Pope Benedict XVI has warned couples that co-habiting is no replacement for marriage, as he held an open-air mass focusing on family values before up to 400,000 pilgrims in Croatia Sunday June 5.
Music sensation Lady Gaga’s latest album Born This Way has been banned in Lebanon for being “offensive to Christianity.”
One of the most wanted terrorist militants in the world has been killed in a U.S. drone strike in northwest Pakistan's South Waziristan tribal region late Friday night, June 3, 2011.
British spy agents from MI6 have reportedly hacked into a terrorist magazine and replaced instructions telling potential Islamic extremists how to make bombs with recipes for “The Best Cupcakes in America”.
Thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong to mark the 22nd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, which saw the bloody slaughter of hundreds of people, Saturday June 4, 2011.
The first of a series of ordinations are set to take place, which will see former Anglican clergy defect from the Church of England and become Roman Catholic priests, on Saturday.
Reports are saying that up to 34 people have been killed in the Syrian city of Hama Friday as massive protests broke out across the country, sparked by the brutal killings of dozens of children by government forces during the ten-week uprising.
A report put before Congress has indicated the farcical situation whereby the U.S. is providing hundreds of millions of dollars every year in foreign aid to certain countries, while simultaneously borrowing back billions from those same countries.
Singer Sean Kingston has regained consciousness following the horrific jet ski crash in Miami on Sunday.
A Muslim teenager has been fined for posting stickers telling gays and lesbians that homosexuality is wrong, and that punishment would await them.
China has detained a key official of an umbrella group of house churches, as it escalates its crackdown on “unauthorized” worship in the country.
The eighth Commandment God gave in Exodus 20:15 was “You Shall Not Steal”. One thief now wishes he had paid better attention to God’s command, when, after he stole a MacBook laptop, its rightful owner used remote monitoring software installed to take a picture of the thief to give to police.
An al-Qaida “Pakistan-based attack planner” has been arrested in Afghanistan according to media reports June 2, 2011.
Congress is planning to end an expense-free humanitarian program that grants heavily persecuted Christians and other religious minorities in Iran a safe avenue to apply for refugee status.
Sixteen churchgoers have been placed under arrest and are currently being detained as the Anglican Church faces continued persecution in Zimbabwe.
NATO has announced that its mission in Libya has been extended for a further 90 days until at least late September, as it becomes clear that Colonel Gaddafi will not step down voluntarily.
An experienced Church of Scotland minister has announced his resignation in response to last week’s controversial General Assembly vote, which moved the Presbyterian Church towards the ordination of gay clergy.
A group of professional church bell-ringers have been threatened and then locked in a church tower May 28, 2011 by…an angry pensioner!
Local members of the United Methodist Church have approved a resolution to allow pastors to perform same-sex union and ceremonies in jurisdictions which have approved gay marriage laws.
An alliance of Christian organizations has urged Christians across North Africa and the Middle East to realize the vital role they can play in bringing about justice for all peoples.
Billboards have emerged across Sydney, Australia, carrying the slogan “Jesus: a prophet of Islam”. The advertising campaign is being run by Islamic group “MyPeace”, which has said that the purpose of the campaign is to encourage interfaith relations between Christians and Muslims.
Christian broadcaster Sat-7, which transmits faith shows to the Middle East and North Africa, is celebrating its 15th anniversary May 31, 2011.
North Korea has released a Californian businessman who had been imprisoned since November 2010 under charges of proselytizing.
Justin Bieber has made a heartfelt appeal to his fans asking them to pray for his friend and fellow singer Sean Kingston, who was involved in a freak jet ski accident in Florida.
A husband and wife in Oregon City have been brought before a court charged with child abuse after they attempted to rely on faith to heal their young child instead of seeking the medical attention properly required.