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Christian, Muslim and Jewish religious and lay organisations and institutions have pledged to mobilise fresh support for peace in the Middle East.
The US government has been challenged over illegal use of force amid reports it is finalising a “manual” for targeted killings including drone strikes.
A nourishment programme in Gaza is one of many outpatient services for the non-profit, public hospital operated by the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.
An unarmed teacher at a California high school has thwarted a serious shooting incident, by talking a gunman into putting down his weapon.
Church World Service wants President Obama to increase global assistance for hungry and poor people and lead the way to “fair and generous” immigration reform.
While over half of Americans claim to be Christian, the number of the unaffiliated has increased from 14 million in 1990 to 34 million in 2008. A new book explores the boundaries between belief and unbelief in a changing culture.
At a time when high-octane political wrangling continues apace, a diverse coalition of religious leaders is asking Americans to pray for civility.
Responding to the adoption ban under consideration by Russia, UNICEF has asked the Government there to be guided solely by the best interests of children.
In the wake of historic victories for LGBT supporters in last month's US elections, USA Today/Gallup polls find growing acceptance among Americans.
Grassroots civic and faith groups, relatives of victims, and activists are joining mayors and other politicians to press US President Obama for effective gun controls.