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Although church buildings are reopening this weekend, the Church of England is still keeping its Daily Hope phone line running.  The free 24/7 service which allows people to dial in and listen to mu...

New research into the concerns of the UK's faith communities has found 59 per cent of people said their place of worship has been targeted in an attack.  The findings highlight the most pressing ...

Turkey's highest administrative court has been advised to reject a request that Istanbul's Hagia Sophia be turned back into a mosque, according to state-run media. The sixth-century structure ...

The new president of the Methodist Conference believes the Church has work to do in regards fighting racial injustice.  Rev Richard Teal told Premier: "The Methodist Church in Britain believes strong...

An unrepentant Muslim convert who was on course to become the UK's first female homegrown suicide bomber has been jailed for a minimum of 14 years for plotting a terror attack at St Paul's Cat...

A Catholic priest from the US state of Indiana has been suspended after calling Black Lives Matter protesters "maggots and parasites". Rev Theodore Rothrock of St Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church in ...

A priest accused of raping a woman more than 30 years ago is to face trial next year. The Rev John Anthony Clohosey, 71, did not appear before Newcastle Crown Court due to the coronavirus pandemic, bu...

The UK Government has expanded on the restriction placed on congregational singing, noting that it causes a "risk of increased transmission" of Covid-19 and must therefore be prohibited. When pressed...

The German bishops’ conference has announced that a record number of people are leaving the Catholic Church, with some 272,771 exiting the faith community during 2019. That number indicates a decre...

St Albans Cathedral has installed a painting depicting Jesus as a black man in a show of support for the Black Lives Matter movement. The piece is Lorna May Wadsworth's painting 'A Last Supper...

A single mother who was on course to become the UK's first female homegrown suicide bomber is due to be sentenced over her plot to carry out at a terror attack at St Paul's Cathedral. Muslim-c...

The Methodist Conference has voted to focus on being an evangelistic and inclusive Church. In the context of declining membership numbers, the governing body of the Methodist Church, has voted to put ...

The Bishop of Leicester has said he is deeply saddened by the announcement that his city must be placed a total lockdown following a spike in Covid-19 cases. Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced ...

This year's Lambeth Awards have been announced, with long-time Premier Radio presenter Pam Rhodes being honoured with the Thomas Cranmer Award for Worship. Rhodes, who has presented Premier's ...

The prime minister's plan to spend £5 billion on rebuilding the economy after the coronavirus crisis has been met with some apprehension from an Anglican bishop.  In a keynote speech in Dudley i...

A new province has been created and will be added to the global Anglican Communion.    The international secretariat of the Anglican Communion, the global body of Anglicans led by the Archbishop of ...

Ireland’s senior Catholic clergyman has hailed a day of joy as worshippers returned to church services for the first time in 15 weeks. Archbishop Eamon Martin paid tribute to healthcare workers who ...

The next Archbishop of York has apologised and said he is “deeply distressed” after it emerged that he failed to ensure allegations of domestic abuse by a parish priest were followed up. Bishop St...

If you're wanting to reopen your church for public worship next week - this is what the government requires of you. This guidance was issued on 29th June. To check for most up to date guidance hea...

New guidelines set out for churches as they prepare to reopen for public worship have suggested that congregational singing or chanting is strongly advised against. The Department for Housing, Communi...