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04/27/2017 03:32 PM
Can this gathering of Christian and Muslim leaders find a way to peace?
A major gathering of Christians and Muslims at Cairo's prestigious Al-Azhar University has heard passionate appeals for understanding and unity from delegates.
04/27/2017 03:21 PM
Saudi Arabia sentences man to death for atheism and blasphemy
A man has been sentenced to death on charges of apostasy in Saudi Arabia after losing two appeals, according to reports.
04/27/2017 02:28 PM
How Russia is increasingly violating minority religious rights while its Orthodox Church increases its power
For the first time, Russia has been officially included among the worst countries in the world for religious freedom because of its ongoing crackdown against religious minorities, foreign missionaries and evangelists and last week's ban on Jehovah's Witnesses.
04/27/2017 02:06 PM
Christians aren't reading the Bible. Why not, and what can we do about it?
New research suggests that while many Americans may have a positive view of the Bible, they hardly read it. The 'Good Book' is one many Christians struggle to find time or energy for. Why is that, and what can be done?
04/27/2017 01:40 PM
'Like drinking gin on an empty stomach': How the Pope's TED talk rebukes power-hungry politicians
Pope Francis' TED Talk has some important lessons for politicians on the dangers of power
04/27/2017 01:34 PM
Dean of Salisbury June Osborne to be next Bishop of Llandaff
Dean of Salisbury June Osborne, who was the first woman to be appointed to a senior post in the Church of England, is to be the new Bishop of Llandaff in the Church in Wales.
04/27/2017 01:10 PM
ISIS militants killed by stampeding wild boars in Iraq
In an ironic twist of fate, at least three Islamic State (ISIS) militants were killed by a herd of stampeding boars while the militants were setting up an ambush in northern Iraq.
04/27/2017 12:03 PM
Exclusive: Rowan Williams wades into Holocaust denial controversy
Rowan Williams has written a powerful letter to Vice Chancellor of Manchester University over the institution's ongoing refusal to remove books by the convicted Holocaust denier David Irving from open display in its main library.
04/27/2017 11:40 AM
What happened when someone chained a cross to Gay Street?
It started with a mysterious act of apparent malice, but it turned into an expression of grace.
04/27/2017 11:09 AM
Church of England: Parents shouldn't take children out of Religious Education over Islam fears
The Church of England is warning that allowing children to be taken out of Religious Education lessons is dangerous. Derek Holloway, a spokesperson for the Church on religious education, says it's a risk because children will not be learning to 'live well together'.
04/27/2017 11:09 AM
IRS agents visit Texas office of TV evangelist Benny Hinn
The offices of televangelist Benny Hinn have been visited by agents from the US Inland Revenue Service and the Postal Service.
04/27/2017 09:54 AM
White, churchgoing evangelicals still overwhelmingly back Trump, research confirms
White, regular-churchgoing evangelicals in the US overwhelming supported and continue to support Donald Trump, research has confirmed.
04/27/2017 09:18 AM
Highly educated Christians are more likely to go to church, new research finds
Contrary to conventional wisdom, Christians in the US who are highly educated are more likely to go to church and practise their faith, according to new research by the Pew Research Center.
04/27/2017 09:04 AM
Ever feel people don't like you? Maybe it's a spiritual gift
In a world where every day we hand out and receive 'likes' to one another, it's not hard to see why so many people struggle with their self-esteem.
04/27/2017 04:29 AM
Hardened gang members tired from all the fighting and violence find freedom in Jesus
Former gang members who used to live a life of drugs and violence shared how Christ saved them, saying "only Jesus can save," a news report says.
04/27/2017 04:24 AM
'Clairvoyant' who predicted Donald Trump victory claims World War III will begin this year; biblical scholar rubbishes theory
An alleged "clairvoyant" who claimed to have predicted the electoral victory of U.S. President Donald Trump last year has now come up with a new stunning prediction: the day an apocalyptic World War III is to begin this year.
04/27/2017 04:14 AM
Bill Nye the Science Guy mocks Christian view of sexuality in Netflix show
Bill Nye is using his new Netflix show "Bill Nye Saves The World" to poke fun at Christian beliefs about sexuality.
04/27/2017 04:00 AM
Are Christians allowed to get rich? Billionaire Christian shares his view on business and making money
Is it wrong for Christians to make lots of money? Hobby Lobby founder David Green - whose net worth, according to Forbes, is $6.2bn - shares his thoughts.
04/27/2017 01:20 AM
'The Voice' judge Jennifer Hudson shares powerful video of son singing 'Hallelujah', calls it 'a mother's dream'
"This is so precious to me. I can't even begin to describe how it melts my heart," Hudson shared.
04/26/2017 07:17 PM
Faith and work: what you should do if you haven't found the job you love yet
What happens when you land in a job that is far from your dream job?