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A church in the US has cancelled a funeral after it refused to allow pictures of the deceased kissing her female partner to be displayed. New Hope Ministries in Denver said images of the couple kissi...

A Christian missionary agency has set up a 24-hour reception centre on a Greek island currently overwhelmed with refugees.  The organisation, called Us, set up the centre on the island of Lesbos and...

A church in Uganda has been forced to close after being harassed for months by Muslims in the area throwing rocks at congregants, sources have claimed. Pastor Moreen Sanyu of Greater Love Church - ju...

The death toll from a church collapse in southern Nigeria could rise from the current figure of 60 as debris is cleared away, rescue officials have warned. The roof at the Reigners Bible Church Inter...

Officials and the Catholic Church are facing criticism after a grand Mafia funeral took place in Rome. Anti-Mafia campaigners are demanding that the Roman Catholic Church and police chiefs in the Ita...

Church leaders have criticised a decree in the German state of Bavaria that forces public buildings in the state of Bavaria to display a crosses. The bylaw pushed through by Markus Söder, the Bavari...

A church cross has saved a women and her grandson from drowning in flooding in South Carolina, USA. The pair clung to a large red cross for five hours before they were rescued.Speaking to WIS, Clara ...

A 17-year-old member of a dance squad with a local Greek Orthodox church opened fire at a Texas high school on Friday, killing 10 people, most of them stud Armed with a shotgun and a pistol, the sh...

A Church in Ireland dean who has a passion for camping has opened up his home to people needing supplies as Storm Ophelia closes in. Alistair Grimason in the County Mayo village of Cong has lent neig...

Church leaders in Australia have clashed with the country's prime minister over an alleged pledge for funding in the upcoming referendum on same sex marriage. PM Malcolm Turnball has rejected a claim...

A priest from a church near to the scene of a train crash in New Jersey has appealed for prayers for all those affected. More than 100 people were injured, some critically, when a commuter train plou...

A church elder who worked for UNICEF was one among a group of people recently killed in a violent ambush in the Central African Republic. According to World Watch Monitor, 66-year-old Gabriel Ole was...

Christianity and other religions are facing further backlashes from China as the country cracks down on faith groups as part of a campaign by the country's Comm A branch of the protestant Three-Self ...

A foodbank in east London has been overwhelmed with donations after thieves cleared out almost all of its supplies.  St Pauls Church in Stratford has taken in around £3,000 worth of food since the ...

An Australian church has been forced to remove the word "Jesus" from its Easter signs because it has been causing offence. Elim Church in New South Wales paid for digital signs to be displayed at Eri...

The funeral will take place on Monday for an Irish nun killed when a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador in April. Sister Clare Theresa Crockett, 33, died when a stairwell collapsed in the school...

Faith leaders are sharing messages of hope and love at the funeral of a black man who was shot dead by a police officer whilst his partner live-streamed the eve Philando Castile was shot during a tra...

Hundreds of people have gathered at a church in the United States for the funeral of Walter Scott - the black man fatally shot while running away from a white p WORD Ministries Christian Centre held ...

Mourners have filled a church in Michigan to remember the victims of a shooting rampage that left six people dead.  TV station WXYZ said First Baptist Church in Kalamazoo was filled to standing room...

Church funerals are due to be held on Wednesday for two of the police officers shot dead by a sniper in Dallas last Thursday. A service for Dallas Police Sergeant Michael Smith will take place at the...