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Russian priests should stop blessing nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction that can inflict indiscriminate loss of life, according to new guidelines being discussed by the Russian Orth...

The Presbyterian Church in Ireland has announced who will be its new moderator. Rev David Bruce, Secretary to the Church's Council for Mission in Ireland, has been nominated for the position. He w...

A German court has ruled that a 13th-Century anti-Semitic carving can remain on the wall of a church.  Michael Düllmann, who's Jewish, launched a legal battle to have the sculpture remov...

A former choirmaster has been charged with sexual assaults against eleven children during a 33-year period. Mark Burgess, of St Chads Avenue, Portsmouth, Hampshire, faces 58 counts including buggery, ...

Thousands of people are being urged to take action on climate change as the Church of England goes green for Lent. The first official green Lent campaign from the Church of England will provide Christ...

Funding of £500,000 is being introduced to help places of worship install security measures. The new scheme is being designed to help protect such venues from hate crime and be open to all place...

A Christian conference due to have Larry Stockstill preach will no longer have their keynote speaker unless they change venue. Larry Stockstill is a preacher, author and pastors' mentor from Louis...

St Paul's Cathedral in London has held a 'Messy Church' event, a style of church gathering that aims to welcome families who wouldn't normally go to church.  The event sold out, w...

The bell at Shrewsbury Cathedral will soon chime again after not ringing since 1973. Cathedral officials said the bell has been silent for 50 years due to wear and tear. Records show that the bell-whe...

A new report has been released calling for better regulations on religious representation within the media industry to reduce negative press which it says leads to hate crime incidents. The study, by ...

A Harrogate worshipper has been hospitalised after being hit by a car as he was walking to church. Richard Selby was en route to St Andrew’s Church, Starbeck when a Mini Cooper dr...

A French cardinal has been acquitted of covering up the sexual abuse of minors in his flock. Philippe Barbarin said he will ask the Pope to allow him to resign - repeating a request that was refused e...

An audit of safeguarding processes for the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh and the Diocese of Galloway was published on Thursday and has been welcomed by both dioceses. In 2015, the Bishops&...

The archbishops of Canterbury and York have apologised after the Church of England (CofE) declared only heterosexual married couples should have sex. Archbishops Justin Welby and John Sentamu said the...

US mega church Willow Creek is apologising over new allegations of abuse by leaders. The elder board said not enough was done to stop one of the church founders serving after he was accused of inappro...

A church in York has received an anonymous donation of nearly £6m to go towards urgent repairs and rejuvenation. The mystery patron has given £5.9million to St Michael le Belfrey church, H...

A world-renowned church in Edinburgh will mark its 400 year anniversary this year with a series of special events. Greyfriars Kirk is widely known for Greyfriars Bobby, the loyal terrier who guarded h...

A new survey has found that most churches in the United States have an intentional plan if a gunman enters the building. LifeWay Research found that almost 2 in 3 (62 percent) protestant pastors say t...

A South African pastor has collapsed and died mid-way through delivering a preach to his Sunday congregation. Rev Bassie Jackals died on 19th January while preaching at African Methodist Episcopal Chu...

Pope Francis is urging people to share Bible stories online instead of fake news. In a message for World Communications Day on 24th May, Pope Francis said: "In an age when falsification is increa...