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A large evangelical church in Tennessee, United States, has announced it will support gay marriage. GracePointe Church in Franklin near Nashville said it will break with the "traditional" stance on s...

A migrant and 9 church members from a Methodist Church in North Carolina have been arrested fighting his detainment.  Samuel Oliver-Bruno had been living in a guest room at the City Well United ...

The US hopeful for the Republican candidacy to stand for president, Bobby Jindal, has said the worst discrimination in his country at the moment is against Chri The Louisiana Governor joined others s...

More than a thousand children were molested by hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, while senior church officials took steps to cove The grand jury said it believes the "r...

One of America's most senior politicians has claimed it is possible Donald Trump was sent by God to save Israel from rival nations. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was responding to a question from...

A cake artist from Colorado has opened a case at the US Supreme Court over the right to refuse to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony. Jack Phillips from Masterpiece Cakeshop was told in 2014...

US Christian Vice President Mike Pence has told persecuted Christians around the world that "we stand by you". Pence spoke at day two of the first ever World Summit in Defence of Persecuted Christian...

The US Vice President has defended his faith after a TV host claimed Mike Pence had a "mental illness" if he believed Jesus spoke to him. Speaking in an interview with with Axios, Mr Pence said he ha...

Two nuns who worked as nurses and helped the poor in rural Mississippi may have been stabbed to death during a break-in and vehicle theft.  Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill (picture...

A church which was consecrated just a year ago has been the subject of violent attack. According to religious freedom charity International Christian Concern (ICC), six vandals attacked St Zechariah ...

Pope Francis and authorities in China could be in the last stages to strike a deal between the Roman Catholic Church and China.  Reports suggest the pontiff wants to reach a deal next month, bef...

A senior Vatican diplomat has given his approval to the use of force to defeat Islamic State. Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, the Holy See's representative at the United Nations, said if no political solu...

The Vatican has been asked to mediate between factions in Venezuela to bring the country back together.  The Roman Catholic Church has been invited to promote conversations between Venezuela's f...

A senior Vatican astronomer has said that it is only a matter of time before we 'discover life on other planets'. Jesuit brother Guy Consolmagno, who has taken over as the president of the Vatic...

The Vatican has spoken out against comments made on an Italian radio station linking an earthquake that killed more than 200 people to same-sex unions.  A right-wing Catholic station, Radio Mari...

The Vatican has donated funds to help rebuild Haiti after Hurricane Matthew torn through the Caribbean nation earlier in the month.  £80,000 has been given to help victims of the storm rebuild ...

Christian Aid has slammed Donald Trump's immigration policies, saying that a rejection of refugees is a rejection of biblical values. The charity's comments come just days after the US president sign...

Three Iranian Christians have been released on bail after being arrested two months ago.  They were detained as part of a group of five, and two more remain in prison.The group; Mohammad Dehnavi...

It's been three years since an Islamist extremist group kidnapped 270 predominantly Christian girls, and most of them are still missing. Boko Haram militants stormed the school in Chibok in north-eas...

Tom Wright, a prominent British New Testament scholar and retired Anglican bishop says that it is a "no brainer" to choose Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump in The former Bishop of Durham was asked ...