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Catholic bishops from around the world have united to urge global leaders to come together at upcoming talks on climate change and find a "major breakthrough" o In a 10-point proposal, the Catholic c...

Catholic bishops in Massachusetts have declared their opposition to the death penalty as they await the verdict in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who has been a The 21-year-old has admitted playing a...

Bishops in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are urging ruling party and opposition figures to return to the negotiating table to try and solve a political Violence broke-out in major cities on ...

Bishops in the Central African Republic have urged for peace in the country after a priest was shot dead by soldiers. According to Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (CAN), Fr Firmin Gbagoua,...

Several senior clergy, including the Bishop of Manchester want the UK government to let Christians fleeing Iraq take refuge here. Thousands have had to flee the country, many in the city of Mosul who...

A year on since the 'jungle' camp in Calais was dismantled, a number of Catholic bishops have called for help for young people still sleeping rough. In a statement, Bishop William Nolan and Bishop Pa...

A catholic politician poised to become the next secretary general of the United Nations has been endorsed by bishops in his home country. Former-Portuguese prime minister António Guterres was praise...

Protestant and Catholic bishops from around the world have called for peace between Israel and Gaza once again, for the sake of "human dignity". It comes after the 16 bishops, known as the Co-ordinat...

Senior church leaders in Lancashire, have expressed their sadness over the four British Muslim pilgrims from Lancashire who died in a coach crash in Saudi Arabi In a joint statement, the Bishop of Bl...

A Catholic Bishop has filed a complaint after a Jewish rabbi supported calls for churches to be burnt in Israel. The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land filed a police report against Rab...

Pope Francis has accepted to resignation of two bishops from the United States (U.S) facing sex abuse cover-up charges.  John Nienstadt and Lee Anthony Piche stood down voluntarily less than sev...

Catholic bishops in the Democratic Republic of Congo are urging the president to quit, to avoid "plunging the nation into chaos". Joseph Kabila (pictured), who has led the African country since 2001,...

Voluntary euthanasia has become legal in an Australian state, more than 20 years after the country repealed the world's first mercy-killing law for the terminal The process of dying in an assisted su...

The Democratic Republic of Congo's Catholic Bishops announced on Tuesday that they will no longer mediate between the government and opposition in talks aimed a After the news was announced, protesto...

A video of a black Christian rapper praying with a white police officer in the USA has had more than nine million views on the internet.  The video shows Christian rapper I AM BURKE praying with...

The nine people killed when a gunman opened fire at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Carolina have been named. They are: Revd Clementa Pinckney was killed by the gunman Revd Cl...

Black clergy are using their churches and the streets nationwide this weekend to try to energise black voters ahead of election day. The USA will vote for either Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton or...

Tony Blair has a new job tackling anti-Semitism weeks after leaving his role as the Middle East envoy for the EU, US, United Nations and Russia. The former prime minister, who converted from Anglican...

Blasphemy charges have been dropped against an eight-year-old Christian boy in Pakistan. According to the anti-persecution charity CLAAS the unnamed child and his mother were both accused of burning ...

Iceland's parliament has abolished its blasphemy laws, despite opposition from churches in the country. The minority Pirate Party, which campaigns for internet and data freedom, put the bill forward ...