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Israel is closing its borders to international travellers for two weeks to halt the spread of the new Coronavirus variant. It follows concern over the Omicron strain of the virus which was first detec...

Pope Francis, 84, joked on Friday "I'm still alive" when asked by French President Emmanuel Macron how things were going at the start of hour-long private talks in the Vatican. A vi...

The charity CSW (Christian Solidarity Worldwide), is calling for the release of an Egyptian Coptic activist who has been detained for more than two years awaiting trial.  Rami Kamil is a prominen...

The Primates of the Anglican Communion are calling for an international treaty to improve equity in the distribution of vaccines and education to counter vaccine hesitancy around the globe.  The ...

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are among Church of England bishops calling for the church and wider community to support a Mothers’ Union campaign calling for an end to abuse and violenc...

The Constitutional Court of Colombia has ruled in favour of a social media star after a lower court decision forced her to remove a YouTube video in which she shared she believed in traditional marria...

Australia on Thursday introduced contentious religious anti-discrimination legislation to parliament that if approved would allow faith-based organisations to prioritise the hiring and enrolment of pe...

Pope Francis, meeting the prime minister of Lebanon, on Thursday compared the country to a dying person and promised to do everything in his power to help it "rise again". Francis and Prime ...

A church in the US state of Wisconsin has confirmed that an 8-year-old boy member of the congregation has passed away from injuries sustained during the Waukesha Christmas parade attack.  Jackson...

The court case of Hillsong Church’s founder and senior pastor, Brian Houston, has been postponed until 2022. According to Australian news outlet Eternity News, a local court has delayed Houston&...

Pope Francis will canonise Titus Brandsma, a Dutch priest, academic and journalist who was murdered in the Dachau concentration camp in 1942 for preaching against the Nazis, the Vatican said on Thursd...

Myanmar's military has arrested 18 medics for providing treatment to patients who were members of "terrorist organisations", a state-run newspaper said Wednesday, referring to outlawed a...

The trickle of tourists is sometimes scarcely enough to fill a manger, let alone an inn, but Bethlehem's Palestinians are hopeful that numbers will rise in the month before Christmas. The traditio...

A Sri Lankan court on Monday began the first of three trials connected to bombings that killed nearly 270 people on the island in 2019, amidst appeals for greater accountability from victim support gr...

A Bishop's house and church-run clinic were raided by over 200 soldiers and police in Kayah state on Monday. Medical records were seized and 18 healthcare workers were arrested at Karuna clinic an...

The wife of a controversial Nigerian televangelist pastor is continuing his legacy, after reopening his mega church for Sunday services. Evelyn Joshua, who has been appointed as her husband’s su...

Two of the 17 American and Canadian Christian missionaries taken hostage in Haiti last month have been released, the group that arranged for their trip to the Caribbean nation said on Sunday, without ...

Greece joined several other European countries on Thursday in imposing more restrictions on those unvaccinated against COVID-19 following a surge in infections in recent weeks. From next Monday, unvac...

A pastor in Uganda has been tragically murdered in front of his daughter after a group of Islamic extremists attacked him with long knifes and blunt objects. According to news outlet Morning Star, thr...

A Catholic student who was suspended from a football game after telling a classmate that “there are only two genders” has brought legal action against a school in the US state of New Hamps...