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Protests in Ecuador over fuel prices have stopped large areas functioning for two weeks. Protests started two weeks ago when the Government announced they would no longer subsidise fuel, causing it t...

A 510ft Noah's Ark model costing more than £100 million is preparing to open in Kentucky in the USA. The 155m long boat has been built by Australian creationist Ken Ham.Mr Ham is the head of the gro...

At least 16 people were killed in Rwanda and 140 others injured when lightning struck a Seventh Day Adventist church in the country's south, said a provincial g The churchgoers were injured and taken...

Actress Lindsay Lohan has denied she is considering converting from Catholicism to Islam after being pictured with a copy of the Qur'an. The Mean Girls actor sparked rumours she was thinking about sw...

The American singer and reality show judge Lionel Richie has told People magazine that the clerical life had appealed to him once.  Richie, member of the band the Commodores and then solo singer...

Have human rights helped or hindered Christians? Listen back to this Premier documentary on 70 years since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights where we ask whether these pricipl...

Pope Francis has addressed thousands of people in St. Peter's Square for the last time before Christmas. The crowds had gathered to see the recently lit up Christmas tree and nativity scene as the po...

Christian conservationist: pray for "outcomes that will lead to a positive future for our planet" Greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere reached a record high last year.A Christian conservationist h...

Days after an attack at a Nigerian church left 11 people dead; a bishop near the scene of the atrocity has spoken out about the ambush. Authorities said a gunman attacked St Philip Catholic Church ea...

A plan to purchase a temporary camp which was used by the British military during the London 2012 Olympics and move it to Iraq to house Christian refugees is be The facility, which originally catered...

Authorities have urged Kenyans to avoid the widespread bloodshed that followed the disputed 2007 election. Long queues are being reported across Kenya in what's being descibed as the most important e...

A former Archbishop of Canterbury's accusing the government of "institutional bias" against helping persecuted Christians. Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Lord Carey (above) says persecuted Muslims i...

Archaeologists excavating a site in Jerusalem believe they have uncovered the gates to the ancient city of Zer - where Jesus fed 5,000 people with just five loa According to the Golan Regional Counci...

Two British nationals who were lost for five days in the Pyrenees mountains after setting out on a route followed by Christian pilgrims, have been found alive. The pair, both in their fifties and fro...

Lost and Saving Private Ryan star Jeremy Davies will be playing Jesus in an upcoming US television series set to hit screens in 2017.  He will play the Son of God in American Gods, a show that l...

A mobile confessional, created from a converted ambulance, has been created in the Diocese of Lafayette in Louisiana, USA. The vehicle has been designed to bring the Sacrament of Reconciliation to th...

A priest has told Premier love will "overcome hate", as identities of the 50 people who were gunned down began to emerge and doctors fear the death toll from th Revd Sally Hitchiner, founder of Diver...

A village priest who introduced a loyalty card for his congregation in central Italy says the scheme has been a success, adding that pews were full for his rece Fr Gianfranco Formenton in the Umbrian...

Eighteen months after claiming he couldn't wait to go to heaven, Luis Palau has returned to overseas ministry with a mission to Madrid, Spain. The evangelist, who has travelled the world sharing the ...

A lavish funeral for a Mafia mob boss is being defended by the Catholic Church in Rome, saying the Church did not know it would be 'mafia propaganda'. The press in Italy have been reporting outrage a...