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Pope Francis has used his Urbi et Orbi Easter message to pray for peace in areas of the world where Christians are facing persecution. "We ask for peace, above all, for Syria and Iraq, that the roar ...

Archbishop Warda of Iraq has teamed up with UK pop group Ooberfuse for 'We Are One' video to spread an anti-Islamic State (IS) message across the globe. In a move to highlight the plight of Christian...

A priest in the west of Ireland is recreating a popular scene from the Father Ted television series in a bid to raise money for people affected by suicidal thou Fr John Kenny from County Mayo and bas...

The Vatican's honoured an Irish priest who saved thousands of Jews and Allied Soldiers during World War II. Fr Hugh O'Flaherty disguised himself from the Nazi secret police and set up safe houses for...

An Islamic State defector has said he watched the man dubbed 'Jihadi John' behead a Japanese Christian hostage. The man, named only as Saleh, worked as a translator for Mohammed Emwazi in Syria and s...

A woman taken hostage by Islamic State (IS) in Syria refused to renounce her Christian faith, even when facing death at the hands of a British jihadi. Kayla Mueller was captured by the terrorist grou...

Nine members of same church and same family drowned on Thursday, the surviving mother has spoken out about the experience. The tourist boat capsized during tremendous gails on a lake in Missouri.&nbs...

A family has filmed the dramatic moment they began praying as they fled in a car from wildfires sweeping across parts of California. The Facebook video shows the motorist's car driving through fast-m...

International evangelist Luis Palau has revealed he has lung cancer. In a twelve-minute YouTube video, shared on the Luis Palau Association web page, Palau, alongside two of his sons, explained how t...

A pastor has condemned riots that have broken out after the funeral of a black man who died in American police custody. Troubled flared in Baltimore hours after the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died ...

Christians in Nigeria are being subjected to 'appalling atrocities' by extremist group Boko Haram, according to the UK Government. Answering a written question, Foreign Office Minister James Duddridg...

A grandfather has travelled to Iraq to join a group of Christians and fight against the self-proclaimed Islamic State. Jim Atherton, 53, from Washington, Tyne and Wear, flew to the Middle East to rep...

There are grave concerns for the wellbeing of an elderly Orthodox Church leader in Eritrea held under house arrest for ten years. The weekend marked a decade since His Holiness Abune Antonios, the le...

American singer-song writer Gwen Stefani has revealed she was concerned that she had accidently copied the lyrics for her new Christmas song from a song she hea During an interview on "The Tonight Sh...

null Pope Francis has received happy birthdays from around the world as he celebrates his 80th.The Vatican released a video showing the pontiff blow out candles on what appeared to be a chocolate cak...

Queen Elizabeth, the head of the Church of England, has played along in a new video promoting the Invictus Games, an annual sporting competition for wounded mil The Queen even got involved responding ...

More than 15 million people have watched a video of the Georgian Orthodox Patriarch baptising children on Facebook. Patriarch Ilia II has been roundly criticised for the way in which he's been baptis...

Pope Francis' official charity is urging prayers for Rwanda on World Mission Sunday, 22 years on since the genocide killed more than 800,000 people in 100 days. Following years of tension, a series o...

Hillary Clinton has promised to put Christianity at the heart of her presidency if she is elected. Speaking at a church the Democrat nominee said her faith meant she had to "face the world as it is, ...

US Democratic Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton says her heart was "brimming" when she attended a special church service in Kentucky.  The service combined a majority black church, t...