The Archbishop of Canterbury told 650 bishops gathered at the Lambeth Conference on Sunday that the Anglican Communion is in the midst of "one of the most severe challenges" in its history.
All eyes are on Canterbury as more than 600 bishops from across the Anglican Communion arrive on Wednesday for the start of the Lambeth Conference.
The church, police and community must work together to empower young people and help them feel valued and loved, if gun and knife crime are to be stamped out, says the founder of Street Pastors. "The first thing the church needs to do is come out of the church," he said.
Governments need to acknowledge Christians and the faith community as partners in overcoming religious fundamentalism, said the international director of the World Evangelical Alliance at the conclusion of his Australia tour last month.
Conservative Anglicans launched on Sunday a new global fellowship charged with defending traditional Anglicanism against the "false gospel" of homosexuality being promoted within liberal western member churches of the Anglican Communion.
At a time when Christian witness should be at its strongest, there is reluctance even among Christians to speak about faith in Jesus, the Bishop of Rochester said at a major summit of conservative Anglicans.
International Development Secretary Douglas Alexander joined a host of MPs, peers and church leaders at a Micah Challenge reception to inspire greater action on behalf of the world's poor.
More than 1,000 conservative Anglican leaders were in Jerusalem on Sunday to open a week of discussions looking at the future of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
There is no doubt that we are at an unsettled moment in the Church of England, the Secretary General of the Church of England General Synod told journalists on Monday.
Integral mission is "foundational" to the church's response to some of the biggest challenges facing the world today, said the head of the World Evangelical Alliance, Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe.
A controversial debate by the Church of Englands General Synod over whether it should seek to convert Muslims has been postponed to 2009.
The Christian Broadcasting Council has voiced concern over the medias portrayal of Christians and pro-life campaigners following recent coverage of their views on the Human Fertilization and Embryology Bill.
In an era of broken politics and bad religion, faith is making a serious comeback as a force for social change, says Christian author and speaker Jim Wallis.
In his first major speech on religion, Tony Blair said Thursday night that religion must be rescued from extremism and irrelevance and used as a force for good at a time of global turmoil.
'Far from evangelicals being an embarrassment, we should think of ourselves as integral to Gods great news for our community, and tell ourselves again with a certain humility and confidence that we have a vital role to play as active Christians and active citizens in the public square.'
The last few months of violence and bloodshed in Kenya should serve as a warning to churches around the world to be prophetic leaders in their communities, the president of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches (WARC) told Christian leaders earlier this week.
The general secretary of the World Council of Churches, the Rev. Dr. Samuel Kobia, has announced he will not seek another term as head of the 349-member ecumenical body.
The Church of England General Synod opened in central London Monday with a wide-ranging address from the Archbishop of Canterbury on his recent Sharia law comments and the forthcoming Lambeth Conference.
The Christian Muslim Forum has said that comments made by the Archbishop of Canterbury on accommodating aspects of Sharia and religious conscience within Britains secular legal system have opened up an important but complex debate.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, faced heavy criticism after stating that the introduction of some aspects of Sharia law in Britain was 'unavoidable.'
The group tasked with drawing up a covenant that 77 million members of the Anglican Communion can unite under has issued its second draft for consideration in the months running up to the global Lambeth Conference.
The Bishop of Stafford has called on churchgoers to celebrate Anglicanism and 'proclaim what God has done and is doing for us in Jesus Christ,' but to also undertake an honest self-assessment of where they stand with Jesus.
The head of the World Council of Churches, the Rev. Dr. Samuel Kobia, has expressed his support for full communion among all denominations by the middle of the 21st century.
The countdown to the massive Global Day of Prayer (GDOP) event in London began Friday night when hundreds of Christians packed into Westminster Chapel to join in prayer and praise for the capital and the nation.
The tide of consumerism, the tide of credit and the tide of debt that is sweeping over our country needs an absolute miracle to turn it back, the UK Chief Executive of Christians Against Poverty (CAP), Matt Barlow, told fellow believers at the launch of a brand new money management course to help Britains most vulnerable stay out of debt.