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A calendar that shares a monthly picture of a priest has divided opinion after it became the centre of a debate on the TV show Loose Women. Dubbed “the hot priest calendar”, the annual pho...

 A Nicaraguan bishop who has been in custody since August for criticising the government has been charged with crimes against the state. Prosecutors have accused Bishop Rolando José &Aacut...

Thousands of nurses across the country are striking today leaving thousands of appointments cancelled across the health service. It’s the first of two days’ of industrial action – th...

The Bishop to the Archbishops of Canterbury and York has been appointed as the next Bishop of Kensington. Rt Rev Dr Emma Ineson will take up the role in Spring 2023 and will join the College of Bishop...

Pope Francis on Wednesday urged people to spend less on Christmas celebrations and gifts this year and send the difference to Ukrainians to help them get through the hunger and cold of winter. Th...

Meta's Oversight Board on Wednesday overturned a decision to remove a video that was shared on Instagram showing the gruesome aftermath of an attack on a church in Nigeria that killed at...

A court in Sydney has listened to tapes of Frank Houston preaching to children five years after being removed from ministry, as Brian Houston’s legal case continues. Brian Houston is currently a...

The Satanic Temple has placed a display next to a nativity scene and a menorah in a bid to see their beliefs treated equally to mainstream religions. They are determined that they do not “w...

A Christian persecution watchdog has published a damning report blaming the Nicaraguan government of being responsible for numerous freedom of religion or belief violations. The report, entitled ...

  The Archbishop of Canterbury says the deaths of four people after their boat capsized in the English Channel is a reminder that refugees attempting to reach England are human beings with indivi...

Frank Houston admitted that he had abused children to a number of people within his church, not just his son currently standing trial, the court has heard.  Brian Houston – the son of Frank...

A railway chaplain says he's concerned that there may be an increase in assaults on staff at stations because of strike action in the run-up to Christmas. Rail passengers are facing "signific...

The Bishop of Chelmsford has condemned recent public executions in Iran. On Monday the Islamic Republic hanged a man in public who had been convicted of killing two members of the security forces. Ira...

Well-known Growing Pains actor , Kirk Cameron, has a new Christian children's book out. However he claims he has been banned from reading the book to children in over 50 US public l...

A Pastor in Atlanta has received widespread attention online for sharing that he wants to start a cannabis business, in a bid to welcome more men into his church. Pastor Jamal Bryant, f...

Three young people from Ukraine have helped spread more cheer at Durham Cathedral by turning on the Christmas tree lights. Larysa, Milana and Danna were joined by fellow Ukrainians and their host fami...

A church building has been hit in attack as the war in Ukraine intensified over the weekend. It’s been reported that Ukraine attacked its own city of Melitopol on Saturday evening, which Russian...

A Christian persecution watchdog has highlighted long-standing freedom of religion and belief violations happening in indigenous communities. Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has published a new t...

The Nigerian government has revealed that a further eleven of the Chibok women, who were kidnapped as schoolgirls in 2014 by militant group Boko Haram, have gained their freedom since June. The women ...

The European Union has appointed a new Special Envoy for the Promotion of Freedom of Religion or Belief outside the EU. Frans van Daele was given the role after over a year of vacancy and repeated for...