News by email Donate

Suggestions

Top Stories

Most Read

Popular Videos

Nine people kidnapped whilst inside a church in Cameroon have been released.  The group included five priests, a nun and at least two lay people. They were taken hostage last month after gatherin...

With another church attack in Nigeria leaving two Christians dead, a Christian parliamentarian has joined forces with a leading Catholic charity to launch a petition urgently calling for an end to the...

Rishi Sunak is to become Britain's first Hindu Prime Minister. When he was Chancellor he lit a candle on the steps of 11 Downing Street to mark the festival of Diwali, the Festival of Lights,...

A group of victims of sexual abuse says the Catholic church is reacting too slowly to a report revealing assaults by French clergy on more than 200,000 children, and is urging President Emma...

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday said the Russian Orthodox Church was allowing itself to be manipulated by the country's authorities to justify their war in Ukraine and urged i...

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) and Human Rights Concern Eritrea (HRCE) have called for the release of four pastors detained arbitrarily by the Eritrean authorities in separate incidents. CSW arg...

Two members of staff have been killed in a shooting at a hospital connected to the United Methodist Church in Dallas, Texas. Around 11am on Saturday, police  responded to an active shooter call a...

A Christian charity mobilised an international day of prayer for Iran on Sunday as unrest continues over the death of Mahsa Amini. Amini, a 22-year-old Iranian Kurd, died in the custody of morality po...

The Vatican on Saturday said that it and China had renewed a secret and contested agreement on the appointment of Roman Catholic bishops in the communist country. It was the second time the accord, wh...

Despite the havoc of the war in Ukraine, Bible translators in country are continuing their work for dozens of minority language groups in the region. International Bible translation organisation&...

A Catholic nun is among seven people killed after an Islamic rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) raided a village this week. According to persecution watchdog International Christian...

A US federal judge has barred the state of New York, at least for now, from enforcing the part of a closely watched gun law that bans firearms from churches or other places of worship. The ruling...

Christian MP Tim Farron has accused Liz Truss and Boris Johnson of putting their ambition before the good of the country. In an interview with Premier, the MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale accused Ms T...

A Baptist minister from the US state of Louisiana has admitted to stealing nearly $900,000 (£796,990) from his church, his congregants, affiliated rental properties and a charter school.&nb...

An Iranian pastor has been released from prison after being pardoned by the Supreme Leader.  Arrested alongside three Azerbaijani Christians in 2016, Naser Navard Goltapeh was due to serve ten ye...

The YMCA in England and Wales is calling for welfare benefits to increase in line with inflation rather than wages. It comes as inflation rose to 10.1 percent in September - up from 9.9 percent in Aug...

A new survey by World Vision has revealed John 3:16 is the most popular Bible verse in the UK and around the world. The Christian children's charity reviewed Google search data for the 100-most-re...

It is believed a woman and her young daughter have been killed, and three injured, after a gunman opened fire in a church in the Kogi state of Nigeria.  The incident took place at Celestial ...

The Global South Fellowship of Anglican Churches (GSFA) has expressed disappointment that the new Dean of Canterbury, the Very Rev Dr David Monteith, is in a same-sex civil partnership.  Rev Mont...

The Vatican treated new recruits of its police force and Swiss Guard to beer and popcorn at a special screening of the new film The Greatest Beer Run Ever on Monday, topped off by a meeting with ...