Pro-family leaders from 35 countries came together this past week to oppose same-sex marriage in Mexico City. They point out that Mexico's constitution defines marriage as between a man and a woman.
The massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Chile Saturday morning is not like the one that devastated Haiti in January, said a relief expert at World Vision.
The proposals set forth by a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) committee regarding the conflict between Israel and Palestinians will damage interfaith ties, said one of the nation's largest Jewish human rights organizations.
Archaeologists have found a wall in Jerusalem that dates back to the time of King Solomon and matches those described in the Bible in that era, the director of the dig said Monday.
Iranian authorities recently arrested a "low-keyed" evangelical pastor and shut down his church, a news agency specializing in Iranian Christians reported.
An illustration of Jesus holding a can of beer in one hand and a cigarette in the other has sparked outrage among India's Christian community.
The bullet-riddled body of a 20-year-old Christian student was found on the street of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul Wednesday.
Eight of the ten American volunteers detained in Haiti for the past three weeks on suspicion of child abduction were finally released and arrived in Miami early Thursday morning.
Christians in Pakistan are outraged that the powerful Muslim lawyer accused of the torture, rape and murder of a 12-year-old Catholic girl was released on bail.
A Haitian judge on Wednesday freed eight American volunteers and said they can leave the country immediately. Authorities will continue to investigate the case
Police in the southern Indian state of Karnataka arrested and tortured 11 tribal Christians for allegedly forcefully converting Hindus, a Christian persecution watchdog reported Monday.
Several church bodies are tying a worldwide campaign for safe water to this year's Lenten season.
The Dominican legal adviser to the ten American Baptist volunteers facing charges of child kidnapping in Haiti is himself wanted in El Salvador on charges of human trafficking and in the United States for human smuggling.
The 31st anniversary of Iran's Islamic Revolution was marred Thursday by protests and criticism of religious abuse.
Some of the American Baptist volunteers faced with charges of child kidnapping may be freed as early as Thursday, sources say.
The head of a global ecumenical body praised a G7 decision to cancel Haiti's debt, and urged other financial institutions to do the same.
There was an increase in the number of reported persecution cases against Christians in China last year, according to a religious freedom group that specializes in Chinese house churches.
North Korea made good on its word and freed American Christian activist Robert Park, who arrived in Beijing Saturday. A spokesperson for the U.S. Embassy said Park would fly to the United States later that day.
With the controversy surrounding the American Christian team in Haiti, several large Baptist bodies have distanced themselves from the group by clarifying that they are not members of their organization.
North Korea said Friday it will release an American missionary who has been detained since Christmas for illegally entering the country from China.
The ten American Baptists who tried to take 33 Haitian children across the border to the Dominican Republic were charged Thursday with abduction and criminal association.
International Christian aid agency World Vision is encouraging Americans this month to especially pray for the critical needs of children in Haiti.
A Baptist church in Idaho whose members were detained in Haiti for attempting to move children to the Dominican Republic said Sunday that its team was "falsely arrested" and it is working to "clear up the misunderstanding."
Some of the Christian music industry's brightest stars have auctioned off a priceless guitar, produced an all-star recording and donated their own money and urged fans to do the same to help Haiti's quake victims.
North Korea said Thursday that it has arrested an American for trespassing on its territory from China. This week's arrest marks the second time an American was detained by North Korea within a month.