For two days, hackers were reportedly able to prevent tens of thousands of missions-minded Christians from taking part in this week's historic gathering of Christian leaders from around the world.
While Pope Benedict XVI on Monday said the Roman Catholic Church feels "profound shame and regret" over the sexual abuse of children and young people at the hands of priests, he made it clear to those considering priesthood that the vow of celibacy is not to blame.
Intimidation and incitements targeting Christians in Egypt are on the rise, according to a Coptic human rights group.
The pastor of a Baptist church in Oklahoma was found at a U.S. re-entry point in Columbus, N.M., a day after he was reportedly kidnapped in Mexico.
Over two dozen religious leaders issued a public statement Wednesday supporting "a new hope for the peace of Jerusalem."
The leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt has apologized for the "inappropriate" comments made by the church body's second highest ranking cleric regarding the authenticity of some Quran verses.
The second largest Lutheran church body in the United States installed its new president Saturday during a service attended by about 1,200 guests.
Christian leaders – liberal and conservative – reaffirmed their opposition to one Florida group's plan to burn copies of Islam's sacred text on the upcoming anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Members of Capt. Dale Goetz's church back in Colorado Springs are mourning the loss of the U.S. Army chaplain following his death earlier this week.
Nearly 80 percent of churchgoers surveyed by Christianity Today International (CTI) said they believe sex offenders belong in the church under appropriate supervision.
In the first-ever greeting to the Pentecostal World Conference by a general secretary of the World Council of Church, the Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse expressed how Pentecostals and members of his ecumenical group have a common call in God's mission and need each other to fulfill the call.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni told attendees of this year's All Africa Bishops Conference on Tuesday that tolerance is a biblical imperative and that Christians should not "have one minute of time wasted" by those promoting prejudice.
Anglican bishops from more than 400 dioceses in Africa have convened for the 2nd All Africa Bishops Conference and were encouraged by the potential their church body has to impact the continent and the rest of the world.
More than one million people so far have been invited to attend a church service on Sunday, Sept. 12, as a result of this year's national "Back to Church Sunday" campaign, and more than 3,000 churches have signed on.
More than 1,000 Lutherans from throughout North America will gather this week in Grove City, Ohio, to form a new church body for confessional Lutherans.
The former president of the United Church of Christ has informed leaders of the denomination that he and his wife are in the process of divorcing.
City officials in Gainesville, Fla., have denied a burning permit to a local church that wants to burn copies of the Quran on the anniversary of 9-11.
The National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA and Christian leaders in the National Muslim-Christian Initiative are calling upon Christians in America to love their Muslim neighbors amid Ramadan observances and to stand against extremist ideas not peace-promoting Muslims.
The Rev. Mark S. Hanson, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), will visit China near the end of the month, according to an announcement Wednesday.
As Muslims around the world marked the start of Ramadan on Wednesday, Christians were urged to make a deliberate effort to learn about, pray for, and reach out to Muslim neighbors across the street and around the world during Islam's holiest month.
The founder of Southern California megachurch Crystal Cathedral will take a voluntary 50 percent pay cut for the next two months as will his wife, his children, and his children's spouses, according to a memo that was recently sent out to church employees.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America witnessed its biggest-ever drop in membership last year, according to a recently released analysis.
Former first lady Laura Bush will speak at a Heritage Christian University largest annual fundraiser later this month.
The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association will officially kick off its Rock the River Tour in Western Canada on Saturday, starting with a one-day event at the Millennium Park in Fraser Valley.
For the second year in a row, students at Brigham Young University, Thomas Aquinas College, and Wheaton College were crowned the "most religious" among students from the nation's top schools.