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American singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen has spoken about his Catholic upbringing. Speaking to Kirsty Young on the BBC's Desert Island Discs yesterday, Springsteen revealed that all of his earlie...

Christmas celebrations have been banned by the government in the oil-rich state of Brunei, with the prospect of both jail and a severe fine for anyone caught fl The enforcement measures are intended ...

The aftermath of a savage arson attack which left a Christian family homeless has been caught on camera, with the footage later posted online. The film shows 72 year old Bashir Masih, his 68 year old...

A former cheerleader for an American football team has filed a formal complaint against the team, claiming she was bullied due to her faith and virginity. Kristan Ann Ware, 27, who quit the Miami Dol...

Pope Francis asked a teenager to sing for him during a special audience in the US via satellite, after telling the pontiff she turned to music for solace when s Valerie Herrera, 17, in Chicago, was t...

A mass funeral was held on Thursday for 72 Christian farmers killed by Fulani herdsmen in central Nigeria. Sobs could be heard in many videos shared online from the thousands of residents who attende...

A collection of bishops in Burkina Faso have issued a pastoral letter calling for peaceful elections in the country. The group call political responsibility a "high form of charity", and stress the n...

Church services are going ahead as normal in most parts of Burkina Faso as pro-democracy protesters continue to take to the streets. Earlier this week violent scenes forced President Blaise Compaore ...

An Australian Christian missionary has been freed after she and her husband were kidnapped last month in Burkina Faso. Jocelyn and Ken Elliott, both in their 80s, were running a hospital in the West ...

The ban on the full body burkini swimsuit in some parts of France will make the tensions in the country worse according to campaign group Christian Concern. The Muslim beachwear has hit the headlines...

Myanmar's most senior Catholic bishop has defended the country's leader, despite international criticism of her response to the Rohingya crisis. Cardinal Maung Bo, Archbishop of Yangon, said Aung San...

An environmental campaign has been launched by the Anglican Church in Burundi that seeks to plant 10 million trees by 2021. The campaign hopes to protect and maintain forests in the African country b...

A Christian charity has told Premier it expects the refugee crisis in Burundi to deepen despite Tuesday's presidential election. World Vision has called for more funding and international support for...

A high profile radio station director in the African nation of Burundi has been freed on bail after being arrested amid allegations of "complicity" in the murde Bob Rugurika, director of African Publ...

Businesses in the American state of Texas have been warning of backlash similar to that seen in Indiana and Arkansas if the state passes two Religious Freedom B According to Christian Today, the Texa...

A Reuters-Ipsos poll has found the majority of Americans don't think businesses should be able to discriminate against same-sex couples.  The survey comes after the states of Indiana and Arkansa...

A Christian bookshop in Ohio has received its biggest ever order after a business man walked in and requested 2,000 Bibles to be given away. Wilmington Christian Bookstore owner, Ron Merkle told News...

Two of the world's biggest Christian relief charities have urged politicians to "confront the ecological destruction" of climate change at a landmark summit in In an open letter to The Times, Christ...

A Catholic aid charity has criticised the new Brazilian President because of his attitude towards the environment and those who own land. Jair Bolsonaro was elected on Sunday in Brazil and will becom...

Four of the nation's leading Christian humanitarian organisations are joining forces to try and help survivors of the Indonesia earthquake and tsunami. A fundraising campaign is being launched on Thu...