Jenna Lyle

Christian Today Reporter

Greek Orthodox Church Opposes Crucifix Ban

The Greek Orthodox Church has come out in opposition to a ban on crucifixes in classrooms in Italy. It fears the ban could trigger similar court rulings concerning the public display of Christian symbols in other European countries.

Orthodox Group: We Can Keep Anglicans Together

The Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans believes it could be the key to preventing a split in the Church of England. FCA Chairman the Rt. Rev. Paul Perkin said the organization could be the "glue" needed to hold the Church together.

World's Oldest Bible Published Online

More than 800 pages and fragments of the 4th-century Codex Sinaiticus, the world's oldest Christian Bible, have been pieced together digitally from around the world by institutions in the United Kingdom, Germany, Egypt and Russia.

No End to 'Misery' in Congo, Says Aid Agency

An international development agency is reporting that the seemingly endless war in the Democratic Republic of Congo is causing "misery" for the people there. Caritas International estimates that 14 percent of children will die before their fifth birthday

Vatican Reaches Faithful with Facebook

The Vatican is linking one of its websites to the popular social networking site Facebook as part of a drive to harness internet technology in reaching the world's one billion Catholics.

Bishop Speaks Out Against Contraception in Schools

The Catholic Bishop of Birmingham, William Kenney, has criticized a scheme at six Oxfordshire schools, including one Catholic school, where students will be given access to contraception including the emergency pill and advice on how to use it.