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A monument to the Ten Commandments in Arkansas has been knocked over and smashed into pieces, less than 24 hours after being erected. Authorities have detained a 32 year old man on suspicion of crash...

A Christian MP has told Premier that the person to succeed David Cameron must be "a political healer" who can bring the House of Commons together. Mark Pritchard, Christian and Conservative MP for Th...

The Bishop of Norwich has said the election of a new US president could be the key to ending the war in Syria. Rt Rev Graham James was speaking as MPs began a three-hour debate on the Syria conflict,...

The new business model of the Vatican's communication department will be based on the same model as the Walt Disney Company and include longer office hours. In an interview with America magazine, Msg...

A new virtual reality walking tour will allow people to see Jerusalem as it was 2,000 years ago. The Tower of David Museum and the ToD Innovation Lab partnered with Lithodomos VR to create Jerusalem ...

Growing insecurity in Iraq and on its border could lead to a fresh exodus of Christians from the country, warns a partner of Release International, which is sup The Turkish invasion of Syria and grow...

The archdiocese of New York has confirmed plans to merge 112 Catholic churches in a move that's left tens of thousands of believers devastated. American media says parishioners cried and gasped as th...

New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood has subpoenaed all eight Roman Catholic dioceses in the state as part of an investigation into the handling of sex a A law enforcement source told The Asso...

A mother who left her new-born baby in a Christmas manger inside a New York City church will not be prosecuted. A caretaker at a Queens church found the child, with the umbilical cord still attached,...

Parishioners in New York have accused a priest of stealing more than one million dollars to pay for gay sex sessions, illegal drugs, holidays and housing. They launched a lawsuit on Thursday against ...

A priest in New York has temporarily stepped down from his position over accusations he took more than a million dollars from parishioners. Fr Peter Miqueli is alleged to have used the money on a mal...

The Anglican Church in New Zealand has voted in favour of blessing couples in same-sex relationships. It means priests will now be able to bless same-sex civil marriages or civil unions.Same-sex marr...

The Catholic Diocese of Christchurch is ending it's link with the US Antarctic programme after 57 years of service. Throughout the past half century the diocese has provided a priest to offer religio...

Christians have been urged to pray for New Zealand following news that mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch killed 49 people. Officials have confirmed another 20 victims are "seriously injur...

New Zealand has been named in new research as the Commonwealth member country where people enjoy the greatest religious freedom. The island nation topped a list of 53 states - narrowly beating Lesoth...

Members of the Anglican Church in New Zealand have decided to postpone a decision on whether or not to permit the blessing of same sex marriages until 2018. The Synod had been reviewing proposals to ...

Former band member George Perdikis has declared himself an atheist and attacked the Christian music scene online. He made the comments during a guest blog post on the Friendly Atheist's Patheos site,...

A wave of anti-government protests that began in April in Nicaragua has escalated leading to bishops and clergy being attacked by armed groups aligned with the The violence towards the Catholic Chur...

Nicaragua's president has said he will not bring forward elections, despite street protests that have seen more than 300 deaths in the past three months. Daniel Ortega, who said he is open to continu...

More than 200 Nicaraguan university students have been reunited with their parents after a tense night of armed attacks that left two people dead and dozens inj The students had sought refuge in a lo...