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The director of safety at a church in California had told a podcast he's working with technology experts on a software that will detect guns onsite. Matt Montana told the 'Higher Ground With B...

Two bishops from mainland China are due to attend a major Vatican meeting next month, officials said on Thursday, a positive sign after recent tensions between the Holy See and Beijing. The two bishop...

Thousands of Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh on Wednesday gathered at the airport where some Russian peacekeepers are based, after separatist forces agreed to a ceasefire, surrendering the territor...

A surprise attack by the army of Azerbaijan forced a delegation from the World Council of Churches to abandon part of its planned visit to Nagorno-Karabakh on Tuesday. The territory has...

As world leaders gathered at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Pope Francis appeared by videoconference in an unlikely pairing with former President Bill Clinton.  The side event w...

Christians in Iran have been warned against participating in protests in Iran, following a recent report. Last week, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) released i...

A church in Texas has tried using artificial intelligence (AI) to design an entire Sunday service for the first time. The Violet Crown City Church in Austin enlisted the help of an AI chat p...

A Catholic priest has been kidnapped in Nigeria, along with six other men. Armed militants abducted the seven men on 17th September. Father Marcellinus Obioma Okide was en-route to his parish, in Udi,...

Thousands of rural churches in France could be saved from falling into ruin, thanks to a new fund launched by President Emmanuel Macron. The money, which will be raised by public donations, will go to...

Pope Francis welcomed Russia's new ambassador to the Vatican on Monday and the envoy said the pontiff told him he was determined to forge ahead with his peace and humanitarian initiatives for Ukra...

Former Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, is set to share more details about his Christian faith in a new book scheduled for release in 2024. The book, titled 'Plans For Your Good: A Pri...

A Massachusetts judge on Wednesday dismissed a criminal case charging former Roman Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick with molesting a 16-year-old boy in 1974, saying the 93-year-old was not compete...

Wartime Pope Pius XII knew details about the Nazi attempt to exterminate Jews in the Holocaust as early as 1942, according to a letter found in the Vatican archives that conflicts with the Holy See&#3...

Pope Francis' envoy, Cardinal Matteo Zuppi, had "open and cordial" talks in Beijing with a Chinese government official on the need to find ways to peace in Ukraine, the Vatican said on T...

Former U.S. President Donald Trump and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis made their cases to evangelical voters who gathered in Washington for a pair of events on Friday, seeking an edge with a voting blo...

A petition has been filed with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on behalf of Bishop Rolando Álvarez, a Nicaraguan priest who has been in jail for over a year accused of “unde...

Pope Francis' scheduled visit to France next week has stirred debate in the French political class, with left-wing politicians criticising the president for attending Mass while the far-right obje...

Convoy of Hope, a faith-based humanitarian organisation, is working with local churches to provide hope to stricken communities in Libya and Morocco. A week ago, an earthquake struck Morocco's Hig...

A scholarship programme supported by the Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is helping Iraq's beleaguered Christian community stay in their homeland. The Catholic University in Erbil...

The Lead Bishop for Africa for the Catholic Bishops’ Conference has praised Catholic charities and agencies for their swift response to the crises in Libya and Morocco. An earthquake struck Moro...