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The Catholic Church in Scotland is to approach the Scottish Government with plans for the phased reopening of parishes, according to a senior bishop. It will establish a working group of outside advis...

Scottish churches can apply for funding of up to £75,000 to support their charitable work.  The money is being provided by three investment firms, who have contributed to the £20 million available ...

A trainee priest has returned to his background in medicine to help tackle the coronavirus crisis. Christopher Gault left his role as a junior doctor at Belfast's Mater Hospital in 2015 to pursue ...

A church in Camberwell has continued to sell a product it claims can cure people of coronavirus. Despite being under investigation by the Charity Commission, The Kingdom Church is marketing the phony...

A Chinese church founded by a group of US missionaries has had its cross torn down by the communist regime. Hefei Christian Church (HCC) in the country's Anhui province was founded by American m...

A group of church ministers are planning to walk 1.5 million steps in the month of May to fundraise for some of the poorest communities in the world. The clergy, who come from the Church of England,...

The Vatican has formally closed its latest investigation into the 1983 disappearance of an employee's 15-year-old daughter after digging up a Holy See cemetery in search of her remains. The myster...

Services without sung worship are a possibility if churches are to start gathering again.  Across Europe there are discussions and disagreements about when and how churches should join the rest of so...

A Norther Korean expert has spoken of the need to pray for believers in the state as the disappearance of leader Kim Jong Un suggests a possible outbreak of coronavirus. It has been announced that US ...

The Church of England has launched a new programme to help make prayer a household habit across the UK. #FaithAtHome, which was launched on Thursday, features weekly video content to help families to ...

A former choirmaster accused of dozens of sexual assaults against 11 children has been charged with a further 15 offences against two more alleged victims. Mark Burgess, of St Chads Avenue, Portsmouth...

Several church denomination representatives have asked the Chancellor to refuse to financially help out organisations which they claim have avoided paying taxes for years.  The letter has been signed...

A trainee vicar in Wales is using poetry to help lift people's spirits as they remain indoors during the coronavirus crisis. Ben Lines, who is an ordinand at St Padarn's Institute in Cardiff, ...

The Salvation Army has pleaded with the public to stop fly-tipping outside closed clothing banks and charity shops during the pandemic as it costs the charity thousands of pounds to remove them. The S...

Large churches in South Korea have started reopening after the Government relaxed restrictions for places of religious worship.  However, it is not business as usual as members of one church are havi...

The Daily Hope dial-in worship phone line set up by the Church of England has shown great success in its first couple of days.  By 7am on Tuesday the line had received more than 6,000 calls from acro...

A priest in America led an Uber Eats delivery driver in confession on his doorstep after receiving the food he ordered.  Father Dan Beeman of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Virginia received more than j...

An Edinburgh church has ensured that the homeless community still have at least one hot meal a week, handing out takeaway dinners at the foot of Edinburgh Castle. Reverend Peter Sutton and his volunte...

Workers are refitting the construction site at fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral to protect staff from coronavirus and allow clean-up efforts at the Paris landmark to resume. More than a year after th...

In response to an increased need for the protective item, Australian megachurch movement Hillsong has started selling a branded face mask on its official merchandise website. According to a pop-up adv...