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St Albans Cathedral has installed a painting depicting Jesus as a black man in a show of support for the Black Lives Matter movement. The piece is Lorna May Wadsworth's painting 'A Last Supper...

A single mother who was on course to become the UK's first female homegrown suicide bomber is due to be sentenced over her plot to carry out at a terror attack at St Paul's Cathedral. Muslim-c...

The Methodist Conference has voted to focus on being an evangelistic and inclusive Church. In the context of declining membership numbers, the governing body of the Methodist Church, has voted to put ...

The Bishop of Leicester has said he is deeply saddened by the announcement that his city must be placed a total lockdown following a spike in Covid-19 cases. Health Secretary Matt Hancock an...

This year's Lambeth Awards have been announced, with long-time Premier Radio presenter Pam Rhodes being honoured with the Thomas Cranmer Award for Worship. Rhodes, who has presented Premier's ...

The prime minister's plan to spend £5 billion on rebuilding the economy after the coronavirus crisis has been met with some apprehension from an Anglican bishop.  In a keynote speech in...

A new province has been created and will be added to the global Anglican Communion.    The international secretariat of the Anglican Communion, the global body of Anglicans led by the Archbi...

Ireland’s senior Catholic clergyman has hailed a day of joy as worshippers returned to church services for the first time in 15 weeks. Archbishop Eamon Martin paid tribute to healthcare workers ...

The next Archbishop of York has apologised and said he is “deeply distressed” after it emerged that he failed to ensure allegations of domestic abuse by a parish priest were followed up. B...

If you're wanting to reopen your church for public worship next week - this is what the government requires of you. This guidance was issued on 29th June. To check for most up to date guidance hea...

New guidelines set out for churches as they prepare to reopen for public worship have suggested that congregational singing or chanting is strongly advised against. The Department for Housing, Communi...

As churches have been given the go ahead to host public services next week, the national body of church bell ringers said it can also now resume duties.  The Central Council of Church Bell Ringer...

A church in Norwich will allow customers of a nearby pizza restaurant to enjoy meals in its yard when it opens next week. St Peter Mancroft Church in the city centre has teamed up with Brick Pizza, wh...

Church leaders in Ireland have welcomed the new Prime Minister Micheal Martin. Church of Ireland leaders said they want to assure Mr Martin that they are praying for him.  In a join statement, Mo...

The Methodist Church inducted its new leaders online on Saturday.   Rev Richard Teal has been elected and inducted as the new President of the Methodist Conference, and Carolyn Lawrence is the ne...

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said it's important people remember Jesus was Middle Eastern and not white.  On Saturday Most Rev Justin Welby tweeted his favourite images of Christ from aro...

The Scottish Catholic Church has voiced its confusion over the government's plans to allow bars and restaurants to resume trading while churches remain closed. The Scottish Government has said tha...

On Thursday, First Minister Arlene Foster confirmed that church services would be able to take place from 29th July as planned, following an indicative date being set out last week. The Presbyterian C...

There is no doubt that the past months have been some of the most tumultuous in living memory. Coronavirus has completely changed the way we live, and the scale of the pandemic has shocked the nation ...

Mr Welby said justice is crucial to forgiveness, and stressed a need to learn from the past so that it is not repeated in the future. Statues in Canterbury Cathedral are going to be looked at “v...