A Christian charity is set to vote on dropping the word "church" from its name because it creates "unnecessary barriers" to receiving public funding.
The President of the Baptist World Alliance has urged evangelicals in the United Kingdom to make more of an effort to be united. "It grieves my spirit that evangelicals cannot find a greater gospel unity"
Five English bishops are set to join the launch of a new fellowship for orthodox Anglicans who say they want to stay true to Scripture and get on with the Great Commission of sharing the Gospel with the world.
The head of the World Council of Churches has called upon Christians to live out the core message in Jesus' parable of the Good Samaritan and treat others as their neighbors.
The Archbishop of Canterbury Dr. Rowan Williams and other Anglican leaders are to decide on whether a draft covenant aimed at uniting the worldwide Anglican Communion is ready to be sent to member churches for approval.
There are concerns that poorer nations may suffer disproportionately from the outbreak of the swine flu virus as they may find it difficult to gain access to anti-viral drugs due to advance-purchase agreements and deals by developed countries.
The Archbishop of Wales has reiterated his opposition to the appointment of an alternative bishop for members of the Church in Wales who cannot accept the ordination of women.
The moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Wales has called for better understanding between churches and society in an age of recession and terrorist threats.
Aid agencies have questioned whether the G20 agreement reached in London last week will really help the poorest in the world become better off.
Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali, who announced his resignation as Bishop of Rochester last week, has spoken out against a "values vacuum" in the United Kingdom, and called on the nation to rediscover its Christian heritage.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has called upon the world to help bring it out of the global recession by living according to the "deep moral sense" shared by all faiths.
Church leaders have urged G20 leaders meeting in London this week not to return to "unethical" pre-recession economics.
Religious leaders have urged G20 nations not to forget the world's poorest people when they meet in London this week to discuss the global financial crisis.
The second highest ranking cleric in the Church of England has called on G-20 leaders gathering in London this coming week to up their spending on conflict prevention.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has warned that the world faces an ecological "doomsday" if the issues of climate change and the environment are ignored.
Pope Benedict XVI is set to arrive in Africa Tuesday for his first visit to the continent since becoming the head of the Roman Catholic Church four years ago. The pope said he had the victims of hunger and injustice in his mind.
Anti-discrimination legislation is being used to limit freedom of religion "in unacceptable ways," says the head of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales.
A poll by the BBC has found that 62 percent of people want religion and religious values to play an important role in public life in the United Kingdom.
Thursday marks the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth, and despite the clash in worldviews between Darwinism and Christianity, some churches will be celebrating the naturalist's contribution to science and understanding of God's creation.
Churches around the world responded Sunday to the call of the All African Conference of Churches for a day of prayer and fasting for Zimbabwe.
Christians across the United Kingdom may have prayed to become one this past week, but church unity at the national level remains an unlikely prospect, say the leaders of the nation's main denominations.
The inauguration of Barack Obama as America's first black president is a "transformative" moment in history that will have huge significance for the rest of the world, say church leaders.
Church services to mark Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday were especially poignant this year, as black preachers across the country used the pulpit to remember the civil rights campaigner's dream of a racially just world and hail the upcoming inauguration of America's first black president.
The interdependence of human beings makes it necessary to bear each other's burdens, says the General Secretary of the Lutheran World Federation. The Rev. Dr. Ishmael Noko appealed to the Lutheran communion to reject the popular "do-it-yourself" approach to life.
An employment tribunal has upheld the claim of a Christian relationship counselor that he was wrongfully dismissed after expressing concerns over counseling same-sex couples.