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The Catholic Church in Burkina Faso has said it will not take up an offer to provide a transitional leader in the country. President Blaise Compaore resigned at the end of October after more than two...

A gay rights group in Switzerland has made a complaint to police after a bishop in the country appeared to suggest homosexuals should be punished with death. Rt Revd Vitus Huonder, the Catholic bisho...

A  bishop in south-western France accused of getting too close to children in his diocese has heeded a request from the Catholic Church that he resigns. Three young people came forward with alle...

A Catholic bishop has resigned following reports he had a mistress and siphoned off more than 100,000 US dollars in church funds. Pope Francis on Wednesday accepted the resignation of Bishop Hubertus...

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a New Zealand bishop over what church officials said was "completely unacceptable" sexual behaviour with a young wo Palmerston North Bishop Charles Drenna...

EU diplomats are reportedly considering proposals to send a battalion of EU troops to the Central African Republic as violence continues to spread across the co The UN's warned the Central African Re...

A Catholic bishop is criticising the UK government's decision not to search for migrants at sea who are trying to reach Europe as Italy scales down its operatio Italy started searching for migrants a...

A Methodist bishop in Chile has described raging wildfires in Chile as a "very painful situation", as strong winds continue to fan flames. At least eleven deaths have been blamed on the fires, which ...

A Catholic bishop in Kenya has been suspended after admitting to rapping to attract young people to Christianity. Fr Paul Ogalo - known also as 'Sweet Paul', has become a mini-celebrity after rapping...

A Bishop is urging people to pray for the family of three brothers who were found dead in County Cork on Thursday. Thomas and Paddy O' Driscoll, who were nine, were found at their home in Charleville...

A Bishop in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has appealed to young people to stay in Africa to "build a better continent." Speaking in Kinshasa, the country's capital, Mgr Nicolas Djomo of Tshu...

A bishop has thanked Turkish security officials for their "great kindness" as the government provides increased security for churches in the wake of Islamist te Bishop Ruben Tierrablanca Gonzalez, ap...

An Irish bishop has said that that Catholic schools should not allow students to take part in yoga. In a letter addressed to teachers and school staff members in Waterford City and County in Ireland ...

A Bishop in the Republic of Ireland is urging all road users to take extra care this October bank holiday weekend. Statistics indicate that Bank holiday weekends can be high-risk periods on the roads...

A senior Catholic Church figure in Bangladesh has said he's worried about Christians facing persecution in the workplace, saying they're dealing with exploitati Archbishop Moses Costa of Chittagong t...

Concern's growing for Christians in India over the potential of a change to the country's constitution. There are fears that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) want to change the law to make Ind...

A Syrian archbishop has condemned Western powers following concerns escalating conflict in the north-eastern region of the country could lead to many more Chris Turkey's military claims to have seize...

A Sicilian bishop, known for his work with refugees is being questioned about allegations of embezzling Church money.  Bishop Domenico Mogavero, who oversees the diocese of Mazara Del Vallo near...

An investigation has been launched into a Christian charity accused of funding terrorism after paying ISIS ransom to release Christian hostages. The freedom charity Assyrian Church of the East Relief...

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...