Asia Bibi, a Christian women sentenced to death after drinking water meant for her Muslim colleagues, will have her appeal heard by Pakistan’s Supreme Court in October.
The Anglican Diocese of Accra has won the backing of the US government for its ambitious programme to tackle modern-day slavery and child trafficking.
World Day of Prayer for Creation
The exodus of Fleet Street
Working with the UN for human rights
The longest serving Primate in the Anglican Communion, Archbishop of Wales Dr Barry Morgan, will retire at the end of January.
ll Saints Cathedral in Juba was the setting for an ecumenical prayer service yesterday (Thursday), organised by the South Sudan Council of Churches.
A number of churches, mosques and other religious temples in Kenya are being painted yellow as part of an initiative to bring people of different faiths together.
The Anglican Church in Southern Africa is to consider blessing same-sex civil unions when its provincial synod meets next month.
Churches in India held a “black day” of protest last week against the continuing discrimination faced by Christians and Muslims in the country’s caste system.
The Church of Bangladesh is helping women out of poverty, in an area where child marriage was rife, by providing accommodation for female students.
The Bishop of Yokohama has expressed concern that the murder of 19 people at a care home in Sagamihara last week could result in negative attitudes towards people with mental illness.
Hundreds of indigenous Guarani-Kaiowá and Terena people have been violently evicted from their homes in Mato Grosso do Sul.
The Primate of Brazil has given a warm welcome to the athletes and visitors of the 2016 Olympic Games, while criticising the games’ administrators for serious mismanagement.
Churches serving the Jersey Shore area of Pennsylvania in the US have united to carry out a series of community and environmental improvements.
A remote controlled flying drone equipped with a video camera is to be used to identify maintenance requirements of historic churches in Yorkshire, England.
A Church-of-England sponsored play about the plight of a refugee stuck in France while trying to reach the UK has been nominated for two prestigious awards.
Church leaders in Wales have joined forces to call on the country’s media to change the way they report on refugees.
The opening of the Bishop Selwyn Chapel yesterday marked the physical completion of Auckland’s Holy Trinity Cathedral and the commencement of its journey to consecration in October 2017.
Australia’s national body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Anglicans has welcomed an investigation into abuse in a youth detention centre.
Churches have renewed their call for Australia’s detention centre on Nauru to close after revelations of sustained abuse – including the alleged cover-up of a rape.
Anglican, Roman Catholic and Orthodox Christians are being asked to join in the World Day of Prayer for Creation on 1 September.
The global maritime industry’s appreciation of the Mission to Seafarers has been demonstrated by its selection for the second time this year as the featured charity of an international maritime event.
Military chaplains are working across the globe to care for the spiritual wellbeing of armed forces personnel in a bid to prevent suicide – a significant issue amongst military veterans.
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