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Mother Mary Elizabeth Lange, a Black Catholic nun, is one step closer to sainthood. Known as the founder of the first African American religious congregation in Baltimore in 1829, Lange left Cuba...

The pace of church growth in China means the country is heading towards becoming the world’s biggest Christian country, according to founder of the Alpha Course and former vicar of Holy Trinity ...

An Italian Cardinal tasked by Pope Francis with trying to help end the war in Ukraine will visit Moscow this week as a follow up to his trip to Kyiv, the Vatican said on Tuesday. Cardinal Matteo Zuppi...

Members of China's house churches may be among the country's minorities targeted for organ harvesting, according to a doctor who has worked in China's hospital system. Dr Enver Tohti lives...

Predominantly Catholic pro-lifers in Malta have welcomed a government decision to back down on a bill which would have allowed abortion when the mother's health was at serious risk, saying instead...

Violence in India's troubled Manipur state "has a clear religious dimension", according to a new report published on Monday asking why hundreds of churches and Christian villages have be...

Pope Francis on Sunday offered prayers and solidarity to the family of a Vatican schoolgirl who went missing 40 years ago in one of Italy's most enduring mysteries. Emanuela Orlandi, the 15-year-o...

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said on Thursday he would personally lobby Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega to release a bishop who has been imprisoned in the Central American state. Speaki...

A Kenyan accused of involvement in the deaths of hundreds of members of a starvation cult has died after a 10-day hunger strike in police custody, a prosecutor said on Wednesday. Joseph Buyuka was amo...

City authorities in the Belarus capital, Minsk, have been issued with a warning of God’s pending judgement after they authorised the destruction of a church building in the city. In video addres...

A bishop in India’s conflict torn north-east Manipur region says continuing communal violence in the state is part of a larger plan “to destabilise interreligious harmony” and raise ...

Pope Francis skipped reading a planned speech at a conference on Thursday, saying he still had breathing problems following a hernia operation this month. "I am still under the effects of anaesth...

Germany’s top court for disputes between citizens and the state has ruled in favour of a pro-life group that had been banned from praying near an abortion clinic. In their decision, the Leipzig-...

Meeting in Geneva today, the UN Human Rights Council has received a report that recommends member states push back on freedom of religion, as a basis of objection to demands from LGBT+ and abortion ac...

The Bishop of Birkenhead says the Church of England ‘seems less safe’ after its Independent Safeguarding Board (ISB) was disbanded. Rt Rev Julie Conalty made her feelings known via Twitter...

A group of Christians from Jamaica is visiting the UK to meet fellow church leaders to discuss restorative justice. For them, the church denominations involved in the transatlantic slave trade should ...

A pastor suspended from the Korean Methodist Church (KMC) for two years for blessing LGBTQ+ people at a pride festival, now faces further disciplinary action. Rev. Lee Dong-hwan has been accused of &l...

Dozens of U.S. President Joe Biden's fellow Democrats have urged him to raise human rights issues with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Washington this week, as Manipur&rsqu...

The Bishop of Truro has told Premier there will be no limit on the amount the Church of England is prepared to spend on its redress scheme for survivors of church-related abuse. Rt Rev Philip Mounstep...

The Vatican’s “Instrumentum laboris” – documentation to guide the upcoming General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops – has been published. The sixty-page working document ...