One month from Tuesday before the start of the Beijing Olympic Games, Christians are still reportedly being persecuted by the Chinese government, which claims to uphold international religious freedom standards.
A video filmed using a hidden camera showed how Zimbabwe's runoff election was not free nor fair as citizens were forced to vote for President Robert Mugabe in last month's runoff election.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged North Korea to improve its human rights situation on Friday during a speech in South Korea.
Some 300 people of various religions met in Japan on Wednesday to kick-off the two-day World Religious Summit for Peace ahead of the G-8 summit.
The head of the World Council of Churches has urged the president of South Korea to ease his policy towards North Korea to better enable peace and reunification of the peninsula.
Zimbabwe's opposition party on Tuesday denied rumors claiming that it was negotiating with President Robert Mugabe's government about a power-sharing deal, saying the ruling party first rejected the idea when it went ahead with the sham election.
North Korea recently received cautious praises for the turnover of its nuclear program declaration, but some people are dissatisfied with the positive response and want the rogue government to be pressed more to improve its humanitarian problems.
The environment is "under stress" and animals and plants are disappearing, alerted a church leader at the Lutheran World Federation's Council meeting last week where climate change and its effect was the main focus.
Reports of political violence and intimidation poured out of Zimbabwe after its "sham" presidential runoff election on Friday during which citizens were allegedly coerced to vote for President Robert Mugabe while supporters of the opposition party were beaten.
President Bush said Thursday he plans to call for the removal of North Korea from a U.S. list of states that sponsor terrorism after receiving news that the rogue government has handed over its long-awaited nuclear program declaration.
Representatives of member churches of the global Lutheran World Federation began on Wednesday their six-day meeting in Tanzania, where climate change and its effects on Africa's tallest mountain will be a central focus.
American Baptist churches are joining the United Nations and international agencies in celebrating the spirit and courage of the millions of displaced people on World Refugee Day on Friday.
China will allow tens of thousands of Gospel booklets and Bibles to be printed especially for athletes at the Beijing Olympics in August, the Bible Society involved in the printing process recently announced.
Indonesia is becoming more intolerant of religious minority, declared both a Catholic priest and a moderate Muslim leader on Wednesday.
A legally recognized church in Turkey is fighting to stay open after police last week delivered a letter from the government stating that it will be closed within days.
Archaeologists unearthed in Jordan what they believe to be the world's first church, according to a report Monday.
Ecumenical theological education is strategically important to Christianity in the 21st century, stated experts at an international theological gathering that concluded this past weekend.
The presiding bishops of two U.S. Protestant church bodies issued a call to prayer for peace this past week after the recent outbreak of violence between north and south Sudan.
Some of the worlds largest church bodies expressed their concerns about the growing food crisis and shared about how their church network plans to respond as the world food summit was being held in Rome this past week.
The first interfaith page on the popular site Facebook was launched Tuesday in an effort to foster greater understanding among people of different religions and to combat extremism.
What is thought to be the first interfaith game show in Britain will begin broadcasting next week to dozens of countries on the Islam Channel.
Four Algerian Christians received suspended prison sentences and fines Tuesday for allegedly trying to convert Muslims in a country where nearly the entire population is follower of Islam.
The president of the United Church of Christ expressed concern for the family of Barack Obama and for Trinity UCC after the Democratic presidential candidate formally resigned his 20-year membership at the Chicago church this past weekend.
The head of the Anglican Communion announced plans this week to hold a massive walk with hundreds of Anglican bishops and other religious leaders during the worldwide church denominations decennial gathering in July.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair launched a faith foundation Friday to confront the growing challenges of religious conflict and to mobilize churches to tackle global poverty.