News by email Donate

Suggestions

Top Stories

Most Read

Popular Videos

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued some official advice to religious communities in a bid to prevent the spread of Covid-19 this Christmas. As the holidays approach, the WHO said...

A leading human rights group has said that the recent shelling of a church in the contested Nagorno-Karabakh region may constitute a possible war crime. Human Rights Watch (HRW) said that the Aze...

The current Bishop of Loughborough will take on the role of Bishop in Chelmsford next year, the post where Stephen Cottrell, now Archbishop of York, used to serve.  Bishop Guli, currently a suffr...

The Archbishop of Wales, John Davies, is urging the UK government to "do all it can" to support the rapid implementation of the peace agreement in South Sudan. A new report has shown that si...

Many Catholic worshippers in Naples, Italy, have expressed concern after the blood of San Gennaro, the patron of Naples, failed to liquefy despite several hours of prayer.  A vial of dr...

A Paris court has convicted a former Vatican ambassador to France of sexually assaulting five men in 2018 and 2019. The path for the prosecution of 76-year-old Luigi Ventura was cleared after the Vati...

A Christmas hymn, found to be the oldest known Church of England anthem composed by a woman, will be performed by an all-female choir at Ely Cathedral's carol service on Monday 21st.  While r...

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams will be on the judging panel for the 2021 Booker Prize. Chigozie Obioma, who has twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize, actress Natascha McElhone, ...

Church House Westminster has come under fire for allowing a gambling firm to sponsor a recent televised boxing bout which was held in the same room as the Church of England's general synod me...

Marton Methodist Church needs about £10,000 to survive, with the church booking secretary selling items on eBay to try to keep it open.  Like all churches, it closed in March and lost out o...

Prominent pastor and author John Piper has expressed strong opposition to Christians marrying those who do not share their faith in the Lord. In a blog post, Piper said that those who choose to marry ...

45 churches and chapels across the UK will collectively receive £463,000 of extra funding before Christmas from the National Churches Trust.  Eddie Tulasiewicz, head of communications at Th...

A single mother whose five-year-old daughter is in a vegetative state and at the centre of a life-support treatment dispute has told a High Court judge that she will not give up. Doctors treating Pipp...

A megachurch in Tulsa, Oklahoma donated $3.2 million, an equivalent of almost £2.4 million, to worthy causes during its Sunday service.  Transformation Church gave more than $1.55 million w...

A man was shot dead by police on the steps of a landmark New York City cathedral on Sunday after he began firing two semiautomatic handguns at the end of a Christmas choral concert, police said. The g...

The Rt Rev Christopher Foster is to retire as Bishop of Portsmouth. Bishop Christopher made the announcement on the same day as his wife, Canon Sally Davenport, told worshippers at Holy Trinity and St...

Christian leaders in Wakefield are sending sixty-five thousand Christmas cards to households across the city in a bid to lift spirits at the end of a difficult year. Bishop Tony Robinson who led the i...

Those wishing to attend services this Christmas time are being encouraged not to leave it too late to book their seats as church buildings reach capacity. The Church of England has advised churches to...

The Bishop for Prisons and Deputy Chaplain General have been formally commissioned over Zoom by Justin Welby during a service of evening prayer conducted from Lambeth Palace. The Bishop of Gloucester,...

A church treasurer who swindled more than £450,000 from charities has been jailed for three years. Craig McCulloch, 34, stole more than £130,000 in funds from the congregation and bank acc...