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Authorities in Northern Ireland have backtracked after telling churches across Northern Ireland that they could lose their right to hold wedding ceremonies under new laws brought in over gay marriage....

A church volunteer has been charged after he told investigators that he was responsible for an arson attack that badly damaged a 15th-century Gothic cathedral in western France. The man had previously...

A Christian peer has asked the Government what they know about religious persecution in Mozambique and whether they have spoken to local clergy.  Church goers in the African nation, which bo...

As places of worship begin to reopen across the UK, some are calling on the Government to acknowledge that not all churches are able to conduct their normal services yet because there are still t...

A church in Scotland has installed a contactless holy water dispenser in a bid to keep its congregation safe from the spread of Covid-19. St Francis Xavier in Carfin, just outside Mothe...

Sheffield Cathedral has announced that it will be scrapping its historic church choir, prompting a critical response from one of the Church of England's leading sceptics.  In a statement...

The ancient tradition of new bishops paying homage to the sovereign has been carried out virtually for the first time in history. The Queen received the oath of allegiance from the newly-appointed Arc...

A new report says the positive role UK faith groups play in society is undervalued and they should have more of a say in local social policies.  The research, commissioned by the British Academy ...

A church in Northern Ireland has had to close to members once more after two people in the church caught coronavirus.  The priest of the Catholic church St Mary's in Ardmore, Londonderry, ann...

The shadow faiths minister has asked the Government if they will provide extra funding to churches who've suffered financial loss during coroanvirus lockdown.  Janet Daby, the Labour MP for L...

A well-known pastor and church planter has been killed in an accident in the US state of Texas. John Powell, who was the lead pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in New Caney, Texas, died after being st...

Peterborough Cathedral will house one of ten new emergency "Nightingale courts" in England. They've been set up to help the justice system cope with the backlog of cases built up during ...

A church in the US state of Florida is reeling after suffering horrific vandalism attack in which a statue of the Lord Jesus was beheaded. The incident took place sometime between last Tuesday night a...

Guidance on face coverings and outdoor worship for churches has been updated by the Government. Face coverings are now encouraged in churches, with the guidance saying: “Face coverings are curre...

  Churches protected by Eccessiastical Insurance await the outcome of a case which will see how liable they are for damages resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. The company which is the ...

A vicar in Devon has embraced a new way to connect with her community during lockdown by opening a cafe in a horsebox. The Rvd. Wiz Slater set up the pop-up outlet in Pinhoe in Exeter where she's ...

Sunday church services are taking place in Scotland for the first time since lockdown began in March. Places of worship were given the green light to reopen for communal prayer and services by the Sco...

Florists, bakers and designers who disagree with same-sex marriage will not be able to refuse service to people on grounds of conscience in Northern Ireland under the country's new marri...

A church in Scotland has been thanked for collecting four and a half tonnes of food for a foodbank during lockdown.  Over 15 weeks, Houston and Killellan Kirk in Renfrewshire provided enough ingr...

The Vatican has told bishops around the world they should report cases of clergy sex crimes to police even when not legally bound to do so. It issued a long-awaited manual for bishops and religious su...