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The Vatican has signed off on a two-year extension to a deal made with Beijing on the appointment of bishops. The agreement, which is thought to give Pope Francis a final say on the appointm...

The pastor of First Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, Charles Stanley, announced in a pre-recorded video at the end of the Sunday service that he would no longer be serving ...

The Archbishop of Canterbury has called on ministers to stop controlling people's freedoms from Westminster, saying instead they should "only do centrally what must be done centrally". M...

The CEO of the UK Evangelical Alliance has said the Government needs to improve the way it handles places of worship when it announces new coronavirus restrictions.  Last Tuesday, the new "r...

The Church of Ireland has said it's ready to play its part in eradicating racism from society. It's Church and Society Commission has released a statement following the rise of the Black Lives...

US pastor John McArthur, who's known for his teaching around the world, but leads a church in California says he will continue to host services despite a new court ruling banning him from doing so...

The Vatican has said it was "necessary and urgent" to return to in-person masses as soon as anti-coronavirus measures permit. The head of the Vatican's liturgy office, Cardinal Robert Sa...

A church in Guernsey has shown its support for the LGBTQ+ movement by projecting the colours of the Pride rainbow onto its tower. The Town Church in Guernsey, which is part of the Church of England, b...

A Labour councillor in Newquay has written to the Home Secretary urging her to deport a pastor who welcomed the cancellation of an LGBTQ+ pride event in a social media post.  Councillor Stephen H...

An online meeting of the Church in Wales’s Governing Body has been abruptly halted and adjourned due to technical difficulties. The meeting, which began on Wednesday, was plagued by issues relat...

The Church of England has exonerated the dean of a prestigious Oxford University college after investigating him for alleged safeguarding failures. The Very Revd Professor Martyn Percy, Dean of C...

A new study has given insight into how Catholics in the UK responded to the coronavirus lockdown.  The survey was commissioned by Catholic Voices, a project to improve the Catholic Church's r...

An emergency relief appeal for Sudan and South Sudan launched by the Diocese of Salisbury has managed to raise over £78,000. The campaign was launched by the Rt Rev Nicholas Roder...

A pastor from Cornwall had said that he was warned by the police after posting a message to social media welcoming the cancellation of a gay pride event. Pastor Josh Williamson, 34, of Newquay Baptist...

The Bishop of Manchester took his seat in the House of Lords on Monday.  Rt Rev David Walker swore the oath of allegiance to the Queen in a thinly attended, socially distanced chamber due to the ...

The 1,400-year tradition of choral singing at Canterbury Cathedral resumes this weekend after its longest break since the English Civil War. The world-famous choirs will return from a pause of nearly ...

A woman who could lose her home as a result of a judge concluding that she conducted an “obsessive campaign” against her clergyman ex-husband has lost a Court of Appeal fight. Mrs Justice ...

Fragments from an ancient chalice etched with iconography from the early church have been discovered just south of Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland.  The pieces were discovered amon...

 Rt Rev Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, has retired from his position in the House of Lords after 17 years.  The Lord Speaker, Lord Fowler, made the annou...

A man facing terror charges in Northern Ireland has asked for a bail condition, preventing him from accessing the internet, to be lifted so that he can watch online church services.  Robert James...