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Women should be ordained to tackle the shortage of Catholic clergy in Ireland, a Catholic lobby group has advised. The Association of Catholic Priests (ACP) said that if the decline in the number of ...

The Church's links with the state were cut in 1920 but several loopholes remain. Calls for the Church in Wales' remaining ties with UK's Parliament to be cut have been made.The Church's links with th...

Operation Noah says denominations often speak out against climate change but don't follow through with their investment policies. A new campaign's being launched looking to get churches to stop inves...

The Lambeth conference is just under a year away and the Archbishop of Cape Town, Dr Thabo Makgoba has spoken of his hopes for next year's event. In a new video released earlier this week to mark the...

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina has been elected as Pope Francis I.   The new pope will be the first pope to hail from from the Americas as n Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has bee...

A town orchestra says their audience will only get secular festive tunes this year. Northampton Concert Band says it's been gathering feedback from the community over the years.It claims a survey of ...

Derby Cathedral has been awarded a grant of more than half a million pounds to upgrade the building. The money is coming from the governments First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund.£535,00...

The Anglican chancellor of Lincoln Cathedral has been charged with a historical indecent assault. Reverend Doctor Paul Overend has now been charged by South Wales Police with one offence against a wo...

We may be suffering during a heatwave but shoppers in Truro are already being given the opportunity to prepare for Christmas. We may be suffering during a heatwave but shoppers in Truro are already b...

A public vigil will be held at Lichfield Cathedral next week to remember teenage cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton.  A public vigil will be held at Lichfield Cathedral next week to remember teena...

A stolen organ pipe has been returned to York Minster 50 years after it was taken. In 1969, Klaus Weber, now 72, from Germany visited the Cathedral with five other men, their visit coincided with the...

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia broke the Church's silence over Cardinal O'Brien's behaviour at a Lent Mass in Glasgow last night. The Catholic Church's credibility has been "dealt a serious blow", accor...

The Catholic Church is working with Christian charity Home for Good to encourage more people to consider fostering and adoption. Home for Good supports Christians through the fostering and adoption p...

The Advent Group - which is working for a renewed priesthood - believes it's time for a change and married priesthood should be the norm. The Roman Catholic Church should give clergy the option to ma...

The Catholic church in Northern Ireland is asking the attorney general to appeal against a legal ruling, which allows women to terminate their pregnancy in case The judgement was issued in November a...

A town in northern Italy has introduced a fine for those who take the Lord's name in vain. The city council of Saonara, a town near Padua has introduced a law making it illegal "to blaspheme against ...

Revd Tony McSweeney, 66, from Norfolk, was held along with another man aged 70 from East Sussex, on suspicion of sexual offences. A Catholic priest was one of two men arrested yesterday by detectives...

A group of 11 retired Catholic priests have called on the Church to make the vow of celibacy a voluntary commitment and also allow priests the option of getting In an open letter, the group said that...

Church goers in Ireland's County Donegal have been warned against doing yoga. Parish priest Fr Padraig O'Baoill called it "unsavoury" in a newsletter and warned Catholics not to "endanger" their soul...

The tradition of the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury Cathedral meeting to decide who the next Anglican leader will be dates back one thousand years. A medieval ceremony has begun the process of the Rt...