The Church of England has cleared the way for engaged couples to marry in the church of their choice with a new law launched Wednesday. The new law places fewer conditions on which of the Church of England's 16,000 churches couples are able to choose from.
The 7th Assembly of the European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN) ended on Sunday with a call to Europe's churches to make climate change a top priority. The assembly brought together 100 delegates under the common theme, "The true challenge of climate change."
Catholic Agency for Overseas Development, Christian Aid and World Vision Jerusalem are just some of several aid agencies warning that the Middle East Quartet – EU, Russia, the United Nations and the United States – has failed to make progress in improving the lives of Palestinians and the prospects for lasting peace.
City traders who made millions of dollars in profit by cashing in on the falling share prices of leading banks are "bank robbers," the Archbishop of York has said. "We find ourselves in a market system which seems to have taken its rules of trade from Alice in Wonderland."
Conservative Anglicans have expressed their "great sadness" at the decision of The Episcopal Church to depose the Bishop of Pittsburgh. The Episcopal House of Bishops voted 88 to 35 on Thursday to remove Bishop Robert Duncan from ordained ministry.
The Christian Institute has welcomed the decision by Google to allow religious groups to place ads on the issue of abortion after legal proceedings against the world's biggest search engine were settled "on amicable terms."
The world "is on a precipice" as it struggles to deal with the three "tremendously frightening crises" of climate change, poverty and war, says Brian McLaren, one of the foremost leaders of the emerging church movement.
Dissatisfaction with the European Union's attitude towards Christianity may be behind waning support among Christians for the union, according to the Primate of the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland.
One of the world's oldest Protestant mission organizations has postponed staff cutbacks for at least another 12 months after receiving its largest legacy ever. BMS board members called the sum "a wonderful answer to prayer."
An international group of women theologians has called on churches to address structures of power that fail to respect human dignity. "I believe this discourse can open new paths in building solidarity in our common struggle for justice and peace."
The spotlight is back on Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams today after letters emerged in which the spiritual leader of the Anglican Communion says gay relationships could "reflect the love of God" in a way comparable to marriage, according to media reports.
The general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) says the Church of England's decision to reaffirm its support for women bishops had immediately opened the way for stronger ecumenical ties between Lutheran and Anglican churches.
After lengthy debate, the Church of England's General Synod voted on Monday to confirm its support for the ordination of women as bishops without offering much in the way of safeguards for objectors.
Anglicans are anticipating a tense debate on the consecration of women bishops at the Church of England's General Synod on Monday.
In a plea for unity, the Archbishop of Canterbury has told conservative Anglicans establishing a separate fellowship within the Anglican Communion to "think very carefully about the risks entailed."
The Bishop of Rochester has attacked the mess of multiculturalism and urged the government to utilize the United Kingdom's millions of Christians in building community cohesion.
Churches around the world are praying for a solution to the Middle East conflict as they kick off a week of action for peace in Israel and Palestine on Wednesday.
A senior Church of England bishop claims the erosion of Christianity in Britain is leaving the country with a moral vacuum that radical Islam is ready to fill.
Media interest may have waned but the needs facing many of the Kenyan refugees who fled to Uganda to escape post-election violence are still great, according to The Salvation Armys International Emergency Services team.
A former magistrate and regular commentator on Londons leading Christian radio network has made a strong call in favor of halting the construction of new mosques as a way of protecting Christians freedoms in the United Kingdom.
'Global warming will only be resolved through a global common response and we need your help,' the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon told the head of the 349-member World Council of Churches (WCC), the Rev. Dr. Samuel Kobia, this week.
CHASTE (Churches Alert to Sex Trafficking Across Europe) has come out in praise of Cambridgeshire police after their 'vigilant' clampdown on brothels in the county that has led to 25 arrests.
The General Director of the Evangelical Alliance, the Rev. Joel Edwards, has urged a ceasefire in the recent row between people of faith and secularists over the place of religious belief under the rule of law.
The Evangelical Alliance (EA) is inviting Christians to join the debate on Sharia law following the Archbishop of Canterburys recent assertion that the British legal system should accommodate aspects of Sharia law.
The Anglican Covenant Design Group was in London this past week to review responses to a document that aims to rebuild trust and cooperation between the churches in the worldwide Anglican Communion.