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An American Catholic priest has been charged with federal fraud and tax evasion, accused of putting thousands of dollars of parishioner's money in his own bank Hien Minh Nguyen, who served in the no...

An American priest has been sentenced to 12 months in prison after being found guilty of stealing from a charity fund that helped the poor. Revd Timothy Kane will serve his sentence over five years a...

Robert H. Schuller, the famed televangelist and founder of Crystal Cathedral Ministries has died aged 88. Robert H. Schuller was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer in 2013. He was on life support but ...

A prospective Republican Party candidate for the next American president says the population do not care if President Obama is a Christian. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker was asked by the Washington...

New figures have revealed a large decline in the number of Americans who identify themselves as Christians. The study by Pew Research found that just under 65 per cent of Americans say they are Chris...

A survey by the Wall Street Journal and NBC news has suggested that young Americans are far less patriotic, proud of parenthood and pious than their predec In a poll conducted in August of 1,000...

Christians in Philadelphia are being warned to use "extreme caution" when deciding whether to go church this weekend. A massive blizzard has started dumping snow on the southern and eastern United St...

Amnesty International has accused the Egyptian government of "consistently failing" to protect Christians against a spate of "terrifying" attacks in North Sinai The global human rights organisation i...

Islamic State has been abducting Christians in Libya and forcing them into sexual slavery, according to a new report by Amnesty International. In a report titled "Libya is full of cruelty", the right...

Researchers have partially restored one of the earliest known versions of an Old Testament book. A team at the University of Kentucky has "virtually unwrapped" the ancient En-Gedi scroll and found it...

Construction workers, digging in the Gaza Strip, say they've discovered what they believe to be an ancient church. The ruins, which are said to date back from the Byzantine era, were found by acciden...

Legendary gospel musician Andrae Crouch has died at a hospital in Los Angeles following a heart attack last week, his publicist has confirmed. The seven-time Grammy winning composer, producer and sin...

The Gospel singer Andraé Crouch is showing a positive response to treatment as he remains seriously ill in hospital. In a Facebook post his sister Sandra said the 72 year old was responding well to ...

World-renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will perform at an event in Dublin to be attended by Pope Francis later this month. The August 25 Festival of Families concert will celebrate families and ...

The Christian candidate hoping to become Conservative leader and Prime Minister, Andrea Leadsom, has said she is "proud" to be a Christian.  Speaking to Channel 4 (in the video below), she was a...

The release of a US pastor, imprisoned in Turkey, looks less likely following new comments from the country's president. Andrew Brunson, who led Izmir Resurrection Church, has been detained in Turkey...

The US pastor, held in Turkey for 2 years, will be returning to America on Saturday after a court released him.  Hours after his trial, Andrew Brunson, 50, was transported to Izmir's a...

Pastor Andrew Brunson has wept in court following a Turkish court ruling to release him from prison, witnesses have reported. The court passed a three-year sentence on the 50-year-old preacher from N...

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has met with Pope Francis at the Vatican. Her visit is part of her position as UN Special Envoy in which she speaks out on humanitarian issues.Last year, she visited ...

Women's rights groups in Portugal have reacted angrily to a court decision that quoted the Bible in justifying a suspended sentence for a man convicted of assau The man was given a 15-month suspended...