Christian faith is about sustaining faith in face of the knowledge and reality of death, says Simon Barrow. The feasts of All Saints and All Souls put us in solidarity with a host of people who have struggled to see right prevail.
Churches throughout the world are going to be asked to sponsor trees in a special "Luther Garden" in Wittenberg, in eastern Germany, in order to mark the 500th anniversary in 2017 of Martin Luther's Protestant Reformation.
The Anglican Bishop of Barking, David Hawkins, who represented the Archbishop of Canterbury at the first worldwide Global Christian Forum meeting held earlier this month, has hailed the gathering as the fulfillment of a vision of unity.
The Prince of Wales has met leaders of some of the UK's largest Black-led churches as he sought to lay the groundwork for intended civic collaboration to help tackle the problem of disaffected young people in modern Britain.
The bishops of The United Methodist Church have declared that tackling racism and eliminating it from the church, society and even their own Council of Bishops is a major priority. The denomination is the one President Bush was raised in.
As more evangelical Christians become involved in ecological causes a leading training college in the UK is to hold a conference exploring the relationship between notions about 'end times' and working for the environment.
A world church leader has responded with "strong disappointment and shock" to what he says is the unlawful recent destruction of an historic Orthodox Christian Church by eight officials of a local Ministry of Forestry in Turkey.
Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace prize winner and the man who kept hope alive for millions of South Africans during the apartheid era, has been announced by Church Army as it's new President in the society's 125th anniversary year.
If children are traumatised by media images of violence, the answer is not censorship says Colin Morris, but deeper questions about the networks of wrong doing we are part of and the question of whether and how redemption is possible.
Manga Bible fever is hitting the shops this month. New Testament professor Deirdre Good explores the cultural and interpretative values involved, particularly in relation to the presentation of 'family'.