Two out of three people in the world live in countries with high levels of restrictions on religion, a new Pew Research Center report found.
A London court of appeals ruled Tuesday against a Christian registrar who refused to conduct a same-sex civil union ceremony because it violated her religious beliefs.
The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada began on Tuesday defending in court the rights of religious organizations to hire people based on their religious beliefs.
The Baptist World Alliance, which claims more than 37 million members, will celebrate Human Rights Day this weekend by encouraging its churches to emphasize human rights in their worship services.
A group of Palestinian Christian leaders issued a document Friday in Bethlehem that pleaded the case of Palestinians and called for the end of Israeli occupation of the territory.
American evangelist and humanitarian chief Franklin Graham said it is vital for the United States government to hold direct talks with North Korea, expressing support of the U.S. move to send an envoy to Pyongyang this week for discussion.
Prominent evangelical leaders along with representatives of other religions are attending the United Nations summit on climate change in Copenhagen this week, where they aim to persuade global leaders to support cuts in carbon emissions.
A Canadian judge last week exonerated a former pastor who was charged of committing a hate crime for sending a letter to a local newspaper criticizing homosexuality.
The Eritrean government arrested 30 elderly, Christian women this past weekend, a Christian persecution watchdog reported Monday.
Another five leaders of the Chinese megachurch whose pastor was recently sentenced to prison have been ordered to be re-educated through labor camps, a U.S. human rights group reported.
The American Family Association announced on Monday that it is officially ending its boycott against Gap Inc. after the company aired an "unambiguous" Christmas ad over Thanksgiving weekend.
A Christian marriage counselor in the United Kingdom who refused to offer sex therapy to a gay couple lost his appeal case.
Though the Church has been criticized for being late to the HIV/AIDS fight, Christians around the world are now actively working to educate people about the deadly disease and dispel dangerous myths.
One of the world's largest Christian humanitarian organizations aims to raise $25 million to fight poverty this Christmas season by interviewing poor people around the world.
Egyptian Christian shop owners in the eastern town of Farshoot where a Muslim riot recently occurred refused to reopen their stores until the government compensated them for damages.
The conservative American Family Association called off its boycott of Gap Inc. products Tuesday after encouraging Christians for the past two weeks to bar them from their Christmas shopping lists.
Hundreds of angry Muslims, and by some accounts thousands, attacked Coptic Christians in a southern Egyptian town this past Saturday over an allegation that a Christian man kidnapped and raped a Muslim girl.
The 15-year-old daughter of well-known Egyptian convert Maher el-Gohary has written a letter appealing to President Obama to help her father who is in danger of being murdered or imprisoned for becoming a Christian.
This year's bestselling new artist, Bluetree, launched a charity this week aimed at ending child sex exploitation.
A D.C. Council Committee passed a bill Tuesday that would legalize same-sex marriage in the federal district while also providing an exemption for religious groups.
Video game enthusiasts will soon be able to say they are strengthening their faith via the Xbox when the first complete Bible application for the popular gaming console launches next month.
A Uzbekistan court recently convicted the president of the Baptist Union of Uzbekistan and two other Baptist leaders for allegedly "evading taxes" and involving children in religious activity without their parents' consent.
The board of directors of the charity made popular through its TV ad campaigns featuring hungry children fired its founder Friday.
The largest church that gives open, public services in Iran will no longer hold Friday worship services due to government pressure, local sources have reported.
Evangelical Christian and Jewish leaders are calling for immediate sanctions against Iran to discourage the government from developing nuclear weapons.