UK Catholic Bishop Philip Egan has called upon faithful Catholics to "rise up" and fight back against "dangerous ideologies" such as fundamentalism and secularism that are squeezing out Christianity in Britain.
Christians continue to grow numerically in the world and more babies were born to Christian mothers than to those belonging to other religions in recent years, but Muslims are expected to change that position within 20 years.
The World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit has urged all parties in the Syrian conflict to cease hostilities and commit to peace talks toward a transitional governance within the framework of international law.
Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of Cape Town has appealed in his Easter sermon for South Africans to turn the crisis created by a "deeply corrupt regime" into an opportunity by creating a broad-based coalition to convene a national convention on land and the economy.
GENEVA – Russia's move to ban the activities of Jehovah's Witnesses using anti-extremism legislation in a lawsuit are "extremely worrying" say three United Nations human rights experts who condemned the suit.
The imam who was the chief cleric at a mosque in Singapore has been fined and will be repatriated to India for making offensive remarks targeting Christians and Jews that authorities said aimed to "repudiate divisive speech."
Serious research on Martin Luther can help heal relations between Catholics and Protestants by highlighting his critique of the Church and the errors and sins that led to division and the Reformation, Pope Francis has said.
A United Nations expert has issued an urgent appeal to lower political and military tensions on the Korean Peninsula over continued missile tests by the authorities in Pyongyang following on a similar call earlier in April by world and Korean church leaders.
The Ecumenical Patriarch, who is the first among equals among the heads of several Eastern Orthodox churches, has made an impassioned plea for the protection of the environment laying strong emphasis on "life-giving" water.
The Bahá'í International Community says that orders for the arrest of at least 25 Baha'is have been issued by certain authorities in Sana'a, Yemen, who are harassing the Yemeni Baha'is and pressuring them to recant their faith.