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Christian Conservation charity, A Rocha UK, has announced the latest recipient of its Eco Church scheme's award for high environmental standards. Hereford Cathedral becomes the 1,000th church to r...

Police have raided a church service in the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, discovering around 150 worshippers and charging most of them with violating coronavirus restri...

The Catholic Bishops' Conference of Scotland has expressed frustration over the Scottish government's decision to issue a blanket-wide ban on church services as part of its newly-instituted na...

Members of Indonesia's anti-terrorism police squad have shot and killed two suspected militants who they believe were connected to a deadly suicide attack at a Roman Catholic cathedral in the Phil...

Two more people have been arrested over their role in an illegal party held at a 500-year-old church on New Year's Eve. Hundreds of people attended a rave at All Saints' Church in East Horndon...

Democrat Raphael Warnock has won one of Georgia's two US Senate runoffs, becoming the first black senator in his state's history and putting the Senate majority within the Democrats' reach...

The Baptist Union has advised churches in England to stop holding in-person worship services in light of the Government's latest Covid-19 restrictions. In a statement, the union said they &qu...

An entire congregation in Stafford has been forced to self-isolate after a single church member tested positive for Covid-19. St Austin's Catholic Church was informed of the infection after h...

Police in Washington DC have arrested the leader of the Proud Boys, who is accused of burning a Black Lives Matter banner that was torn down from a historic black church in downtown Washington last mo...

Church leaders have welcomed permission for communal worship under England's new lockdown, but some have urged people to take "tremendous care" and advised those shielding to stay at hom...

Greece's powerful Orthodox Church is rebelling against a government order to briefly close places of worship under a week-long drive to tighten virus restrictions before the planned reopening of s...

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that all places of worship will be banned from hosting physical gatherings for the whole of January as part of a national lockdown. The only in person serv...

At least 44 people have tested positive for Covid-19 after attending church services over Christmas at a church in Massachusetts. The church held two gatherings on 23rd December and another two on Chr...

A man has been arrested for attempting to set fire to a church in Maine three times last month. The church was also attacked a few days after Christmas, this time successfully, causing damage to the b...

Police are trying to identify the “reckless” organiser of an unlicensed music event on New Year’s Eve during in which hundreds of revellers trashed a 500-year-old church in Essex. Me...

The Australian health service in the state of New South Wales, where the megachurch Hillsong is based, has issued a Covid alert to anyone who visited the campus for 45 minutes on Tuesday. The founder ...

Three people have been arrested after an unlicensed music event on New Year’s Eve during which hundreds of revellers trashed a 500-year-old redundant church in Essex. Members of the conservation...

Pope Francis has appointed the Most Reverend Dr Dermot Farrell as the new Archbishop of Dublin. Archbishop-elect Farrell, who was formerly the Bishop of Ossory, replaces the Most Reverend Ar...

The Scottish Catholic Church is warning against home abortions. As a result of the covid-19 pandemic, the Scottish government had allowed women to terminate their pregnancy at home with two pills if i...

A church in Kent is taking legal action against the Ministry of Justice as reports emerged of children being mistreated at Rainsbrook Secure Training Centre near Rugby.  The centre holds children...