A Bishop in the Church of England has challenged Christians to help put an end to the cultural norm that says being bad is cool, while being good is boring.Tags Church Bodies
A global, non-stop prayer movement is mobilizing Christians to pray for Europe in the wake of the scandals hitting the financial and political sectors.
The Vatican is linking one of its websites to the popular social networking site Facebook as part of a drive to harness internet technology in reaching the world's one billion Catholics.Tags Church Bodies
Health authorities in Sweden have ruled that gender-based abortion is not illegal according to the country's law and can be allowed to happen in Swedish hospitals.Tags Abortion
Mercy Ships founders Don and Deyon Stephens have received an award for the life-saving work of their medical ministry. The husband and wife team were presented with the Variety Club International Humanitarian Award.Tags Nonprofit
As many as one fifth of all Church of Scotland clergy have signed an online petition against the appointment of an openly gay minister.
An adviser for the Tony Blair Faith Foundation says his departure from the organization has nothing to do with liberal comments on homosexuality made by the former Prime Minister.
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair's Faith Foundation has suffered a setback following Blair's comments that the Catholic Church should "modernize" its views on homosexuality.
The Catholic Bishop of Birmingham, William Kenney, has criticized a scheme at six Oxfordshire schools, including one Catholic school, where students will be given access to contraception including the emergency pill and advice on how to use it.
A contemporary artist is hoping a new resource based on her paintings of Christ will help people new and old to the faith to deepen their understanding of God.
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.Tags Persecution
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.Tags Persecution
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.