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Christians in Pakistan are marking the 5th anniversary of the death of Shahbaz Bhatti by calling for him to be declared a 'Martyr of the Church'.  On 2 March, 2011, he was assassinated in Islama...

A Christian charity has raised concerns for practicing Christians in countries around the world who are set to face a harsh new year. Release International's latest Persecution Trends Report 2018 war...

Christians in Indonesia have called for new Bible translations in the country in the wake of deadly attacks. International Bible translation charity Wycliffe Associates said it wants to begin Bible t...

Christians across Brussels have called for prayer after bomb attacks which have left at least 31 people dead. Many more people were injured after terrorist explosions on the main airport and Metro sy...

Christians are being urged to pray for Egypt after a passenger plane carrying 66 people, from Paris to Cairo, is thought to have crashed into the Mediterranean The EgyptAir plane crashed near the Gr...

Members of a Vatican conference have called for the Catholic Church to renounce its "just war" theory.  Participants at a special conference also want Pope Francis to deliver a special teaching ...

There's a growing campaign calling for an end to the deadly conflict between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas. 34 charities - including Oxfam and Save the Children - have signed a statemen...

Concerns have been raised about the timing of the upcoming papal trip to Sri Lanka. Some priests are now asking for the visit of Pope Francis to be postponed so it doesn't clash with the country's pr...

A British-born chaplain in Croatia has questioned whether the some people entering the country are actually refugees or economic migrants. Croatian police say that over 13,000 refugees have entered t...

A Bible left open on an altar is the only item to escape damage from a firebomb attack which targeted a church in the middle of the night. Members of the Baptist church in Kyrgyzstan are said to have...

What is believed to be a new baptismal font has been discovered at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, allowing for more studies about the traditional birt Ziad al-Bandak, head of a Palestinian ...

Rev Franklin Graham says the Catholic Church must be "very, very careful" in deciding whether to change the wording of the Lord's Prayer. The US evangelist spoke amid plans by Italian bishops for a n...

The founders of a Canadian ice cream company Sweet Jesus have refused to give into demands to change its name and apologise for mocking Christianity. Sweet Jesus ice cream has faced condemnation sinc...

Georgia will be debating a proposed 'blasphemy bill' designed to outlaw religious insults.  However it has been criticised for limiting freedom of speech in the predominantly Orthodox Christian ...

The Chaldean Bishop of Aleppo has been speaking to Premier about life for Christians a year since the fall of Aleppo. More than 600 civilians died in the five-week-long offensive before the last rebe...

The Archbishop of Canterbury has emphasised the need for Christian unity as he paid tribute to the victims of the Easter Sunday bomb attacks at a Roman Catholic The Most Rev Justin Welby visited St S...

An Anglican leader in Nigeria has called on the government there to put an end to the violence between Fulani herdsmen and Christian communities. The Archbishop of Jos, the capital city of Plateau St...

The Archbishop of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh is visiting Malawi just weeks after the country was hit with devastating floods. Most Revd Leo Cushley is on a trip with the charity SCIAF to see the dam...

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has called upon the king of Saudi Arabia to halt the executions of 14 young people for being involved in protests five years ago. The retired Anglican bishop urged King Salman...

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has attended a special service to mark four decades of service as a bishop. Hundreds gathered with the Nobel peace prize winner at St Mary's Cathedral in central Johannesburg....