St Francis Church, part of the Engine Room community centre, was officially opened on 21 November in Tottenham Hale, just around the corner from the scene of the 2011 riots.
Jerusalem's largest cemetery, Har HaMenuchot, is running out of space, but a new underground system of tunnels is being built beneath the mountain to provide 22,000 more graves.
Sexual abuse is a pervasive and longstanding problem at madrassas in Pakistan, an Associated Press investigation has found. But in a culture where clerics are powerful, it is seldom discussed or even acknowledged in public.
Appearing on Good Morning Britain, Church of Jediism founder Daniel Jones - inspired by Star Wars - explains why he believes it counts as a religion. Piers Morgan disagreed.
Father Desmond O'Donnell of the Cleenish parish has called on his congregation to abandon the word "Christmas" and replace it with something else.
The pontiff's car has a white paint job with gold racing stripes running from the hood to the back of the two-seater.
The bakery giant's advent calendar may have been criticised, but the Gospel of John in particular is full of references to Christ as a foodstuff.
A journalist who was told to starve himself to 'cure his homosexuality' is calling on the government to outlaw 'gay therapy'
The Pope got the keys to a fancy new Lamborghini but he won't be tooling around the Vatican gardens in it.
The collection includes thousands of biblical texts and artefacts, from fragments of Dead Sea Scrolls and cuneiform tablets to high-tech exhibits and a biblical garden.
The Church of England has told its 4,700 schools that boys as young as five should be able to wear tiaras as it seeks to curb bullying, especially of trans
Prince Charles is being criticised for a 1986 letter in which he urged the US to 'take on the Jewish lobby' and blamed the 'influx of foreign Jews' for unrest in the Middle East.
Italian journalist Gianluigi Nuzzi's book Original Sin claims priests sexually abused teenage boys at a St. Pius X pre-seminary for middle- and high-schoolers in the Vatican.
Maryam Adam started a course at The Royal Drawing School this year but claims she left after being asked to do life drawing classes.
Two Muslim women kicked out of a municipal swimming pool for wearing burkini in Granada, Spain. Incident described as possible "Islamophobic hate crime."
A recent court order to remove the cross about a statue of John Paul II has sparked a diplomatic row between France and Poland.
Haaretz published a story saying there was no evidence of many events in the Bible.
Across India and Nepal, devotees – mainly women – mark the Hindu festival of Chhath Puja by immersing themselves in rivers and lakes at sunrise and sunset to worship Surya, sun god.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej's son, King Maha Vajiralongkorn, collected the ashes and charred bones of his father – also known as King Rama IX – to be kept as royal relics.
Yasir Qhadi rejects claims he advocates for the death of homosexuals and calls for prosecution of those who try to forcefully implement "Islamic law" in the West.
The origin of the spooky annual holiday goes back centuries and some believe it has its roots in an ancient European tradition.
Despite torrential rain in Bangkok, crowds of mourners have begun camping on the streets around the royal palace ahead of the funeral of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
A Muslim couple was reported to the police after they attempted to register the name Jihad for their newborn son in the Toulouse suburb of Léguevin.
Church of Scientology will open latest "Ideal Org" in Moseley, Birmingham, on Saturday 21 October. Protesters set to greet David Miscavige and his followers at Pitmaston House.
The Canadian province became the first place in North America to instute a ban effectively stopping Muslim women wearing the niqab or burqa from public services.
Hindus around the world are celebrating Diwali, the festival of lights, also known as Deepavali and Tihar.