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The Ukrainian government has taken over an historic cathedral in Kyiv after its lease by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church expired. Ukrainian security agencies believe the Pechersk Lavra, also known ...

 Although Pope Francis often compared having former Pope Benedict living in the Vatican to having a grandfather in the house, a book by Benedict's closest aide shows what he says were strains...

Vladimir Putin has called for a ceasefire in Ukraine to allow Russian soldiers to celebrate the Orthodox Christmas. The move comes after recommendations from Russian Patriarch Kirill, who called for a...

A religious persecution watchdog has reported that a Christian woman in Mexico has been left in a critical condition in hospital after she was tied to a tree and severely beaten. Christian Solidarity ...

Israeli police said on Friday they arrested two people suspected of vandalising a Protestant cemetery in Jerusalem earlier this week. Police said in a statement that extensive damage had been caused t...

A new survey has shown that 83 per cent of Protestant churchgoers in the US prefer praying to God than reading their Bible when it comes to their daily time with him.  The study by Lifeway Resear...

Grace Community Church in California has given an update about Pastor John MacArthur, who it says is now "doing well" after falling suddenly ill. Mr MacArthur fell unwell whilst preaching at...

Iranian Christians are urging people to pray for a pastor and his wife arrested for converting to Christianity. Religious freedom group Middle East Concern (MEC) is raising concern for Pastor Abdolrez...

Pope Benedict has been laid to rest, with his funeral led by a successor for the first time in more than 200 years. Pope Francis led the funeral of the former pope, tenderly touching the coffin a...

The renowned speaker, writer, pastor and Christian thinker Tim Keller has spoken of how, despite living with advanced “incurable” cancer, he prays for healing at least twice a day. Keller,...

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, called on Thursday for both sides of the war in Ukraine to observe a Christmas truce, a step dismissed by Kyiv as a cynical trap. M...

An outraged mother who shamed a major supermarket on social media has won her fight to get a children's toy withdrawn. Ashley Lynn got American retail giant Walmart to withdraw the item after she&...

The US wing of the religious freedom charity Open Doors has been thrown into turmoil after CEO Dr David Curry announced it was rebranding with a different name and would no longer be associated with t...

A “flabbergasted” former archbishop has denied any wrongdoing after becoming the focus of a sex assault investigation.  Michel Aupetit, who was the Catholic Archbishop of Paris until ...

The Archbishop of Canterbury has condemned the vandalism of more than 30 Christian gravestones as “blasphemous”. Most Rev Justin Welby, responding to the news that the graves were vandalis...

Prominent US theologian John Piper was recently interrupted during a rousing sermon by his watch registering exuberant gestures as a fall. The award-winning author and pastor was preaching on Psa...

The Jerusalem Protestant Cemetery has been attacked, with more than 30 Christian graves damaged as a result. According to Israeli police, CCTV footage revealed two men hurling marble crosses...

A US church has said its parishioners feel unsafe due to a homeless camp setting up outside its building. The Greek Orthodox church in Seattle, Washington claimed it has seen the number of tents on th...

Team mates of American football player Damar Hamlin responded in prayer after he collapsed during an NFL game.   Medical staff rushed on to the field in Cincinnati to give Hamlin CPR following a ...

Tens of thousands more people paid homage to former Pope Benedict on Tuesday on the second day his body lay in state, and the Vatican announced that his funeral will be similar to that of a reigning p...