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An independent review into the abuse committed by late John Smyth at Winchester College has revealed he used his “unrestricted access” to the school and to its pupils to sexually and spiri...

An Iranian pastor has been re-arrested two weeks after being released from prison. Pastor Matthias (Abdulreza Ali) Haghnejad was re-arrested on 15 January just two weeks after being released on 3...

Religious freedom charity Open Doors has revealed how the emboldening of Islamic extremists has led to a rise in global Christian persecution. The annual World Watch List, which records the top 50 cou...

Afghanistan is now the most dangerous place in the world to be a Christian, according to a new report. Christian charity Open Doors has ranked the Muslim country at the top of its 2022 World Watch Lis...

A bishop from the Church of England has spoken out about government plans to abolish the BBC licence fee. Dr Helen-Ann Hartley, the Bishop of Ripon has praised the Corporation’s role in developi...

Masks will no longer be required in churches in England from January 26. Congregations were forced to return to mask-wearing before Christmas, when the Government amped-up guidelines in the wake of th...

The Faith Minister says the government wants faith-based organisations to be at the centre of the country's recovery from the pandemic.   Speaking at an online summit with leaders from all th...

Research has found that almost two million children in the UK are living in deep poverty. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has found an increase of almost half a million people experiencing poverty in t...

An International consultation has begun on whether Anglicans globally could have more of a say on who will be the next Archbishop of Canterbury. The Consultation has been set up by the Archbishop&rsqu...

The Methodist Church is urging people to reach out to their local communities and share their faith during the weekend of celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. The celebrations will take ...

Bishops in the House of Lords are among peers who have rejected a range of measures in the government’s Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. They were debating proposed measures for Englan...

Pope Francis and the Archbishops of Canterbury and York are among church leaders encouraging people to get involved with the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.  Resources for the week, whic...

A pastor in the United States has apologised after he received backlash for rubbing saliva in his brother’s eyes during a sermon. Mike Todd was trying to explain how difficult it is to...

The Scottish government has appointed its first national advisor and operational lead on spiritual care. Mark Evans will be responsible for advising the Government and NHS boards on the development of...

A Church of Scotland minister has had to apologise after a dispute over a bird feeder resulted in a complaint being launched against him. Rev Steve Clipston, minister for Auchinleck and Catrine, ...

A pastor and school caretaker, who lost his job for discouraging Christians from attending LGBTQ events is to have his legal case heard. Pastor Keith Waters has launched legal action against the Activ...

The Bishop of Whitby has announced the passing away of his wife, Penny Ferguson after a six-month fight with brain cancer. Writing on his Facebook page, Right Rev Paul Ferguson, said his wife of ...

A pastor has apologised after admitting he broke Covid rules when organising a large-scale church service during last year’s lockdown. At least 40 people attended the Hosanna Romanian Church ser...

A church in north London has become the first Healthy Healing Hub in the country. Christ Church Southgate will offer support for the health and well-being of the community within a Christian context. ...

Three priests from the Diocese of Southwark have resigned as honorary canons of a Ghanaian cathedral in response to the Ghanaian bishops’ apparent support for criminalisation of L...