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A figure skater says she immediately began praying when a fastening on her dress came undone during a performance at the winter Olympics in South Korea. Gabriella Papadakis was competing with her par...

An international Catholic charity is warning that Brazil's indigenous communities are being forgotten and left behind because of the Olympic games.  CAFOD's Brazil Programme Officer said: "Indigenou...

The trial of two pastors in Sudan has heard more 'evidence' against the Christian leaders.  Rev Hassan Taour and Rev Kuwa Shamal are facing the death penalty, accused of crimes against the state, a...

An extra €1 billion euros have turned up on the Vatican's latest balance sheet in net assets that had never been reported before. The 2014 budget is the first since major reforms of the Holy See's ...

One person is dead and churches and homes were set on fire during an attack in the southern Kaduna State in Nigeria. According to anti-persecution charity Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) the att...

One worshipper has been killed and dozens injured after a church collapsed in southern Nigeria. Delta state police spokesman Andrew Aniakama said St Paul Catholic Church in Adagbrasa collapsed midwa...

One person has been killed in religious clashes in Indonesia. Three churches are thought to have been attacked in Aceh, west Indonesia, amidst religious tensions.It has been reported that hundreds of...

More than one fifth of all church buildings in the Netherlands are no longer being used as places of worship. Research by the Dutch newspaper Trouw found that many churches have been converted into a...

Millions more face bigotry and marginalisation according to Monsieur Silvano Maria Tomassi. The Vatican says it estimates around one hundred thousand Christians are killed because of their faith ever...

More than one hundred members of the US's United Methodist Church clergy have come out as gay, defying the denomination's ban on "self-avowed practicing homosex The group of 111 pastors, deacons, eld...

Father Anthony Musaala has been suspended by the Archbishop of Kampala after a letter raising his concerns was leaked to the media. A Ugandan priest says he wants to return to his homeland despite be...

Building work at Barcelona's Sagrada Familia church has been ongoing for over 100 years but has only this week been granted legal approval. Church leaders have agreed to pay millions of pounds to aut...

Award winning Christian rock band Switchfoot is calling on supporters to pray after revealing that musician Jerome Fontamillas is set to face cancer surgery. In a long statement on the band's website...

Derek Carr, who recently became the NFL's highest paid player, has said the first thing he'll do with his increase in wages is to make sure he tithes it. The Oakland Raiders quarterback, who's freque...

Christian surfer Bethany Hamilton, 26, who famously lost her left arm in a shark attack has finished a career-best third in the World Surf League's Fiji Women's The Hawaiian beat six-time world champ...

A website which encouraged Christians to pay between $9 and $35 (£6 and £24) to post prayer requests online is to give money back after a court ruled it had d Benjamin Rogovy who ran the Christian ...

Iraq's first ordained Anglican vicar tells Premier he never doubts that God is good because evil is done "through what our hands do". There are nearly 20,000 ordained ministers in the Church of Engla...

A Christian international relations expert has said only China has the leverage to stop North Korea firing more nuclear missiles. Philip Gardner, who's advised US and UK politicians, was speaking aft...

A banned on Jehovah's Witnesses operating in Russia has been described as a "concerning development" by a Christian organisation which defends religious freedom Open Doors UK spoke out after the coun...

A Christian charity says it is supporting a secret Christian in Saudi Arabia who's risking death after converting via an online discipleship course. Open Doors, an anti-persecution charity, made cont...