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Pope Francis has been discharged from hospital, nine days after he underwent surgery to repair an abdominal hernia which was said to have developed painful scarring. Francis, 86, left Rome's Gemel...

Pope Francis has ordered Archbishop Georg Gaenswein, the private secretary and long-time aide of the late Pope Benedict, to return to his native Germany by the end of the month without ...

A Slovenian priest, who is one of the Catholic world’s most celebrated artists, has been expelled from the Jesuit order following allegations of sexual, spiritual and psychological abuses agains...

According to the United Nations (UN), between one and ten per cent of the world's aged population may be suffering abuse and says the issue is going under-reported. As the number of elderly people...

At least 79 people have died after their fishing boat capsized off the coast of Greece. More than 100 were rescued but officials fear hundreds more migrants may have been on board. Teleri Jardine who ...

Rick Warren's church, Saddleback, has lost its appeal to be allowed back into the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). The Californian megachurch was kicked out in February over the role of women in...

A bus company in Poland has agreed to change the number of the route going to the town of Hel, after years of complaints from religious groups who said it matched the number used in the Bible for...

A Christian in Pakistan has been sentenced to hang on blasphemy charges, after receiving a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed. Noman Masih was arrested in 2019, and the trial ended in January, but it too...

The Catholic Church has launched a peace initiative in northern Mozambique in the hope of ending the ongoing violence, which has left almost one million displaced. A military insurgency began in 2017 ...

An Indian Christian tribal leader from Churachandpur in the beleaguered north-eastern state of Manipur has issued a fresh plea for global help, as police confirm at least nine people were killed and t...

Two Italian climate change activists who glued themselves to the base of one of the Vatican Museums' most famous statues must pay almost £25,000 in damages and costs, a Vatican criminal cour...

A team of US softball players has come to national attention for their Christian message after winning their third consecutive softball national championship last week. The Oklahoma Sooners took the W...

A group of sixty-five followers of a Christian cult leader in Kenya are facing charges of attempted suicide after refusing to eat meals provided for them after their rescue. The group were found in Sh...

Italy's longest-serving premier and media mogul Silvio Berlusconi has died aged 86. He'd recently been in hospital with a lung infection linked to leukaemia. His political career was marked by...

Churches across the country are being encouraged to enter this year’s National Church Awards, known as the ‘BAFTAs for churches’. Nominations have now opened with categories includin...

The wife of an abducted Malaysian pastor has begun a civil case against the country’s government and police force over his disappearance six years ago. Raymond Koh was taken in February 201...

A church in Stoke-on-Trent has turned its cold weather facility into a means of helping people stay cool in the hot weather. Since November, Christ Church Tunstall has run a Winter Warm space which pr...

The Bishop of London says more should be done to end violence against women and girls. Speaking at a service at St Paul's Cathedral for females whose lives have been cut short by violence,&nb...

The Pope recited the Angelus prayer in private on Sunday in the chapel of his hospital apartment in Rome. Pope Francis had been advised by doctors not to appear on the hospital balcony for the traditi...

Bodybuilding is increasingly becoming a way of engaging young people in conversations about Christianity. In Australia, a 19 year old says he found his faith – and success - after tapping into t...