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An Egyptian court has sentenced two monks to death for killing an abbot in a desert monastery north of Cairo last year. The Damanhur Criminal Court, north of Cairo, announced the verdict for two defr...

A church in India fears it has been the target of religious persecution following the demolition of its building one month prior to opening. Church of Jesus Anointing in Sirsa, in the Haryana region,...

In an attempt to protect minors and vulnerable parishioners from abuse, the Catholic church of Montreal will begin digitally fingerprinting priests and voluntee The background checking scheme will in...

The City of Montreal in Canada has announced that it will remove the crucifix that has hung in its council chamber for more than 80 years. Cllr Laurence Lavigne Lalonde explained to the city's execut...

Anglican churchgoers who support gay marriage now outnumber those opposed to it for the first time, according to a new poll.  The special YouGov survey suggested that 45% of Church of England fo...

Behzad Taalipasand and Mohammadreza Omidi were detained in the city of Rasht. More Christians have been arrested in Iran over the Christmas period. Premier's Holly Powell Jones has more. (function(){...

More Christians in India who share their faith face a jail sentence of up to five years due to the expansion of an anti-conversion law. Uttarakhand has become the seventh state in India to adopt the ...

A survey has revealed that most Christians in America find the Bible is a better way to start the day than coffee, sweets, or social media. The survey entitled The State of the Bible commissioned by ...

There's more concern for Christians in Algeria as yet more churches are closed down. Light Church (L'eglise TAFAT or Lumière) in the city of Tizi Ouzou in northern Algeria was targeted on Wednesday ...

A church leader has been summoned to a police station in Cuba for the seventeenth time. Alain Toledano Valiente is a leader in the Apostolic Movement, an unregistered Protestant denomination in Cuba....

At least 80 schoolgirls who were kidnapped in Nigeria in 2014 were been freed in exchange for the release of Boko Haram suspects on Saturday.  They were among 220 girls abducted from their schoo...

Iranian authorities detained more than 100 Christians last week and ordered them to have no contact with religious groups such as house churches. The arrests, which took place in various cities acros...

More than 100,000 people have signed a petition on Change.org asking for a national holiday in the United States to remember Rev Billy Graham. The petition, which has a goal of 150,000 signatures, en...

The United Nations is formally agreeing the Sustainable Development Goals on Friday in New York. They follow on from the Millennium Development Goals in 2000 and more than 190 countries have voluntar...

The United Nations (UN) and Pope Francis have urged immediate action after at least 36 Christians were hacked to death in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Reports from the region suggest the pe...

Italy's culture minister Dario Franceschini has said more than 50 churches have reported damage from historical tides in Venice this week. It prompted Venice mayor Luigi Brugnaro to close St Mark's S...

More than half of the top ten American Idol finalists this season are Christians. The front-runners were announced on Monday and six of them have used the US show as platform to share about their Chr...

Two more planes carrying victims of last week's aircraft disaster in Ukraine are due to fly to the Netherlands today. Yesterday the first 40 bodies were taken to Eindhoven air base and met by members...

International film star Morgan Freeman has been exploring how evil can exist in a Christian context in his National Geographic series 'Story of God.'  Freeman, 78, has played God in the comedy f...

Oscar winning actor Morgan Freeman says he has enjoyed working on a new project in which he has been exploring who God is. The 78-year-old, who has played God in the comedy films Bruce Almighty and E...