The pastor of the largest church in Europe has recently been drawn into a financial dispute concerning $100 million invested in a failed business venture that he had allegedly encouraged church members to participate in.
The tiny Christian population in the Holy Land is endangered of becoming extinct, and the few that remain are aging or willing to leave if a job opportunity is offered elsewhere.
A ministry working to support needy children and families around the world offers five pieces of advice this Christmas season on alternatives to gift giving when money is tighter than ever.
Some Anglican clergy have added a multicultural twist to Christmas decorations, adding Hindu snowmen, a Chinese dragon and a Jewish temple to the lawn where the traditional scene of a baby Jesus, angels, and the three wise men used to be displayed alone.
Globalization needs a "solid basis of values" to succeed, contended former British Prime Minister Tony Blair in a major address this past week.
A rights coalition is encouraging Americans to "offset" their "made-in-China" Christmas purchases this year with donations and prayers to North Korean refugees who suffer under the Chinese government's policy of forceful repatriation.
President Bush made it clear he wants Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to leave the office amid reports of worsening humanitarian disasters, including a deadly cholera outbreak, on Tuesday.
As the world marks the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, different groups are using the opportune moment to push the United Nations and governments to make religious freedom and the protection of family higher priorities.
Nearly 40 percent of the population in North Korea will need food aid next year because of the severe shortages of fertilizer and fuel, U.N. food agencies said Monday.
Thousands of African prayer warriors gathered in the Kenyan capital Nairobi this past weekend to pray for a spiritual awakening in the city, state and all of Africa.
A Christian group that supports the persecuted church presented First Lady Laura Bush with the 2008 Freedom Award for her efforts to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Burma, the organization announced Friday.
A British missionary couple was arrested in the West African nation of Gambia and charged Thursday with distributing "seditious" reports about the government.
More than 400 Christian college students were arrested and interrogated in a span of about a month in Beijing, a China-focused human rights group reported this week. Four house church leaders were sentenced to re-education through labor.
With nearly all aspects of Zimbabwean life spiraling out of control, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South African Nobel peace laureate Desmond Tutu are sharpening their attacks against President Robert Mugabe, demanding that the six-term leader step down from office.
Christian leaders across denominational lines are signing onto an ecumenical letter that urges President-elect Barack Obama to make Israel-Palestinian peace a priority in his incoming administration.
The head of the Thai partner church of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is appealing for Christians around the world to pray for the country as it undergoes a political crisis that has thrown parts of the country in upheaval.
A Christian mission group is fearful that the recent terror attacks by Muslim militants will help a Hindu nationalist party gain control of the government.
Leaders of two dozen U.S. churches will call on President-elect Barack Obama to lead the nation towards peace and justice this week during the annual meeting of the United States Conference for the World Council of Churches (WCC), which begins on Tuesday.
Bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America recently agreed to all be tested for HIV/AIDS at their upcoming Conference of Bishops in a denominational effort to raise awareness about the pandemic.
An Iraqi Christian taking refuge in Syria is adamant about not returning to his homeland, which - like for many other believers fleeing the sectarian violence-rife country - has brought him so much pain and suffering.
More than 300 people have died in Muslim-Christian clashes in the worst sectarian violence in Nigeria since 2004, when some 700 people were killed.
Church-related aid agencies are assisting civilians displaced by the eastern Congo conflict as the U.N. special envoy made another effort on Friday to arrange peace talks between Congo's government and Tutsi rebels.
An Indian Christian leader lamented the coordinated terrorist attacks on India's financial capital city of Mumbai Wednesday night, but called into question claims that Muslim terrorists are behind the attacks.
The Coptic Pope Shenuda III barred Egyptian Christians from praying in a church building in Cairo Tuesday after sectarian violence broke out this past weekend over the building's use as a Christian prayer hall.
No end is in sight for the "hate campaign" against Christians and Dalits (formerly known as untouchables) in India where after three months displaced victims are still not able to return home.