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Safeguarding charity thirtyone:eight has announced that it will conduct an independent review into the operations of The Crowded House church in Sheffield. The announcement comes two months after seni...

A US pastor has accidentally delivered his online preach with Facebook filters switched on. Scott Mowery from Missouri unknowingly selected the filters button on the social media site during his live ...

Chicago megachurch Willow Creek has appointed a new senior pastor, following two tumultuous years involving innumerable accusations of sexual misconduct against leaders and scores of resignations over...

The Methodist Church has urged a ceasing of global conflict as the Covid-19 virus continues to spread across the globe, following similar calls from the United Nations last month. In a statement, Rev ...

A state-vetted Chinese church has been demolished over so-called "safety concerns." Authorities bulldozed Donghu Church in China’s Qinghai province on Easter Sunday, much to the d...

The Vatican has replaced the director of its financial watchdog agency, completing a coup that began in October with controversial police raids on the watchdog offices and an investigation into a Lond...

An Iranian Christian woman who was imprisoned after converting from Islam has been released from prison.  Fatemeh Bakhteri was arrested in a raid on a house church meeting at her home in Ras...

The Diocese of Chichester has launched a new initiative aimed at lending a listening ear to people who have experienced trauma and bereavement as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.  &quot...

A number of Christians from a heavily persecuted protestant megachurch in China have been detained after being caught engaging in an Easter worship service on Zoom.  Several key me...

The restoration of Notre Dame Cathedral has been halted by the coronavirus crisis a year after fire gutted its interior and toppled its spire. Some scaffolding that was erected for an earlier renovati...

Prominent US evangelist Franklin Graham has urged church leaders to heed the advice of experts and stop hosting in-person services. Graham's comments come as several congregations across the Unite...

A French Catholic priest has been fined after violating the country's lockdown rules and holding an Easter mass. Local residents were horrified when they heard music coming from the Saint-Nic...

Cardinal George Pell has linked his fight against corruption in the Vatican with his prosecution in Australia for alleged child sex abuse. Mr Pell was the third highest-ranking Vatican official in 201...

A US pastor who questioned the severity of his state's lockdown orders has died after contracting coronavirus. Bishop Gerald Glenn of New Deliverance Evangelistic Church in Virginia had hoste...

The office of the US Attorney General has said it will take legal action against authorities who unfairly target religious organisations during the coronavirus outbreak.  Spokeswoman fo...

The Archbishop of Canterbury has urged people not to "let fear dominate" and said that he hoped the coronavirus crisis would encourage them to reconsider how they valued one another. Justin ...

Over 1,000 churches have now signed up to a project set up to get support to those who need it most during the coronavirus pandemic. YourNeighbour.org has been created by the Good Faith Foundation and...

Easter offers a message of hope in people's "darkest hour," Pope Francis has said, as he celebrated a late-night vigil Mass in St Peter's Basilica, with the public barred because of ...

The Duke of Cambridge has praised how the Church of Scotland has "reinvented itself" in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. William was due to be at the General Assembly of the&nbsp...

A church-run project set up to help those in need during the coronavirus lockdown now has over 100 volunteers. The Church Assistance Request in an Emergency (CARE) project was set up by a group of chu...