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The advice for churches has changed again, including private prayer on the list on activities no longer allowed.  Live-streaming without a congregation is one of the few reasons a church can be o...

Pope Francis has cancelled his planned day trip to Malta on May 31 due to the coronavirus outbreak. The Vatican made official what was widely expected, given Italy's nationwide lockdown to try to ...

The Lambeth Conference, which only happens once every ten years, has been postponed to next year.  The meeting gathers 1,000 bishops from the Anglican Communion and their spouses for prayer, bibl...

A Brazilian evangelical church has won a court battle to remain open despite warnings that large gatherings would spread the coronavirus. Currently Brazil has 1,546 confirmed cases according to the la...

In London all Church of England churches and buildings have closed their doors to prevent further spread of coronavirus. The Church said it has made the descison to "demonstrate how important phy...

The leaders of the Interfaith Council for Wales have issued a joint plea asking Wales' faith communities to ensure that their buildings are not used for acts of public worship or public gatherings...

During his weekly Sunday blessing, Pope Francis urged all Christians to join in reciting the Our Father prayer next Wednesday at noon. “To the virus pandemic, we want to respond with the univers...

The Archbishop of Canterbury led the first national online service for the Anglican Church on Mothering Sunday, stressing the importance of Christians loving their neighbours in times of crisis. It co...

The Pope has advised Catholics to bring their sins to the Father during the coronavirus outbreak if a priest is unavailable. Speaking in his Homily at Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis encouraged worship...

A vicar accidentally set his arm on fire with a church candle during his first virtual service. Reverend Simon Beach, of St Budeaux Parish Church in Plymouth, was preparing a pre-recorded sermon for h...

With mass gatherings frowned upon as the UK seeks to stem the spread of Covid-19, thousands of worshippers have been left unable to attend church. Communion is a central part of the lives of Christian...

A Christian community gym, serving the vulnerable in Northamptonshire has closed its doors following government orders in response to the coronavirus. The UK government has enforced more severe restri...

Christian artists have started announcing that churches can play their songs for free when they live stream their services this Sunday.  As the majority of churches broadcast their meetings to me...

Christian festival organiser New Wine has announced it will be cancelling its upcoming summer events due to the coronavirus pandemic and has encouraged guests to donate their tickets to the company in...

The Archbishop of Canterbury has issued an apology to victims of the Windrush scandal for the "wickedness" of their treatment by the Church of England. Most Rev Justin Welby told the Lords t...

The Church of England has issued new guidance on weddings, stating ceremonies can go ahead but should be limited to the legal minimum of five people. The priest and two witnesses should all observe a ...

The Christian family festival Word Alive has been cancelled in April.  The conference usually takes place on the north Wales coast on a holiday resort and was meant to have speakers David Cook an...

Rochester Cathedral has lit up its spire blue to send the message that the Church is praying for all those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.  Prayers will continue to be offered in the Cathed...

The Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales has announced it will be suspending public acts of worship in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The measures will come into effect from Fr...

Churches have been warned to make sure they are still abiding by safeguarding policies if the church is not physically meeting.  As thousands of churches close this weekend for the foreseeable fu...