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New Zealand has banned conversion therapy following an almost unanimous vote in parliament.  The legislation encouraged nearly 107,000 public submissions - more than any other bill in the country...

Lord Alton of Liverpool has said the deaths of 21 Christians who ISIS executed in 2015 for refusing to renounce their faith, demands a "better response" from the world to the ongoing persecu...

Pastor Artur Pawlowski has been denied bail for a second time after being jailed for allegedly inciting violence during anti-vaccination border blockade protests in Canada.  The 49-year-old leade...

At least eleven ministers in Fiji have left the Methodist Church over the country's policy on covid-19 mandatory vaccination. The church's secretary, Rev Wilfred Regunamada told local news the...

More than a quarter of women worldwide have experienced domestic violence by an intimate partner according to new research.  The study, published in medical journal The Lancet, suggests 27 percen...

Spanish prosecutors are investigating 68 cases of alleged sexual abuse of minors by Catholic church staff, the public prosecutor's office said in the first release of official data about...

Catholic pressure groups in Italy are calling for an independent national enquiry into sexual abuse at the hands of church clergy. They're demanding a similar form of enquiry to those being conduc...

A professor of religion has claimed that Christians who refuse to wear face masks reflect the spirit of antichrist. Obery M. Hendricks Jr, a visiting research scholar at Columbia University, was speak...

 Four men went on trial on Monday over the murder of an elderly priest who was knifed to death at his altar in a militant attack that rocked France. Father Jacques Hamel was leading morning mass ...

Concern is growing over the control the government is having on churches in Cuba. Seven months ago, the authorities snuffed nationwide protests, detaining several hundred protestors, including Ch...

Closing arguments have been presented in the trial of Päivi Räsänen, a Christian MP from Finland who's been accused of 'hate speech'. The 62 year old politician ran into tro...

There's a renewed call to ensure the freedom of a missing pastor, five years since he was abducted in broad daylight in Malaysia, as part of a military-style operation.  As an Evangelical Fre...

At a trial underway in Sicily, a 28-year-old Italian is seeking justice against a man he accuses of forcing him to perform sex acts before going on to become a priest.   The victim says the alleg...

A Nigerian Catholic priest who was abducted, in an armed raid in southern Kaduna has regained his freedom. Rev Fr Joseph Danjuma Shekari of St Monica’s Catholic Church, Ikulu Parish was abducted...

Father Antonios - the third patriarch of the Eritrean Orthodox Tawehedo Church - has died whilst under house arrest.  The patriarch had been held captive for 16 years prior to his death on Wednes...

A US nun has been jailed for a year after being found guilty of stealing hundreds of thousands from a Catholic school.  Mary Margaret Kreuper admitted to stealing $835,000 (£614,000) to fin...

A new report has highlighted the poor situation of religious communities in Nepal.  Released by the UK's All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief (APPG Fo...

More than 200 historic sex abuse cases have been unearthed following research conducted by a lay committee in Portugal.  The committee has been assembled to investigate sexual abuse within the Po...

The Passion Bible translation has been removed from Bible Gateway, a US site which hosts over 80 English-language Bible translations and study tools.  Bible Getaway parent company Harper Collins ...

A US pastor has been caught in a whirlwind of controversy after criticising women for posting pictures of themselves in "low-cut shirts, bikinis, bras and underwear".  The tweet - writt...