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An appeal launched by the UK's Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) for Turkey and Syria has raised £32.9 million in the first day, including £5 million matched by the UK Government through the U...

 Pope Francis, in a surprise move, on Thursday granted an official private audience to Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the once-powerful Vatican prelate who is on trial for corruption and embezzlement. While...

Christian humanitarian aid organisation, Samaritan's Purse, says it is sending out over 10.5-million shoebox gifts worldwide that were collected by partnering countries over Christmas. Through a p...

Papal envoy and cardinal Benjamin Stella said in Havana on Wednesday a potential amnesty for prisoners jailed in Cuba following anti-government protests in July 2021 was "on the table" but that the re...

Nigeria’s central Plateau State has seen renewed ethnic violence, ahead of crucial presidential and Assembly elections later this month. According to Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), 5 people w...

A Syrian-British priest has been speaking of the devastating impact of Monday's earthquake on his wider family. Revd Nadim Nassar tells Premier that his relatives in Syria are living "in horror" a...

The Church of England is setting up a commission to consider whether to stop referring to God as “He” in prayers, after some priests asked to be allowed to use gender-neutral terms instead. The co...

Christian pro-surfer refuses to compete under new transgender policy Professional surfer Bethany Hamilton has spoken out against the World Surfing League's (WSL) new rules which allow transgender...

For the first time in nearly a quarter of a century, a minister from a congregation in the Republic of Ireland will become Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland (PCI). Rev Dr Sam Mawhinney, ...

Churches are stepping in to provide shelter and supplies after two huge earthquakes hit Turkey and Syria, leaving thousands dead. The death toll has passed 5,000 and is expected to rise as hundreds...

A Nicaraguan judge sentenced four Catholic priests to 10-year prison terms on Monday, after they were charged with "treason" and "spreading false news," amid what rights groups call a growing clampdow...

The Pope has sent his condolences to the people of Turkey and Syria following the earthquakes which have left thousands of people dead. In two separate telegrams sent to the apostolic nuncios of Turke...

Ukraine's main Catholic church said on Monday it would move to a new calendar that would see Christmas celebrated on December 25 rather than January 7, amid an effort by Ukrainian institutions to...

Pope Francis said on Sunday that laws criminalising LGBT people are a sin and an injustice because God loves and accompanies people with same-sex attraction. Francis, who made his remarks in response ...

Maverick City Music have become big winners at the Grammys. The Christian worship collective with Kirk Franklin won in all four Christian categories - Best Gospel Performance/Song (“Kingdom” feat....

Pope Francis wound up a peace mission to South Sudan on Sunday, urging the people to make themselves immune to the "venom of hatred" to achieve the peace and prosperity that have eluded them through y...

Catholic bishops in the US have criticised Joe Biden’s latest claim that some church leaders are comfortable that taxpayer funds are being used to carry out abortions. President Biden made the claim...

Philip and Lucinda Dooley have been commissioned as the new global senior pastors of megachurch Hillsong. During a Sunday service in Sydney, Chair of the Hillsong Global Board, Stephen Crouch, said th...

The Ukrainian Institute for Religious Freedom (IRF) has revealed that the Russian invasion of Ukraine has resulted in at least 494 religious buildings, theological institutions, and sacred places bein...

The Archbishop of Canterbury has expressed his “sorrow” as violence and sectarian conflict continues to take lives in South Sudan. Archbishop Justin is currently on a historic three-day Pilgrimage...