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.
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”.
"The goal is to raise money for our new project for refugees returning to cities occupied by the Islamic State, particularly in Iraq."
Egypt’s president has inaugurated a new cathedral for the Coptic Orthodox Church and one of the region’s largest mosques in a highly symbolic gesture at a time when Islamic militants are increasingly targeting the country’s minority Christians.
Representatives of the Muslim and Jewish communities have joined forces to help tackle Antisemitism and Islamophobia in Scotland.
Runners hoping for some divine intervention at this weekend's Great Aberdeen Run are to be given a helping hand.
Historic paintings are being brought back to their former glory after a £60,000 donation was to an Aberdeen uni made to repair them.
Jewish community’s thanks to Aberdeen residents after synagogue bounces back from washing machine incident
A leader of Aberdeen’s Jewish community has thanked city residents for their “unbelievable generosity” ahead of the official rededication of Britain’s most northerly synagogue.
A woman said she feels humbled to have become the Scottish Episcopal Church’s first female bishop.
A £1.3 million extension to transform a city church into a community hub is on course for completion next year.
An Aberdeen man braved the icy River Don in a courageous display of public faith.
An Aberdeen minister today offered to help "desperate" thieves who smashed their way into his church.
Hollywood star Val Kilmer has said that prayer helped beat his cancer.
A North-east church which has been 24 years in the making is set to open this weekend.
This particularly feelgood campaign has managed to smash its target of $20,000 (£16,000) in just three hours.
A church minister today blasted vandals who targeted a new place of worship before construction was even finished.
This granny didn’t realise the figurine she prayed to daily was actually Elrond from Lord Of The Rings
This is far from the first time we’ve witnessed grandparents do something hilariously adorable and it’s been shared for all the internet to see. But this might be one of the best yet…
An Aberdeen religious community has got together to celebrate the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad.