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Turkey's religious affairs authority has said Christian images in the famous Hagia Sophia will be concealed.  Its statement comes as the country's officials decided to transform Ista...

Westminster Abbey's 11th century sister church St Margaret is set to scrap its Sunday services after 900 years, according to a report in The Times.  The church which is located in Parliament ...

Church of England bishops who tweeted about Dominic Cummings' alleged breach of lockdown rules were motivated by the need to "uphold the principle of truth", a senior bishop has said. Th...

Five people have died in a church in South Africa, seemingly over a leadership battle. At approximately 3am on Saturday, police responded to reports of a shooting and an alleged hostage situation at t...

The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, has called on members of the Church of England to "learn afresh how to share the gospel in the world" and said that he will listen to the voices of ...

The Bishop of Durham, Rt Revd Paul Butler, has told Premier about the importance of children in the decisions the Church and Government makes. As schools and churches remain closed for majority of fam...

A Christian maritime charity is inviting all seafarers to join a virtual service from boats and ports across the world this Sunday.  The Mission to Seafarers is organising the service, lead by Re...

A former Greek Orthodox cathedral is to open as a functioning mosque following a landmark court ruling in Turkey. President Recep Erdoğan has long been campaigning for the Hagia Sophia...

Churches in Wales can reopen for public worship from next weekend as the Welsh Government eases lockdown restrictions. Those able to meet the strict safety regulations can reopen for services from Sun...

The freshly confirmed Archbishop of York is to focus on the importance of prayer at his first service at York Minster this Sunday.  Most Rev Stephen Cottrell will be joined by chaplains from a ho...

Christians in Eritrea are facing increased levels of persecution, with reports that some 45 believers were arrested and imprisoned in raids on Christian gathering across the capital of Asmara. Accordi...

A new Freedom of Religion and Belief (FoRB) Forum has been set up following a landmark report into global Christian persecution by the Bishop of Truro last year. Rt Revd Philip Mounstephen, Bishop of ...

Notre Dame Cathedral will be rebuilt just the way it stood before last year's devastating fire. There will be no swimming pool or organic garden on the roof of the medieval Paris monument, or cont...

The rules on singing at church have slightly changed, with the Government now allowing singing in small groups by professionals outside from 11th July.  Singing is still discouraged ins...

The Government has announced how they plan to rebuild the UK economy, with employment being the main aim and source of criticism.  On Wednesday, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the Government wil...

Places of worship in Scotland have been given the go ahead to open next Wednesday.  In a statement to the Scottish Parliament, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the ongoing decline of Covid-19 ...

Being a Christian in the Church of England means living with "baggage" which includes "saints and slave-traders", the Archbishop of Canterbury has said. Justin Welby said the Churc...

A bishop has climbed on to the roof of his cathedral cloisters where dozens of solar panels have been installed as part of plans to become carbon-neutral. The Rt Rev Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbu...

Members of the General Synod are set to investigate whether bishops breached social media rules when openly criticising government adviser Dominic Cummings for his much-publicised lockdown breach. A n...

A pope's seal dating back 700 years has been discovered in Shropshire. The medieval find represents the 1.5 millionth archaeological object to have been officially unearthed by the public in Brita...