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At least 12 dead in Barcelona terrorist van attack; Islamic State claims responsibility
A van mowed through crowds of tourists on Barcelona's most famous avenue on Thursday, killing about a dozen people in an attack that was claimed by Islamic State.
US Religious Freedom report: These top 5 American allies are criticised for persecution
So here are five countries Trump has looked to build relations with and what his administration has said about their religious freedom record:
Character counts: Trump failed the nation, but this forgiving family showed true leadership
Character counts. Leadership matters. In crisis, we need hope, faith and love – not hate. President Trump doesn't understand, but this week two grieving, everyday American parents showed how it's done.
Sierra Leone buries its dead: 'We've never seen anything like this,' says Tearfund worker
Hundreds of people died in what is being described as one of Africa's worst flood disasters when a mountainside collapsed the town of Regent.
Charlottesville puts Trump on the brink: US President increasingly isolated as Christians, generals and staffers condemn his response
Donald Trump's grip on the presidency appeared to be slipping today as some white evangelicals joined two senior military generals and a series of White House staffers in condemning him over his disastrous handling of the Charlottesville violence.
If not after Charlottesville, then when? Why evangelicals must denounce Trump
It isn't too late to pull the support for Trump, even now. But if his prevarication in the face of an actual Nazi march in the heart of the old South isn't enough to make them do it, when, oh when, will they?
How does the average American pray – and what for?
The vast majority of Americans pray. But how do they do it, and what do they pray for? New research has shed light on the intercessory habits of Americans.
Why are thousands of people who've never set foot in church before suddenly showing up for choral evensong?
Thousands of people are attending choral evensong services in churches and cathedrals around the country, many for the first time, thanks to a new website set up to promote Britain's unique choral Christian heritage
A-Level results: Religious Studies results lag behind the rest
Religious Studies bucked the trend in exam results this year with fewer pupils gaining top results than average.
Rewriting history: How statues to dead heroes become community flashpoints
All over the world there are memorials to people and causes, glorified at the time, that a few decades or hundreds of years render embarrassing.
Spanish evangelicals: New LGBT rights law 'threatens democratic liberties'
Spanish Evangelical Alliance is voicing its opposition to a proposed new LGBT rights law which would 'threaten the democratic liberties of all citizens'.
Why every church should build a kids' holiday club into its mission plan
Parents, standing at the back of the building at the end of the day with a look of quiet incredulity, are perhaps having their preconceptions about Christians radically challenged.
After A-levels, volunteering overseas gave me direction and purpose
Throughout my final year of A-levels I was questioning, what should I do next? Should I head to university? What should I study? Could I afford the rising fees?
Government cuts and benefits changes drive record number of food banks asking for emergency donations
Amid austerity and benefits changes, a record number of food banks have been forced to ask for donations this summer after running out of certain goods, according to the Trussell Trust, Britain's biggest food bank network.
The evil of modern slavery is now 'prevalent' in the UK. Here's how the Church of England is stepping up to the challenge
The Church of England this week announced a new, three year project aimed at helping people in dioceses across the country tackle modern slavery.
The 'Magnificat': Southwark Cathedral's favourite feline lands book deal
London's Southwark Cathedral's favourite feline, nicknamed 'Doorkins Magnificat', has obtained her first book deal.
Trump's evangelical supporters flock to his side: A 'bold truthful statement about Charlottesville'
Jerry Falwell Jnr, president of Liberty University and one of Trump's earliest and most fervent supporters, has come out in praise of how the president handled the situation.
Pope Francis calls clergy child abuse 'an absolute monstrosity' in foreword to victim's book
Pope Francis has branded the sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests an 'absolute monstrosity' and pledged action against the perpetrators as well as bishops and Cardinals who have protected them.
Christian festival worshippers crushed to death by falling tree in Portugal
At least 12 people have been crushed to death and another 50 injured at a Christian festival in Portugal after a tree toppled into a crowd of worshippers.
'There's only one "King" – that's Jesus': the Christian faith of Elvis Presley
Today marks the 40th anniversary of the death of rock 'n ' roll icon Elvis Presley. The star defined his era, and continues to be adored by many today – but some forget that the colourful character was also a born-again Christian.