Evangelical Christians across Europe have been urged by their leader not to demonize Islam or to fear the presence of Muslims across the continent. Instead they have been urged to see it as an opportunity to witness to the Gospel message.
Despite India remaining the world's most populous and vibrant democracy, freedom of religion is in decline and plural secularism threatened, says a journalist-turned-Christian activist who is now secretary general of the All India Christian Council.
A Canadian Catholic priest is urging Quebec to move towards a model of "open secularism" that respects both religious and non-religious contributions to society without imposing the beliefs of any one group.
Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has given firm support to the work of the Independent Asylum Commission at a private seminar in Lambeth Palace - affirming the need to treat those fleeing oppression with dignity.
Chaplains in the public sphere can play an important role in offering spiritual and pastoral support, says Andrew Copson. But they must be open to all, including the non-religious, who are unfairly marginalised in current arrangements.
Two women theologians from Mexico and the Democratic Republic of Congo due to speak at a Mennonite-sponsored conference for women of colour were denied visas by the US State Department, which cited "lack of assets" as a reason for excluding them.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has opened a 13th century church in Wales which was dismantled and rebuilt stone-by-stone over 20 years 50 miles away at the National History Museum, St Fagansa, in Cardiff.
Churches, voluntary organisations and the local council in Sheffield have come together to declare the city a place of welcome for asylum seekers and refugees. They aim to improve policy coordination and to challenge public misperceptions.
Native American languages have been under "extreme and direct attack" for generations and many are in danger of extinction, the director of a project working to save the Euchee language has told United Methodists in the USA.