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The Bishop of Dover has pleaded for the Prime Minister to "rediscover what it is to be human" as Downing Street and France join forces to increase security arou The Church of England has openly inter...

A Boko Haram plot to bomb a church in the Nigerian city of Jos has been foiled, an anti-persecution charity has said. Christian Solidarity Worldwide said six bombs were found in the toilet of Evangel...

A school district in Nevada, USA has told a local church that it is no longer allowed to hand out flyers that are too religious. According to First Liberty Institute, a legal religious freedom organi...

An iconic church bell has helped open the USA's first national museum dedicated to African-American people and culture. Opening the museum in Washington, President Barack Obama pointed out the highs ...

This New Year parishioners are being encouraged to take up bell-ringing to beat the winter bulge.  Revd Clive Thrower of Ashford in the Water, near Bakewell, wants locals to work off t...

Church bells across Finland are ringing every evening to protest the continuing destruction of Aleppo.  The bells are ringing around 5pm each day until United Nations Day on 24th October.Hundred...

Church bells have rung in a western Greek diocese to protest a new law that makes it easier for citizens to change their legal gender. Under the guidance of Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop Amvrosios of ...

Church bells across Orlando have rung to mark the first anniversary of the worst mass shooting in modern United States history. They chimed 49 times in the Florida city on Monday, once for each of th...

A church has surprised members of a community in Georgia, US by handing out envelopes with amounts between $100 and $1,000. The Sandy Valley Baptist Church men's group independently raised $12,000 an...

Despite two church bombings in Egypt on Palm Sunday, the Pope still plans to visit the country at the end of this month.  Pope Francis will head to Cairo on 28th April for a two-day visit.The pu...

A church bus carrying dozens of high school students and adults has crashed near Atlanta, killing one person and injuring several others. The Mount Zion Baptist Church bus from Huntsville, Alabama, w...

Almost three dozen people have died after a bus carrying worshippers to a church service in Madagascar crashed into a deep ravine. Eight of the passengers killed were local volunteer teachers for Ope...

There are over 40 million people in slavery in the world today. One in four of those 40 million people is a child. Figures according to Christian charity Intern The charity is urging "abolitionists t...

A church in the US has cancelled a funeral after it refused to allow pictures of the deceased kissing her female partner to be displayed. New Hope Ministries in Denver said images of the couple kissi...

A Christian missionary agency has set up a 24-hour reception centre on a Greek island currently overwhelmed with refugees.  The organisation, called Us, set up the centre on the island of Lesbos...

A church in Uganda has been forced to close after being harassed for months by Muslims in the area throwing rocks at congregants, sources have claimed. Pastor Moreen Sanyu of Greater Love Church - ju...

The death toll from a church collapse in southern Nigeria could rise from the current figure of 60 as debris is cleared away, rescue officials have warned. The roof at the Reigners Bible Church Inter...

Officials and the Catholic Church are facing criticism after a grand Mafia funeral took place in Rome. Anti-Mafia campaigners are demanding that the Roman Catholic Church and police chiefs in the Ita...

Church leaders have criticised a decree in the German state of Bavaria that forces public buildings in the state of Bavaria to display a crosses. The bylaw pushed through by Markus Söder, the Bavari...

A church cross has saved a women and her grandson from drowning in flooding in South Carolina, USA. The pair clung to a large red cross for five hours before they were rescued.Speaking to WIS, Clara ...