Europe | Jan. 21 2016

Episcopal Church suspended for stance on gay ‘marriage’

The Anglican Communion voted Jan. 14 to censure its American branch, the Episcopal Church, during a meeting in Canterbury, England, called to... [READ MORE]

Europe | Jan. 21 2016

Heroes of the Faith: 2016 marks 400th anniversary of theologian Owen’s birth

John Owen (1616–1683) was the most prolific theologian of the 17th century. Charles Spurgeon, the 19th-century Baptist preacher, called him... [READ MORE]

Europe | Dec. 17 2015

Belarus lawyer seeks to clarify religious freedom rights

MINSK, Belarus — A Protestant lawyer in Belarus’ capital of Minsk is seeking legal clarification over whether individuals have rights... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Nov. 19 2015

Samford University student shares experience about Paris attacks

Samford junior Alyssa Stockard was in Paris when ISIS attacked Nov. 13. One of several Samford University in Birmingham students studying abroad... [READ MORE]

Asia | Nov. 19 2015

Kazakh pastor sentenced to 7 years restricted freedom

ASTANA, Kazakhstan — More than 12 weeks after his arrest by Kazakhstan’s National Security Committee secret police, Seventh-day Adventist... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 8 2015

Baptists in Europe, Serbia, Croatia minister to flood of refugees

Baptist World Aid, the relief and development arm of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA), distributed more than $65,000 in emergency refugee support... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 8 2015

British Parliament rejects controversial right-to-die bill

CANTERBURY, England — British parliamentarians soundly rejected a right-to-die bill Sept. 11 that would have allowed people with less than... [READ MORE]

Europe | Sep. 3 2015

Vatican, Palestinian leaders sign historic legal treaty

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican on June 26 signed a historic agreement recognizing the state of Palestine and calling for a two-state solution... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 6 2015

Evangelicals concerned about impact of nuclear deal

VIENNA, Austria — The nuclear deal struck by Iran and six world powers led by the United States has drawn criticism from evangelicals for... [READ MORE]

Europe | Jul. 16 2015

Baptist fined for silence after church raid in Belarus

SVETLOGORSK, Belarus — Another member of a Council of Churches Baptist congregation in Svetlogorsk in southeast Belarus has been fined... [READ MORE]