A Christian who reads the Bible with inmates has welcomed funds to help improve conditions and limit violence.
The number of students taking Religious Studies at A level in England in Wales has fallen by 22.8 per cent in the past year.
Mourners have gathered to say prayers at Aretha Franklin's Baptist church in Detroit where her father was a pastor, after she died on Thursday aged 76.
A British Airways employee who won a landmark legal battle to wear a cross at work plans to launch fresh action against the airline.
The announcement that Pope Francis may not meet victims of church sexual abuse in Ireland has pushed one victim to organise a demonstration during his visit to Dublin.
President Donald Trump has insisted he will not pay for the release of the US pastor detained in Turkey on terror charges, despite describing him as a "great patriot hostage".
The Beatles' fascination with Indian guru and "spiritual adviser" Maharishi Mahesh Yogi was dismissed by John Lennon's aunt in a revealing letter to a fan of the group.
The Vatican has called the sex abuse described in a grand jury report in Pennsylvania "criminal and morally reprehensible".
On A-Level results day, we speak to a vicar about the bigger picture amidst the drama of results day.
A Christian organ donor has raised concerns about the government's plans to introduce an opt-out organ register in England, as a study reveals the system would be unlikely to boost the number of donations.
Aretha Franklin, often referred to as the Queen of Soul, has died aged 76.
There are calls for legal time limits in the USA to be reconsidered following a child abuse scandal within the Catholic Church.
Grime artist Stormzy, who is also a Christian, has said he hopes that a scholarship he is offering to help black Cambridge University students pay their tuition fees serves as a reminder to young people from all backgrounds that they have the opportunity to get the best education.
A Turkish court has rejected the release appeal made by the lawyer of a US pastor who is central to the diplomatic row between the US and Turkey.
The BBC has said it will not challenge a High Court judge's ruling after it lost a legal battle with Sir Cliff Richard over its coverage of a police raid on his home.
People are praying for Aretha Franklin in the Detroit church where her father was once a pastor.
Jack Phillips, the US based cake maker, who famously won a Supreme Court case over his right to refuse to make a gay wedding cake, has a new legal battle.
A Christian charity that works to improve confidence and self-worth among youngsters and adults has criticised Superdrug's decision to offer Botox and fillers in store for just £99.
A vicar and his curate, who had an adulterous affair, have resigned from their posts in the north east of England after they were suspended from public ministry.
Twitter has launched a brand new Pope Francis emoji for users to use ahead of the pontiff's visit to Ireland