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The head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church has called for a stop to the war between Ukraine and Russia. According to the site Pravmir, Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev told clergy politicians and soldiers ...

The deaths of over 260 people could have been prevented, says a Sri Lankan report, saying intelligence may have been held back so as not to "create chaos". Eight suicide bombers targeted three church...

More than 15 million people have watched a video of the Georgian Orthodox Patriarch baptising children on Facebook. Patriarch Ilia II has been roundly criticised for the way in which he's been baptis...

A Florida nun has helped the clean-up efforts following Hurricane Irma by taking a chainsaw to downed trees while dressed in her full habit. Miami-Dade police posted video of Sister Margaret Ann at ...

Monks brewing beer in Belgium have announced they will produce a new alcohol free version. One of Belgium's most popular beers will lose the booze in a new drink. AB InBev, the world's largest brewin...

The court hearing of a Christian woman facing the death penalty accused of blasphemy has been adjourned again. Asia Bibi was convicted without evidence in 2010 and has been in prison ever since.She w...

The heatwave sweeping Europe could cause the vaulted ceilings of fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral to collapse, the chief architect of France's histor Dozens of sensors dotted around the 12th-centu...

Security checks in Rome for a busy address by the head of the Catholic Church.  Tens of thousands of people have undergone heavy security checks to enter St Peter's Square to participate in Easter S...

Pope Francis' official charity is urging prayers for Rwanda on World Mission Sunday, 22 years on since the genocide killed more than 800,000 people in 100 days. Following years of tension, a series o...

The first deadly shooting at an American church on Sunday took place in the central California city of Fresno. Police have revealed a man shot and killed his estranged wife and her boyfriend as they ...

Municipal and Catholic Church officials in Austria are advertising for someone to live in a hermitage built into steep cliffs near the town of Saalfelden. The candidate must be willing to live withou...

A fire at a church in Royston near Cambridge started early on Sunday morning, police are treating it as arson.  St John the Baptist Church, on Melbourne Street in Royston caught light in the early h...

A deal reached by nearly 200 countries in Rwanda to cut the use of a type of greenhouse gas 10,000 times more harmful than carbon dioxide has bought "more time" The relief and development agency said...

A UK religious freedom expert has high hopes for the new US ambassador for international religious freedom. US Senators narrowly approved Sen Sam Brownback, who's the current governor for the state o...

A pastor from one of America's largest megachurches has pledged his support for Donald Trump. With just days until the US Presidential election, Jeff Vines from Christ's Church of the Valley in Arizo...

A Christian charity says that chief executives being paid more than the average worker's annual salary by Tuesday afternoon is "immoral."  Liam Purcell from Church Action on Poverty told Premier tha...

A former security guard's claimed Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton threw a Bible at another bodyguard and hit him on the back of the head. Gary Byrne, who guarded the Clintons for eigh...

Hillary Clinton has said the spate of gun violence in the US shows "protecting all of God's children is America's calling". The Democratic presidential nominee spoke at church services in Charlotte...

Hillary Clinton, the front runner to become the next President of the United States, has promised to ban gay conversion therapy on under 18s. She made the commitment after her campaign was backed by ...

Hillary Clinton has promised to put Christianity at the heart of her presidency if she is elected. Speaking at a church the Democrat nominee said her faith meant she had to "face the world as it is, ...