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The Northern Ireland Executive has backtracked after putting in place harsher rules on the broadcasting in places of worship. On Friday the government amended legislation decreasing the number of peop...

Pope Francis is encouraging Argentine women who are protesting a proposed new law to legalise abortion, saying the protection of life is above all a matter of human ethics. In the letter to the women ...

Catholic clerics are being kept under quarantine at the Vatican before being elevated to cardinals. The Vatican's Santa Marta hotel was built to sequester cardinals during papal elections but is n...

A group of LGBT-affirming Christian leaders have said they will ditch an ongoing discussion on issues of sexuality unless Church of England bishops declare their full support for same-sex marriag...

Clergy at York Minster have said it is a “blessing and a relief” that worship and visiting can restart as they prepare for Christmas. York will enter Tier 2 of the Government’s coron...

As churches prepare to open for public worship after England's lockdown ends on 2nd December, they've been given more clarity on how they can celebrate the Christmas season.  Christian MP...

Nigel Farage has hit out at the Church of England and accused it of poor leadership.  In a YouTube video, Farage first slams Prime Minister Boris Johnson for self-isolating after being in contact...

The government has attracted criticism after announcing it will reduce its foreign aid budget from 0.7 per cent to 0.5 per cent in 2021.  Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the intention is to retu...

The only way the “devastated” Anglican church can recover its moral authority after damning child sex abuse findings is by repentance, apology, action and reparation, the Archbishop of Can...

The Northern Ireland Executive has changed its coronavirus rules for places worship.  It announced on Tuesday that places of worship can now open for private prayer and can host drive-i...

Paolo Gabriele, the Vatican butler who was convicted of stealing and leaking Pope Benedict XVI's private papers in 2012, has died aged 54. Vatican News, the Holy See's media portal, said Mr Ga...

The Archbishop of Canterbury has urged people to return to church on Christmas Day, as social distancing rules are relaxed over the festive period. Places of worship can open in England in all ar...

China criticised Pope Francis over a passage in his new book in which he mentions suffering by China's Uighur Muslim minority group. Foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said Francis' rem...

Pope Francis is supporting demands for racial justice in the wake of the US police killing of George Floyd and has blasted Covid-19 sceptics and the media that spread their conspiracies in a new book ...

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbings of two people and the wounding of three others at a church in California's Silicon Valley that was being used as a homeless shelt...

The Archbishop of York has said the digitisation of church services over lockdown has led to "new people engaging in the life of faith". Most Rev Stephen Cottrell said the coronavirus &...

Places of worship will be allowed to re-open again on Wednesday 2nd December in England. The country will move from a national lockdown back to a tier system, but each tier will allow church services ...

The Government has explained what evidence it has on the danger of singing and suggested guidelines for making it safer. Communal singing in churches has not been allowed since before the lockdown. Wh...

A much-anticipated heavyweight boxing match will be held in the most unusual of venues this weekend - the headquarters of the Church of England. Daniel Dubois will face off against Joe Joyce at the hi...

Two people have died and multiple others were injured in a stabbing at a church in California where the homeless had been brought in to shelter from cold weather, police said. The stabbing happened at...