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Pope Francis on Thursday urged young people in Democratic Republic of Congo to forge a new future without the ethnic rivalry, corruption and distrust that have fuelled so many bloody conflicts in Afri...

Mourners and protesters faced off in Sydney on Thursday at the funeral service for Australian Cardinal George Pell, a former top Vatican official who was acquitted in 2020 of sexual abuse accusations....

About 85 per cent of schools in England and Wales are being affected by strike action today (Wednesday) – with many schools either fully or partially closed in the latest round of industrial act...

A US megachurch has announced it will host a conference specifically for parents who have children that identify as LGBT. North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Georgia, led by Pastor Andy Stanle...

Pope Francis denounced the "poison of greed" driving conflicts in Africa as he began a visit to Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday, saying the rich world had to realise that people...

Church leaders in Jerusalem have released an open letter calling for “restraint” and “self-control” in a bid to end the “exploding, senseless cycle of violence in the Hol...

The suspect of machete attacks on two churches in southern Spain last week has been imprisoned on remand, Spain's High Court ordered on Monday, describing his actions as a "targeted jiha...

The Washington National Prayer Breakfast will no longer be managed by Christian group “The Family” in favour of an in-house group. Instead, the gathering will be hosted by the newly-create...

The Christian community in Eritrea has been rocked by another wave of mass arrests. According to UK Christian persecution watchdog Release International, 44 Christians were recently detained as they w...

A megachurch in the US state of Florida has urged its members to sign a statement affirming marriage is only understood to be between one man and one woman. It’s understood whoever does not...

Pope Francis on Sunday called on Israel and the Palestinians to engage in dialogue in pursuit of peace, deploring the recent violence in the region. Speaking after the Angelus prayer in Rome, the...

A new mobile food project run by local churches has been launched in Devon. The YUM Project (You + Us = More) will run from a converted minibus, with a view to reaching people who might find it hard t...

The Archbishop of Canterbury is to visit South Sudan along with Pope Francis and the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland this week. Most Rev Justin Welby said the church leader...

A landmark ruling is expected within days in a row over whether a rainbow Pride flag can be occasionally displayed on the altar of a church in Leicester. The Church of England’s Consistory ...

Pope Francis starts a trip on Tuesday to two fragile African nations often forgotten by the world, where protracted conflicts have left millions of refugees and displaced people grappling with hunger....

A new poll for the National Churches Trust shows that despite a decline in the number of Christians in the UK, the public overwhelmingly supports the nation’s 39,000 churches, chapels and meetin...

The London School of Economics (LSE) has announced it’s dropping traditional Christian titles for it’s academic term dates. Terms will no longer be named Michaelmas, Christmas, Lent or Eas...

Special prayers are being said for all those affected by a stabbing in Northumberland in which a 15 year old girl died and a 16 year old boy was injured. Police say the incident happened at just ...

A senior Catholic priest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has denounced what he describes as international indifference in the face of acts of terror sweeping parts of the country. Father ...

A US cake artist will appeal a court decision which ruled he was wrong for denying a customer asking him to design a cake celebrating a gender transition. Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cake...