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Church Commissioners for England are stepping up their action against companies which don’t meet expectations on human rights. The Commissioners, who support the work and mission of the Church o...

A new research project is set to investigate how the Covid-19 pandemic affected "how European religion is done".  The study will see scholars from seven European countries, with backgro...

Leading religious scholars have suggested the government's Rwanda plans are not "unchristian" despite staunch opposition from the Archbishop of Canterbury. Most Rt Rev Justin Welby has s...

Sunday attendance in Church of England churches continued to suffer the effects of the pandemic during 2021. New data has shown that although attendance to weekly Sunday services and midweek meetings ...

A Church of England vicar has been found to have "provoked and offended the Jewish community" with conduct "unbecoming to the office and work of a clerk in Holy Orders". Rev Stephe...

Gaps in church records are being blamed for a misidentified grave that resulted in the family mourning in the wrong place for 17 years. It's believed the lack of original records are due to a fire...

A church in London has been asked to remove its bright-coloured chairs after an ecclesiastical judge ruled the colourful seating could cause "puzzlement".  Church leaders at St Mary the...

A service to remember all those who've died as a result of violent crime and terrorism has taken place at Southwark Cathedral. Speaking during the service, which saw the consecration of the Chapel...

Church leaders have expressed their deep disapproval that full abortion services will officially be set up in Northern Ireland.  Northern Ireland Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris wrote to the Depart...

An Australian court has heard that Brian Houston allegedly accused a man of tempting his father, Pastor Frank Houston, who was later found guilty sexually abusing the person as a child. The abuse surv...

The Ukrainian government will draw up a law banning churches affiliated with Russia under moves described by President Volodymyr Zelenskiy as necessary to prevent Moscow being able to "weake...

A South African church congregation is mourning the deaths of at least nine people after a flash flood swept them away during a river baptism.  According to rescue officials in Johannesburg, eigh...

Italy's Catholic Church is reintroducing handshakes for the "sign of peace" during Mass as part of a wider relaxation of anti-Covid-19 measures. "It will be possible ...

Tens of thousands of Christians took to the streets across Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday to protest violence in eastern regions, as church leaders accused the international communit...

A new study has revealed how the coronavirus pandemic affected Christians across the world. It describes killings, targeted attacks on religious groups and the "scapegoating" of places of wo...

A man has been arrested following two incidents resulting in the evacuation of Life Church in Bradford.  Police labelled one incident as a "security threat" and opened an investigation ...

The Archbishop of Canterbury has defended the Ukraine fighting back in the Russian invasion of its country. Most Rev Justin Welby, who was on a three-day trip to the now war-torn country told BBC Radi...

Ukraine's top security officials have ordered an investigation into the activities of a branch of the Orthodox Church linked historically to Moscow, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on...

An ex-Premier League footballer has appeared in court charged with fraud by false representation after losing £3.5m investments on behalf of one of the UK's biggest churches.  Richard R...

Churches across the Diocese of London are appealing for help in tackling the issue of hygiene poverty - both locally and nationally. The Diocese of London says that in the Square Mile of the City alon...