The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) yesterday called on mosques and other houses of worship across the US to offer prayers for rain to help put out wildfires currently raging in California.
Former PM Tony Blair is meeting religious leaders confidentially to establish plans for an international inter-faith foundation to promote greater cooperation between the faiths and to work against extremism practiced in the name of religion.
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.
From 12-16 October, Muslims in Britain have been celebrating Eid-al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan. Both the Prime Minister and the Archbishop of Canterbury were among those sending greetings - suggesting that such festivals are an important opportunity for people to find common ground.
A new wave of religious freedom is sweeping across Libya, say Christians in the north African country. This follows three decades during which the tiny community faced restrictions due to the nation's hostile stance towards the West - which people identified with Christianity.
African religious leaders meeting in the Libyan capital Tripoli from 27 to 30 August 2007 have praised a more than 25-year-long dialogue between Libya and the Vatican as a positive contribution to good relations between Christianity and Islam.
The signing of a declaration between a group representing Muslims and a leading Christian body in Norway, which supports the mutual right to convert between faiths without harassment, is the first pact of its type in the world, the two bodies have announced.
The devastating multiple bomb attacks against the minority Yazidi community in northern Iraq on 14 August 2007 may have claimed up to 400 lives, the Iraqi interior ministry claimed today - as the grim task of digging out bodies continues. Once again the Kurds and a religious minority are the victims.