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Five more students who were kidnapped by gunmen from a school in Nigeria three months ago have been released after ransoms were paid, the school administrator said. About 150 students went missing aft...

Charity Aid to the Church is Need warns that many Christians want to leave Syria because of the struggle for basic needs.  Children in Syria are also reported to be scavenging for food as the cou...

France's top bishop has been summoned by the interior minister after saying that the pact of secrecy would prevent a priest from reporting sex crimes against children that were revealed during Cat...

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and veteran of South Africa's struggle against white minority rule, turned 90 on Thursday, celebrating his birthday with a low-key church&n...

On Wednesday, a federal judge temporarily blocked the ban on abortion in Texas after six weeks of pregnancy, following a challenge from President Joe Biden's administration aft...

An Iranian church leader has been released from prison 12 days after two other leaders who were arrested with him were also released on bail.  Ayoub Pourrezade, a lead pastor form the Church of I...

A Canadian pastor who went viral earlier this year for calling police officers "Nazis" when trying to close his church for breaking Covid rules, has issued a warning to Americans saying, &qu...

Pope Francis said on Wednesday he was saddened and ashamed by the Catholic Church's inability to deal with sexual abuse of children in France and that the Church must make itself a ...

Pat Robertson, America’s longest-running TV host, has announced he is stepping down from his role leading The 700 Club programme. Robertson founded the first Christian television ministry in the...

French clergy have sexually abused more than 200,000 children over the past 70 years, a major investigation released on Tuesday found, and its authors accused the Catholic Church of turning a blind ey...

 A woman has been arrested after allegedly breaking into a church and setting fire to a cross. Anne-Marie Mullins is charged with second-degree arson, second-degree burglary, stealing, first-degr...

Pope Francis and other religious leaders made a joint appeal on Monday for next month's U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP26) to offer concrete solutions to save the planet from "an unpreced...

The French Catholic Church has had an estimated 3,000 paedophiles in its ranks over the past 70 years, the head of an independent commission investigating the sex abuse scandal sai...

A replica of Michelangelo's 'David' sculpture has been censored at an expo in Dubai to avoid causing offence to Muslims.  Staff at the expo reportedly agonised over how to displa...

A petition with more than 2000 signatures has been delivered to the Cuban Embassy in London demanding the release of a pastor who was detained in July. The charity, CSW says Pastor Rosales Fajardo was...

Pope Francis has challenged world leaders not to disappoint new generations when it comes to tackling hunger and malnutrition. In a message read to a World Food Forum gathering, he urged world leaders...

Tens of thousands of people have been taking part in rallies across the United States demanding continued access to abortion. In Washington, thousands marched on the Supreme Court, which will decide t...

The former President of the United States says no one has done more for the Christian faith than he has. Donald Trump has been making an appearance, via telephone, on the Christian TV station The Vict...

Efforts to translate the Bible into more languages across the world are accelerating, despite the pandemic. Wycliffe Bible Translators says 717 languages now have a full Bible translation - almost ten...

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 shook Greece's largest island, Crete, on Monday morning, killing one person and injuring several, authorities said. The tremor sent people fleeing out of home...