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At least 44 people have been killed and dozens wounded after bomb attacks on two Egyptian churches claimed by the Islamic State group. Egypt's Health Ministry said an explosion at a church in the coa...

Police in France have discovered 4kg of cocaine and 200g of cannabis inside a car bearing Vatican diplomatic plates. Officers stopped the vehicle on Sunday at a toll station near Chambéry in th...

Five men accused of murdering a Christian woman accused of blasphemy in northern Nigeria, have been acquitted. In June a 74-year-old street vendor, Bridget Patience Agbahime, was beaten to death by a...

Five Indian Christians wrongly accused of killing a 84 year old Hindu monk have been found innocent after spending eleven years in prison. Bhaskar Sunamajhi, Buddhadev Nayak, Durjo Sunamajhi, Sanatan...

Five out of six Iraqi Christians have fled the country since the outbreak of war in 2003.  Anti-persecution charity Open Doors is pushing the government to aid faith leaders in Iraq and Syria to...

The leaders of Catholics and Jews in England and Wales have celebrated 50 years since a special Catholic declaration clearing the Jews of any blame regarding Je The Nostra Aetate was passed by the Se...

Pope Francis has celebrated an open air mass at a football stadium in South Korea. More than 50,000 Catholics attended the service on day two of the Holy Father's trip to the country.In his homily, t...

More than half a million people have visited the US Museum of the Bible since it opened six months ago, the museum has revealed. According to post-visit surveys, more than 90 per cent of guests to th...

Half a million people have given Pope Francis a hero's welcome in Ecuador's biggest city as he celebrated the first public Mass of his South American tour. The pontiff used the occasion to tell them ...

Six unregistered Protestant churches have been shut down in Guiyang, a city in south west China this week.  All churches are from the same district but it is believed similar closures are occurr...

A little boy who survived the Texas church massacre has returned home. Then five-year-old Ryland Ward was part of a Sunday morning service at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs in which a gun...

A Human Rights report shows that Islamic State militants (IS) has abducted around 230 people, including 60 Christians. Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has reported that IS militants abducted the ...

65 religious leaders from the Anglican, Catholic and Methodist Churches have published a letter in the Sunday Times backing the real Living Wage.   Along with leaders from the Jewish a...

Islamic militants have ambushed a bus carrying Christian pilgrims on their way to a remote desert monastery in Egypt, killing at least seven and wounding 12, th Church spokesman Bouls Halim said the ...

An Australian inquiry into child abuse has found seven per cent of all Catholic priests in the country had been accused of sexual abuse between 1950 and 2010. Children at more than 1,000 Catholic ins...

It's reported seventy people sleeping rough in the Calais Jungle have been allowed to spend the night in the camp's church. Volunteers from Help Refugees said that dozens of children stranded in the ...

Evangelical leaders in Florida have prayed together for the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.  The meeting on Thursday was attended by around 700 leaders.Speaking at the event Donald...

Armed men have kidnapped at least 78 students and their principal from a Presbyterian school in Nkwen village in Cameroon, a governor has said. The kidnapping late Sunday took place near Bamenda (pic...

The 79 school pupils kidnapped by unidentified gunmen in Cameroon have been released, a church official has said. Two of the three staff members abducted are still being held, according to Fonki Samu...

A seriously ill schoolgirl from Bristol has met Pope Francis in Rome.  Eight-year-old Ann Stephen, from Hengrove, had previously said that she wants to meet the pontiff to see if he is able to m...