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A Coptic Christian church in Egypt has reopened less than a month after it was the target of a suicide bombing which killed 27 people. Scorch marks and scars on marble columns and stone walls of St P...

One of the church's leading figures in child protection said the findings of a new report which found genes play a "substantial" role in sex offending should be However Simon Bass, the CEO of the Chu...

A Christian girl who impressed American Idol judges with her audition was able to make it to the show thanks to her church. Kalifa Wilson, also known as "Kai the Singer," performed The Temptations "M...

Hundreds of people have attended a church service in the German town of Haltern after 16 students and two teachers were killed in the GermanWings plane crash. There are no survivors from the 144 pass...

A church service has been held for the victims who died in an earthquake in central Italy last week. The Evening Mass was the second state funeral for victims of the August 24 disaster which flattene...

Hundreds of people have attended a church memorial service by the scene of a Christmas market lorry attack in Berlin which left twelve people dead. German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined crowds for t...

Commemorations are taking place today to mark the one year anniversary of the murder of Father Jacques Hamel in a church near Rouen in France.  The 85 year old was killed by two Islamist armed g...

The family and friends of murdered American journalist James Foley have gathered in his home town to remember him and pray for other hostages in Iraq. Hundreds crammed in to Our Lady of the Holy...

Catholic and Orthodox services have been held at the Royal Palace in Bucharest as Romania held a national day of mourning for the wife of its last king. Anne of Romania, who is sometimes referred to ...

A mass for peace and reconciliation has taken place in Missouri following days of protests and violence over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager. The Archdiocese of Saint Louis held a se...

Church services are tributes and being held across Norway on Friday to remember the 77 people killed in a bombing and shooting rampage five years ago.  On July 22 2011 Anders Behring Breivik mur...

A Louisiana church has announced that it will mark Good Friday by providing petrol for people in the community free of charge. Executive Pastor Donna Williams from the Greater St Stephen Full Gospel ...

A Russian church has settled an £8,000 debt by agreeing to pray for the people owed the money. The Diocese of Nizhny Novgorod had owed a construction company the cash for a new heating system but wa...

As the death toll from Hurricane Matthew continues to rise, it has emerged two victims in Haiti died trying to take shelter in a church. A mother and her six-year-old daughter had abandoned their fli...

A man accused of murdering nine people in a racist shooting spree at a church in Charleston had a list of other local black churches when he was arrested, a cou Dylann Roof had a handwritten note det...

A man accused of killing nine Christians at a church in Charleston last month will stand trial next July. Dylann Roof, 21, is alleged to have entered a Bible meeting at the American city's predominan...

The Catholic Church in America has given almost £700,000 to a campaign opposing the legalisation of cannabis. The Archdiocese of Boston confirmed it had given the sum, about $850,000, to the Campaig...

Christians have created a special sports scheme to include migrant and refugee communities that have come into Europe in the past few years.  The European Christian Sports Union (ECSU) has creat...

A church in Ghana has been attacked by Muslim youth after it's pastor prophesied the death of the country's chief imam in 2019. In a sermon on 31st December, Rev Owusu-Bempah made 18 prophecies for t...

The vice-president of the National Youth Council of Ireland has criticised Church teaching on sexuality and reproduction as its often "irrelevant" to young peop Speaking at a conference, Denis O'Brie...