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Churchgoers in Indonesia have managed to stop a would-be suicide bomber. An 18-year-old holding a piece of paper with a hand drawn Islamic State symbol ran towards a priest at St Joseph's in Medan on...

A pair of conjoined twins, born naturally in a remote village in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), have survived separation following an 870-mile round tr Anick and Destin, two baby girls who w...

Hundreds of school children who survived finally returned to class at a new heavily-guarded building. Hundreds of school children who survived the Connecticut gun massacre have finally returned to cl...

A new Anglican denomination has been launched in Brazil and marked their start by the installation of its first archbishop. In 2005, many conservative Christians in the South American nation were exc...

An international gathering of Anglican churches due to be held in Canterbury next year poses an "obstacle to the gospel", the leader of a conservative church gr Archbishop Nicholas Okoh from the Glob...

The St Nicholas National Shrine next to the World Trade Centre memorial plaza was to replace a tiny church obliterated when the trade centre's south t  The new building was designed by renowned ar...

State government in India have an passed anti-conversion bill despite widespread opposition. According to International Christian Concern (ICC), a charity that helps persecuted Christians, Christians...

Joachim Meisner, a former Catholic archbishop of Cologne and controversial figure in the German church, has died at the age of 83. He passed away on Wednesday while on holiday in the south-eastern to...

The decision to honour a controversial Greek Orthodox priest who encouraged Christian Arabs to enlist in the Israeli Army is prompting opposition. Father Gabriel Naddaf is expected to be one of 14 pe...

A judge set to hear the cases of four Christians appealing against prison sentences in Iran appears on a UK government blacklist. Judge Ahmad Zargar is named in the Consolidated List of Financial San...

A publishing company has been criticised for suggesting that Moses influenced the US constitution in one of its textbooks. Pearson's book, American Government, implied the country's legal system was ...

A group of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians have been executed by Islamic State extremists in Libya. Images have been posted on social media showing knives being held to the men's throats with the sloga...

A Christian man has been stabbed to death in Egypt by a Muslim mob, a Coptic bishop has said. It's reported the attack happened on Sunday after local Muslim youths in the village of Tahna al-Jabal in...

A three year sentence has been upheld in an appeals court in Egypt.  Abd Adel Bebawy was arrested in his home village of Minbal on July 6 after posting an image of God, the angel Gabriel and a verse...

Coptic Christians in the south of Egypt have renewed calls for an end to discrimination, after a number of churches have been closed down in recent weeks. A church in the southern province of Minya w...

Hundreds of Coptic Christians have started fleeing Libya in the face of attacks from Islamic State. Their native Egypt has started providing chartered flights to help them leave after a video was rel...

Egypt's president has again stated he has no intention to step down. Egypt's President is refusing to resign despite an ultimatum from the country's army.Last night Mohamed Morsi made a defiant TV ad...

Copts in Egypt have been left terrified by the killing of a married surgeon who they fear is the fourth believer to die in a spate of religiously motivated kill Father-of-two Bassam Safwat Atta, 35, ...

A group of Coptic Christians has protested outside the White House to urge the US to do more to protect believers from Islamic State. They were dressed in orange jump suits in scenes similar to the v...

The extent of the damage caused by Islamic State fighters in and around Qaraqosh could cost as much as £160 million to repair, according to Aid to the Church i The Catholic charity examined 12 Chris...