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A photograph of a child being baptised in Georgia has been nominated for a top international prize. The photo, called 'Georgian baptism', was taken at a church in the country's capital Tbilisi.It was...

A Baptist minister has been forced to address a claim that he is a "religious bigot", hours before leading prayers at the new US embassy in Jerusalem. Robert Jeffress, a prominent American church fig...

A Baptist minister only suffered cuts and bruises in a plane crash he says would have killed him without divine intervention. Paul White had to be rescued in Queensland, Australia when his two-seater...

Anti-persecution charity Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is raising concern over the arrest of a Baptist pastor in Cuba just hours before President Barack Revd Mario Felix Lleonart Barroso was ta...

A Baptist from Jamaica has become the oldest person in the world at the age of 117. Mother of six Violet Mosse-Brown has attended the same church on the Caribbean island for decades, according to loc...

The president of the Alliance of Baptists of Brazil has indicated his Church is open to the idea of abortions for women with the Zika virus. Joel Zeferino was speaking as the debate on terminations r...

The terror cell behind the deaths of 15 people during two vehicle attacks in Spain last week had also planned to bomb the most famous church in Barcelona, a sus Mohamed Houli Chemlal told a court in ...

Barcelona's famous Sagrada Familia has finally received a building permit - 137 years after construction began. Authorities realised in 2016 that Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi's spectacular church h...

The UK Minister of State has met with faith groups that care for survivors of rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in central Africa. The Anglican Church of Congo as well as the C...

A bishop in Syria narrowly avoided death when a bomb landed on his bed during an offensive in the country's capital, Damascus. According to Christian humanitarian charity Aid to the Church in Need (A...

A 600 year old crucifix has been found in a Belgian flea market almost four years after it was stolen. The piece which survived a fire during the Battle of Waterloo was taken from the wall of a chape...

A BBC two-part series starts on Friday night called 'Inside the Vatican' which follows the jobs and lives of those who work at the centre of the Catholic Church It gives an insight into the lives beh...

A Christian charity is urging a greater awareness of religious persecution in India as the British Prime Minister arrives for a state visit to the country. Release International has been speaking as ...

The Church in Wales is sending specific advice to its parishes ahead of Sunday services after the murder of a priest in France.  Fr Jaques Hamel was killed by two men claiming to be from Islamic...

A block to the beatification of a murdered Salvadoran Archbishop has been removed by the Vatican. Pope Francis confirmed Oscar Romero would be beatified in what he hoped would be a swift process."For...

A beauty pageant has caused outrage in Brazil by releasing a photo of contestants re-enacting Da Vinci's Last Supper. The photo shows eight contestants posing as Jesus and his disciples at a table wh...

A poor woman has been hailed as a hero after she died challenging a gunman who opened fire at a church in southern Russia. Irina Melkomova, who was thought to be approximately 60-years-old, began sho...

The decapitated body of a Coptic Christian has been found in Libya, suggesting Islamic State has murdered another believer. The victim's been identified as Mansour Saad Awad, who worked on a poultry ...

The head of Apple has described being gay as one of God's 'greatest gifts' in a letter in which he publicly discloses his sexuality for the first time. Chief executive Tim Cook, who took over fr...

British diplomats in Belarus who displayed a flag synonymous with gay rights have been accused by local officials of mounting a "challenge" against the country' Staff at the UK embassy in the Eastern...