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A spokesperson for the Archdiocese of Boston says the Church is trying to heal those affected by the Boston bombing. A spokesperson for the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston says the Church is trying to...

Prosecutors have seized documents in raids on Roman Catholic Church offices in two cities in Chile as part of an investigation into growing clergy sex abuse sca The move came as Vatican investigators...

Plans for Vladimir Putin and the French President to open a new church in central Paris have been called off, amid growing tensions over the conflict in Syria. France revised the timetable for a visi...

Churches in Hong Kong are offering food, shelter, first aid and support to all sides involved in the pro-democracy protests. Tens of thousands of activists are angry because China has preselected the...

The Catholic Church in France is opposing changes in the law, which will allow certain businesses in the country to be open on a Sunday, and throughout the week It's claimed the French National Assem...

The church in Zambia is speaking out after the president created a new body to oversee religious affairs in the country.  The Catholic Church has been vocal in its opposition to the creation of ...

The church pastor who is thought to have carried the Ebola virus to Goma, a large city in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has died. Daniel Kubuya Mastaki, 46, is the first to die from the disease i...

The Catholic Church in Australia has rejected a recommendation by a government inquiry that priests must report evidence of child sex abuse disclosed in the con The recommendation that priests could ...

A Coptic Christian church in Egypt has reopened less than a month after it was the target of a suicide bombing which killed 27 people. Scorch marks and scars on marble columns and stone walls of St P...

One of the church's leading figures in child protection said the findings of a new report which found genes play a "substantial" role in sex offending should be However Simon Bass, the CEO of the Chu...

A Christian girl who impressed American Idol judges with her audition was able to make it to the show thanks to her church. Kalifa Wilson, also known as "Kai the Singer," performed The Temptations "M...

Hundreds of people have attended a church service in the German town of Haltern after 16 students and two teachers were killed in the GermanWings plane crash. There are no survivors from the 144 pass...

A church service has been held for the victims who died in an earthquake in central Italy last week. The Evening Mass was the second state funeral for victims of the August 24 disaster which flattene...

Hundreds of people have attended a church memorial service by the scene of a Christmas market lorry attack in Berlin which left twelve people dead. German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined crowds for t...

Commemorations are taking place today to mark the one year anniversary of the murder of Father Jacques Hamel in a church near Rouen in France.  The 85 year old was killed by two Islamist armed g...

The family and friends of murdered American journalist James Foley have gathered in his home town to remember him and pray for other hostages in Iraq. Hundreds crammed in to Our Lady of the Holy...

Catholic and Orthodox services have been held at the Royal Palace in Bucharest as Romania held a national day of mourning for the wife of its last king. Anne of Romania, who is sometimes referred to ...

A mass for peace and reconciliation has taken place in Missouri following days of protests and violence over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager. The Archdiocese of Saint Louis held a se...

Church services are tributes and being held across Norway on Friday to remember the 77 people killed in a bombing and shooting rampage five years ago.  On July 22 2011 Anders Behring Breivik mur...

A Louisiana church has announced that it will mark Good Friday by providing petrol for people in the community free of charge. Executive Pastor Donna Williams from the Greater St Stephen Full Gospel ...