Methodists, Lutherans and Roman Catholics worldwide on Saturday observed the tenth anniversary of the signing of a landmark ecumenical agreement considered as one of the most significant since the Reformation.
Several commemorative events will be held in Augsburg, Germany, over the next two days to celebrate the signing of a landmark ecumenical agreement ten years ago between representatives of the the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and the Roman Catholic Church.
ELCA's vice president said he believes the assembly's actions will be "a catalyst to further strengthen our church and our relationships with each other."
The widow of the Ill. Pastor who was shot and killed as he was preaching to his congregation this past March says she continues to pray for her late husband's alleged killer and hopes that he "finds peace with God."
A former president of the National Baptist Convention USA has sued the 8.3 million-member denomination over an election he overwhelmingly lost.
Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, has been appointed by Pope Benedict XVI to the Vatican's Pontifical Academy of Sciences.
Franklin Graham arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to meet with high-level government officials and visit his ministries' humanitarian assistance projects.
Relevance, aggressive secular attacks, and the threat of extremism are challenges for all people of faith, said former British Prime Minister Tony Blair at a major Muslim-Christian dialogue conference this past week.
Nearly one out of every four persons in the world today is Muslim, according to the results of a comprehensive demographic study of more than 200 countries.
An organization that specializes in helping churches and other Christian institutions to become safer and more secure is encouraging churches across America to begin planning for the holiday season by evaluating their security systems.
It would be a "blessing" if the actions taken at the assembly of the largest Lutheran church body in America were not implemented, said the head of the second largest.
Dean R. Hirsch stepped down as president and CEO of World Vision International on Wednesday and will continue working for the Christian relief and development organization as its global ambassador, according to an announcement made on the day of the transition.
Hundreds of ministry leaders have gathered in Loveland, Colo., for three days of intensive, practical, and inspirational training.
Hundreds of diverse youth ministry workers, from the traditional to the trendy and the newbies to the veterans, wrapped up four days of training, empowering and challenging Monday at the National Youth Workers Convention in Los Angeles.
The greatest challenge the United Church of Christ is facing and will face over the next decades is leadership, according to the denomination's outgoing head.
The head of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is urging leaders within the denomination to refrain from making decisions that may separate members from one another in the aftermath of the contentious outcomes of last month's churchwide assembly.
A Christian institution is not a place without questions or without reason, argued the head of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
On Monday, the nation's largest association of Christian media professionals marked 65 years since the face of religious broadcasting was "forever changed."
As many as 60,000 people representing over 300 churches and 65 youth organizations gathered Sunday for an hour of prayer in New York City's Times Square.
A coalition of more than fifty Christian organizations has launched a campaign to help organize hundreds of local events across America this year to highlight the call to "defend the cause of the fatherless" and what ordinary Christians can do in response.
As Muslims worldwide gathered Sunday to mark the start of a three-day holiday concluding Ramadan, Christians observed the end the Islamic month of fasting in their own way – as they had done throughout the month.
Brazilian pastor and evangelist Nilson do Amaral Fanini, who led the Baptist World Alliance from 1995 to 2000, died Saturday after having been hospitalized with pneumonia on Sept. 13.
The church of 2009 "American Idol" winner Kris Allen has been named the Fastest-Growing Church in America, based on this year's annual report by Outreach magazine and LifeWay Research on the 100 fastest-growing U.S. churches.
The Kosovo Protestant Evangelical Church (KPEC) and the Evangelical Alliance of Azerbaijan have become the latest national church networks to join the wider World Evangelical Alliance.
The percentage of U.S. Protestant women serving as senior pastors has doubled over the past decade, according to the latest study by the Barna Group.