U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged religious leaders on Tuesday to push their governments to take bolder action on climate change at a key U.N. summit next month.
In its 17th year, the event brings together hundreds of evangelical churches in a country that is home to the world's largest Roman Catholic population.
After hitting an already devastated Philippines, a tropical storm with powerful winds hit the central coast of Vietnam Monday, forcing more than 80,000 people to evacuate.
While many Christians choose to boycott Halloween or go to an alternative church party, some believers contend that the best approach is to join in the trick-or-treat festivities.
Malaysian authorities have seized more than 15,000 Bibles that refer to God as "Allah" in recent months, said church officials Thursday.
Runaway Christian convert Fathima Rifqa Bary was back in her home state of Ohio as of Tuesday after three months of living in Florida, where she had a highly publicized court battle against her Muslim parents.
Church bells across the nation rang 350 times Saturday to sound the alarm on the threat of global climate change in observance of International Day of Climate Action.
One of the greatest challenges facing churches in China is training enough pastors to keep up with the booming Christian population, said the president of a Christian organization in China.
Hip-hop, musical comedy and contemporary Christian music artists have joined forces on a nationwide music tour aimed at inspiring young Lutherans to fight global poverty and hunger.
Two Baptist pastors were arrested and detained by the Cuban government recently after distributing financial aid to needy churches in Guantanamo province in the eastern coast of the island nation.
A Nobel laureate said the Bible is a "handbook of bad morals" and the world would be a better place without the Christian holy book.
Before the overflowing crowd at Bethel Church of Baoding, located about 120 miles south of Beijing, Graham preached from Luke 19 on the story of the tax collector-turned-Jesus follower Zacchaeus.
An estimated one million people participated in a rally in Madrid Saturday to protest a proposed new law that would expand permission for abortion.
Responding to the invitation of the Korean Christian Federation of North Korea, the general secretary of the World Council of Churches will begin his pastoral visit to churches in North Korea on Saturday.
The current food crisis was preceded by more than a decade of losses in the fight against world hunger and reached new depths as a result of last year's food crisis, reported the United Nation's anti-hunger agency.
Runaway teen convert Rifqa Bary will be returned to her home state of Ohio, Florida and Ohio judges decided Tuesday. She will be turned over to foster care once she arrives in Ohio
A Coptic Christian man was reportedly arrested, abused and forced to pay a large sum of money for rescuing his 20-year-old daughter from her Muslim husband, who was said to be holding her against her will in Alexandria, Egypt.
Churches on Sunday began mobilizing to raise awareness and funds and push for positive change on the problem of world hunger ahead of World Food Day on Friday.
Christian relief groups are responding simultaneously to several major natural disasters in South Asia, which has caused the groups to appeal urgently for donations.
A ministry working with persecuted Christians launched a campaign Tuesday against a U.N. resolution that many human rights groups say can be manipulated to oppress religious minorities living in Muslim-majority countries.
About 1,000 people attended a funeral service at a church located in the formerly picturesque coastal city of Lalomanu, Samoa, Sunday to pay their last respects for those who died in the recent tsunami.
Many Christian colleges across the nation on Thursday have called on their students to pray and fight for the end of extreme poverty and injustice in observance of World Vision's Day of Prayer and Action.
Nine church leaders from the destroyed Fushan Chinese megachurch were kidnapped by local public security officials, according to a rights group on Tuesday.
Dozens of pastors across the country will preach this Sunday providing biblical perspectives on the position of political candidates. The sermons are an act of defiance to the Internal Revenue Service rule that says nonprofits with tax-exempt status cannot endorse a candidate or be involved in political activity.
Pastor Rick Warren will moderate a discussion with Rwanda's president and a Yale professor on post-genocide reconciliation at Saddleback Church Friday evening.