The leader of the largest U.S. Roman Catholic archdiocese has apologized for what he called a "terrible sin and crime" as the church confirmed it would pay a record $660 million to people who were sexually abused.
Muslims in Malaysia have called for the blockbuster movie Evan Almighty to be banned in the country, saying it offends their religion.
A former imam, or mosque leader, has warned that extremists are aiming to establish Muslim Sharia law in the United Kingdom, and that Britain has become the worlds number one target for Islamic strategists.
A senior Eritrean government official has categorically denied the existence of religious repression in Eritrea, and has dismissed reports of the mass detentions of Christians as hyperbole."
A Catholic archbishop in Zimbabwe has called on Britain to invade his country to help overthrow President Robert Mugabe.
British Prime Minister Tony Blair met privately with Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday, fueling further speculation that he will convert to Catholicism after he steps down from his post next week.
The search for missing 4-year-old Madeleine McCann has seen further developments as police in Malta report they are investigating possible sightings of the abducted British girl.
The Anglican Church of Kenya has announced plans to install an American priest to oversee its congregations in the United States.
Archbishop Peter Akinola, the leader of Anglican churches in Nigeria, may lead a boycott of the 2008 Lambeth Conference, following news that two controversial bishops did not receive invitations from the Anglican Communions spiritual leader.
The parents of missing British girl Madeleine McCann visited Portugals most holy site on Wednesday to pray for their 4-year-old daughters safe return.
The parents of a British girl who has gone missing in Portugal for 12 days have vowed not to leave the country without their daughter.
Appeals and calls for prayer have continued to pour in for a 4-year-old British girl who disappeared a week ago while on vacation with her family in southern Portugal.
Thousands of Christians from across Europe are gathered in Stuttgart, Germany, for one of the largest ecumenical gatherings on the continent.
The head of the World Council of Churches has serious concerns over the threat towards religious minorities in the Turkey posed by extremists.
A new service was launched recently by Bible Society that aims to bring divine inspiration direct to mobile phones.
The United Nations new humanitarian chief has warned of low morale among relief workers operating in the Darfur region of Africas Sudan.
Christian organizations across Britain have been urged not to withdraw their public services due to the perceived threat from the recent passing of gay equality laws.
New levels of violence against Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq are being witnessed, according to one human rights organizations latest report.
Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates has outraged pro-life supporters by saying that he will legalize abortion in the country despite the weekends referendum having a turnout too low to be legally binding.
Pope Benedict XVI re-emphasized his call for Catholics everywhere to reject abortion and euthanasia.
A Muslim classroom assistant who was sacked by a Church of England school last year for refusing to remove her veil while teaching children, said she will appeal against the dismissal.
A Christian pastor was shot dead by security forces in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, this past weekend, according to a report from the National Christian Evangelical Alliance of Sri Lanka (NCEASL).
The World Evangelical Alliance has applauded the agreement reached this week by New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson and Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to cease all hostilities between the Khartoum government and rebel groups for 60 days as they work towards a durable end to the conflict in Darfur.
Marking the beginning of a new period for ecumenical bodies during Epiphany Season 2007, the head of the World Council of Churches hopes member bodies will discover strength in unity.
The Evangelical Alliance, representing more than 1 million evangelicals in the U.K., has expressed concern over the Exeter University Christian Unions legal action against the universitys student guild.