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A CAFOD spokesperson has described the President of Sri Lanka as being worse than a Captain abandoning a sinking ship. Dr Sakuntala Kadirgamar was speaking after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa missed th...

Beni Johnson, one of the senior leaders of US megachurch Bethel, has died after a battle with cancer. Earlier this year the church, based in California, had called for round the clock prayer...

US heavyweight boxer turned entrepreneur George Foreman says he is the victim of exhortation claiming two women are falsely accusing him of sexually abusing them. The 73-year-old, who speaks openly ab...

Pope Francis has named three women, two nuns and a lay woman, to a previously all-male committee that advises him in selecting the world's bishops, the Vatican said on Wednesday. He had disclosed ...

The World Council of Churches is urging US President Joe Biden to draw attention to the plight of Christians in the Holy Land during his visit to Israel.  Biden’s visit spans the 13th to th...

Pope Francis has said he has no intention of resigning "for the moment" but that if he did he wouldn't live in the Vatican. In an interview with Spanish streaming service, Televisa Univi...

A golden casket which is believed to contain drops of blood from Jesus' crucifixion has been recovered after being stolen from an Abbey in France. The "Precious Blood of Christ" relic, w...

A court in Pakistan has sentenced a Christian man to death following a blasphemy allegation.  Ashfaq Masih was accused of committing blasphemy for saying that Jesus Christ is the only true prophe...

A Christian campaigner has welcomed Sir Mo Farah's decision to reveal that he was trafficked into Britain as a child slave at the age of nine.   The Olympic and World Champion athlete said he...

The United Reformed Church (URC) has made a confession and apology for its historic links to transatlantic slavery and its continuing complicity in the legacies of the trade today. At its recent Gener...

The head of conservation at Christian charity A Rocha UK is calling for Christians to lead the way and set an example in reducing the amount of plastic that is thrown away. Andy Lester was speaking to...

A Catholic nun has warned that civilians in war-torn Syria are more at risk from hunger than from gunfire. Sister Annie Demerjian has spoken regularly to the media about the situation on the ground in...

A group of Christians threatened with the death penalty for apostacy “were subjected to inhuman and degrading treatment” while detained, according to Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW). ...

The United Reformed Church General Assembly has made history by electing its first woman BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) Moderator-Elect. Rev Dr Tessa Henry-Robinson is a practical theologian ...

Pope Francis has appealed for peace in Sri Lanka and expressed solidarity with people in the country who "continue to suffer from political and economic instability."  Speakin...

The Pope has offered his "heartfelt condolences" to the loved ones of the former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who was assassinated on Friday. Pope Francis says he is praying that in th...

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has appointed Dr Nazila Ghanea as the new Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief (FoRB).   Dr Ghanea, confirmed by the Council on 8th ...

Pope Francis has acknowledged that there is resistance by some national Catholic Churches on implementing measures to protect children from sexual abuse by clergy but said that there is no turning bac...

The co-founder of the South African Satanic Church has converted to Christianity, despite saying just weeks ago that he did not believe in the existence of Jesus Christ.  After a radio interview ...

Pope Francis said he wants to give women more top-level positions in the Holy See and disclosed that for the first time he would name women to a previously all-male Vatican committee that helps him se...