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Despite church attendance being in decline, cathedrals witnessed a 35% increase in a decade.  Cathedral attendances in the Church of England have grown 35% in the past decade. The number of wors...

The Church of England is defending it's decision to offer prayer on social media for the secularist scientist and writer, Prof Richard Dawkins. Leaders say a message posted on Twitter, which read: "P...

It comes after some homeowners in England received letters from the Church seeking to register the mineral rights to the earth beneath their property. The Church of England's denying it wants to prof...

Dr Woyin Karowei Dorgu has been named the Bishop of Woolwich in London. The announcement comes 21 years after the consecration of the Church of England's first black bishop John Sentamu.His appointme...

The Church of England has released a progress report one year on from the release of the Elliot Review outlining how the Church is improving its response to all The Elliott Review was commissioned in...

A private members bill's being put forward to the General Synod to make wearing them optional. Robes for Anglican clergy could soon become a thing of the past. The Church of England's General Sy...

Revd Tiffer Robinson who's a rector in Suffolk has knocked on hundreds of doors. A Church of England vicar has knocked on hundreds of doors to invite people back to church.  It's part of a natio...

Revd Pat Storey will take over as the new Bishop of Meath and Kildare. The Church of Ireland has made history after it appointed its first woman Bishop. Premier's Marcus Jones reports: (function...

The moderator of the Church of Scotland is appealing for calm on both sides of the Scottish independence referendum as he reveals he's received online abuse for The Rt Rev John Chalmers and the churc...

Michael Mair, 25 is hoping his appointment will encourage other young people to consider joining the priesthood. The Church of Scotland's youngest new minister is hoping his ordination will encourage...

To cater for parishioners' busy lives, an Irish church has decided to set up a drive-thru for their Ash Wednesday service.   The faithful will be able to receive the traditional Ash Wednesday bl...

Crossing the Threshold aims to re-engage with those who no longer attend church regularly. 'Come as you are'...That is the key message the Roman Catholic Church wants to get across to 4 million lapse...

A church in East Hertfordshire has been ordered to tone its noise down, after neighbours compared it to "living next door to a nightclub". St James the Great Church in Thorley, Hertfordshire, owns a ...

Members will be asked to vote on whether to move forward with plans which would allow women to be ordained to the senior roles. Women bishops are back on the agenda once again at the Church of Englan...

The Church of England has said that companies like BP and Shell must do more to reduce their 'carbon footprint'. It's the first mainstream religious organisation in the UK to threaten to withdraw mon...

The Church of England will try and fast track women bishops to the House of Lords if they're approved at General Synod in July.   The Church of England will try and fast track women bishops to t...

Revd Richard Steel from St John's in Kirkheaton in Yorkshire, asked members of his congregation to invest a tenner to raise money for church repairs. A Yorkshire church which gave ten pounds to every...

Climate change campaigners are calling on churches to take action after a party and parade. Ministers and members of faith communities gathered on the steps of St Paul's cathedral at the weekend to u...

Appeal for peace follows weeks of violence after Belfast City Council voted to restrict the number of days the union flag flies over City Hall. Loyalist paramilitary leaders in east Belfast have call...

Christian Tory MP Andrew Selous has been speaking as new research suggests pre-marriage counselling courses could save the taxpayer billions of pounds every yea A new study suggests couples who get r...