Christians across the United Kingdom have been paying tribute to outgoing Prime Minister Tony Blair who announced Thursday that he will step down from office on June 27 after 10 years in power.
The Anglican Archbishop of Nigeria has disregarded requests from the leaders of the worldwide Anglican Communion and the Episcopal Church in America by going ahead with the installation of Bishop Martyn Minns of Virginia as the head of a new diocese for congregations wanting to leave the U.S.-based church body.
Church leaders in the United States and the wider international community have called for tighter gun control following Mondays tragic mass killing at Virginia Tech.
Catholic and Anglican Church leaders in Kenya have called on the countrys government to stop the recent spate of killings in the Mount Elgon district of Kenyas Western Province.
The head of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches (WARC) has expressed grave concern over the economic, political and humanitarian crisis unraveling in Zimbabwe.
The head of the South African Council of Churches (SACC) has expressed grave concern over the growing wave of repression and human rights violations in Zimbabwe and called for immediate action to halt the persecution of Zimbabweans at home and abroad.
The Belarus church which protested against state oppression during a hunger strike last October is still no closer to receiving the promised state approval to use its own building and land for worship.
Zimbabwe police have arrested one of the chief opponents to President Robert Mugabes government during a blockade to a protest prayer rally planned for Sunday.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, said that the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) provide a key focus for the churches of the Anglican Communion.
The spiritual head of the Anglican Communion has given his support to an appeal by human rights group Amnesty International for the liberation of the Rev Bienvenido Samba Momessori, a clergyman imprisoned in Equatorial Guinea for his peaceful political views.
The Auxiliary Bishop of Khartoum has accused the Sudanese government of playing games with the people of Sudan after failing to rein in on militia groups despite a 2005 power-sharing plan.
The Church of England has announced a full and challenging agenda for the upcoming General Synod, which will include key meetings on the Churchs position on homosexual members as well as standards of taste and decency in the media.
Christian Aids senior climate analyst, Andrew Pendleton, has responded to the release of a new climate change report with a warning that poor people will not be able to cope with a rise in temperatures of more than three degrees centigrade.
Christian humanitarian agencies from around the world have united under the umbrella group Action by Churches Together (ACT) International to bring immediate aid to Angola as severe flooding have left some 90 people dead.
The Holocaust needs to be remembered as a real, historical and well-documented event, commented the spiritual leader of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
Top leaders from the Church of England have intervened amid a growing public row over gay adoption, warning British Prime Minister Tony Blair not to bring in legislation that may make religious people feel unable to undertake public service if it goes against their consciences.
European church leaders have revived efforts to include a God clause in the EU constitution after Germany sought to reignite the current drafting process.
British Airways has announced it will now allow its staff to wear a symbol of faith openly after a massive row erupted over the airlines decision to ban a check-in worker from wearing a cross. Church leaders, including the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, have welcomed the decision.
Open Doors has called for Christians to pray for Bangladesh in a bid to restore peace and order after a series of pre-election protests prompted the interim caretaker government to declare a state of emergency last week.
The new president of the European Parliament has said that, despite his personal convictions, he will no longer push for reference to God in any revised EU constitution.
A U.K.-based Christian aid agency has called on the EU to renew targeted sanctions against Zimbabwe as living standards in the country continue on a sharp downward turn.
World Vision is continuing to deliver warm, safe shelter to more than 4,000 students in quake-devastated Pakistan.
A new study conducted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center of Excellence in Cancer Communications Research has found that breast cancer patients who pray in online support groups can obtain mental health benefits.
A priest known affectionately by his flock as the pope of Gaza says Christians in the troubled Gaza region live happily alongside the Muslim majority and that both suffer from Israeli policies.
Heavy rains causing floods in the north, east and central Aceh and Sumatra regions in Indonesia have wrought extensive damage, claiming the lives of at least 80 people and displacing tens of thousands of people from their homes. Action by Churches Together (ACT) International has launched a rapid response.