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Christians are being urged to pray for peace in Ukraine as international tensions escalate. Pope Francis has called for a world day of prayer for the eastern European country, which has unwanted Russi...

Rules around soft furnishings in churches could soon be relaxed in a bid to help the Church of England meet its target of achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2030. The Church’s General Synod ...

The Church of England has a ‘moral imperative’ to review the presence of statues and memorials linked to slavery. That’s according to Lord Boateng, who is leading a 3 year review. Sp...

The Prime Minister has appointed a former MP to a senior role to promote the freedom of religion or belief around the world. David Burrowes, who was MP for Enfield Southgate for 12 years until 2017 ha...

The Vatican has given space on its website to a Catholic group that demands the ordination of women priests during consultations ahead of a key meeting next year. While the Church remains opposed to w...

New plans have been agreed for more clergy from minority ethnic backgrounds to attend meetings of senior Bishops in the Church of England.   The House of Bishops, which is made up of the most sen...

Christians are increasingly ready to return to face to face gatherings according to the Christian Conference Trust. The Trust, which operates nationwide conference centres serving Christian organisati...

The Evangelical Alliance (EA) fears traditional evangelical teaching on sex and marriage could be the next thing targeted to be made illegal once proposals for a conversion therapy ban are implemented...

Orthodox Christians have marked epiphany by plunging into icy waters. The Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast of Epiphany on January 19, and churchgoers weren’t put off by the freezing t...

The Bishop of London has called on the Government to delay the requirement for all health workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Speaking in the House of Lords, the Right Reverend Sarah Mull...

An independent review into the abuse committed by late John Smyth at Winchester College has revealed he used his “unrestricted access” to the school and to its pupils to sexually and spiri...

An Iranian pastor has been re-arrested two weeks after being released from prison. Pastor Matthias (Abdulreza Ali) Haghnejad was re-arrested on 15 January just two weeks after being released on 3...

Religious freedom charity Open Doors has revealed how the emboldening of Islamic extremists has led to a rise in global Christian persecution. The annual World Watch List, which records the top 50 cou...

Afghanistan is now the most dangerous place in the world to be a Christian, according to a new report. Christian charity Open Doors has ranked the Muslim country at the top of its 2022 World Watch Lis...

A bishop from the Church of England has spoken out about government plans to abolish the BBC licence fee. Dr Helen-Ann Hartley, the Bishop of Ripon has praised the Corporation’s role in developi...

Masks will no longer be required in churches in England from January 26. Congregations were forced to return to mask-wearing before Christmas, when the Government amped-up guidelines in the wake of th...

The Faith Minister says the government wants faith-based organisations to be at the centre of the country's recovery from the pandemic.   Speaking at an online summit with leaders from all th...

Research has found that almost two million children in the UK are living in deep poverty. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has found an increase of almost half a million people experiencing poverty in t...

An International consultation has begun on whether Anglicans globally could have more of a say on who will be the next Archbishop of Canterbury. The Consultation has been set up by the Archbishop&rsqu...

The Methodist Church is urging people to reach out to their local communities and share their faith during the weekend of celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. The celebrations will take ...