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Three leaders of Linfen Covenant House Church in China's Shanxi Province have been accused of forming a criminal "clique" and obtaining illegal income of approximately 780,000 yuan (around £85,00...

Leaders of China’s state-controlled official ‘Three-Self churches’ have declared their “major task” of the next few years is to “change the face of world Christianity” by exporting a com...

The Vatican will study the modern-day killing of Christians and try to list "all those who have shed their blood" in the name of Christ since the turn of the century, Pope Francis said on Wednesday. I...

Nicaraguan Catholic Bishop Rolando Alvarez was released from prison late on Monday, a diplomatic source said, marking a possible turning point in the government's prolonged crackdown on the Cathol...

A man believed by his attackers to have been ‘killed’ in India’s troubled Manipur state has emerged from a hospital morgue and says he forgives his Meitei Hindu attackers. Thangboi Singsit, 25, ...

Several thousand people gave their lives to Christ during this year’s SoCal Harvest Crusade, an evangelistic event organised by popular pastor Greg Laurie. The annual worship event gathered 32,000 p...

Americans should reconsider travel to China due to the risk of wrongful detention, the US State Department has warned in an updated travel advisory, with an American Christian identified among those f...

A congregation in France is recovering after their church building was vandalised in what is thought to be an anti-Christian attack. The pastor of the Philadelphia evangelical church in the city of Ma...

A diocese in the Church of Ireland is celebrating the appointment of its first female dean. The diocese of Derry and Raphoe, located in the counties of Londonderry, Tyrone and Donegal in North West Ir...

A far-right group that vandalised a church’s Black Lives Matter (BLM) banner in Washington DC has been ordered to pay over $1million ( (£787,000) in punitive damages. Metropolitan African Methodist...

This week, a court in the British Virgin Islands will hear a legal case between a same-sex married couple and the BVI government over the validity of their marriage there. Kinisha Forbes and Kirsten L...

Pope Francis says the burning of the Muslim holy book, the Koran, has made him angry and disgusted. He said that he condemned and rejected permitting the act as a form of freedom of speech. "Any boo...

Pope Francis has named an Argentine theologian and prolific author who decades ago wrote a book on the healing properties of kissing to be the Catholic Church's new doctrinal chief, one of the Vat...

The Southern Baptist Convention has been dealt a blow after being told that North Carolina megachurch Elevation will be leaving the movement. It comes months after Rick Warren's Saddleback Church ...

Concern is growing for a pastor imprisoned in Vietnam over charges linked to his campaigns for greater freedom of religion in the country. According to religious freedom charity Christian Solidarity W...

The head of Russia's influential Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, told an envoy of Pope Francis on Thursday their churches should work together to avert "negative political developments and serv...

Lorie Smith, a business owner in Colorado, has won a Supreme Court case which will protect her against prosecution if she refuses to work on anything which promotes gay marriage. The Christian graphic...

In what’s been called a landmark decision, the US Supreme Court has ruled in favour of a Christian postal worker who refused to work on Sundays because of his religious beliefs and was disciplined ...

Some young people are going into church youth groups to do their homework because they can’t access the internet at home, according to a church leader reaching out to the digitally excluded. It come...

A Catholic priest and pro-life activist has been sentenced to six months in federal prison by a New York court for blocking access to a Planned Parenthood abortion facility. Father Fidelis Moscinski, ...