Jewish scholars believe that the 2,000-year-old prophecy of the children of Esau (today's Western nations) and the children of Ishmael (today's Arab nations) uniting against the Jewish people as a precursor of the end of days is already being fulfilled.
The Church of Sweden has admitted to running segregated, racist schools for the country's ethnic Sami population.
Some religious people do not find it easy to acknowledge that their faith could be complicit in violence, according to a leading expert in the field of interfaith dialogue.
The European Parliament has recognised as genocide the mass slaughter and persecution of Christians and others in the Middle East.
Members of the Pope's commission on child sex abuse began their latest meeting by sitting down to watch Spotlight, the story of the journalists at the Boston Globe who investigated and exposed Catholic child abuse.
The new leader of Ireland's influential Presbyterian Church has criticised homophobia and spoken of his admiration for ministers he knows who are attracted to people of the same-sex.
Evangelical Christians have been urged to build links with Muslims in their local communities as the Muslim Council of Britain holds its annual "Visit My Mosque" day this weekend.
The Catholic church in Latin America is under growing pressure to relax its ban on artificial contraception as concerns grow over the impact of the Zika virus.
The original Count Dracula was inspired by a hymn-writing Church of England clergyman from Devon, according to new material unearthed by one of the world's leading Dracula scholars.
A family vacationing in Rome who had planned to make just a quick stop at the Vatican were surprised when the Pope invited two of their children for a 10-minute ride on the Popemobile.
Megachurch pastor Bishop TD Jakes has launched a "TD Jakes Ministries Bible App", hoping to make the Bible more accessible in a digital age.
Craig Agapie is the manager of Love Auto Repair, a Christian garage seeking to be good news to downtown Fort Wayne by providing affordable car-repairs and apprenticeships for young people in the foster-system.
Three teenagers have been charged in Jerusalem for allegedly writing "Christians to hell" and other religious hate messages on the walls of a Benedictine abbey and an Orthodox seminary next door.
As many as six in 10 Britsh adults visited a church, chapel or religious meeting house in the last 12 months, according to a new survey.
Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has won a glowing endorsement from evangelical leader Jerry Falwell Jr, president of Liberty, the largest Christian university in the US, but there will be no such support coming forth from the president of evangelical Oklahoma Wesleyan University.