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Revd Delroy Powell was voted in at the Church's annual general meeting and replaces Bishop David W Greaves. The New Testament Assembly Church has appointed a new National Leader.Premier's Marcus Jone...

Three beams of light will pierce the darkness of the night sky above Lichfield Cathedral while a light trail inside will lead a path to remembrance to celebrate All Saints day or All Hallows Day is a...

Pope Francis celebrates inaugural mass in front of an estimated 150,000 people in St Peter's Square in the Vatican. Pope Francis has vowed to embrace the world's most vulnerable and called on economi...

Former Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio begins work after surprise election to papacy. Pope Francis started his first day as the new pontiff with an impromptu early morning visit to pray for guidance at Rome...

Report by think tank Theos finds the American label inaccurate and calls for caution in using this language in a British context. Claims of a British 'Religious Right' influencing public policy in th...

The Catholic Church is unlikely to change its position on divorce, gay rights and abortion, according to a new document released by the Vatican. The white paper, Instrumentum Laboris, has been releas...

Barack Obama is due to attend a major event in Germany marking the 500th anniversary of the reformation alongside Chancellor Angela Merkel, who's father was a c Security has been heightened in the...

Online abusers are to be targeted for the first time in domestic violence cases amid fears teenagers are suffering in silence. Gang culture is also tackled in the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) advi...

Most Catholics across the world disagree with church teachings on issues such as divorce, abortion and contraception, according to 2 new polls. Forty percent of A liberal Catholic group is welcoming ...

Persecution of Christians in China is the worst it's been for almost half a century, according to a prominent Chinese pastor and activist. Bob Fu says hundreds of churches continue to be torn down, a...

The Archbishop of Manila baptised 400 children from Manila's slums on Saturday. Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle led the service at Manila Cathedral at which children between two months and 13 years old w...

Visitors will be able to view what is believed to be the stone slab on which Jesus' body was placed after his crucifixion through window carved into a Jerusalem The stone slab was found during excava...

Pope Francis says he knows he's taking a risk by not using his pope mobile but adds at his age he has "little to lose". The Holy Father has given an interview to a Spanish newspaper saying he cannot ...

Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church have exchanged warm words and kisses on the cheek during a brief but historic meeting. Pictures: Ismael Francisco/Cubadebate via APOn the firs...

Pope Francis received a rock concert-like welcome in Mexico as he began a five-day visit to the Latin American country. The Pontiff was greeted by performing mariachis, blue floodlights, a stage and ...

Writing a letter to one of Italy's most well-known atheist which has been published in a national newspaper, the pontiff claims he never attempted to hide anyth Pope Emeritus Benedict the Sixteenth&n...

Pope Francis made the comments in a newspaper article in Italy, saying he wants to change the bureaucracy in the Catholic Church. The Pope has branded the Vatican Court narcissistic and self-centred,...

Pope Francis has called for the death penalty to be outlawed internationally, claiming God's commandment "You shall not kill," applies "to both the innocent and The Pontiff's comments come in support...

Pope Francis has called organ donation a "testimony of love for our neighbour" as part of a new campaign encouraging churchgoers to sign onto the Donor Register His comments come as the Catholic Chur...

Several members of the group have a reputation for wanting reform and being outspoken. Pope Francis has formed a panel of eight cardinals to advise him whilst he governs the Roman Catholic ChurchThe ...