Radical Hindus have opposed and interfered with the erection of a statue of comedic actor Charlie Chaplin in the Udupi district of India on the grounds that he was a Christian.
New medical guidelines could mean doctors are struck off if they refuse to adhere to "living wills" by patients requesting that their treatment be stopped and their lives ended.
Librarians have been told to place all religious texts on the top shelves of bookcases, following complaints from Muslims about the positioning of the Koran on shelves.
Nearly two thirds of the Church of England's governing body believes Christians face discrimination at work, according to a new survey. It comes on the heels of several media reports about Christians who have faced disciplinary action due to their religious beliefs.
Poverty in South Africa has been described as being worse than ever before, according to a former Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town.
Three Christians in Algeria face a possible three-year prison sentence and $630 fine for allegedly committing blasphemy against Islam.
The head of the Anglican Communion urged bishops in a Sunday sermon to resolve "internal tensions" and suggested that current rows over gay clergy and women bishops were hindering the Church's wider mission.
House churches across China have been hit by a wave of arrests and detentions, says China Aid Association, the leading support group for Chinas persecuted Christians.
Christian aid organizations and churches are rushing emergency aid to hundreds of thousands of people in Burma despite visa difficulties and the enormous scale of the disaster brought on by Cyclone Nargis more than a week ago.
Churches across the United Kingdom have expressed their regrets after researchers at Newcastle University announced this week that they had created human-animal hybrid embryos.
The World Council of Churches has condemned a Dutch parliamentarians provocative new film which accuses the Quran of inciting violence.
Forced marriage is "morally and legally wrong," the Church of Englands Mission and Public Affairs Council said on Monday in response to a Home Office consultation on marriage to partners from overseas.
The Community of Protestant Churches in Europe (CPCE) is asking its 105 member churches to take part in a new internet survey to identify some of Europes most pressing social challenges.
Iraqs tiny Christian community is living in fear after the abduction of a Chaldean Archbishop in Mosul, a city in the northern Nineveh province, last week.
The Methodist Church has expressed its sadness as high street betting shops prepare to open on Good Friday for the first time this month, ending a ban that has been in place since betting shops were first allowed in the 1960s.
The President of Afghanistan has been told by the countrys Islamic council to stop foreign aid groups from converting locals to Christianity.
A senior Church of England bishop has urged the Anglican Communion to face up to the controversial issue of homosexuality in the Church at this years landmark Lambeth Conference.
Conservative members of the Anglican Communion who oppose the U.S. Episcopal Church and its liberal attitude to issues like homosexuality are planning to hold their own meeting on the future of the worldwide Communion.
A church in Malaysia and a Christian weekly newspaper are attempting to sue the Malaysian government for banning them from using the word Allah, claiming that the ban is unconstitutional and violates freedom of religion.
U.K.-based Christian Research has commissioned a popular agency that specializes in mystery shopping services to begin a new mystery worshipper initiative designed to find the reasons why people do not go to church or practice the Christian faith.
The number of Christian tourists expected to visit Israel this Christmas is expected to total around one million a number that represents a 30 percent increase from the previous year.
Raila Odinga, the current frontrunner in the upcoming presidential election in Kenya, has promised to implement strict Islamic Sharia law if he receives the Muslim vote in the predominantly Christian country and is elected president.
The time is coming for the governments of the United Kingdom and European Union to name and shame the United States, a U.K.-based Christian agency claimed, for what it calls blatant attempts to derail any meaningful international agreement on climate change.
The Swedish Lutheran Church has declared that it is in favor of allowing homosexual couples to have weddings in church, although it recommended that the word 'marriage' be used only for heterosexual unions.