Presbyterians at their General Assembly passed several resolutions aimed to pressure Israel to leave territories it has occupied since its 1967 war with neighboring states.
Organizers for the Catholic Theological Society of America's annual conference had no idea their choices for the theme and location of the 2016 gathering would be so newsworthy.
Despite her efforts, Sr. Manju Kulapuram could not get justice for a fellow nun who was a victim of voyeurism two years ago.
Pope Francis pointedly called the World War I-era killings of some 1.5 million Armenians "genocide," a term Turkish leaders have staunchly rejected.
NCR Today: Motivation behind Brexit's successful vote mirrors our own country's reluctance to welcome the other, but doing so is a core Christian value.
Pan-Orthodox Council: Senior Orthodox representatives have insisted decisions will be "binding" for all churches, as two more declarations were agreed on key aspects of Orthodox life.
The "Brexit" referendum is tied up with issues of economics and immigration, and different ideas of what serves the nation best. But religion also motivates voters.
NCR Today: Leaders are finalizing measures to facilitate cooperation between their churches among diaspora and expatriate communities, after long disputes over territorial rivalry and jurisdictional competition.
Opinion: The United Kingdom gives asylum to those who are fleeing religious persecution, but they use a vetting method scientifically shown to fail.
The U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, reported that numbers fleeing war and persecution have soared four times over the past decade, to more than 65 million people forcibly displaced worldwide.