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Speaking on the use of social media, Pope Francis has urged priests and nuns to refrain from watching pornography.  The pontiff warned that viewing sexually explicit content "weakens the pri...

Ancient ruins tell only a partial story of the epic sieges and conquests recounted in the Hebrew bible, but scientists are using new dating technology to piece together historical events to ...

US megachurch pastor Matt Chandler has hinted at a possible return to The Village Church after being forced to take a leave of absence over a relationship that "crossed boundaries". Despite ...

Pope Francis, comparing the current world situation to the Cuban missile crisis 60 years ago, on Tuesday led leaders of world religions in a peace appeal to politicians to avert the threat of nuclear ...

A Canadian pastor that was jailed for holding church services during the height of the pandemic could soon be pardoned - and now he is running for office.  Pastor Artur Pawlowski was repeatedly t...

A judge has ruled in favour of a baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple because it violated her Christian beliefs.  The California judge ruled in favor of bakery owner Cat...

Christian Aid is calling on the new Prime Minister to restore the international aid budget. In a statement, the charity's Chief Executive said Mr Sunak mustn't balance the books on the back of...

The appointment of Rishi Sunak as Britain's first Prime Minister of British Asian heritage has been hailed as a "ground-breaking milestone" by the US President Joe Biden among others.&nb...

Nine people kidnapped whilst inside a church in Cameroon have been released.  The group included five priests, a nun and at least two lay people. They were taken hostage last month after gatherin...

With another church attack in Nigeria leaving two Christians dead, a Christian parliamentarian has joined forces with a leading Catholic charity to launch a petition urgently calling for an end to the...

Rishi Sunak is to become Britain's first Hindu Prime Minister. When he was Chancellor he lit a candle on the steps of 11 Downing Street to mark the festival of Diwali, the Festival of Lights,...

A group of victims of sexual abuse says the Catholic church is reacting too slowly to a report revealing assaults by French clergy on more than 200,000 children, and is urging President Emma...

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday said the Russian Orthodox Church was allowing itself to be manipulated by the country's authorities to justify their war in Ukraine and urged i...

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) and Human Rights Concern Eritrea (HRCE) have called for the release of four pastors detained arbitrarily by the Eritrean authorities in separate incidents. CSW arg...

Two members of staff have been killed in a shooting at a hospital connected to the United Methodist Church in Dallas, Texas. Around 11am on Saturday, police  responded to an active shooter call a...

A Christian charity mobilised an international day of prayer for Iran on Sunday as unrest continues over the death of Mahsa Amini. Amini, a 22-year-old Iranian Kurd, died in the custody of morality po...

The Vatican on Saturday said that it and China had renewed a secret and contested agreement on the appointment of Roman Catholic bishops in the communist country. It was the second time the accord, wh...

Despite the havoc of the war in Ukraine, Bible translators in country are continuing their work for dozens of minority language groups in the region. International Bible translation organisation&...

A Catholic nun is among seven people killed after an Islamic rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) raided a village this week. According to persecution watchdog International Christian...

A US federal judge has barred the state of New York, at least for now, from enforcing the part of a closely watched gun law that bans firearms from churches or other places of worship. The ruling...