A 72-year-old Florida pastor facing federal criminal charges arising from the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump has appeared in a preliminary hearing before a judge.
Britain's city of Blackpool must apologize for removing ads for evangelical preacher Franklin Graham from public buses; it had to admit the act was discrimination and pay the organizers of a festival 109,000 British pounds (about $150,000), a judge has ruled.
The South African Council of Churches has expressed deep concern at the violence and destruction of property engulfing the country after the imprisonment of the former president Jacob Zuma on charges relating to corruption.
Hindu nationalism is driving a wave of violent persecution against India's religious minorities where Muslims and Christians face "systematic persecution," condoned by the authorities, the police, and the media, new research suggests.
Jewish Americans tend to be white and although many participate, at least occasionally, in some traditional religious practices, they are less religious than the rest of the country, a Pew Research Center survey has found.
The Lutheran World Federation has elected 45-yeard-old Estonian theologian Rev. Anne Burghardt as its next General Secretary and she is the first woman and Central East European to head the 77-million strong communion of Lutherans.
Pope Francis has called for dignified working conditions and support for workers on the margins of the labor market still affected by COVID-19 pandemic losses when he spoke at the International Labor Organization summit.