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Police have launched an investigation after a girl was subjected to a sex attack on the grounds of a church in north Edinburgh. The 17-year-old was attacked outside South Leith Parish Church,&nbs...

Questions swirled on Thursday about the origins of Pope Francis' bombshell comments endorsing same-sex civil unions, with all evidence suggesting he made them in a 2019 interview that was never br...

An agreement between the Vatican and the Chinese government on the appointment of bishops has been officially renewed, with the Vatican insisting that it is aware of "situations of great sufferin...

The new Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell has taken his seat in the House of Lords. It marks a return to the upper chamber for the Church of England’s second most senior clergyman, who already...

A bishop used his position in the church to commit “appalling” acts of sexual abuse against children, young people and vulnerable adults over a period of more than 15 years, a report has f...

Pope Francis has got a mixed reaction after he endorsed same-sex civil union in a documentary that premiered on Wednesday.  His backing for legal homosexual unions comes midway through Francesco,...

A Christian member of the Welsh Senedd has asked for evidence that proves closing churches is a necessary step to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.  As of this Sunday, churches in Wales will be ...

The Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN) has admitted that it failed to properly combat Antisemitism during World War II. In a confession due to be submitted to the Jewish community ahead o...

Pope Francis has endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pontiff while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary Francesco, which had its premiere at the Rome Film Festival on ...

A man has appeared before magistrates charged with criminal damage after a cross was forcibly removed from a church roof in East London. Yussef Alwali, 19, from Basildon, appeared before Barkingside M...

Medieval graffiti associated with repelling evil spirits has been discovered by HS2 archaeologists. A series of lines radiating from a drilled hole were discovered on two stones at the remains of a ch...

Two Catholic churches have been set on fire as part of nationwide protests in Chile.  The Assumption of the Virgin Mary parish and San Francisco Borja church have both been severely damaged by fi...

A Conservative MP has suggested that the Prime Minister could sever ties with senior church leaders if they continue to criticise government policy. Following yesterday's open letter from a number...

The Archbishop of Armagh, The Most Rev John McDowell tells Premier´s Cara Bentley why he has signed the joint letter arguing against the Government's current Brexit Plan.  What are your...

Shocking footage has emerged of a man attempting to forcibly remove a large cross from the roof of an East London church. Police say they have made an arrest following the incident...

Churches in Wales will be closing as part of a two week ‘firebreak’ to stop the spread of coronavirus. The Welsh Cabinet have decided to enforce a ‘short, sharp shock' to sl...

The Government's controversial new Brexit legislation could set "a disastrous precedent" if passed in its current form, the UK's archbishops have warned in a rare joint letter. The f...

Downing Street is getting backlash from church leaders and politicians who are outraged that Dr John Sentamu has not automatically received automatic lifer peerage.  It would have allowed the 71-...

Church leaders want urgent financial support from the Government to protect church buildings. It's after a new report has highlighted the UK's increasing reliance on mainly-volunteer led servi...

The 98th Archbishop of York is set to be enthroned. Most Rev Stephen Cottrell will become the Church of England's second most senior clergyman during a service of Evensong at York Minster at 4pm o...