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A crematorium in South Wales that had banned mourners from saying the Lord's Prayer together, has backtracked on its decision after coronavirus rules were clarified. Funeral celebrant Alison Davie...

Work is under way to create a sculpture of a gargoyle depicting the famous annual cheese rolling competition. The 3ft tall grotesque figure is due to be installed on the roof of Gloucester Cathedral a...

A California health official has expressed concerns about a video in which a Bethel leader expressed her view that face masks are "worthless" in the fight against Covid-19. Pastor Beni Johns...

The Church of England has launched a new anti-racism task force to address racial injustice within the organisation. It comes after rising concerns earlier this year about insufficient progress made t...

The Rt Rev James Langstaff has announced that he will be retiring in July next year.  Bishop James and his wife Bridget plan to return to Birmingham where he had been a priest before becoming a b...

The Vatican's swirling corruption investigation has taken a mysterious new twist with the arrest on an international warrant of a Sardinian woman said to be close to one of the Holy See's most...

A teenager who died of leukaemia in 2006 has been beatified by the Catholic Church in Assisi, Italy. Fifteen-year-old Carlo Acutis has been known as the patron of the internet as he used it to spread ...

The Anglican Archbishop of South America, the Most Rev Gregory Venables, is encouraging Christians to pray for the region as five out the ten countries with most coronavirus cases globally are South A...

Churches may have to be creative this year as the conditions on reopening shelters for people experiencing homelessness will mean less beds can be provided and many won't be able to open at all.&n...

Pope Francis has met with Cardinal George Pell in the Apostolic Palace after the cardinal's sex abuse conviction and acquittal in Australia. The Vatican released a brief video clip of the meeting,...

A minister who was leading a funeral service said she was left "flabbergasted" after being accused of breaking Covid-19 restrictions by encouraging mourners to recite the Lord...

The Church of Egland has provided over 17,000 online services and events since the start of lockdown, a newly published report has revealed. Figures taken from the denomination's A Churc...

A US federal judge has cited scripture in his ruling against a new ban on outdoor worship gatherings. Washington D.C. Judge Trevor McFadden, an appointee of President Trump, ruled against Mayor M...

Coventry Cathedral has scooped 'Best Historic Attraction or Venue' in this year's Group Leisure & Travel Awards. The cathedral was competing with the likes of Alnwick Castle, Belvoir C...

Fifteen churches across the Diocese of London are to receive a share of the Government's £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help them through the coronavirus pandemic.  They are amo...

The Church of Ireland launched a major three-year all-island mental health promotion programme to coincide with World Mental Health Day on Saturday. Called 'Mental Health Promotion across the Chur...

Officials at the Anglican Communion have welcomed the news that the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Announcing the award, the Norwegian Nobel Committee praised th...

A growing number of Catholic women are claiming that a Bible set to be used in masses across the country actively excludes women from its pages. A petition is now calling on the Bishops&rsqu...

West Midlands Police have confirmed to Premier that uniformed officers attended a church in Birmingham after concerns were raised about the number of worshippers and coronavirus restrictions. Police s...

Health officials in Shasta County, California, have linked a recent spike in Covid-19 cases to popular charismatic church Bethel.  According to officials, 123 of the Covid-19 ...