The Scottish Government has been asked to create a fund for security at places of worship following the terror attack at two mosques in Christchurch.
Pope Francis has approved a miracle needed to make Cardinal John Henry Newman, a prominent Anglican convert, a saint.
A state may be violating the religious rights of a Muslim inmate set for execution by refusing to allow an imam at his death, a US federal court said on Wednesday in blocking the lethal injection.
Pope Francis opened his historic visit to the United Arab Emirates on Monday with a pomp-filled welcome ceremony before he was to address faith leaders in a show of religious tolerance in a Muslim region known for its restrictions on religious freedom.
The Saturday mass at a local church is moving to the earlier time of 4pm.
Coded religious documents have been read for the first time in centuries after a divinity student cracked the code.
Pope Francis called for a “just and peaceful solution” to Venezuela’s political crisis as he wrapped up a visit to Panama for a World Youth Day rally that was overshadowed by the upheaval unfolding nearby.
Pope Francis took a 21st century view on the story of Jesus as he described the Virgin Mary as the “first influencer”.
A statue commemorating Bishop George Bell will go ahead after an independent investigation ruled the latest abuse allegations against him were “unfounded”.
A Dundee building that was home to a church more than 100 years ago is set to be transformed back into a place of worship.