Only about a third of Protestant churches in the US offer the option to give online, according to new data from LifeWay Research.

The US-based research company said a phone survey of 1,000 Protestant pastors showed that only about 30 per cent of their churches offered online giving,

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Thousands of Colombians risk being forced from their homes amid renewed violence after the expiry of a ceasefire between the country's ELN rebel group and the government, the United Nations and aid groups warned on Monday.

The National Liberation Army (ELN) leftist guerrilla group and

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Bassem Herz Attalhah was 27. PICTURE: World Watch Monitor

Militants belonging to the ‘State of Sinai’ group in Egypt have promised to “kill more Copts” after murdering a 27-year-old Coptic man because of the tattoo of a cross on his

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The release of a video purporting to show some of the Nigerian Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram apparently happy with their lives is a propaganda strike to show the Islamist group is unbowed, security experts said on Monday.

The video shows a group of

The World Council of Churches has joined a chorus of voices condemning comments reportedly made by US President Donald Trump in which he described African nations as "s***hole countries".

Mr Trump reportedly made the comments during a meeting in the Oval Office last week, referring to African countries and asking:

Praying at a time of crisis was the most common reason explaining why people prayed, according to the Tearfund-commissioned poll. PICTURE: Olivia Snow/Unsplash

About half of British adults - 51 per cent - say they pray, according to a new survey commissioned by

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Governments should treat road deaths as a public health issue and improve public transport, road planning and urban design to slash the injuries and fatalities that plague poorer countries, said the authors of a report.

Shifting responsibility for accidents from drivers to city planners and transport

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The plight of Chile's indigenous Mapuche people and their struggle for land rights will come under the spotlight as Pope Francis travels to the country on Monday amid growing tension between the Mapuche and loggers and farmers.

The Argentine pontiff will visit the city of

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Two churches have been damaged in a fresh escalation of fighting in the Syrian capital, Damascus.

Dozens of shells were fired from the rebel-held enclave of Goutha East last Tuesday, in the space of just a few hours, “at

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New measures by Britain to turn the tide on plastic waste do not go far enough, environmentalists said on Friday.

Unveiling a new environmental agenda, British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday Britain would eradicate avoidable plastic waste in the next quarter century.

The

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Ethnic and religious minorities in northern Iraq are set to receive assistance worth $US55 million from the UN’s international development agency UNDP, funded by the US government.

USAID, the development agency of the US government, said the money would be used to help

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