News by email Donate

Suggestions

Top Stories

Most Read

Popular Videos

The detention of Pastor Wang Yi and his wife, as well as the closure of several churches in China, has been raised in parliament.  In a series of questions directed at the Foreign Office, Lord A...

A life-size painting of the pope and a Swiss guard has been removed from a wall near the Vatican in Rome.  The mural showed Pope Francis as a graffiti artist on a step ladder, painting peace sig...

Grammy-winner Miguel has admitted that he used to help his mother preach in church before his music career took off. The American 'Coffee in the Morning' star, known for his raunchy lyrics said he gr...

The most senior Sunni cleric in the Middle East has urged against further military intervention by Western allies against Islamic State. Ahmed al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar made the comments f...

The Grand Mufti of Lebanon has said he's totally against anyone exiling Christians from their homes in the Middle East. In an exclusive interview with Premier, Sheikh Abdel Latif Deryan, who's the mo...

A grandfather has travelled to Iraq to join a group of Christians and fight against the self-proclaimed Islamic State. Jim Atherton, 53, from Washington, Tyne and Wear, flew to the Middle East to rep...

There are grave concerns for the wellbeing of an elderly Orthodox Church leader in Eritrea held under house arrest for ten years. The weekend marked a decade since His Holiness Abune Antonios, the le...

Greece has voiced its anger after a Muslim service took place in Instanbul's famous Hagia Sophia cathedral.  The United National world heritage site had been the world's largest Greek Orthodox C...

Greece's parliament has passed a new law that makes it easier for citizens to change their legal gender, amid strong condemnation from the Orthodox Church. The bill, with the backing of Prime Ministe...

An Athens based Anglican vicar claims has said he has observed a "strong sense of anti-German' feeling in the city as critical talks on the future of Greece's E Eurozone finance ministers are meeting...

Clergy have been taken off the government payroll and will no longer be paid as civil servants. Although they will still be paid by a state subsidy fund, Tuesday's decision marks a significant shift ...

The Greek Orthodox Church says it's taking new legal action over what it describes as the illegal sale of some of its properties. Earlier this year Israel's Supreme Court ruled against the Church in ...

The Greek Orthodox Church said it has encouraged church members to stop buying products from Lidl after it removed crosses from its food packaging. A spokesman for the Greek Orthodox Church in Athens...

The leader of the Greek Orthodox Church is encouraging Pope Francis to use his influence to make a lasting difference when he visits an island at the centre of The Pope will visit the island of Lesb...

The process of beatification is getting underway for a Brazilian surfer who died weeks before he was due to be ordained. Guido Schaffer died at the age of 34 in 2009 after injuring his neck while sur...

Concerns are growing for seven Coptic Christian women and girls that went missing in Egypt last month. Family members have claimed all of them were abducted by Muslims with the aim of converting them...

There's growing concerns for Christians and other minorities in Pakistan as anti-blasphemy riots brought the country to a standstill over the weekend. The unrest was sparked over an omitted reference...

There's growing concern for Christians in Nepal following four churches being attacked over a five-day period. The attacks, which began on 9th May, targeted Mahima Church in Dhangadhi, Emmanuel Churc...

The government in Pakistan is being called by charities around the world to respond firmly to protesters that are opposed to the acquittal of a Christian woman Demonstrations followed the Supreme Co...

An archbishop from Guam accused of sexual abuse says he welcomes the appointment of his successor.  Archbishop Anthony S Apuron has issued a written statement both praising appointment of his li...