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The Church in Wales has said the cost of living crisis is having a direct impact on its foodbanks in South Wales. It said in addition to more people needing foodbanks, the crisis is made worse as dona...

A bishop in Ukraine has condemned the shelling of schools, hospitals and other non-military targets by Russian forces. Speaking to Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) about the situation ...

Pope Francis, who has often said he may step down in the future if bad health impedes him from leading the Catholic Church, on Sunday praised the humility of one of the few popes in history to re...

 Following three fatal shootings in seven days, a pastor in Liverpool is urging Christians to pray for peace and justice.  Over the last 12 months, the city has seen a pause in people losing...

A church in Liverpool has said they may have to restrict when they hold funeral services, to when the heating it on, due to the rising cost of energy bills. Rev Adam Maynard from St George's in Li...

Pope Francis has asked for an invitation from North Korea to visit the isolated country, South Korean broadcaster KBS reported. "I will go there as soon as they invite me. I'm saying they sho...

A headteacher attempted to invoke a UN convention to avoid singing Christian hymns at a religiously diverse infant school, but was rejected.  A third of students at Poulner Infant School, in Hamp...

A group of senior church leaders in Ireland have issued a joint statement, calling on the government to deliver more practical support as people face the cost of living crisis. They said there needs t...

A funeral for Archie Battersbee is due to be held in the church where he persistently asked to be baptised.  The 12-year-old was at the centre of a human rights dispute over the right to live aft...

A Church of Scotland member has won a hymn writing competition organised by the World Council of Churches. Lynsey Martin Kimmitt's composition is based on the words of Jesus "Peace be with yo...

The Archbishop of Wales has said there is no place for discrimination in society, in his message of support for Pride Cymru this weekend. Most Rev Andrew John said the Church in Wales fully supports L...

Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox church, who backs the war in Ukraine, will not meet when both men attend a gathering of religious leaders in Kazakhstan next month, RIA news agen...

It's been announced renowned Eastern Orthodox theologian and bishop Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia has died.  According to the Holy Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain, he passed a...

Former Barbados High Commissioner to the UK and leading figure in the campaign to highlight the impact of the Windrush scandal, Rev Guy Hewitt, has been appointed as the Church of England's first ...

A church in Shrewsbury has been given a £246,883 grant to conserve the church's "renowned" stained glass.  The National Lottery Heritage Fund will finance the conservation of ...

Hillsong's interim lead pastor, Phil Dooley, has confirmed the church has been sued by a staff member.  "This case involves employment issues, however, it includes various allegations th...

An unholy row has been brewing in the Cornish town of St Austell after a statue called the Earth Goddess was put up in the town centre.  It's nearly 12 metres tall and brightly coloured, but ...

Gunmen abducted four Catholic nuns on a highway in Nigeria's oil-producing Imo state in the southeast, a local convent said on Monday, in the latest sign of widespread insecurity making road trave...

The Bishop of Burnley says he fears a "Winter of destitution" unless action is taken to mitigate the effects of the energy price cap increase.  The new price cap is due to be announced ...

The Archbishop of Canterbury has described the Lambeth Conference as “a success” as he shared his reflections on the once-in-a-decade event. Writing in the Church Times, Most Rev Justin We...