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Pope Francis has endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pontiff while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary Francesco, which had its premiere at the Rome Film Festival on ...

A man has appeared before magistrates charged with criminal damage after a cross was forcibly removed from a church roof in East London. Yussef Alwali, 19, from Basildon, appeared before Barkingside M...

Medieval graffiti associated with repelling evil spirits has been discovered by HS2 archaeologists. A series of lines radiating from a drilled hole were discovered on two stones at the remains of a ch...

Two Catholic churches have been set on fire as part of nationwide protests in Chile.  The Assumption of the Virgin Mary parish and San Francisco Borja church have both been severely damaged by fi...

A Conservative MP has suggested that the Prime Minister could sever ties with senior church leaders if they continue to criticise government policy. Following yesterday's open letter from a number...

The Archbishop of Armagh, The Most Rev John McDowell tells Premier´s Cara Bentley why he has signed the joint letter arguing against the Government's current Brexit Plan.  What are your...

Shocking footage has emerged of a man attempting to forcibly remove a large cross from the roof of an East London church. Police say they have made an arrest following the incident...

Churches in Wales will be closing as part of a two week ‘firebreak’ to stop the spread of coronavirus. The Welsh Cabinet have decided to enforce a ‘short, sharp shock' to sl...

The Government's controversial new Brexit legislation could set "a disastrous precedent" if passed in its current form, the UK's archbishops have warned in a rare joint letter. The f...

Downing Street is getting backlash from church leaders and politicians who are outraged that Dr John Sentamu has not automatically received automatic lifer peerage.  It would have allowed the 71-...

Church leaders want urgent financial support from the Government to protect church buildings. It's after a new report has highlighted the UK's increasing reliance on mainly-volunteer led servi...

The 98th Archbishop of York is set to be enthroned. Most Rev Stephen Cottrell will become the Church of England's second most senior clergyman during a service of Evensong at York Minster at 4pm o...

The bishop of Manchester has voiced his concerns over how he feels the Government is treating the north of England in regards to coronavirus restrictions.  Rt Rev David Walker has said "the ...

Pope Francis has permanently removed a Polish bishop who was kicked out of his diocese a few months ago pending a Vatican investigation into allegations he covered up cases of sexual abuse by his prie...

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has urged Armenia and Azerbaijan to obey a ceasefire order after recent violence between the two nations has led to at least 600 deaths.  The countries are fig...

With organs sitting untouched in historic churches across the country, the Diocese of Exeter has offered to teach young people how to play in the hope that it will produce a generation of passionate o...

A crematorium in South Wales that had banned mourners from saying the Lord's Prayer together, has backtracked on its decision after coronavirus rules were clarified. Funeral celebrant Alison Davie...

Work is under way to create a sculpture of a gargoyle depicting the famous annual cheese rolling competition. The 3ft tall grotesque figure is due to be installed on the roof of Gloucester Cathedral a...

A California health official has expressed concerns about a video in which a Bethel leader expressed her view that face masks are "worthless" in the fight against Covid-19. Pastor Beni Johns...

The Church of England has launched a new anti-racism task force to address racial injustice within the organisation. It comes after rising concerns earlier this year about insufficient progress made t...