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A UK Coptic Orthodox Church leader has said it is "our duty" as Christians to forgive Islamic State for brutally murdering 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya. Bishop Angaelos has also expressed "deep s...

Francis Campbell, a former diplomat, adviser to Tony Blair and colleague of US Ambassador Sir Kim Darroch, has told Premier he stands by the ambassador and blam Professor Francis Campbell, a Catholic...

A new police report has revealed that a former NFL player wrote John 3:16 in ink on his forehead and in blood on the wall of his prison cell before committing s Aaron Hernandez, who played for the Ne...

Former South African archbishop Desmond Tutu has been admitted to hospital for treatment of what his wife called a "stubborn infection". The 88-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner has been in hospital ...

The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, says climate change is causing a  "deep injustice" for people living in the developing world. The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowa...

A former Archbishop of Jerusalem has protested against Israeli authorities, who are building a wall separating Jerusalem from Palestine. Patriarch Michel Sabbah demonstrated with hundreds of others a...

Religious leaders from the UK's biggest faith communities have joined together to stand against Brexit, saying faith is about integration.  Rt Revd Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Cante...

A former archbishop of Canterbury has called on the Government to do more to help refugees around the world ahead of Refugee Week.  Dr Rowan Williams has also spoken out about "unfounded" claims...

A former Archbishop of Canterbury has urged more senior figures in the Church of England to speak out against the persecution of Christians in Iraq and Syria as Lord Rowan Williams was giving a speec...

An American former bishop, who ran over a cyclist and killed him before driving off, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter. Heather Cook, 58, was involved in an accident with 41-year-old Thomas Palermo ...

Thousands of protesters remain on the streets of Hong Kong to express their concerns over threats to democracy in the country. A group called Occupy Central is demonstrating about a law that...

The former Catholic Bishop of Derry has died at the age of 79. Rev Séamus Hegarty passed away after an illness in Letterkenny University Hospital, Co Donegal.He served this diocese from 1994 -2011 a...

Renounced Christian and church leader Joshua Harris has said he excommunicated himself from the Christian faith because he "ruined lives". In an interview with HBO news platform Axios, the 44-year-ol...

The founder of one of the largest gay conversion programmes in America has announced he is homosexual and has apologised to those he hurt through his 'harmful t McKrae Game lead Hope for Wholeness - ...

Fears have arisen for Patriarch Abune Antonios's health as he is expelled from the Church.  On Wednesday, a statement from five senior Eritrean Orthodox bishops accused Patriarch Abune Anto...

Rachael Denhollander, a former gymnast, told abuser Larry Nasser that she hopes he experiences true repentance. The ex-US Olympics gymnastics doctor has been sentenced to 175 years and pleaded guilty...

It has been claimed the former head of the Anglican Church in Australia told an abuse victim to leave the "sinful path" of taking the church to court and go pra Speaking to an ongoing royal commissio...

One of China's most senior Catholics has said Pope Francis is "betraying Jesus" by attempting to strike a deal with the country's government "at any cost". Cardinal Joseph ...

The former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese has described Pope Francis as a "lovely person" but suggests he carries a "residual element of misogyny" that sto "There is a blindness here that comes ...

Catholic women have urged Pope Francis to give women a greater voice in Catholic Church decision-making, warning they are leaving the church in droves because i Former Irish president Mary McAleese, ...