President Obama plans to raise human rights issue with his Chinese counterpart President Hu Jintao during his U.S. visit next week, according to senior administration officials.
Gunmen suspected to be members of a radical Muslim sect drove by a church in northern Nigeria Sunday evening and killed the policeman standing guard outside, a police spokesman said Monday.
The World Council of Churches, which represents more than 560 million Christians, condemned Saturday the New Year's Day bombing of a Coptic church that killed at least 21 people and wounded 97.
Egypt is considering changing its policy on the construction of new churches by making all houses of worship equal in the eyes of the law.
The death toll for the Christmas Eve bombings in central Nigeria and the Christian-Muslim clash that ensued has risen to at least 80 people, and is expected to continue to increase.
Tim Tebow, the evangelical darling who uses football as a platform for ministry, has found a way around the NFL rule that bans writing on the eye black.
At least 38 people have been killed since Christmas Eve in attacks across Nigeria, including assaults against two churches.
The little town of Bethlehem saw the highest number of Christmas pilgrims in a decade, according to the Israeli military.
Half of Americans say Christmas is "strongly religious" for them, continuing the upward trend seen since 1989, the Gallup Poll found.
A ministry assisting Bible translators is pushing its efforts in Southern Sudan, explaining that it is uncertain how the Jan. 9 referendum will affect its work in the area.
Churches interested in eradicating poverty need to do more to fight corruption, an anti-poverty church network emphasizes in a new paper.
Christians should not forget about Asia Bibi – the first woman to be sentenced to death for alleged blasphemy in Pakistan – as the country's high court decides on a date for her appeals hearing, said a ministry that advocates on behalf of persecuted Christians.
Pakistan's Federal Minister for Minorities Affairs Shahbaz Bhatti condemned Saturday the recent announcement of a reward for killing the jailed Christian woman on death row for blasphemy.
The founder of a large ministry in India that rescues orphans and abandoned children died on Saturday, the ministry reported.
President Obama can expect to receive numerous Christmas cards this year pressing him to end the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.
U.S. Catholic bishops urged congressmen on Monday to quickly pass a resolution that condemns the recent attack on a downtown Baghdad church and calls for a comprehensive plan to improve security for religious minorities in Iraq.
A group of hard-line Muslims, including many students from Islamic schools, protested Wednesday in the city of Lahore against a possible presidential pardon for a Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death for alleged blasphemy.
Preliminary findings from an investigation into the case of Asia Bibi (also referred to as Asia Noreen by some media), the first woman sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan, show that she is innocent, said a government official in charge of the investigation on Monday.
Franklin Graham expressed alarm over the rapid spread of cholera in Haiti Saturday and called on the international community to increase its response.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Open Doors are just some of the people and groups that have publicly denounced the proposed U.N. anti-blasphemy resolution that is expected to be voted on next week.
A six-year-old girl and her Christian father were killed in a northern city in Iraq Tuesday, joining the dozens of believers that have been targeted by Muslim extremists in recent weeks.
Muslims burned at least ten Christian homes in Southern Egypt over a rumor that a young Coptic Christian man and a Muslim girl were in a romantic relationship, said officials Tuesday.
The number of North Koreans resettling in the South has increased in recent years, said a South Korean official Monday. Last year, about 2,900 people made their way to the democratic South
The death toll for Haiti's cholera outbreak has reached 544, health officials said Monday. Thousands more are being treated in hospitals for the intestinal disease
Over 3,000 people made commitments to Christ during the Festival of Hope event led by Franklin Graham this past weekend in the Northern European country of Latvia.