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The number of people who don't identify with any denomination in the US has increased by 30 per cent since the Cold War years, according to a new survey.  New data released by the US Religion...

Italy's Catholic Church on Thursday released its first report on alleged sexual abuse of minors and vulnerable individuals but victims' advocates said the number of cases was likely much highe...

Tributes are being paid to Presbyterian minister and missionary Rev Dr Paul Bailie who has died suddenly at the age of 54. The Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland (PCI) Rt Rev Dr John Kirk...

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has officially endorsed an historic friendship agreement between the Church of Scotland and the Catholic Church in Scotland. She formally backed the St Margaret&#...

A new report by Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is showing Christian persecution or oppression has increased by 75 percent in the 24 countries the group monitors.  The main focus of the report wa...

Pope Francis on Wednesday (November 16) condemned the latest wave of missile attacks on Ukraine and called for a ceasefire to avert the risk of an escalation of the conflict. He spoke at his...

Christian Aid says the UK and G20 countries are not doing enough to fight the covid-19 pandemic around the world. The charity - along with the People's Vaccine Alliance - has unveiled new analysis...

A vicar in the north east of England is calling for a new approach to tackling drug addiction. Rev Jon Canessa says the region has the highest drug death rate in the country with almost 4,900 people d...

A Bible verse painted onto a parking space at a High School in Florida, USA has offended a Jewish employee of the school. Marina Gentilesco works as an instructional assistant at Wiregrass Ranch High ...

A pastor in the US has been criticised by a member of his congregation for dressing "too sexy" for a church service.  The congregant of Embrace Church in Sioux Falls, South Dakota wrote...

India's Supreme Court has said that incidents of religious conversion pose a serious threat to national security.  The court has been hearing a plea by advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay urging ...

A new chaplaincy service for the LGBT+ community is being started in a Welsh diocese.  The Diocese of Llandaff is providing chaplaincy to people who are seeking support, advice or understanding i...

A Salvadoran court released a retired high-ranking Army officer convicted of ordering the massacre of six Roman Catholic priests belonging to the Jesuit order during the brutal peak of the country&#39...

Sunday morning church attendance has become "less of a priority" for families since the pandemic, according to a new study. The research was carried out by Liverpool Hope University together...

A Greek football legend has been sentenced to time in prison after he criticised a gender identity law on social media. Retired midfielder Vasilis Tsiartas has been sentenced by an Athens court to ten...

A pastor in Ukraine says people across the country are rejoicing at the liberation of the southern city of Kherson from Russian troops. However, Vadim Preobrazhensky has also told Premier local people...

There's to be a 40 per cent jump in the number of officers patrolling beaches in Calais, as part of a deal between the UK and France to tackle the migrant crisis.  Further measures include dr...

More than seven million people have had contact with their local church for community support services such as food banks, parent toddler groups and lunch clubs, according to a new survey for the Chur...

Pope Francis hosted a lunch for 1,300 poor and homeless people on Sunday, the day the Roman Catholic Church marks the World Day of the Poor. Francis, who has been using a wheelchair and cane because o...

The Archbishop of Armagh says there is a “crying need for atonement” and “healing” in the wake of the abuse scandals in the Catholic Church in Ireland. The Primate of All Irela...