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The trial of a former Episcopal bishop for the manslaughter of a cyclist has been postponed until September. Heather Cook was due to go on trial last night accused of killing Thomas Palermo by hittin...

A former American bishop accused of hitting a man, who later died, with her car whilst drunk at the wheel will appear in court later. The trial of Heather Cook for the manslaughter of cyclist Thomas ...

Faith leaders have come together to publicly criticise Donald Trump for his decision to pull America out of the Paris Climate agreement. They've written an open letter to the Times newspaper saying e...

As police in Sweden question a man in connection with yesterday's lorry attack in Stockholm, a Church of England Bishop says the clergy will unite to offer help As police in Sweden question a man in ...

The Anglican Bishop of Tunisia is calling on Christians to pray for the country in which he serves, as it comes to terms with another terrorist attack. Rt Revd Bill Musk has been speaking to Premier ...

Italy has allowed all the migrants stuck on an Italian coast guard ship to disembark, 10 days after they were rescued in the Mediterranean Sea. Some 137 migrants left the Diciotti early on Sunday, st...

Catholic bishops in the US state of Pennsylvania have ordered boys on wrestling teams at faith schools to forfeit matches against females. The new rules, implemented to preserve safety and modesty, a...

Catholic bishops from around the world have united to urge global leaders to come together at upcoming talks on climate change and find a "major breakthrough" o In a 10-point proposal, the Catholic c...

Catholic bishops in Massachusetts have declared their opposition to the death penalty as they await the verdict in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who has been a The 21-year-old has admitted playing a...

Bishops in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are urging ruling party and opposition figures to return to the negotiating table to try and solve a political Violence broke-out in major cities on ...

Bishops in the Central African Republic have urged for peace in the country after a priest was shot dead by soldiers. According to Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (CAN), Fr Firmin Gbagoua,...

Several senior clergy, including the Bishop of Manchester want the UK government to let Christians fleeing Iraq take refuge here. Thousands have had to flee the country, many in the city of Mosul who...

A year on since the 'jungle' camp in Calais was dismantled, a number of Catholic bishops have called for help for young people still sleeping rough. In a statement, Bishop William Nolan and Bishop Pa...

A catholic politician poised to become the next secretary general of the United Nations has been endorsed by bishops in his home country. Former-Portuguese prime minister António Guterres was praise...

Protestant and Catholic bishops from around the world have called for peace between Israel and Gaza once again, for the sake of "human dignity". It comes after the 16 bishops, known as the Co-ordinat...

Senior church leaders in Lancashire, have expressed their sadness over the four British Muslim pilgrims from Lancashire who died in a coach crash in Saudi Arabi In a joint statement, the Bishop of Bl...

A Catholic Bishop has filed a complaint after a Jewish rabbi supported calls for churches to be burnt in Israel. The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land filed a police report against Rab...

Pope Francis has accepted to resignation of two bishops from the United States (U.S) facing sex abuse cover-up charges.  John Nienstadt and Lee Anthony Piche stood down voluntarily less than sev...

Catholic bishops in the Democratic Republic of Congo are urging the president to quit, to avoid "plunging the nation into chaos". Joseph Kabila (pictured), who has led the African country since 2001,...

Voluntary euthanasia has become legal in an Australian state, more than 20 years after the country repealed the world's first mercy-killing law for the terminal The process of dying in an assisted su...