Christian relief groups were among some of the first organizations to respond to Taiwan's Typhoon Morakot and remain active in helping in the aftermath of the disaster. Ministry workers have been helping victims since Sunday, the day after the typhoon hit Taiwan.
The presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is calling on his denomination's members to ask President Obama to help secure lasting peace for the people of Sudan.
Fathima Rifqa Bary says her father had threatened to kill her after he heard that she had been baptized. The Christian teen is now involved in a legal battle with her parents, who are trying to regain custody of her after she ran away.
The world's largest evangelical organization announced on Monday that it has created a task force on human trafficking.
Pro-family activists and leaders from 61 countries kicked off the 5th global conference supporting traditional family values on Monday in Amsterdam.
The Assyrian people, most popularly known as Iraq's Christian population, are observing Martyrs Day on Friday to remember those in their community who have died due to persecution.
The head of the World Council of Churches pressed the Nigerian president in a letter this week to ensure the security of all its citizens after expressing concern about the recent attacks by Muslim militants on security forces that left hundreds dead.
Pakistan government officials on Tuesday said they suspect Al Qaeda and Taliban allies are behind the latest series of deadly attacks on Christians.
The Baptist World Alliance awarded an Indian woman who cares for lepers, children infected with HIV/AIDS, and female sex workers its top human rights award this past weekend.
The Baptist World Alliance has nominated a leader of the Baptist association in Virginia to be president of the 37 million-member organization, it announced Friday.
Six Christians, including a child, were killed in eastern Pakistan by members of a banned radical Muslim group, officials said.
The number of people going hungry every day has hit a historic high of 1 billion, or more precisely 1.02 billion, according to the U.N. World Food Program.
Chinese health officials reported Thursday that compared to 20 million births, more than 13 million abortions are performed each year in China.
More than 4,000 people, predominantly evangelical Christians, gathered in Washington, D.C., this week for an annual pro-Israel conference.
A Christian doctor in England was removed from an adoption panel because she refused to endorse applications by gay couples.
One of the world's largest humanitarian organizations said it has helped feed nearly 150,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Pakistan's conflict-torn Northwest Frontier Province (NWFP).
As Pakistani families begin to return to Swat Valley, aid groups are alerting the international community that continual support is needed for the millions of people still internally displaced.
A Coptic church in northeastern Egypt was set on fire by Muslim extremists on Saturday while government security guards reportedly watched idly.
International Christian aid agencies say that while there are a few commendable aspects about the G8 summit, progress for the climate change issue has been "painfully slow."
A group of human rights lawyers will defend a Chinese-Korean Christian woman who was jailed for helping to smuggle 61 North Koreans across the China border.
President Obama's effort to build a partnership and overcome suspicion in Russia could do more than improve U.S.-Russia relations; it could also help improve conditions for the persecuted evangelical church in Russia, a ministry working in the country said.
After five months in a tiny pitch-black cell, Hzkias, an Eritrean Christian jailed for his faith, said he "looked like another creature."
After years of discussion, the Baptist and Roman Catholic bodies in Italy signed an agreement on "interchurch" marriage this week.
The head of the Lutheran World Federation urged religious leaders from around the world to renounce Islamophobia during a conference convened by the president of Kazakhstan.
American Christian kids as young as four are being challenged to do extra chores and other fundraising activities to raise money to buy Bibles for U.S. troops.