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Sameh Maurice from an Evangelical Church in Cairo told Premier that Christians in Egypt feel the UK government isn't doing enough to support them. An Egyptian pastor has told Premier that Christians ...

Egypt's Interior Ministry says a policeman was killed as he was trying to defuse a homemade explosive device near a church in a residential Cairo district. The ministry said the blast, which occurred...

Two Egyptian policemen have been shot dead by masked gunmen as they guarded a Copic Christian church. The killings come a day before the Coptic Church's Christmas, on January 7th. Security at churche...

A Christian Middle East expert has said that Coptic believers are on the whole supportive of the Egyptian government, five years on since the revolution. But Dr Harry Hagopian, a church consultant an...

A prominent author in Egypt has been sentenced to three years in prison for contempt of religion.  Fatima Naaot, a writer, poet and broadcaster, has found guilty of "insulting Islam" and sentenc...

They have been sentenced after being found guilty of action against national security. It's emerged eight members of the Church of Iran have been sentenced to jail after being found guilty of action ...

A church bus returning from a trip has crashed in Florida killing eight people and injuring another 10. The van, thought to be affiliated to a church in Fort Pierce area, was returning from a trip to...

Letters written by the Nobel Prize winner Albert Einstein, sold at auction this week, have revealed the physicist didn't rule out the existence of God. The hand-written notes sold in Los Angeles for ...

A letter written by Albert Einstein that was expected to fetch at least $1m at auction has sold for almost $3m. The one-and-a-half-page handwritten letter in German, known as the "God letter" was wri...

A letter written by Albert Einstein mocking God and religion is expected to rake in at least $1m when it's actioned off at the end of the year in New York. The letter, penned in Germen in 1954 by the...

Police have detained a priest in El Salvador for allegedly taking mobile phones into prison. Father Antonio Rodriguez is known in the country for his work on a gang truce which had cut the murder rat...

A priest from El Salvador has been charged with helping gang members in prison to continue their work on the outside by smuggling in mobile phones. Fr Antonio Rodriguez Tercero had been released on b...

An elderly priest has been shot in the head by unidentified Islamic extremists who set upon his vehicle in Burkina Faso. According to an official from the local Catholic diocese, Fr Antonio Cesar Fer...

Two children have been pulled from the rubble on the Italian resort island of Ischia, 14 hours after a 4.0-magnitude quake toppled buildings and killed at least Firefighters rescued a seven-month-old...

A Spanish electrician's been jailed for ten years, for stealing nearly £2m of collection money and a priceless medieval book from one of Spain's most famous ca Jose Manuel Fernandez Castineiras stol...

A woman who was breastfeeding during a Sunday service at Elevation Church in North Carolina said she was told to leave the sanctuary and go to the bathroom inst Amanda Zilliken took to Facebook to ai...

At least 11 people have died and several others have been injured during a stampede at a church service in the Zimbabwe. It's claimed thousands of worshippers rushed to leave a service at a stadium i...

Singer Ellie Goulding has threatened to pull out of an American football half-time show unless the Salvation Army makes a contribution to the LGBTQ community. The Salvation Army's Annual Red Kettle C...

The British musician Elton John has said he "would love" to meet Pope Francis. Elton John made the comment on the Today programme on Thursday while talking about his work with the US government in ta...

Gay singer Sir Elton John called Pope Francis 'my hero' at his annual AIDS benefit event. He praised the pontiff's compassion for gay people and his call for the Catholic Church to be more accepting....