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A church in Dorchester is rejoicing as a historic plaque celebrating a slave trader, and using offensive language, is set to be removed. The plaque commemorates the life of plantation owner John Gordo...

An American Catholic nun, Suellen Tennyson, who was kidnapped by armed men in northern Burkina Faso in April has been freed, said Theophile Nare, the bishop of the local diocese of Kaya on W...

A leading clergyman from Burkina Faso has decried terrorist activities in the country, including deadly attacks on Christians, rigid dress codes and orders requiring everyone to attend prayers at mosq...

Every section of Nigerian society is complicit in the theft of millions of barrels, the head of state oil company NNPC Ltd said on Tuesday, adding that make-shift pipelines and stolen fuel had even be...

A priest serving at the local church of Olivia Pratt-Korbel, a 9-year-old shot in her own home in Merseyside, has dedicated an emotional Mass to the life of the young girl. Olivia was at home with her...

There are concerns that heating costs in some churches in low-income communities could lead to some of the buildings becoming unviable.  A new study being carried out by Dave Champness, the Natio...

Thousands Christian opponents of a European gay Pride event to be hosted by Belgrade protested through the Serbian capital on Sunday, even though the government has said it would scrap or delay the Pr...

The Church in Wales has said the cost of living crisis is having a direct impact on its foodbanks in South Wales. It said in addition to more people needing foodbanks, the crisis is made worse as dona...

A bishop in Ukraine has condemned the shelling of schools, hospitals and other non-military targets by Russian forces. Speaking to Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) about the situation ...

Pope Francis, who has often said he may step down in the future if bad health impedes him from leading the Catholic Church, on Sunday praised the humility of one of the few popes in history to re...

 Following three fatal shootings in seven days, a pastor in Liverpool is urging Christians to pray for peace and justice.  Over the last 12 months, the city has seen a pause in people losing...

A church in Liverpool has said they may have to restrict when they hold funeral services, to when the heating it on, due to the rising cost of energy bills. Rev Adam Maynard from St George's in Li...

Pope Francis has asked for an invitation from North Korea to visit the isolated country, South Korean broadcaster KBS reported. "I will go there as soon as they invite me. I'm saying they sho...

A headteacher attempted to invoke a UN convention to avoid singing Christian hymns at a religiously diverse infant school, but was rejected.  A third of students at Poulner Infant School, in Hamp...

A group of senior church leaders in Ireland have issued a joint statement, calling on the government to deliver more practical support as people face the cost of living crisis. They said there needs t...

A funeral for Archie Battersbee is due to be held in the church where he persistently asked to be baptised.  The 12-year-old was at the centre of a human rights dispute over the right to live aft...

A Church of Scotland member has won a hymn writing competition organised by the World Council of Churches. Lynsey Martin Kimmitt's composition is based on the words of Jesus "Peace be with yo...

The Archbishop of Wales has said there is no place for discrimination in society, in his message of support for Pride Cymru this weekend. Most Rev Andrew John said the Church in Wales fully supports L...

Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox church, who backs the war in Ukraine, will not meet when both men attend a gathering of religious leaders in Kazakhstan next month, RIA news agen...

It's been announced renowned Eastern Orthodox theologian and bishop Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia has died.  According to the Holy Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain, he passed a...