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The United Reformed Church General Assembly has made history by electing its first woman BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) Moderator-Elect. Rev Dr Tessa Henry-Robinson is a practical theologian ...

Pope Francis has appealed for peace in Sri Lanka and expressed solidarity with people in the country who "continue to suffer from political and economic instability."  Speakin...

The Pope has offered his "heartfelt condolences" to the loved ones of the former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who was assassinated on Friday. Pope Francis says he is praying that in th...

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has appointed Dr Nazila Ghanea as the new Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief (FoRB).   Dr Ghanea, confirmed by the Council on 8th ...

Pope Francis has acknowledged that there is resistance by some national Catholic Churches on implementing measures to protect children from sexual abuse by clergy but said that there is no turning bac...

The co-founder of the South African Satanic Church has converted to Christianity, despite saying just weeks ago that he did not believe in the existence of Jesus Christ.  After a radio interview ...

Pope Francis said he wants to give women more top-level positions in the Holy See and disclosed that for the first time he would name women to a previously all-male Vatican committee that helps him se...

Actor Zachary Levi, who's starred in films such as Tangled and the Thor series, has opened up how God has helped him in his battle with depression and suicide. In an interview with the website Fai...

In a bid to lessen the effects of climate change, 35 faith institutions have announced their divestment from fossil fuels, 19 of which are from the UK. The institutions dropping the investment of foss...

US megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar has publically denounced all the teachings he’s done on the topic of tithing. Dollar, who leads World Changers International Ministries in College Park, Georgi...

A Nigerian Catholic priest was abducted from his rectory in the town of Zambina in the northern state of Kaduna in the early hours of Monday, the local Catholic diocese said on Monday. It said pa...

Pope Francis has dismissed reports that he plans to resign in the near future, saying he is on track to visit Canada this month and hopes to be able to go to Moscow and Kyiv as soon as possible after ...

A persecution watchdog has said the threat of digital persecution is rapidly spreading across the world and is concerned that governments and tech companies aren't taking notice. A new report by O...

The Evangelical Alliance is has joined calls for the UK government to do more about the persecution of Christians around the world. The renewed message comes ahead of a ministerial conference on freed...

A human rights group is urging the UK government to act quickly to alleviate the persecution faced by Christians in Myanmar.  Christian organisation CSW is calling for the government to do more a...

The Jesuit community will gather together in London to mark the first anniversary of the death of a priest who died after being detained by the Indian government following his work with vulnerable min...

A Christian religious freedom activist has expressed concern over Hong Kong. Friday marked 25 years since the UK handed the former colony back to China. China's President Xi Jinping visited Hong&n...

More than 500 delegates from around the world are set to attend a major conference on the Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) in London next week.   It's the first International Ministerial ...

Pope Francis implicitly accused Russia on Thursday of "armed conquest, expansionism and imperialism" in Ukraine, calling the conflict a "cruel and senseless war of aggression". The...

The local council in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv on Thursday became the first to ban a branch of the Orthodox Church that was until last month directly affiliated with Moscow. According to...