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Bruxy Cavey, the leader of Toronto's Meeting House Church has been placed on a leave of absence after sexual misconduct allegations were made against him. In a statement to the Religious News Serv...

A Camel has caused chaos in the US state of Kansas, after breaking free from the nativity it was taking part in. The animal managed to evade police for 24 hours after performing at the drive-thru...

Pope Francis said on Monday he was willing to go to Moscow for to meet Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill "brother to brother" in what would be the first trip by a pope to Russia. The pair&#3...

Pakistan’s Catholic bishops have denounced the lynching of a Christian Sri Lankan man by a mob who accused him of blasphemy, tortured him to death and set his body on fire.  In a statement ...

Three more missionaries held hostage in Haiti have been released. Christian Aid Ministries confirmed that the American and Canadian missionaries, who had been held in captivity since October, were rel...

A charity has raised concerns over the wellbeing of Christians in Myanmar, after the county's former leader was sentenced to four years in prison. Aung San Suu Kyi and former president Win Myint h...

Pope Francis said on Monday that he had accepted the resignation of Paris archbishop Michel Aupetit not because he had sinned but because the gossip about him had left him in a position where he could...

Pope Francis appealed on Saturday for a return to "good politics", saying democracy has deteriorated dangerously as discontented people are lured by the "siren songs" of populist p...

Jihadists in central Mali are escalating offensives in an effort to seize swathes of the region and impose Shari‘a law – according to reports received by Catholic charity, Aid to the Churc...

At least 22 people have drowned after a bus carrying a group of Catholic church-goers was swept away by flood waters in Kenya. One priest is said to have lost 11 nieces in the incident. Reports s...

Envelopes full of money have been found hidden in a bathroom of a megachurch in Texas, seven years after $600,000 was stolen from the church’s safe. A plumber discovered the undisclosed amount o...

The UK head of the Catholic charity, Aid to the Church in Need has been given a papal knighthood in recognition of his leadership over three decades. Neville Kyrke-Smith, national director of ACN...

A commission investigating allegations of historical child sexual abuse by members of the Portuguese Catholic church urged victims on Thursday to speak up and help them lift a veil of silence around t...

Pope Francis, at an emotional meeting with migrants, said on Friday he had a responsibility to tell the hard truth about the suffering of refugees, many held in conditions he compared to those in Nazi...

The US site Bible Gateway has revealed the most searched terms and Bible verses on its site this year.  Searches for the words 'sorcery' and 'sorceries' increased by 193 per cent ...

Pope Francis arrived in Cyprus on Thursday (December 2) with a focus on inter-faith dialogue and lending his support to a country on one of the frontlines of Europe's migration crisis. Franci...

Most Catholics and mainline Protestants in the US believe people who do not have faith in God can go to heaven. That’s according to a new study by Pew Research which surveyed more than 6,000 US ...

France's Catholic Church said on Thursday the pope had accepted the resignation of Paris archbishop Michel Aupetit who asked for forgiveness after reports over a relationship with a woman. The 70-...

More than 120 charities and NGOs have signed an open letter calling on world leaders to do more to stop the escalating global hunger crisis. New analysis shows that the number of people likely to be i...

A pastor in Nepal faces a two-year prison sentence after being charged with proselytization. In Nepal the act of preaching your faith with the intent to convert others is illegal and punishable by up ...