More than 33,000 people have signed a petition that defends the conservative view on same-sex marriage taken by the pastor of HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines of Fixer Upper. More than 86,000 have signed another petition calling on HGTV to keep airing the show.
The World Council of Churches has said it "deeply regrets" a decision by Israel to refuse entry to a woman on the grounds that she was working against the interests of the state.
A proponent of antisemitic propaganda branded an MP a "rodent" and an "evil money-grabber" on his blog, a court heard.
A "homeless Jesus" sculpture is to find a new resting place in the centre of Manchester after planners ruled it could be installed there.
It was not so much evangelical Christians as "notional" Christians who won Donald Trump the race to the White House, a new study shows.
The head of the Pope's doctrine division has called for divisions over the treatment of divorced and remarried Catholics to end.
Muslim and Christian leaders in the United States have condemned the vandalism of an Assyrian church with graffiti that references the killings of 185,000 Middle Eastern Christians.
The tradition of offering Bibles in hotel rooms could be in decline as increasing numbers of guests access spiritual literature via apps on their phones.
By any standards, she's had an extraordinary year. But for Britain's Prime Minister, one thing will not be changing, and that's the way she will celebrate Christmas.
In real life, there probably wouldn't have been much room in the stable for many more than the Holy Family itself when Jesus was born.
"I see in your eyes the light of goodness and innocence." These were the words of the Pope to a little girl who was dying of cancer.
A small town in France has been ordered to remove a statue of the Virgin Mary from the shores of Lake Geneva or risk a fine of £80, or more than $100, a day.
Refugees are still in crisis in France in spite of the demolition of the squalid Calais "jungle" camp.
If the population of the United States was distilled into a village of just 100 people, just nine of them would be atheists.
Faith schools are barely any better than secular schools at getting top results for children, according to new research.