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A Salvadoran archbishop who was assassinated whilst celebrating mass in 1980 has been named a martyr by Pope Francis. Oscar Romero died on 24 March 1980, aged 62, after being shot during his sermon i...

Islamic State militants raped and murdered US Christian hostage Kayla Mueller, according to two Yazidi girls and a woman who escaped from IS captivity. IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi also made the 22...

The Coptic Church has recognised the 21 men murdered by Islamic State in Libya as martyrs. The Egyptian men were beheaded by the militants group last week.Now the men will be commemorated in the Copt...

Attempts to retrieve the body of John Allen Chau from the Nicobar Islands have been halted. The American missionary was killed trying to evangelise to the Sentinelese, one of the most isolated tribes...

Two items brought back from the South Pacific by famed missionary John Williams who was battered to death and eaten by cannibals are being sold by his descendan A "Ula" throwing club - similar to the...

Four nuns killed when gunmen stormed a home for the elderly in Yemen are modern-day martyrs and victims of indifference, Pope Francis has said. The pontiff told the faithful on Sunday that the nuns "...

One of the five white police officers shot dead by a black man in a racist attack was a committed Christian who volunteered at his church. Michael Smith, 55, was a veteran officer who was once select...

Thousands of people have attended the funeral of Fr Jacques Hamel, the priest who was murdered in a terrorist attack in Normandy. A Mass was held at Notre Dame Cathedral in Rouen, close to Saint-Etie...

The papal visit to Ireland has ended up being a blessing for one well-known Dublin tourism spot. Visitor numbers to the National Wax Museum Plus in the Irish capital have swelled since Pope&nbsp...

The opulent, exuberant nudes of Peter Paul Rubens have been evoking both shock and delight for four centuries and now, in 2018, his Baroque paintings are causin Museums in Belgium are uniting in prot...

The killing of several Christians on a bus in Kenya by Al-Shabab terrorists is an attempt to start a religious war, a senior member of the Kenyan government has Earlier on Saturday morning a bus taki...

A Muslim group in Indonesia have forced the cancellation of a Reformation celebration event, saying they were plotting to convert Muslims to Christianity. The Reformed Evangelical Church of Indonesia...

The  head of the Turkey's Religious Affairs Directorate has said The Vatican is not doing enough to combat an increase in attacks on Muslims. Mehmet Gormez, a senior Islamic figure in Turkey, ci...

The Catholic Church is calling on Muslim leaders to speak out against the actions of Islamic militants in Iraq. Thousands of Christians have been forced to flee their homes by the group Islamic State...

Eight churches in a Coptic diocese in Upper Egypt have closed after persistent persecution from Muslim villagers.  According to Christian lawyer Gamil Ayed, villagers have been protesting bids t...

Hundreds of Muslim refugees fleeing conflict in the Middle East are converting to Christianity in Germany. One congregation in Berlin has reportedly grown from 150 to more than 600 in just two years....

Mohammed Alarefe, a Muslim cleric from Saudi Arabia, has called for Christian football players to stop making the sign of the cross after scoring a goal. Alarefe tweeted his criticism of the act to h...

A Muslim has been elected to lead a national organisation of university chaplains for the first time. Imam Adeel Zeb will be the next president of National Association of College and University Chapl...

A Muslim community in Pakistan has donated money to build a church for Christians in the community.  The move shows religious solidarity six years after the Christian community was attacked in t...

A Muslim man who was shot whilst protecting Christians from Islamic militants has died from his injuries. Salah Farah reportedly refused orders from al-Shabaab gunmen to separate from the Christians ...