Here We Go: Bishop of Liverpool Says Church of England Should Bless Same-Sex Unions by Adopting a ‘Gender-Neutral Marriage Canon’

Here We Go: Bishop of Liverpool Says Church of England Should Bless Same-Sex Unions...

The Bishop of Liverpool is calling on the Church of England to permit the blessing of same-sex unions by calling for a "gender-neutral marriage...
Christian Singer Aled Jones Says His Twitter Was Hacked After Inappropriate Photo Is Posted on His Account

Christian Singer Aled Jones Says His Twitter Was Hacked After Inappropriate Photo Is Posted...

Songs Of Praise star Aled Jones said his Twitter was hacked after a very rude photo was posted on his account. The singer, 50, apologised...
Vatican Says Pope Is Alert and Well a Day After Intestinal Surgery

Vatican Says Pope Is Alert and Well a Day After Intestinal Surgery

ROME (AP) — The Vatican said Monday that Pope Francis is “in good condition, alert” and breathing on his own, a day after he...
In Kenya, Faith Groups Work to Resettle Youth Returning From Al-Shabab

In Kenya, Faith Groups Work to Resettle Youth Returning From Al-Shabab

NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — In Kenya’s coastal region, interfaith efforts to slow down or end youth recruitment into the militant Islamist group al-Shabab are...
Is the Tigray Crisis God’s Judgment or the Government’s? Ethiopian Christians Take Sides.

Is the Tigray Crisis God’s Judgment or the Government’s? Ethiopian Christians Take Sides.

There’s one thing that all evangelical Christians in Ethiopia can agree on: Three years ago, when Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to power, their...
Pope Francis Hospitalized for Planned Intestinal Surgery

Pope Francis Hospitalized for Planned Intestinal Surgery

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis was hospitalized in Rome on Sunday afternoon for scheduled surgery on his large intestine, the Vatican said. The...
Vatican indicts 10 people, including a cardinal, over an international financial scandal

Vatican indicts 10 people, including a cardinal, over an international financial scandal

Rome (CNN)The Vatican has indicted 10 people, including an Italian cardinal, for several alleged financial crimes including extortion, corruption, fraud, forgery, embezzlement and abuse...
Pope Francis Urges Political Leaders in Lebanon to Overcome Partisan Interests

Pope Francis Urges Political Leaders in Lebanon to Overcome Partisan Interests

VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Pope Francis shone a light on the troubled country of Lebanon, currently faced with deep economic, social and political unrest,...
International Mission Board to Host MedAdvance Conference in Texas in August

International Mission Board to Host MedAdvance Conference in Texas in August

Registration is still open for the 2021 MedAdvance conference, hosted by the International Mission Board. The conference will be held Aug. 5-7 at Southwestern...
How Indian Christians Mobilized Through the Love Your Neighbor Network When the Coronavirus Hit, and What Lessons Believers in Other Countries Can Learn

How Indian Christians Mobilized Through the Love Your Neighbor Network When the Coronavirus Hit,...

Amid the harrowing stories of COVID-19 carnage in India, hundreds of Christians across the country have volunteered via the Love Your Neighbor Network, an...
Do Flags Belong in Churches? Pastors Around the World Weigh In.

Do Flags Belong in Churches? Pastors Around the World Weigh In.

The Fourth of July falls on a Sunday this year. As American churches consider how to recognize the United States’ independence day during their...
International Mission Board Celebrates Work of Deaf Pathway Global

International Mission Board Celebrates Work of Deaf Pathway Global

In 2020, Deaf people numbered nearly 70 million people around the world. Of those, 1,444 Deaf people die every day without Christ, according to...
Nepalese Churches Struggle to Serve as COVID-19 Kills 100+ Pastors

Nepalese Churches Struggle to Serve as COVID-19 Kills 100+ Pastors

Congregations in Nepal are reeling after a deadly surge in COVID-19 cases this spring threw the Himalayan nation into chaos, overflowing hospitals and crematoriums...
Pew Research Shows What India’s Christians, Hindus, Muslims, and More Think About Religion

Pew Research Shows What India’s Christians, Hindus, Muslims, and More Think About Religion

A third of Hindus in India would not be willing to accept a Christian as a neighbor. Neither would a quarter of Indian Muslims...
Southern Baptists Are the First Denomination to Condemn Uyghur Muslim Genocide

Southern Baptists Are the First Denomination to Condemn Uyghur Muslim Genocide

While headlines focused on intra-Baptist fights during the recent Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) in Nashville, many commentators overlooked a remarkable resolution advocating for Uyghur...
Jennifer Singh on the Church Has Ignored the Grief of First Nation Peoples Too Long

Jennifer Singh on the Church Has Ignored the Grief of First Nation Peoples Too...

Jennifer Singh is a professor at Ambrose University and lay minister of a church on a First Nation in southern Alberta. A month ago, the...
Here We Go: John and Charles Wesley’s Methodist Church Becomes Biggest Religious Group in Britain to Say Yes to Same-sex Marriages – They Are Both Turning Endlessly in Their Graves

Here We Go: John and Charles Wesley’s Methodist Church Becomes Biggest Religious Group in...

The Methodist Church has become the biggest religious group in Britain to say yes to same-sex marriages. The move - which followed debates at the...
China Orders Citizens to ‘Hunt Down’ All Books with Religion, State ‘Church’ Sings Pro-Communist Song

China Orders Citizens to ‘Hunt Down’ All Books with Religion, State ‘Church’ Sings Pro-Communist...

Religious freedom is barely even a concept in communist China, and now it's under fresh assault from the anti-Christian regime. Chinese American Pastor Bob Fu...
2 Injured in Church Bombing Before Confirmation Ceremony in Democratic Republic of Congo; 2nd Bomber Killed by Own IED

2 Injured in Church Bombing Before Confirmation Ceremony in Democratic Republic of Congo; 2nd...

A makeshift bomb exploded inside a Catholic church in the city of Beni in DR Congo's conflict-plagued east on Sunday, injuring two women just...
Scripture Union apologises for ‘errors’ in John Smyth report

Scripture Union apologises for ‘errors’ in John Smyth report

Scripture Union has admitted to "errors" in its recent executive summary of an independent review into the charity's links with abuse by John Smyth. The...