The Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Methodist Church and the United Reformed Church are urging their member churches to take action against far-right and racist politics ahead of the European elections on June 4.
Two Christians have been shot dead by Muslim villagers in southern Egypt in what is believed to be a revenge killing. The two had just been released from prison after serving three-year sentences for killing a Muslim man during a sectarian clash.
Violence broke out Thursday as India's monthlong election process got underway. Seventeen people were killed in eastern and central India after attacks on 14 polling stations.
A Christian ministry is reaching out to potential Somalian pirates. Pirates from Somalia have been grabbing headlines in recent months for their hijacking of ships off the east African coast.
An outspoken cleric who became the Church of England's first non-white bishop plans to step down so that he can dedicate his time to defending persecuted Christians.
Vatican officials have expressed "profound concern" for the plight of Christians in the Middle East, following the recent conflict in the Gaza Strip between Israel and Hamas.
The murder of a second Hindu fundamentalist leader in Orissa has sparked fears of another wave of violence. The culprits are believed to be Maoist rebels but Hindus are again blaming Christians.
Hicham Chehab is a missionary with a difference. A Lebanese-born Muslim, he took up arms with his brother during the Lebanese Civil War between Christians and Muslims.
The Catholic Bishops Conference of Sri Lanka (CBCSL) has called for national day of prayer, fasting and abstinence in opposition to an anti-conversion law coming up for vote in the country's parliament.
A report by the theology think tank Theos has found that more than 80 percent of the churches, groups and individuals that took part in Hope08 last year believe the movement made a tangible difference in their communities.
"In places where different faiths have coexisted for centuries we see the rapid attrition of the Christian church in its ancestral homelands," said the Bishop of Chichester, the Rt. Rev. John Hind.
New guidance for secondary schools in Hampshire gives teachers the green light to hold discussions in class on creationism and intelligent design alongside evolution.
The murder of two soldiers outside their army barracks in Northern Ireland Saturday night is "deeply distressing and deplorable," says the Most Rev. Alan Harper, the Archbishop of Armagh.
The Stop the Traffik coalition of campaigners against human trafficking welcomed an announcement from Cadbury's this week that its Dairy Milk chocolate bars are going Fairtrade.
The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Archbishop of York have launched a Lent appeal for Zimbabwe on Ash Wednesday as Anglicans worldwide join in a day of prayer and fasting for the troubled country.
New attendance figures released by the Church of England Thursday show that the number of people attending church has changed little since the turn of the millennium.
Six Christian organizations have unanimously condemned plans by the Westboro Baptist Church to picket in the United Kingdom.
World Vision is delivering more than 1,100 emergency kits to families in Gaza still struggling without basic necessities in the wake of the recent conflict between Hamas and Israel.
Anglican leaders meeting in Alexandria, Egypt, expressed "horror" after hearing firsthand reports about the suffering in Zimbabwe. They noted the "appalling difficulties" of people living under President Robert Mugabe's regime.
The Methodist Church of Great Britain has launched a major new initiative to reach young adults who have no contact with the Church.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, the head of the Muslim Charities Foundation and the head of the Movement for Reform Judaism have launched a joint appeal for funds towards humanitarian work in Gaza.
Ten years after the brutal murder of Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons in India's Orissa state, widow Gladys Staines is urging persecuted Christians there to turn to Christ.
The Evangelical Alliance is planning to send a new Bible to President Barack Obama after White House staff were reportedly unable to find one for his second swearing in.
A Christian bus driver refused to drive buses carrying an advertisement that declares "There's probably no God." Speaking to BBC Radio Solent, Ron Heather said he felt "shock" and "horror" at the slogan on the ads when he turned up for work last Saturday.
Open Doors is urging Christians to pray on Wednesday for North Korean believers who the group says face being beaten, arrested, tortured or even killed because of their religious beliefs.