The head of a prominent outreach ministry is encouraging believers to pray for and support the people of Burma even as calls for aid to hard-hit Japan continue to make headlines.
The U.N. Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution on religious intolerance that freedom watchdogs say marks a significant step away from the highly criticized “defamation of religions” concept.2 comments
Religious leaders in a Southern California county are sounding off against the recent burning of an 11-foot cross in a city that hasn’t had a hate crime reported since 2002.
After more than a decade of litigation, atheist activist Michael Newdow says his court battle over the Pledge of Allegiance’s “under God” statement is now officially “over.”
A U.S. missionary who was held in a Haitian prison for more than five months without charges is now free and bound for the United States.
A Pakistani Christian man who was sentenced last year to life in prison for “blasphemy” was found dead Tuesday morning, according to officials in the Islamic republic.
The matter concerning the 35,000 Bibles presently being held by the Malaysian government is being resolved “amicably,” claimed the head of the Ministry of Home Affairs on Sunday.
Christian leaders in Malaysia are sounding off against the government’s latest detention of imported scriptures, reporting that some 30,000 were recently being held.
For 24 hours Wednesday, concerned Christians from various parts of the country joined in a time of prayer and fasting for the release of a U.S. missionary in Haiti who has been imprisoned for over four months without charge.
Millions of Christians worldwide will usher in the 40-day season of Lent by imposing the sign of the cross on their foreheads with ash on Wednesday.
The reporting policy that China loosened ahead of the 2008 Beijing Olympics was tightened up this past week with new restrictions placed on foreign journalists working in the communist nation.
The U.N. General Assembly voted Tuesday to suspend Libya from the U.N. Human Rights Council in response to the violent repression of peaceful protesters in the North African nation.
The senate of California Lutheran University’s student body government has officially proposed a change to the wording of its constitution in hopes of introducing more inclusive and encompassing language.
Tennessee’s largest self-described Christian university has officially recognized a student group that seeks to “examine the intersection of Christian faith and LGBT related issues through group discussion.”
A three-centuries-old missions organization announced the name of its next leader this past week – two months before the retirement of its present leader.