Pope Francis: 'We have different cultures and religions, but we are brothers and we want to live in peace'
Perhaps we could cut Iscariot a little slack – because if the Bible isn’t clear on his character, then how can we be?
Two-thirds of those who stop attending church maintain a strong personal faith afterwards, research finds
If it’s us against them, then who is whom? Christian and Jewish scriptures have proved just as dangerous in the hands of extremists
With its congregation dwindling to around 12, the Christian denomination has had to rethink its strategy
Aaqil Ahmed talks of a 'changing of the guard' in the Church and says there is a 'battle for Christianity' in the UK
The earliest gospels make no mention of it
An ancient crucifix has been found in remarkable condition
Trustees at Bede’s World in Jarrow announced that the complex is no longer financially viable
President Dilma Rousseff's call to religious leaders to rally their faithful in the fight against the spread of the virus leads to fresh debate on abortion in a nation where terminations are illegal in almost all cases
The Bishop of London and the leader of the Catholic Church in England and Wales spoke at a historic ceremony at the Chapel Royal
It was only after Christians began to fast specifically prior to Easter, about 300 years after Jesus’s death, that anyone looked to the Bible to find a source for the practice
The Rt Rev Richard Chartres praised vicars in East End of London for growing beards to act as an 'icebreaker' with the local Muslim-majority community
The monastery, believed to be 1,400 years old, predated Islam
An international group of senior clergy is touring the Middle East highlighting the threats to followers of the faith. Donald Macintyre reports from Gaza
It all depends on whether you think the Twelfth Night goes before, or after, the Twelfth Day