The Egyptian government has given 1,265,000 Egyptian pounds (US$230,000) in compensation to 17 Coptic Christians whose property was damaged by a mob of angry Muslims.
Over half of babies born to British women this year were born outside of marriage, according to newly released figures.
A controversial Christmas card reading 'O come all ye faithless' has been strongly criticized by Christians as an 'ill judged and insensitive joke.' Borders book stores began giving away the card free with every copy of Richard Dawkins well known atheist work, 'The God Delusion,' this Christmas.
An investigation has been launched in Turkey to look into possible conspiracy between Turkish police and at least one of the suspects in the brutal murder of three Christians in a publishing house earlier this year.
The World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) has called for global recognition of communication rights on Human Rights Day today.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has strongly criticized the Anglican Communion for its stance on homosexuals.
World-renowned evangelist Billy Graham will mark his 89th birthday on Wednesday by expressing his gratitude for his health, his family and the ongoing hope of being reunited with his wife, Ruth, in Heaven.
Global Christian broadcaster GOD TV is planning a mammoth tour that will draw thousands of Christians from different countries to Israel next year to celebrate its 60th Anniversary as a modern nation.
The parents of British girl Madeleine McCann observed the six-month mark of their daughter's disappearance, saying Saturday that they remain hopeful their daughter is still alive.
The most senior Roman Catholic Church leader in Scotland will become the first Catholic leader in the West to visit China this century when he begins a 12-day pastoral visit this week.
A Catholic airport worker in England was temporarily suspended for posting up an image of Jesus in the airports staff room after a Muslim colleague complained.
Member states of the European Union have been urged to recognize the deteriorating human rights situation and continuing limitation of religious freedom in Uzbekistan as they meet to consider the renewal of sanctions against the country.
Over the weekend at least nine Christians were killed, churches were set on fire, and businesses and homes destroyed in the Tundun Wada area of Kano State, Nigeria, according to reports.
Hindu extremist groups have actively been campaigning against Christians in India for close to a decade, yet there is little the Indian Government has done to check what continues to fuel the country's worst incidents of religious persecution, affirmed a U.S.-based human rights watchdog on Tuesday.
Two priests who counseled the parents of missing 4-year-old Madeleine McCann over the four months they remained in Portugal might soon be interviewed by police.
The former Zimbabwean archbishop of Bulawayo, Pius Ncube, who recently resigned amid allegations of adultery, is reportedly preparing to run for the presidency to overthrow current president Robert Mugabe.
An ecumenical church leader from the Pacific region urged representatives at the 9th Assembly of the Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) to be assertive in bringing Pacific perspectives and experience into international forums.
Pope Benedict XVI led the Catholic Church's first eco-friendly youth rally over the weekend, telling half a million people that world leaders must make courageous decisions to save the planet "before it is too late."
The co-owner of the Utah mine that collapsed more than a week ago praised the families of the six men still trapped, saying that "their strength has come from their belief in their God."
The head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI, has urged the international community to provide immediate assistance to the millions of people displaced by South Asia's worst flooding in decades.
A network of conservative U.S. Anglicans has praised a recent statement from Anglican leaders in the Global South that urged The Episcopal Church to repent and change to restore true communion to the worldwide Anglican churches.
More than three months after an Ethiopian evangelist was killed by Muslim militants in March, there are still no signs of movement on bringing those responsible to justice, reports International Christian Concern (ICC).
Christian representatives in Pakistan are calling for urgent prayer to prevent a feared backlash against Christians following clashes between security forces and Islamist militants in Pakistans capital, Islamabad.
A new report from U.K.-based Christian Aid predicts that up to 1 billion people between now and 2050 will be forced from their homes due to climate change in a migration crisis greater than that seen at the end of the Second World War.
The Presbyterian Mehret Yesus Church in Asmara, Eritrea, was raided by government forces during a church service last week, according to sources close to human rights NGO Release Eritrea-UK.