As part of the British Asparagus Festival Worcester Cathedral has held a service of blessing for asparagus. And it has been the butt of asparagus jokes ever since.
Tim Farron, a committed Christian, has previously said he does not believe being gay is a sin but has declined to answer whether he believes gay sex is a sin.
Christianity could be outlawed in Ethiopia for smaller congregations and house churches where a worshippers meet for less formal prayer or smaller services.
A leading Christian nurse is warning that nurses and midwives could find themselves under new pressures to be involved with abortions and other procedures that go against their conscience.
The problems facing cathedrals are symptoms of a malaise at the heart of the wider Church. But there might still be room for hope.
North Korea has arrested an American professor who worked at a university with strong Christian links in Pyongyang as he attempted to leave the country.
Some of the world's top Christian evangelists will come together to lead nearly 50,000 people in praise and worship this July in one of the biggest Christian stadium events ever.
The Archbishop of Canterbury preached a powerful Easter message today on the power of the resurrection to deliver hope even in the face of pain, despair and death.
Pope Francis has used his traditional Easter homily to speak out against the horror of yesterday's bombing of a bus convoy in Syria that left more than 100 people dead.
Builders restoring a medieval church next to the official residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury have discovered five 'lost' coffins containing the remains of former Archbishops.
Hannah Bladon, the British student stabbed to death in Jerusalem, was passionate, driven and an active member of her local church, her family have said.
The British Prime Minister has used her Easter message to deliver one of her strongest defences of the Christian faith in public life so far.
Pope Francis spoke of the Church's 'shame' at the scandal of child sex abuse at his traditional Via Crucis, or Good Friday 'Way of the Cross', near the Colosseum in Rome.
The Archbishop of Westminster Cardinal Vincent Nichols spoke as hundreds of people turned out to watch the Wintershall Players enact the Passion of Jesus in Trafalgar Square, London
The US Vice President Mike Pence, a deeply committed Christian, is to visit South Korea on Easter Day as tensions escalate over the nuclear testing programme of its neighbour North Korea.