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A church that kept a family from deportation in the Netherlands have ended their continuous service as the family have been granted permission to stay. The Tamrazyan family have lived in Holland for ...

A Christian charity is asking for help to support more than nine thousand families that remain in Syria. Open Doors says it is one of the few groups left in the country helping those who cannot leave...

A Catholic priest who went missing in the Mexican state of Veracruz has been found three days after his disappearance. According to Church officials, the priest was found alive on 13 November but app...

The body of an abducted Nigerian clergyman who was taken alongside two colleagues has been found in the bush in north Nigeria.  Revds Iliya Anto and Yakubu Dzarma of the United Church of Christ ...

A Christian pro-life activist has called a video appearing to show an executive of a US abortion provider discuss the sale of organs from an aborted foetus "tru Peter Williams, from Right to Life UK,...

Pope Francis has denounced abortion as the "white glove" equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics programme and urged families to accept the children that God gives Francis spoke off-the-cuff to a meetin...

The abortion law is to be devolved from Westminster to the Scottish Parliament giving MSPs control over the legal limit for a termination. Scottish Secretary David Mundell confirmed the move to the C...

Exit polls suggesting people in Ireland want abortion laws to be liberalised indicate a "strong reaction" against the country's Catholic heritage, an ex-Presbyt Very Rev Trevor Morrow, former moderat...

The unveiling of Leonardo da Vinci's painting Salvator Mundi at the Louvre Abu Dhabi has been indefinitely postponed, authorities say. Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism announced the dela...

A defrocked archbishop who died whilst awaiting a Vatican trial over child abuse claims suffered a heart attack, initial autopsy tests have revealed. "A natural cause of death, due to a cardiac event...

A woman who was abused by a priest in a children's hospital has quit a Vatican panel set up to tackle the issue, accusing some officials of a "shameful" lack of Marie Collins claims some Vatican staf...

The Catholic Church in Australia has paid compensation totalling £170 million (A$276 million) to thousands of child abuse survivors since 1980, an inquiry has Documents presented to a royal commiss...

Survivors of child abuse have raised $90,000 (around £45,000) to see Cardinal George Pell travel to Rome to give evidence. Australian comedian Tim Minchin even made a song to assist with the crowdfu...

Survivors of abuse at the hands of church leaders in Ballarat, in Victoria, Australia, will be given the profits from an estate formally used by a bishop who ha Ronald Mulkearns used the £1.2 millio...

Pope Francis has defrocked a Chilean priest who was a central character in the global sex abuse scandal rocking his papacy. The pontiff invoked his "supreme" authority to stiffen an earlier sentence ...

Cyprus's Orthodox Christian Church has defrocked a priest for sexually abusing his stepdaughter when she was a child. Kykkos Bishop Nikiforos said on Wednesday the Holy Synod's decision, a first...

A friend of the man accused of shooting nine black Christians during a Bible study at a church in the US last year is set to plead guilty. A plea agreement signed by federal prosecutors shows that 21...

Action is being urged in the case of a Malaysian pastor who has been missing for two years. According to Open Doors, a charity that serves the persecuted church, the whereabouts of Raymond Koh are st...

Older women who go to church more than once a week live five months longer on average than those who don't, a new study in the US have found. Looking at all causes of death, academics from the public...

Gay rights campaigners have called for the Catholic Church to remove its stigma against the LGBT community. Launching the Equal Future campaign in Dublin to coincide with the beginning of the World M...