The Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem has expressed his dismay at the latest conflict to hit the Holy Land. The Rt. Rev. Suheil S. Dawani said in a statement that his diocese was "stunned and saddened" as well as "grieved by the severity" of the ongoing military operations in Gaza.
Draft legislation, published Monday, outlined plans for a "national code of practice" under which the Archbishops of Canterbury and York could appoint complementary male bishops to offer pastoral care and perform functions for parishes opposed to the ministry of women.
The Church of England published draft legislation on Monday detailing alternative arrangements for those unable to accept the ministry of women bishops.
Saving mankind from homosexual and transsexual behavior is just as important as saving the rainforest from destruction, said Pope Benedict on Monday.
A response to the economic downturn must not come at the expense of the most vulnerable, says the Archbishop of Canterbury. Dr. Rowan Williams appeared to warn the government against dealing with the credit crunch in a similar way to Hitler's leadership of Nazi Germany in the 1930s.
God can mend all of the social problems afflicting Britain, but it might not necessarily happen in the way some people expect, says the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Christian campaigners have lost their High Court bid to overturn licenses allowing two universities to create animal-human embryos for research purposes.
Thousands of Russians lined up on Sunday to pay their last respects to late Orthodox leader, Alexy II, as he lay in state at Moscow's Christ the Savior Cathedral.
Conservative Anglican primates will meet the Archbishop of Canterbury Friday for emergency talks over the formation of a new Anglican province in North America.
"We will only end world poverty by working with people who have faiths other than our own – so let's do it right," said Christian Aid's Inter-Community Initiatives Manager, Nigel Varndell, following a major conference on inter-faith humanitarian work this week.
An advertising watchdog has banned a newspaper ad – run by a Belfast, Ireland, church – condemning homosexuality. The Advertising Standards Authority ruled that the ad was offensive and indecent.
Tension has eased in Nigeria's central city of Jos following a weekend of deadly violence, but resentment is growing among members of the Christian community there who feel that the international media's reporting of events has been "biased and inaccurate," according to a human rights organization.
Two public interest groups are asking the UK Supreme Court on Wednesday to launch a judicial review into whether the Government's fertility body acted illegally in granting permission to two universities to research animal human hybrid embryos.
Former U.S. president and prominent Baptist Jimmy Carter expressed his shock on Monday at the extent of Zimbabwe's humanitarian crisis, saying that it appeared to be far worse than he had imagined.
Christian children's charity Viva has published a major new report mapping the work thousands of Christians are doing with some of the world's most vulnerable children. The report warns that the effectiveness of Christian work is being hindered by a lack of awareness of what churches are doing.
The head of the world's largest group of Reformed churches says that the body of Christ is rendering its own peace message ineffective because of internal divisions and strife at a time when persistent threats to global peace and security make the quest for Christian unity more urgent than ever.
The Methodist Church is calling on the UK Government to put pressure on Israel to lift its blockade of the Gaza Strip as aid agencies and human rights groups warn that the already dire humanitarian situation is deteriorating rapidly.
The head of the World Council of Churches has challenged the legitimacy of the G20 group of the world's 20 leading economies as their leaders meet in Washington DC this weekend to discuss the future of the global economy in the midst of the global economic crisis.
Protesters are planning to gather outside the Guildhall with alarm clocks and banners reading "Call Time on Global Greed" as Prime Minister Gordon Brown addresses representatives of the financial sector at the Lord Mayor of London's banquet on Monday night.
Representatives of the Georgian Orthodox Church were in Moscow this week for meetings with Russian Orthodox Church and Kremlin leaders on the future of breakaway region South Ossetia. "We have shown in Georgia and in Russia that the churches have not lost relations."
Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh attempted to reassure Christians of their place in India when he met the head of the World Council of Churches on Saturday.
British politician David Burrowes is to present a measure to Parliament for its second reading on Friday as he continues to champion a new ethical treatment using umbilical cord blood. He said earlier that he wanted the wider public to be more informed about the value and benefits of cord blood.
A Church of England survey, released Tuesday, has revealed strong support for faith-based schools while bringing to light prevailing public uncertainty over the fairness of their admissions procedures.
The European Baptist Federation's anti-trafficking group is working on a handbook that will give congregations across Europe ideas on how best to eradicate prostitution.
Pro-life Christian groups are appealing to Christians to pray and take action to stop legislation that will liberalize the abortion law and give the green light to the creation of animal-human hybrid embryos.