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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 ...

The European Union is being accused of trying to air-brush Christianity out of an official document. The Vatican complained after the document - on inclusive language - replaced the word 'Christma...

Christian broadcaster Marcus Lamb has died at the age of 64 after a battle with Covid-19.  "It is with a heavy heart that we announce that Marcus D. Lamb, Founder, President, and CEO of Days...

Nine men imprisoned for attending a house church in Iran could have their sentences overturned following a landmark judgement. Although Iran recognises Christianity as a faith, many believers there fa...

 A Roman Catholic priest is collecting and saving hundreds of traditional pre-Christian religious artefacts in southeast Nigeria that new converts to Christianity had planned to burn. The collect...

hen young nuns at a convent in Eastern Europe told their Mother Superior that a priest had tried to molest them, she retorted that it was probably their fault for "provoking him". When Afric...

An earthquake which shook an Amazonian region of Peru over the weekend has seen 75 homes destroyed and damage to seven churches. The 7.5 magnitude earthquake, in the north, was felt as far as the coun...

Young children being murdered for their faith in Nigeria has been denounced as “devilish”. An attack happened in Plateau state on Friday, when jihadist Fulani herdsmen shouting ‘Alla...

Greece introduced new restrictions obliging churchgoers to present negative COVID-19 tests to attend services on Sunday following a surge in infections in recent weeks. Under new rules announced on No...

Israel is closing its borders to international travellers for two weeks to halt the spread of the new Coronavirus variant. It follows concern over the Omicron strain of the virus which was first detec...

Pope Francis, 84, joked on Friday "I'm still alive" when asked by French President Emmanuel Macron how things were going at the start of hour-long private talks in the Vatican. A vi...

The charity CSW (Christian Solidarity Worldwide), is calling for the release of an Egyptian Coptic activist who has been detained for more than two years awaiting trial.  Rami Kamil is a prominen...

The Primates of the Anglican Communion are calling for an international treaty to improve equity in the distribution of vaccines and education to counter vaccine hesitancy around the globe.  The ...