Anglicans
U.K. health worker Margaret Forrester, who was suspended for questioning if women had enough information about the effects of abortion, was offered a new and better position on Wednesday after intervention by the Christian Legal Center.
The Christian owners of a guesthouse who were ordered by a judge to pay a gay couple more than $5000 in damages for refusing to let them stay in a double room have appealed the ruling.
A judge has sided with a gay couple who were refused a double room at a Christian guesthouse. Judge Andrew Rutherford ruled that the hotel policy was unlawfulTags Homosexuality