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The Methodist Church in the UK has voted to approve of cohabitation and same sex marriage.  The Methodist Conference, taking place this week, has voted to allow same sex weddings on Methodist pre...

Paul Bayes, the Bishop of Liverpool, has called for a gender-neutral marriage canon to be brought into law. Bishop Paul, 67, said the Church of England should recognise marriage between people of the ...

A campaign to overturn the ban on singing in churches across the country has been launched today by Premier Christian Communications. Organisers of Sign to Sing, are calling on the Government to overt...

Christians and others are being encouraged to welcome a refugee or asylum-seeker into their homes as part of a new initiative. The Hospitality Pledge is being launched this evening and will work with ...

Pope Francis voiced affection for the American people as he met at length with the US secretary of state, the Vatican said, without indicating whether the two discussed the sharp divide among US bisho...

The Bishop of Manchester, Rt Rev David Walker, has been criticised for being dismissive of the former health secretary's affair.  Speaking to Nigel Farage and Conservative MP Dehenna Davison ...

St Paul's Cathedral is to play host to a special service of "commemoration and thanksgiving" for the people who have played a role in tackling the coronavirus pandemic. NHS England said ...

The Rev Sonia Hicks has given her maiden speech as the newly elected President of the Methodist Conference. Her speech and induction took place on Saturday 26 June at the National Conference Centre, B...

A street preacher has reportedly been awarded £3,250, plus legal costs, in compensation from the police after being arrested and then released without charge.  David McConnell was open-air ...

The Church of England's General Synod is to hear a motion calling for titles such as Reverend to be dropped. The motion is being tabled at the July meeting by Rev James Dudley-Smith, a vicar from ...

Premier has launched a new charter asking churches to commit to continuing to serve a digital audience. During the lockdown, the organisation carried out an opinion poll that showed 25 percent of the ...

Parliamentarians from across the political spectrum have joined the National Parliamentary Prayer breakfast from their homes or local churches, to celebrate the work that Christians do in society and ...

The Catholic priest who comforted the bereaved after the Dunblane school shooting tragedy is marking 65 years since his ordination. 88-year-old Monsignor Basil O'Sullivan was among the first on th...

The Bishop of Bangor has apologised to Virginia Crosbie MP, who says she was 'ridiculed' by a congregation member after attending church in May.  On 30th May, the MP attended the Sunday s...

A Church of England bishop has asked in the House of Lords whether there can be an alternative to vaccine certificates for religious events for people who are opposed to the vaccine.  Rt Rev Dr A...

Pope Francis shared the limelight with a member of the public dressed as Spider-Man during a gathering at the Vatican on Wednesday. Twenty-eight-year-old Matteo Villardita – who dons the comic-b...

The Reverend Richard Coles has called for an end to conversion therapy. Speaking during an excerpt for BBC programme Morning Live, the broadcaster said the practice, which attempts to change someone&#...

Ministry leaders from conservative evangelical groups across the UK are developing a resource to help churches assess and respond to abuse allegations. Gathered together by Affinity, a network of gosp...

A Cardiff priest has been given an Attitude Pride Award for 'embodying the spirit of LGBTQ Pride' in the Christian community. Rev Canon Sarah Jones, the priest of St John the Baptist Church, a...

Politicians and policymakers should examine the work of churches and Christian action groups if they want to tackle the root causes of poverty in the UK.  That is the conclusion of research led b...