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The Helsinki Court of Appeals in Finland has accepted the complaint of the Finnish state prosecutor and will reopen the case against Christian Finnish MP Päivi Räsänen and Bishop Pohjol...

Gunmen attacked a Catholic church in southwest Nigeria during mass on Sunday, killing at least 50 people including women and children, according to a hospital doctor and media reports. The g...

Pope Francis said on Saturday he would meet soon with Ukrainian officials to discuss the possibility of a visit to their country. Francis disclosed the coming meeting in a question-and-answer session ...

The Archbishop of Canterbury has paid tribute to the Queen, her strong Christian faith and her role as Supreme Governor of the Church of England. In a video posted online to mark Pentecost Sunday, Mos...

Prayers of thanksgiving are being said across Ireland for the largest ever consultation to take place in the Catholic Church. The consultation is part of the Synodal Pathway process of renewal which t...

The Ukraine President Volodomyr Zelensky has accused Russian artillery of shelling an early 17th Century Orthodox monastery in the east of the country. Video footage shows the wooden Svyatohirsk Lavra...

A key conference on Christian persecution is being held this week in Cornwall.  Charities including CSW, Aid to the Church in Need, HART (Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust) and Release International ...

  India, China and Hong Kong are among countries which have hit back at the United States' International Religious Freedom Report. The 2021 report, which was published in full this week, desc...

As celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee are held across the UK, the British Consulate in Jerusalem is marking the Queen’s reign and her faith with a special event.  Diane Corne...

The head of a Mexico-based evangelical megachurch that claims about 5 million followers worldwide pleaded guilty on Friday to felony counts of sexually abusing three children, California state pr...

The Head of the Russian Orthodox Church has been removed from a list of EU sanctions against Russia after an intervention by Hungary.  At a meeting of EU ambassadors in Brussels this week the Hun...

It’s understood at least 30 people were imprisoned in India during May because of their faith. According to persecution watchdog, International Christian Concern (ICC), the arrests were justifie...

Popular US pastor Rick Warren has announced his successor as leading minister of Saddleback Church as he steps down from his role in the autumn.   “After many discussions, many interviews a...

The video of a woman sharing her “unbaptism” ritual on TikTok has sparked conversations of religious trauma on social media. Originally posted by a user, who now wishes to remain anonymous...

A man shot and killed two women in the parking lot of a church in Iowa state on Thursday and then turned the gun on himself, police said, adding three more dead to the toll in a series of recent shoot...

Pope Francis appealed to authorities on Wednesday to lift a block on exports of wheat from Ukraine, saying the grain could not be used as a "weapon of war". Many millions of people, particul...

The head of the Methodist Church in Nigeria has told reporters the church paid a ransom to secure his release. Gunmen abducted His Eminence Samuel Kanu and two other pastors on Sunday while they were ...

Hungary was holding up the finalisation of the European Union's sanctions package against Russia on Wednesday, insisting on the removal of the head of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill ...

'Jesus Calling', the popular 365-day devotional written by American author Sarah Young has now sold more than 40 million copies across all formats and editions, according to Publishers Weekly,...

Pope Francis led an international prayer service for peace in Ukraine and other places stricken by war on Tuesday, sitting in his wheelchair before a statue that Romans traditionally associate with pe...