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The eyes of the world have turned to Qatar as the World Cup kicks off; some Christian charities are questioning why people of faith are being ‘hidden away’.  According to Open Doors, ...

Almost 6,000 prisoners have been released in Myanmar as part of an amnesty; 53 of them are political prisoners arrested for activism.  Christian Solidarity Worldwide – an organisation ...

Pope Francis went back to his roots on Saturday, visiting the northern area of Italy his ancestors left for Argentina and dropping in on an older cousin to celebrate her 90th birthday. Francis' fa...

 A leading German Catholic bishop on Saturday contested the Vatican's view that debates about women priests and homosexuality were closed, saying they will have to be confronted in the future...

Two men killed by a missile that hit a southeastern Polish village will be buried this weekend, a priest said on Friday, as residents struggle to come to terms with an incident that raised fears of th...

A new poll has revealed those Americans who pray daily, regularly attend religious services and consider religion crucial in their lives, are less likely to worry about climate change than other US ad...

A pastor's wife who ordered a man to kill her husband - an Oklahoma pastor - has been sentenced to life in prison. Kahil Square, 27-years-old also from Oklahoma, killed David Evans from Ada last y...

From 1st December Facebook users will no longer have the option to specify their political views, religion, sexual preferences and their interests in their profiles.  These fields, which are norm...

The lead Bishop for safeguarding in the Catholic Church in England and Wales has defended the Seal of the Confessional even when a priest may hear disclosures of abuse. Bishop Paul Mason was speaking ...

The leadership of a US megachurch is asking its congregation to forgive its pastor, Rev John Blanchard, after he was arrested for soliciting the services of a prostitute in 2021.  In a state...

Catholic Bishops in England and Wales are urging all Catholics to commit to the tradition of not eating meat on Fridays - for environmental as well as theological reasons.  Speaking at a press co...

Catholic Bishops in England and Wales say proposals to impose buffer zones outside abortion facilities raise concerns about freedom of religion, belief, association and expression. In October MPs vote...

Popular Pastor and vocal support of Donald Trump, Robert Jeffress has said he will refrain from publicly endorsing the former US president until the Republican Party announces its official candidate.&...

A prisoner on death row for murdering a pastor's wife has dodged execution just minutes before the procedure was due to take place. Kenneth Eugene Smith, 57, was sentenced to death, despite the ju...

 A retired French archbishop is under investigation from judicial and church authorities for what he called "an inappropriate gesture" towards an adult young woman at the end of the 198...

Christian Aid has welcomed the extension of  a deal which will ensure grain can continue to be exported from the Black Sea port of Odesa. Negotiators from Kyiv and Moscow have agreed to prolong a...

Candace Cameron Bure, best known for her role on Fuller House, is responding to backlash after moving to a Christmas film channel that promotes "traditional marriage".  Cameron Bure is ...

The charity Christians Against Poverty, and others who work at the forefront of supporting those in need, say the Chancellor's budget offers little hope to those struggling with the cost of l...

The number of people who don't identify with any denomination in the US has increased by 30 per cent since the Cold War years, according to a new survey.  New data released by the US Religion...

Italy's Catholic Church on Thursday released its first report on alleged sexual abuse of minors and vulnerable individuals but victims' advocates said the number of cases was likely much highe...