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Lincoln Cathedral's chancellor has appeared in court accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a church party more than 20 years ago. Rev Paul Overend, 54, who's Canon Chancellor at Lincoln Ca...

MPs on the Joint Committee on Human Rights are inviting the general public to submit written evidence about whether they think their freedom of religion has been compromised by the Government's Co...

A church in Northern Ireland has been "spoken to" by police after it refused to obey the latest Covid-19 restrictions. Tandragee Baptist Church in Co Armagh was reported to the authorit...

A much-loved church leader has died after contracting Covid-19. Pastor Bob Bryant of the Water of Life Community Church in Fontana, California, died just a week after being hospita...

Rt Rev James Newcome has been asked to stand down from his role in two charities - the Royal British Legion and the Children's Society - while a character reference he gave about an abusive priest...

Star of stage and screen Sheila Hancock has suggested the government did more harm than good by forcing places of worship to close down during the two national lockdowns. The 87-year-old actress, who&...

A group of churches and local families in High Town, Luton have come up with a creative and Covid-safe idea for people to enjoy advent in the lead up to Christmas.  Twenty four households across ...

The Archbishop of York has said he does not want things to return to how they were before the coronavirus outbreak. Speaking to Premier, Stephen Cottrell said that UK society should focus on buil...

Police have apologised after a pastor was accused of breaking coronavirus regulations while holding a religious service online. Reverend Daniel Mateola said he was "treated like a criminal" ...

The Church of England will be listing all their available outdoor carol services this December to reflect the Government's permission to allow outdoor singing for the whole congregation in churche...

The Government has released guidance for England for the Christmas period about how to limit coronavirus infection, allowing outdoor carol services and door-to-door carolling.  It inclu...

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...