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The Church of England has announced funding of £9.4 million for additional curate posts. It will mean almost 70 extra stipendiary curacy positions for deacons who are ordained this year. Rev Hel...

A consultation has just begun in a bid to develop fully independent safeguarding in the Church of England. It will take place over the next two months and be published by the end of December. Professo...

An ancient Christian mosaic bearing an early reference to Jesus as God could be moved to a US museum. Israeli officials are considering loaning the historic artefact, thought by some to be near the si...

A Christian pharmacist sued for not dispensing an abortion drug to a customer on the grounds of his religious beliefs is calling on the court of appeals to uphold his right to work in accordance with ...

A Catholic Sister has saved 130 disabled children from families that consider them to be born “evil”. Those born with mental and physical disabilities in northern Ghana can risk being aban...

A couple in the United States have filed a complaint against the Department for Children and Families in Massachusetts after they had their request to become foster carers denied over their Catholic b...

Pop-up churches to serve Russian troops fighting in the Ukraine have been presented at the country’s annual weapons expo, Army-2023. Developed by the Russian Orthodox church, the mobile chapels ...

A week after the wildfires broke out on the Hawaiian island of Maui it’s feared rescue teams could find as many as twenty bodies a day as they continue to search through the debris. 99 people ar...

A former NFL player and the inspiration behind Oscar-winning film Blindside has claimed the story is built on lies. Michael Oher has filed legal action against the Christian family who took him in, al...

Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, and his wife Crown Princess Mary have taken part in the 250th anniversary of the city of Christiansfeld in Southern Jutland, Denmark, which was de...

A former special envoy to the European Union is challenging the ban on public worship in Slovakia during the Covid pandemic. Jan Figel, says the blanket ban in 2021 was disproportionate and breached r...

A church in Cambridgeshire has unveiled a new stained glass window commemorating the Covid-19 pandemic. The window, believed to be the first of its kind, evolved out of a previous plan to mark the tho...

Hundreds of people attended services at the cathedral in central Maui that is also being used as a shelter. The cathedral's chapel in the devastated historic town of Lahaina was among the many bui...

The 150th National Pilgrimage is underway at Lourdes in southwest France, where hundreds of pilgrims are coming together for a five-day event. Lourdes, which is found in the Pyrenees, has be...

It's 40 years since Hillsong church was founded in the suburbs of Sydney Australia in 1983.  That's according to Brian Houston and his wife, Bobbie.  The couple, who had tw...

Supporters of assassinated Ecuadorean presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio have gathered at a public memorial event in Quito.  Family members held a 100-person mass at a chapel at t...

It's been almost 100 days since violence between rival groups erupted in India's north-eastern state of Manipur.  Up to 150 people are believed to have been killed and tens of thousands f...

Churchgoers on the island of Maui have described scenes of devastation after wildfires ripped through the town of Lahaina, destroying nearly everything in their path.  Pope Francis has expre...

American footballer Damar Hamlin says faith is stronger than fear, as he prepares to compete in his first official match since suffering a cardiac arrest on the pitch seven months ago. The 2...

Two young women and a man were killed and nine other people were wounded in a Russian missile attack, which destroyed an ornate Ukrainian Orthodox church in the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia. Rescuer...