Celebrations are planned in China to mark the production of more than 50 million Bibles in the People's Republic by Amity Printing Company, a joint venture between the United Bible Societies and Amity Foundation, a Chinese Christian agency.
A daily online Advent calendar from the Episcopal Diocese of Washington DC aims to to help office workers, families and those with busy lives to reflect on 'the reason for the season' - and to think about giving if they want, too.
The Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance, a partnership involving major Christian development and church agencies, including several in the UK, is encouraging people of faith to take individual and collective responsibility for combatting HIV/AIDS.
The Scottish denominations are launching a £500,000 appeal to transform Scottish Churches House into a modern conference and hospitality centre which will carry forward a long tradition of radical thinking and outward social engagement.
An NGO in Mali has won the International Service Human Rights Award for the Defence of Human Rights of People Living with HIV/AIDS. The awards highlight the role development workers play in defending the human rights of vulnerable people.
On World AIDS Day, people should focus on names and faces rather than just numbers and facts, the Rev Donald Messer told worshippers during a special service at the Upper Room Chapel of The United Methodist Church, Tennessee, USA.
William break was an imaginative and liberating exegete of the text of Scripture, says Chris Rowland. He did not make a god out of Bible and he defied those who misused it for oppression, heralding instead a Sprit-driven people's theology.
Journalists writing stories on religion that are then put into other languages face constant pitfalls of being 'lost in translation', says the editor who has won the John Templeton Award for the European Religion Writer of the Year.
A small Leeds church designed in 1932 and described as a "gem" when it was built has been "rediscovered" and given a Grade II listing on the advice of English Heritage - which has also produced a new publication reflecting on the way churches and faith have helped shape the city historically.