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European church leaders have called for better "safe and legal" routes into Europe for refugees during a meeting in Brussels. The Conference of European Churches (CEC) and the Commission of Bishops' ...

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that employers can ban workers from wearing religious symbols at work.  Workplaces that prohibit the wearing of visible political, philosophical or ...

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled against the deportation of an Afghan Christian convert from Switzerland on the grounds that they would be in seriou Christian legal group ADF Internationa...

Russian MP Vitaly Milonov has called for a Russian boycott of Eurovision, describing it as 'anti-Christian'. His comments were made even before the Russian contestant was banned from this year's comp...

More than four out of five evangelicals think greed for material possessions is one of the greatest sins of our time.  Amaris Cole, from the Evangelical Alliance, told Premier's News Hour: "81% ...

A Christian in Taiwan has said the "church will do something" to help the hundreds of people injured in an explosion at a concert. Li Liathan, a Filipino worshipper at Taipei International Church in ...

Anglican leaders from around the globe are being urged not to shun a gathering of bishops next year but to come and "express your difference". The Archbishop of Cape Town's plea comes as a conservati...

Deliberations have been taking place about whether a service of thanksgiving should be held in the UK to remember the late Rev Billy Graham, Premier has learned In the same interview, a former collea...

The Bishop of Dover has told Premier the migrant situation in Calais is a "crisis" and called for a "multi-agency" response. Rt Revd Trevor Willmott said the needs of migrants in Calais had to be add...

An Indian priest who was abducted by gunmen in Yemen in March is safe, and could soon be released, according to a Catholic aid group in the country.  Fr Tom Uzhunnalil was captured Aden, a city ...

The Church of England is supporting a bid to protect a minority group from violence at the hands of the Islamic State group in Iraq by supporting a bid for thei Anglican leaders have met with senior ...

A representative is at the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York as part of International Women's Day. A Christian charity's raising concern over gender based violence in Zambia.It's Inter...

A Church of England school staff member is just one of the 37 million names leaked from an adultery website hack. Also on the leaked Ashley Madison list were teachers, lawyers, do...

A South Sudanese bishop has told Premier the Church will continue to be a 'voice for voiceless' in the country, and play a big role in peace talks. Bishop Emeritus of Torit, Paride Tabat, is in the U...

The Church of England's Diocese of Europe has been outlining its "major concerns" about Britain's plan to leave the European Union. Brexit would cause issues for church staff working across the EU th...

Alireza Seyyedian, a Christian serving a jail sentence for committing disputed offences against the Islamic Republic of Iran, has been released from prison in T Mr Seyyedian was released by the priso...

A Church of Iran pastor - who was acquitted of apostasy four years ago - has been re-arrested in the country. Yousef Nadarkhani's wife Tina Pasandide Nadarkhani, and fellow church member Yasser Mosay...

The Church of Ireland has celebrated its progress by launching a new book that covers the history of the last 50 years of the Church. Irish Anglicanism features 20 essays ranging across themes as bro...

Church of Norway bishops have voted to let gay people get married in church, a year before a final vote takes place on the issue. Despite unanimous approval from leaders the proposal will still have ...

The Church of Scotland's General Assembly has "overwhelmingly" backed the case for remaining in the European Union (EU). The vote took place during the Kirk's yearly meeting in Edinburgh and comes on...