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A year on since the 'jungle' camp in Calais was dismantled, a number of Catholic bishops have called for help for young people still sleeping rough. In a statement, Bishop William Nolan and Bishop Pa...

A catholic politician poised to become the next secretary general of the United Nations has been endorsed by bishops in his home country. Former-Portuguese prime minister António Guterres was praise...

Protestant and Catholic bishops from around the world have called for peace between Israel and Gaza once again, for the sake of "human dignity". It comes after the 16 bishops, known as the Co-ordinat...

Senior church leaders in Lancashire, have expressed their sadness over the four British Muslim pilgrims from Lancashire who died in a coach crash in Saudi Arabi In a joint statement, the Bishop of Bl...

A Catholic Bishop has filed a complaint after a Jewish rabbi supported calls for churches to be burnt in Israel. The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land filed a police report against Rab...

Pope Francis has accepted to resignation of two bishops from the United States (U.S) facing sex abuse cover-up charges.  John Nienstadt and Lee Anthony Piche stood down voluntarily less than sev...

Catholic bishops in the Democratic Republic of Congo are urging the president to quit, to avoid "plunging the nation into chaos". Joseph Kabila (pictured), who has led the African country since 2001,...

Voluntary euthanasia has become legal in an Australian state, more than 20 years after the country repealed the world's first mercy-killing law for the terminal The process of dying in an assisted su...

The Democratic Republic of Congo's Catholic Bishops announced on Tuesday that they will no longer mediate between the government and opposition in talks aimed a After the news was announced, protesto...

A video of a black Christian rapper praying with a white police officer in the USA has had more than nine million views on the internet.  The video shows Christian rapper I AM BURKE praying with...

The nine people killed when a gunman opened fire at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Carolina have been named. They are: Revd Clementa Pinckney was killed by the gunman Revd Cl...

Black clergy are using their churches and the streets nationwide this weekend to try to energise black voters ahead of election day. The USA will vote for either Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton or...

Tony Blair has a new job tackling anti-Semitism weeks after leaving his role as the Middle East envoy for the EU, US, United Nations and Russia. The former prime minister, who converted from Anglican...

Blasphemy charges have been dropped against an eight-year-old Christian boy in Pakistan. According to the anti-persecution charity CLAAS the unnamed child and his mother were both accused of burning ...

Iceland's parliament has abolished its blasphemy laws, despite opposition from churches in the country. The minority Pirate Party, which campaigns for internet and data freedom, put the bill forward ...

Prosecutors have recommended the Christian governor of Jakarta should be spared jail for alleged blasphemy, one day after he lost a bid to stay in office. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama lost out to Muslim ri...

A Christian religious freedom campaigner has said discrimination against Christians in Pakistan will not get better as the country headed to polls to vote for a The leading contenders are former cric...

A group of Christians and Jews have declared "a new day" in interfaith relations this week at London's first Jerusalem Prayer Breakfast. Israeli organiser Albert Veksler made the comments at the even...

Attacks against Christians in India have been rising at an alarming rate, according to a new report. The All India Christian Council (AICC) recorded an increase of almost 20 per cent in attacks again...

Two bomb experts were among the suicide attackers who struck churches and hotels on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka and all those directly involved in the bombings a Explosives the Islamic State-linked gr...