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The atmosphere at the Pentecostal church in the city of Kasindi in eastern Congo was upbeat on Sunday as hundreds gathered for a series of baptisms. The congregation swelled beyond capacity, forcing o...

The Bishop of Stepney Rt Rev Joanne Grenfell is to be the Church of England’s new lead safeguarding bishop, taking over from Bishop Jonathan Gibbs who leaves the role at the end of March, when h...

Open Door’s annual list of countries ranking world countries according to the amount of violence against Christians has been released. North Korea has returned to the top position after falling ...

Catholic bishops in the United States are welcoming the passing of a bill ensuring adequate medical care for babies born after an attempted abortion. Children born after a termination h...

American pastor John MacArthur will take a few weeks off after undergoing a procedure to clear some blockage in is arteries. The 83-year-old had become unwell earlier this month while delivering a ser...

The priest who was conducting a memorial service at the church where six people were shot at the weekend has described the scenes as “pandemonium”. A seven-year old-girl was critically inj...

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a bomb attack during a Sunday service at a church in the eastern Congolese town of Kasindi. At least 14 people were killed and 63 others inj...

Gunmen burned a Catholic priest to death and shot and injured his colleague in northwest Nigeria on Sunday, police said, the latest violence raising concerns about security ahead of an election next m...

At least five people were killed in a suspected terror attack at church in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Sunday. According to army spokesman Anthony Mualushay, 15 people were also wounded ...

The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by a former mail carrier who has accused the US Postal Service (USPS) of religious bias after being reprimanded for refusing to deliver packages on Su...

Pope Francis gave a funeral blessing to Cardinal George Pell on Saturday as revelations that he wrote an anonymous memo branding the current papacy a "catastrophe" hung in the air along with...

Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), has distributed a new translation of its Child’s Bible to the Amazonian Sateré-Mawé people, enabling them to learn scripture in their own language....

A church in China is now without a building after authorities secretly demolished it at night. According to Christian persecution watchdog, China Aid, Ruin County government in Wenzhou City, Zhejiang ...

US President Joe Biden will be the first sitting president to deliver a Sunday sermon at Martin Luther King Jr.'s church in Atlanta, as he marks a national holiday celebrating the c...

The leader of Sri Lanka's Catholic Church has commended a Supreme Court decision to order the former president and four officials to pay compensation for the 2019 Easter Sunday bombings that ...

An off-duty ambulance worker in the US is being honoured for saving the life of pastor at a wedding. Valeria Franco was catering at the wedding in Paterson City, New Jersey when Rev Anthony Palmer col...

A Church of England working party is to consider whether the Seal of the Confessional, which maintains confidential disclosures made to a priest during sacramental confession, should be amended, uphel...

  Australian Cardinal George Pell was lying in state on Friday, with funeral preparations overshadowed by revelations that he was the author of an anonymous memo that branded Pope Francis' po...

NHS workers are turning to hospital chaplains to support them as they struggle with the impact of staff shortages, Winter illnesses and the cost of living crisis. The mental health charity Doctor...

A woman in Mexico has gone viral after spraying “holy water” on a gay couple who were hugging each other outside a church. The woman, who claimed to be a member of the church’s congr...