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There's a call to pray for the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo with a proposed ceasefire appearing to fail and millions facing starvation. Aid has been unable to enter the city ravaged by fighting bet...

The persecution of Christians in Nigeria is not getting enough attention according to a charity. Christian Solidarity Worldwide is appealing for prayers for the country as the international focus shi...

The American International Church in London has urged Christians to respond with love to terror incidents in the wake of Tuesday's attack in New York. The instruction follows US President Donald Trum...

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has joined 26 organisations in signing a letter to the United Nations (UN) leader Ban Ki-moon, urging him to intervene in A The Chief Executive of CSW, Mervyn Tho...

High profile Christians who endorsed Donald Trump to be United States president are being accused of a "failure in leadership". Yesterday Trump gave a press conference in response to an explosive dos...

Refugees living in the migrant camp in Calais are preparing to celebrate Christmas as bad weather hits the area. The so-called jungle has thousands of residents, a church, mosque, shops and restauran...

Church leaders are taking legal action against a bus operator which refused to display an advertisement promoting the true meaning of Christmas. The Archdiocese of Washington in the US hopes a federa...

Iraq's Chaldean Catholic Church, which represents a large portions of Christians in the country, has announced it will not hold public Christmas celebrations th The head of the Church, Patriarch Loui...

Orthodox Christians around the world are celebrating Christmas Day. The Orthodox Church follows a different calendar to those in the West, with the birth of Jesus falling on the 7 January instead of ...

A Coptic Christian couple have been found dead in their bed in northern Egypt in the second fatal attack during the Orthodox Christmas. Gamal Sami, 60, and his wife, Nadia, 48, were discovered "drenc...

Christians in Sierra Leone have been told they cannot celebrate Christmas in public in an attempt to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. The country has the highest number of cases of the dise...

With six weeks still to go till Christmas, preparations for the festive season are underway in Bethlehem. The town's Christmas tree has been put up with the lights set to be lit on 1st December. Dece...

Christmas trees, lights and bells at a 27-storey shopping and office complex in the Chinese city of Nanyang were taken down in the space of 24 hours, following Even the giant teddy bear at the entra...

The Vatican has had to seal off part of St Peter's Basilica after some chunks of plaster fell during the height of the Easter holiday season. No-one was injured by the falling plaster, which rained d...

A film based on the US Catholic Church sex abuse scandal is set to feature at the Toronto International Film Festival. The movie is based on the true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massi...

A movie which highlights an abuse scandal in the US Catholic Church has picked up a Critics' Choice Award. Spotlight, which is also up for best movie at the Oscars, won the award for best ensemble.Th...

There are calls for legal time limits in the USA to be reconsidered following a child abuse scandal within the Catholic Church. Yesterday it was revealed only two of 300 predatory priests have faced ...

A church in Ohio has apologised after a video shared on social media showed young students spitting on a pastor, slapping his face, and slicing him with a knife Pastor Jaddeus Dempsey from the Impact...

Church leaders are challenging a court decision that their Christmas adverts should not be displayed by a local bus operator owing to their Christian content. An appeal is being mounted by the Cathol...

The discovery of a handwritten will and more than 70 photographs has provided fresh insight into the life of a Scottish church missionary who died in Auschwitz The will of Jane Haining was found as ...