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A dispute between a Norfolk vicar and her choir has been labelled a "disgrace" to the Christian community by a retired judge called in to investigate. Wymondham Abbey's first female vica...

A poem has been banned from a Church of England gravestone for not offering a message related to Christianity. John Chadfield had asked to include a verse by the 19th Century English poet, Lord Byron ...

A controlling religious leader convicted of multiple rapes said "everything was my fault" in a confession recorded by one of his victim's relatives. A jury heard that some of Michael Olu...

A community of Christians who love heavy metal music will launch on 2nd February in Kent, aiming to show metal heads the similarities between the genre and the gospel.  Fire and Blood church will...

A Christian religious  freedom charity has expressed concern after three Assyrian Christians were arrested. They were detained on 9th January in the province of Mardin in Southeast Turkey. Christ...

A number of churches in Manchester and Suffolk have been restored thanks to a £1.8m government pilot scheme. The Taylor Review pilot scheme, which was launched in September 2018, provides advice...

A "feared" evangelical pastor who used his trusted position to abuse children and adults over 20 years has been convicted of multiple rapes of members of his congregation. Self-styled prophe...

An 81-year-old former priest has been convicted of sex offences after being extradited back to the UK from Australia. Five years after his victims came forward to police, Meirion Griffiths was convict...

The Vatican cardinal who co-authored a controversial book with Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI reaffirming priestly celibacy has denied he manipulated the retired pontiff into publishing it. Guinean cardin...

A bishop from Erbil, where Iran carried out missile attacks, has warned that continued conflict could cause Iraq's Christian community to lose confidence in their future. Archbishop Nathaniel Niza...

The leaders of the 40 provinces within the Anglican Communion are meeting in the Middle East this week for what's been described as a "very strategic meeting". Chaired by Archbishop of C...

A French former priest accused of sexually abusing around 75 Boy Scouts has gone on trial, but the proceedings were delayed for a day because of a strike by lawyers. It is France's worst clergy ab...

Retired Pope Benedict XVI has reaffirmed his support for priests remaining celibate as his successor looks at potentially relaxing a ban on ordaining married men. Benedict revealed his views in a book...

The Roman Catholic Church in Spain has significantly multiplied the amount of time couples have to spend in premarital classes before they tie the knot. Spanish Episcopal Conference announced on Thurs...

Religious people live longer, are more generous, have greater resistance to depression and recover quicker from illness. These are the claims of Glen Scrivener, the Director of evangelistic ministry, ...

A church curate from Liverpool has created a map that shows how long it would take for each diocesan bishop in the Church of England to walk from their Cathedrals to their nearest Nando's. Rev Fer...

Pope Francis has warned that increasing tensions between the US and Iran are setting the stage for a broader conflict in the Middle East while jeopardising efforts to rebuild Iraq. Francis listed the ...

This year marks the 800th anniversary of Salisbury Cathedral’s move from Old Sarum and the development of the city itself.  A year long celebration, Salisbury 2020 City on the move, will be...

A dog found tied up in a church in Blackpool with a sorry note is to be returned to its original owner. The six-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier is to be reunited with its family after being left b...

Pope Francis has cautiously waded back into the crowds after video of him slapping away the hand of an overly enthusiastic pilgrim went viral and sparked a papal apology. Francis gingerly agreed to a ...