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Pope Francis has encouraged families to take some time away from their digital devices over meal times in favour of face to face conversations, citing Jesus, Mary and Joseph as prime examples. Speakin...

A prominent Chinese pastor who operated outside the Communist Party-recognised Protestant organisation has been sentenced to nine years in prison. The People's Intermediate Court in the south-west...

Two churchgoers have been fatally shot after a gunman opened fire in a church Texas church. The gunman was later killed by a parishioner.  It happened at West Freeway Church of Christ i...

Bethel worship leader Kalley Heiligenthal has posted short tribute on Instagram to her two-year-old daughter Olive who died unexpectedly two weeks ago. She wrote on Saturday: “Olive, we miss you...

The British Museum will host the first-ever major UK exhibition on the life and death of Thomas Becket as part of a year-long programme marking the 850th anniversary of his murder, it has been announc...

The lawyer for the family of a pastor who drowned with his children in a Spanish resort's swimming pool has said they may open a parallel investigation if the cause of death is not clear.&nbs...

Pastor Wang Yi, the detained leader of Early Rain Covenant Church in Sichuan province in China, has been secretly tried. According to Christian religious freedom charity China Aid, Pastor Wang was sec...

Several church leaders have been included in the New Year Honours list. Pastor Mike Pilavachi, who founded the Soul Survivor movement, has been made MBE for his services to young people. In a post on ...

The wife of a pastor who drowned alongside his two children while holidaying in the Costa del Sol said all three could swim, and has claimed there was something "wrong" with the pool they di...

A leading Church of England vicar may face a criminal inquiry after alleged abuse victims claimed they endured naked ice baths, beatings and massages. Rev Jonathan Fletcher, 77, was already banne...

Worshippers attending church on Christmas Day in northern France were taken to hospital with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning. People attending Christmas mass in Oise were taken in ambulances from ...

Tributes have been paid to a British pastor who drowned along with two of his children in a pool in the Costa del Sol on Christmas Eve. Gabriel Diya, 52, his daughter Comfort Diya, nine, and his ...

It was this time last year when my friend Mervyn Thomas was appointed a Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George in the Queen's New Year honours list - a worthy award ...

1. Hillsong worship leader renounces faith 2. Father blames 'extreme Christianity' for missionary son's death 3. Mick Jagger, Eric Clapton come to the rescue of church needing new organ 4....

Premier's head of news Marcus Jones looks back at the biggest stories of the year (click on images for more details): A is for abuse, the scourge of the Church across the world. From Bill Hybels o...

The choristers at Notre Dame Cathedral are threatening continued strike action, meaning no midnight mass for the first time since 1803.  The singers are protesting against the removal of five sin...

An elderly man in hospice care was granted his final request of being baptised before he died. Jenis James Grindstaff was immersed in water at Spartanburg Regional hospice home, in South Carolina. Due...

The Queen attended church on Sunday, after the Duke of Edinburgh spent his second night in hospital. A regular church-goer, the Queen arrived at St Mary Magdalene in Sandringham, Norfolk - the same ch...

A government secretary in the state of Hidalgo has publicly declared there are no cases of religious intolerance in the Huasteca region, despite evidence Christians there were forced to flee their hom...

A prayer campaign launched by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has been extended as severe dry weather continues to effect eastern regions. The appeal to pray for "the gift of rain&quot...