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Almost 14,000 pensioners have been conned by fraudsters dressing up as nuns and priests in Italy in 2013. There's been a huge increase in the scheme where thieves go door to door offering to bless ho...

The number of Roman Catholic priests being assaulted in Mexico has increased by 80% over the past two years. A new report from the Mexican Catholic Multimedia Centre (CCM) says six priests have been ...

An increase in the number of Muslims converting to Christianity in the UK could be because they want to be granted asylum in the country. One clergyman has told a national newspaper that there are "m...

Installing security cameras is among several measures being considered by one Roman Catholic diocese in India after a local priest was arrested on charges of ra Mananthavady diocese in the southern s...

An Indian Christian man is in a coma with a brain haemorrhage, after he was questioned by police for several hours. According to World Watch Monitor, K. A. Swamy, 47 and a professor of engineering, w...

A Christian advocacy charity has reported numerous attacks against believers in India in the run-up to Christmas. According to International Christian Concern (ICC) two separate attacks against Chris...

India could potentially offer refuge to Christian migrants fleeing religious persecution in their home countries. It is thought that the government could amend 1955 legislation and grant citizenship ...

It has been claimed that the gang rape of an Indian nun in her 70s could have been religiously motivated. The woman remains in a critical condition in hospital after she tried to prevent a group of t...

India has passed a new anti-conversion law in Himachal Pradesh that freedom Christian charity says contradicts the country's Constitution. The Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly has passed a ...

An Indian Catholic priest will spend the rest of his life in jail after being found guilty of raping a child. Fr Edwin Figarez, 41, was the parish priest at Lourdes Matha Church in Kerala in the sout...

A newly-released Catholic priest who spent a year in captivity at the hands of Islamic State has met with the prime minister of India. Fr Tom Uzhannalil (pictured, wearing black) from the southern st...

Christian adoption centres in India are to close their doors after new regulations to allow non-traditional families to adopt children. The Catholic Bishops Conference of India has agreed with the de...

The Supreme Court of India has granted bail to one of the seven Christians accused of the murder of Hindu monk Swami Laxmananda Saraswati. Bijaya Sanaseth spent over ten years behind bars after being...

A South Indian archbishop has opposed plans to build a new port worth £70.1 million in his state, because he says it will make 50,000 people homeless. Archbishop Maria Calist Soosa Pakiam of Trivand...

An Indian Roman Catholic bishop has been charged with repeatedly raping a nun in her rural convent, a case that helped make the sexual abuse of nuns a major iss Bishop Franco Mulakkal has been charge...

Catholic bishops in India say they are "very saddened" by a train crash yesterday in which 145 people are now known to have died. The express passenger service from Indore to Patna derailed near the ...

The head of India's Catholic bishops says people should care for each other more than they do about cows. Cardinal Baselios Cleemis Thottunkal was speaking before he visited a nun in hospital, who wa...

Christians in India are still waiting for justice on the eighth anniversary of India's worst incidence of anti-Christian violence in Kandhamal, Odisha State.&nb Anti-persecution charity Christian Sol...

Christians in India will no longer be able to know the religion of prospective politicians before an election, the country's Supreme Court has ruled. Judges decided that politicians cannot use religi...

As the polls open for India's general election, Christians there are said to be fearful of rigging and further persecution. Religious minorities have faced increased violence since the Hindu national...