The Archbishop of Wales has condemned an Israeli missile attack over the weekend on a church-run health clinic in Gaza. Shij'ia Clinic, run by the Near East Council of Churches (NECC) and funded by Christian Aid, was given just 15 minutes to evacuate.
With the International Red Cross warning of a "full-blown" humanitarian crisis in Gaza, Bible Societies in the Holy Land have appealed to Christians to pray and support those caught up in the conflict between Israel and Hamas.
Job losses and house repossessions brought on by the financial crisis are an opportunity for people to think about where their treasure truly lies, the head of the worldwide Anglican Communion said in his New Year's message.
Thousands of pilgrims overcame checkpoints and tight security to celebrate Christmas with a mass last night in the birthplace of Christ, Bethlehem. Happy crowds gathered at the Church of the Nativity, the traditional birthplace of Jesus, for the midnight mass.
The collapse of major banks and financial institutions may have as great an impact on the world as the fall of the Berlin Wall, says the Bishop of Gibraltar.
If churches are to play an effective role in the fight against HIV and AIDS, they need to first tackle their own taboos, says Christian HIV and AIDS charity ACET.
"Participating states affirmed their rejection of the use of religion to justify the killing of innocent people and actions on terrorism, violence and coercion, which directly contradict the commitment of all religions to peace, justice and equality."
A pan-African group of leaders said on Wednesday that renewed fighting between government forces and rebels in Congo could be prevented if signatories to peace agreements honored their commitments.
Among the 150 people polled, more than 80 percent said they did not see the economic turmoil as a crisis, but rather as a "global financial watershed" with the potential to see a reform of the economy with a moral and social framework.
Barack Obama would win the U.S. presidential election by a landslide next month if the results were down to British voters.
Tributes have been paid to a Christian aid worker who was shot dead in Afghanistan on Monday. "She was killed violently while caring for the most forgotten people in the world; the poor and the disabled."
Europe's Protestant churches are "grappling intensively" with the tension between individual autonomy, the safeguarding of life and support for the suffering. A group of Protestants met to begin drawing up a common position on euthanasia.
The credit crunch is having a knock on negative effect on people's diets, a specialist debt counseling charity has warned. Christians Against Poverty said just under a third of the UK's population were eating less healthily.
Youth With A Mission is calling on its 17,000 workers worldwide to join in three days of prayer and fasting for the church in India as it continues to face violent attacks from Hindu radicals.
The World Council of Church's 'Promised Land' conference has thrown up fresh theological perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Delegates agreed that the Bible 'must not be utilized to justify oppression or supply simplistic commentary on contemporary events.'
Christians in the Indian state of Orissa are refusing to abandon their faith despite weeks of killings, beatings and attacks on their homes and churches.
CWR, the ministry of Selwyn Hughes, is inviting hundreds of churches across the United Kingdom to rise to the challenge of reading the whole Bible cover-to-cover throughout 2009.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, has added his voice to calls for an immediate end to the violence being waged against Christians in India's Orissa state.
YMCAs around the world are remembering three young volunteers who were shot dead while working for the Guatemalan branch in August.
At least 12 people are believed to have been killed and thousands forced to flee from their homes amid a campaign of violence being waged against Christians in the Indian state of Orissa.
The Church of England is undertaking a major overhaul of the marriage preparation it offers to engaged couples in a bid to better reflect their number one priority on the big day – the vows.
An Anglican priest has finally cracked the code Methodist co-founder Charles Wesley used when writing about sensitive matters in his diary some 250 years ago. The transcribed pages reveal the extent of Charles' anger with his brother, fellow Methodist founder John Wesley.
Officials at Kunming International Airport in China seized suitcases full of Bibles being carried into the country by four American Christians on Sunday. The officials told them that the Bibles were "illegal religious literature."
With the start of the Olympics just a day away, an international persecution watchdog group is inviting Christians throughout the world to join in a monthlong strategic prayer campaign to protect the unregistered church in China as it faces the prospect of even greater persecution during the Games.
Women of faith have the potential to curb religious extremism and reduce the role of religion in conflict, says a new report from Catholic aid agency Progressio. "They have great potential to enhance the contribution of religion to peace, and to mitigate its role in violent conflict," the report states.