Fear has gripped Muslim Rohingya refugees in India following a hardening of New Delhi's insistence that Myanmar take them back...

The Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem is to visit the UK next week when he will meet the Archbishop of Westminster Vincent Nichols as well as politicians and other church leaders to discuss developments that it is feared will threaten the place of Christians living in the Holy Land.

The UK government is “behind the curve” in understanding the role of religion globally, according to a new report. Freedom of religion and belief must be made a political priority for the Foreign Secretary and a strategic priority for both the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development, according to the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for International Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB)

It is not easy to be a Catholic in the world's newest country, according to the UK's Bishop William Kenney. Murder, rape and the destruction of property and crops are just some of the traumas endured by Christians and others through the civil war that followed largely-Christian and animist South Sudan gaining independence from largely-Muslim Sudan in 2011.

Catholic and Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg hosted his first LBC radio programme yesterday (Monday 23 October). Rees-Mogg discussed Brexit, Boris Johnson's foreign policy speech, the T-charge and the contentious Police campaign #LetsNailIt with callers, throwing in the occasional turn of phrase the North East Somerset MP has become known for... 


From the outset, Catholics and Methodists are Christian denominations that have little in common. But over the last few decades the old caricatures have started to fall away, leading to a discovery that the two denominations share more in common than previously assumed...

Ireland’s cross party Oireachtas/parliamentary committee on abortion has voted for the removal from the constitution of the pro-life Eighth Amendment which recognises the equal right to life of the mother and the unborn child.

Former Australian Prime Minister John Howard says broad protections for religious freedoms are unlikely to pass Australia's Senate if the Yes vote wins in the national postal survey on same-sex marriage next month.

Pope Francis has reportedly refused to accept Lebanon’s proposed new Ambassador to the Holy See. According to Italian newspaper Il Messaggero, Lebanon wanted to appoint Johnny Ibrahim, its consul general in Los Angeles.

The Catholic Church in London is considering contactless collections as one of a number of possible options to make donations easier for parishbioners and visitors in our increasingly "cashless society".  It comes as the Church of England is trialling contactless collections in an experiment that is now moving into cathedrals.


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