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A BBC two-part series starts on Friday night called 'Inside the Vatican' which follows the jobs and lives of those who work at the centre of the Catholic Church It gives an insight into the lives beh...

A Christian charity is urging a greater awareness of religious persecution in India as the British Prime Minister arrives for a state visit to the country. Release International has been speaking as ...

The Church in Wales is sending specific advice to its parishes ahead of Sunday services after the murder of a priest in France.  Fr Jaques Hamel was killed by two men claiming to be from Islamic...

A block to the beatification of a murdered Salvadoran Archbishop has been removed by the Vatican. Pope Francis confirmed Oscar Romero would be beatified in what he hoped would be a swift process."For...

A beauty pageant has caused outrage in Brazil by releasing a photo of contestants re-enacting Da Vinci's Last Supper. The photo shows eight contestants posing as Jesus and his disciples at a table wh...

A poor woman has been hailed as a hero after she died challenging a gunman who opened fire at a church in southern Russia. Irina Melkomova, who was thought to be approximately 60-years-old, began sho...

The decapitated body of a Coptic Christian has been found in Libya, suggesting Islamic State has murdered another believer. The victim's been identified as Mansour Saad Awad, who worked on a poultry ...

The head of Apple has described being gay as one of God's 'greatest gifts' in a letter in which he publicly discloses his sexuality for the first time. Chief executive Tim Cook, who took over fr...

British diplomats in Belarus who displayed a flag synonymous with gay rights have been accused by local officials of mounting a "challenge" against the country' Staff at the UK embassy in the Eastern...

Belgian police are hunting for a 15-year-old boy who has called for the death of all Christians in a video. They say the boy, who has not been named, is now on a terror watch list.His video was ...

Thousands of elderly people in Belgium have been killed by their doctors under the country's euthanasia law, despite them not giving permission, a new report cl The study published by the Journal of ...

Belgium's senior Roman Catholic Archbishop Andre-Joseph Leonard has been ordered to pay €10,000 compensation for failing to act on allegations of sexual abuse Reuters has reported that the case was...

A Christian campaigner has urged Belgian authorities to change the law after the country's first child was legally helped to die. After fierce debate the country relaxed laws surrounding euthanasia t...

Belgium is sending a pro-LGBT bishop to Pope Francis' Synod on the Family in autumn. The Bishop of Antwerp supports the Catholic Church embracing same-sex partnerships and wants it bless their relati...

A Christian charity is worried that a draft law being reviewed by politicians in Vietnam will "prevent rather than protect the enjoyment of full freedom of reli At present there is no law on religion...

Religious people are better able to cope with cancer than non-believers, according to a new study. It showed that faith and spirituality were comforting to sufferers and those with the strongest fait...

Church bells will be ringing throughout a number of French diocese on Satuday to mark the Catholic feastival, the Feast of the Assumption. The tolls will invite the faithful to gather and pray for pe...

The retired pope, Benedict XVI, has endorsed Pope Francis's teaching on mercy during a special Vatican ceremony during which a reigning pope honouring a retired The special event displayed a positive...

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI may make a rare appearance at the beatification of Pope Paul VI. The Vatican's spokesman, Fr Federico Lombardi, said: "Everybody hopes to see him for Paul VI's beatificatio...

US televangelist, Benny Hinn has been admitted to hospital after suffering fatigue and shortness of breath. After returning to his home in California after ministering to crowds of over 100,000 peopl...