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A Russian air attack on Ukraine's southern port of Odesa early on Sunday killed one, injured nearly 20 and badly damaged an Orthodox cathedral, Ukrainian officials said, adding the icon of the pat...

Pope Francis said on Sunday that recent heat waves across many parts of the world and flooding in countries such as South Korea showed that more urgent action was needed to tackle climate change. "Ple...

A Christian couple who run an orphanage for vulnerable children have had their legal case deferred in their battle for custody of 16 young people taken by the state. In a continuing legal saga, the in...

Iraq's president said late on Wednesday he would summon the United States ambassador to Baghdad over critical remarks by a U.S. State Department spokesperson regarding the Iraqi government's t...

The UN Human Rights Council has taken a stand against the burning of religious texts, and acts of blasphemy, in a new resolution – but critics are concerned about the limitations being placed on fre...

An Egyptian Christian human rights defender has been pardoned by the country's president just a day after being sentenced to years behind bars. In a surprising turn of events, Patrick George Zaki ...

A bishop from western Ukraine has given a heart-rending account of his desperate struggle to help the 400,000 war-scarred people who have flooded into his region.  Ukraine’s Zakarpattia region, whi...

A Christian former Labour MP says his party could have won Boris Johnson’s former constituency of Uxbridge and South Ruislip if it had focused more on issues affecting communities. Stephen Pound, wh...

A crackdown on Christians in northern Iran has resulted in 50 converts being arrested across five cities.  Iranian state security services have initiated a series of arrests and detentions targeting ...

The Indian Prime Minister has promised action after a video of two Christian women paraded naked by men from a Hindhu tribe before allegedly being gang raped went viral. The ongoing religious persecut...

New research by Church Action on Poverty has found people who use a network of church-run food pantries in the UK are saving up to £1,000 a year on groceries. Around 35,000 people use the pantries, p...

The former chair of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA), Professor Alexis Jay, is to develop proposals for a fully independent structure to provide scrutiny of safeguarding in the ...

There is a call for an Egyptian Christian human rights defender to be given a pardon after being jailed for allegedly "spreading fake news". Patrick George Zaki was sentenced to three years in prison ...

A Christian financial commentator says the Bank of England and government are too reactive and should be “more considered” over the economy. Arwyn Bailey was speaking after figures showed inflatio...

Churches across Europe are looking at how to best support communities struggling in extreme temperatures. The UN weather agency claims temperatures in parts of Spain and Italy this week may break the ...

The Chosen – an award-winning television show about the life and ministry of Jesus Christ – has been given permission to continue filming as strikes rattle Hollywood. This weekend, Hollywood saw i...

Christian churches and charities say the government’s Illegal Migration Bill is ‘senselessly cruel’ and will have a ‘devastating impact’ on lives. Almost 300 civil society groups and chariti...

Tributes are being paid to Stuart Epperson, an evangelical Christian and pioneer of Christian radio in the United States. Epperson, who was 86, founded Salem Communications, now Salem Media Group in 1...

Italian Cardinal Matteo Zuppi, tasked by Pope Francis to help bring peace to Ukraine, was heading to Washington on Monday to meet U.S. officials as a follow up to his talks in Kyiv and Moscow, the Vat...

An Anglican priest on the island of Tenerife made the tough decision that her church service would go ahead, despite record temperatures and a forest fire which threatened her own home. Rev Rachel G...