churches

  • October 31, 2012

    A Charter for the Safety of People within the Churches of the Anglican Communion was approved unanimously by the 15th Anglican Consultative Council.

  • April 1, 2012

    The recession and a sluggish recovery have made for less church giving recently, but a new study shows US congregations' giving bounced back in 2011.

  • February 13, 2012

    A clergyman who was instrumental in establishing a night shelter in Ipswich churches for rough sleepers says more needs to be done.

  • September 30, 2011

    Thieves are targeting British churches, taking copper lightning rods, lead rain pipes, bronze statues, iron gates, even church bells and entire roofs.

  • April 19, 2010

    The first nationwide survey of the churches, chapels and meeting houses in the UK, has been launched today aiming to understand how they are maintained, repaired, funded and used by their local communities.

  • November 22, 2008

    Germany's two largest churches are shrinking, but the Evangelical Church in Germany, the country's biggest Protestant grouping, has dropped below 25 million members for the first time since the unification of Germany in 1990

  • September 16, 2008

    Christian leaders and organizations worldwide have welcomed the announcement of an agreement to form a unity government in Zimbabwe, while also saying that many challenges lie ahead for the southern African nation.

  • September 9, 2008

    The southwest of England has seen an increased spate of thefts of church bells and equipment, irrigation pipes from schools and other scrap metal from business and domestic property in recent weeks.

  • August 26, 2008

    Christian leaders in Zimbabwe have called on parties to continuing power-sharing talks to shun partisan interests and urgently break the impasse that is holding back the conclusion of negotiations aimed at resolving the country's political and economic crisis.

  • July 2, 2008

    While some African national leaders continued to court Robert Mugabe at an African Union meeting in Egypt, despite their own observers saying that the presidential election was unacceptable, South African churches have spoken candidly.