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The Catholic Archbishop of Sydney has invited the boss of an Australian TV show to church after it allowed a guest to make an offensive joke about Jesus.  In a letter to the channel, Archbishop A...

After fleeing Communist persecution three years ago, sixty-four members of China's Shenzhen Reformed Holy Church, also known as the Mayflower Church, remain in hiding in Thailand. They fear captur...

The Archdeacon of Manchester is urging people to pray for the bereaved families – and the security services – after the final report into the Manchester Arena bombing revealed MI5 failings...

The Patriarchs and Heads of the Churches in Jerusalem have released a new statement calling for de-escalation and a lasting solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It comes in the wake of the la...

Roman Catholic Bishops in Nigeria are warning that the nation is “standing at the edge of a dangerous precipice” following presidential elections this week. They are calling on Nigerians t...

Franklin Graham has been welcomed to Vietnam by the heads of state in a landmark visit. Rev Graham, CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, has met Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister L...

A TV show in Australia has issued a lengthy apology after a comedian guest made an off-colour joke about Jesus. Comedian Reuben Kaye, who describes himself as "loud, politically active, queer and...

Doctors are warning of a terrifying epidemic after a 50 per cent rise in the number of young people in England using nitrous oxide - or laughing gas - to give them a high. Users claim it can be as eas...

 Pope Francis has moved to eliminate free rent for cardinals and  subsidized rents for other senior Vatican officials, saying they too have to contribute to cost savings.  The new rules...

Iranian church leader Yousef Nadarkhani has been released from prison and is to rejoin his family. The decision comes as protests continue in the Islamic country against hijab-wearing, alongside a rem...

A study looking at the kinds of support black female victims of domestic abuse receive from their churches has revealed that in some churches the tendency can be to protect the abuser rather than...

Russia's invasion. According to persecution charity, Release International, evangelical pastors are being arrested by Russian forces on grounds they are 'spies' acting for Washington. Andr...

Nicaragua's president Daniel Ortega has banned all religious processions during Lent and Holy Week, according to Vatican News.  The agency reports that it understands all processions of ...

A Christian girls school has dropped out of the state basketball championship after discovering its opponent had a transgender player on its team. The Mid Vermont Christian School (MVCS) girls' ba...

Claims by a BBC Panorama programme broadcast this week that an investigation had found that “women are being misled and manipulated about abortion by some crisis pregnancy advice centres in the ...

Attempts by the Archbishop of Canterbury to establish a consistently safe culture in the Church of England have been undermined because the public believes there’s a lack of consistency and foll...

Pope Francis will make an official visit to Hungary April 28-30, the Vatican said on Monday. He will spend all three days in the capital, Budapest, a programme released by the Vatican showed. Francis,...

A poll showing that, a year on from the invasion of Ukraine, eight out of ten Christians are concerned about the impact of the war, has been highlighted by the former Archbishop of York. Rt Rev John S...

People should remember the individual stories of asylum seekers before rushing to judge, according to the Public Issues Enabler for the Baptist Union. Rev Steve Tinning was speaking to Premier after d...

A year on from the start of the war in Ukraine, a Christian charity has said the needs of the country have changed from the early days of the invasion.  The western world watched in horror as Rus...