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The bell of a new church built near Iraq's ancient city of Ur chimed for the first time last week as part of a push to lure back pilgrims to a country that is home to one of the world&#3...

A Dorset pensioner is facing trial after holding up a sign near an abortion clinic which read: “Here to talk if you want to.” While Livia Tossici-Bolt was holding the sign at the facility ...

The Church of England in Lancashire has achieved an important milestone in developing its environmental credentials. The Diocese of Blackburn has been awarded the Bronze status of the national A ...

Vietnamese state media has declared two human rights organisations which support a largely Christian community as terrorist groups. The groups, Montagnard Support Group Inc (MSGI) which has its headqu...

One of the fastest growing churches in East Sussex is hoping to secure a multi-million pound heritage grant to develop a heritage experience that could lead to an increase in tourism and a positive im...

Pope Francis has said in an interview that Ukraine should have what he called the courage of the "white flag" and negotiate an end to the war with Russia that followed Moscow's full-scal...

The Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) says that one priest and seven religious sisters are looking after 512 Christians who are sheltering from the conflict at Gaza’s only Catholi...

The review into abuse by John Smyth has received a further setback after a survivor withdrew consent for his data to be used. Smyth was a former chair of the Iwerne Trust which ran Chri...

A Catholic priest in London says he has been left 'shaken' and 'disturbed' after conducting what has been described as a 'fake funeral'. The service at the London Oratory Roman...

The Church of England is to broadcast a special service to mark Mothering Sunday this weekend. The online service tomorrow, March 10 will feature music by Andrew Earis and St Martin’s Voices and...

Haiti is on the brink of a civil war, with many roads blocked and Church personnel facing the threat of abduction, making it difficult for clergy to travel and minister to the faithful, according to t...

 The Diocese of Carlisle has been awarded nearly £600,000 by the Church Commissioners to further support mission and ministry across Cumbria. The money will fund the creation of a new churc...

Christian anti-persecution charities are condemning a spate of kidnappings in Nigeria which have seen hundreds of school children and women abducted. On Thursday around 280 students, some as young as ...

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has finally met the Palestinian Christian leader Rev Dr Munther Isaac, whom he had refused to meet earlier because he had shared a platform with Jeremy Corb...

A 62-year-old US pastor has been apprehended after allegedly providing a 15-year-old girl with a “spiked” drink and sexually assaulting her within his church grounds.  The incident wa...

The number of potential victims of modern slavery reached a record level last year, with 17,004 people referred to the Home Office. A quarter of all those referred (4,088) were female, with children (...

Liberty University, the largest Christian university in the US has been slapped with a record $14m (£11m) fine for violating a federal law that mandates schools to report sexual assaults and oth...

The Greek Orthodox Church is expressing outrage over the government's decision to legalize same-sex marriage, labelling it as a "demonic" move. Clergy members are now demanding punitive ...

Political prisoners in a woman’s jail in Nicaragua, named La Esperanza Penitentiary, have been denied access to Bibles and writing materials- a violation of the Nelson Mandela Rules set by the U...

The former Archbishop of Canterbury has suggested that Britain can draw valuable lessons from the Bible's candid approach to historical issues such as slavery. Last year, the Church of England com...