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Bishop of Bristol, Rt Rev Mike Hill, has announced he will step down from his post in September. Bishop Mike, who has held his current role since 2003, will mark the end of his time in the Diocese wi...

The Bishop of Lichfield has announced he will retire in September. Rt Revd Jonathan Gledhill will formally confirm his decision at a meeting of the College of Canons at Lichfield Cathedral.The 66-yea...

Rt Revd John Packer will leave the post in January The Bishop of Ripon and Leeds is retiring next year. With the details here's Premier's Victoria Laurence: (function(){var ff=document.createEle...

Rt Revd Stephen Platten to give £100 pounds to each church in his diocese that wants to start new a project. The Bishop of Wakefield is giving away money to mark the tenth anniversary of his consecr...

The Rt Rev Paul Butler will climb Durham cathedral and  lead prayers from the top of the tower. The Bishop of Durham is undertaking the challenge as part of a series of events to celebrate God i...

Rt Revd Jonathan Meyrick is recording an album of sixties covers including Satisfaction by the Rolling Stones. A bishop's swapping sermons for the studio.The Rt Revd Jonathan Meyrick is recording an ...

Catholics are being urged to confess their 'eco-sins' as bishops launch a new environmental campaign. The Catholic Church is encouraging congregants to go to Confession, or "reconciliation services"....

Bishops yesterday failed to get a consensus on an idea to bless gay relationships in church, and said it could be many years before they do. The Church of England's bishops have failed to reach an ag...

A letter is asking the Archbishop of Canterbury to make sure he and his bishops use their vote wisely. A letter signed by 30 Evangelical and Pentecostal church leaders is asking the Archbishop of Can...

BMCs are being forced to practice in sub-standard buildings according to university report. Black Majority Churches are finding it 'impossible' to secure premises in London.That's according to a...

Tony Iommi - the guitarist in heavy metal band Black Sabbath - has written an acoustic arrangement for Birmingham Cathedral to "give something back" to his home Iommi, who rose to fame alongside Ozzy...

Cardinal Keith O'Brien has stepped down as Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh. The most senior cleric in Britain's Catholic Church has resigned. Cardinal Keith O'Brien has stepped down as Archbis...

The Bishop of Ludlow has announced work to build a new rectory on the grounds where the old one was vandalised will begin in Spring this year. The rectory in Broseley, Shropshire, is believed to have...

Women should be ordained to tackle the shortage of Catholic clergy in Ireland, a Catholic lobby group has advised. The Association of Catholic Priests (ACP) said that if the decline in the number of ...

The Church's links with the state were cut in 1920 but several loopholes remain. Calls for the Church in Wales' remaining ties with UK's Parliament to be cut have been made.The Church's links with th...

Operation Noah says denominations often speak out against climate change but don't follow through with their investment policies. A new campaign's being launched looking to get churches to stop inves...

The Lambeth conference is just under a year away and the Archbishop of Cape Town, Dr Thabo Makgoba has spoken of his hopes for next year's event. In a new video released earlier this week to mark the...

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina has been elected as Pope Francis I.   The new pope will be the first pope to hail from from the Americas as n Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has bee...

A town orchestra says their audience will only get secular festive tunes this year. Northampton Concert Band says it's been gathering feedback from the community over the years.It claims a survey of ...

Derby Cathedral has been awarded a grant of more than half a million pounds to upgrade the building. The money is coming from the governments First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund.£535,00...