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A church in Hertfordshire that was devastated by fire two years ago is celebrating the return of its bells.  In December 2018, a fire broke out at St John the Baptist church in Royston near Cambr...

A new survey by Christian Conference Trust (CCT) has revealed that 92 per cent of churches and Christian organisations say they have lost connection with some of their people because they were unable ...

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey, who was previously criticised in an investigation involving disgraced bishop Peter Ball, has had his ban on being a minister overturned. The 85-year-old sai...

The Vatican has effectively slapped a retired US bishop on the wrist for "flagrant" imprudent behaviour with teenagers, even though a diocesan review board determined that allegations of sex...

The FBI is investigating an attack on a church in California that has been labelled a "hate group" because of its condemnatory views towards the LGBT community. The First Works Baptist ...

President Joe Biden has attended Mass for the first time since taking office, worshipping on Sunday at the church he frequented when he was vice president. Mr Biden, the nation's second Catholic p...

A Lancaster vicar has come up with increasingly creative ways of delivering his sermons during lockdown including filming overlooking the M6. Rev Canon Peter Ballard, who's a non-stipendiary vicar...

The Church of England has said imposition of ashes will be permitted during Ash Wednesday but not in the traditional way. New guidance stated that in churches, choosing to remain open for public worsh...

Christian festival Spring Harvest has axed its 2021 in-person events, saying it is "no longer viable or responsible" to host the gatherings at their flagship Butlins locations.  Es...

The French doctor who discovered the genetic basis of Down syndrome but spent his career advocating against abortion as a result of prenatal diagnosis has taken his first major step to possible sainth...

The Archbishop of Canterbury has criticised Canada for massively over-ordering supplies of coronavirus vaccine, hindering the rollout of jabs to the world’s poorest nations. The Most Rev Justin ...

The Northern Ireland Executive has decided to extend the current lockdown restrictions until 5th March, prompting reactions from churches across the country. The lockdown, which began on boxing d...

Church leaders have praised a new international treaty that came into effect on Friday as a major step toward a more peaceful world.  The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) is su...

Jokes and inspiring quotes have taken over a churchyard in Derbyshire.  St. Peter's Belper has put up 35 posters on its lime trees displaying jokes and funny pictures to bring some cheer to t...

An Orthodox priest who attended the pro-Trump rally that preceded a mass assault on the US Capitol buildings has been suspended from his ministry role.  Archpriest Mark Hodges says he was handed ...

A Nigerian priest has been killed in what's the latest act of violence against clergy in the country. The body of Fr John Gbakaan Yaji, of Minna diocese, in Nigeria's Middle Belt region, was d...

The Vatican's criminal tribunal has convicted the former head of the Vatican bank and his lawyer of embezzling millions of euros in proceeds from the sales of Holy See-owned property and sentenced...

The Catholic Archbishop of Glasgow, Philip Tartaglia, has been remembered as a man of “great human warmth” at his funeral service. The 70-year-old, who had served as archbishop since 2012 ...

The eldest daughter of US megachurch pastor Ed Young has died aged 34. LeeBeth Young passed away on Monday night, according to a social media post by her father. "It is with great ...

A bartender-turned-vicar has said his online “Pimm’s and Hymns” singalong sessions have been “a real light in the darkness” during lockdown. Father Lee Taylor, vicar at S...