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The former official who issued the licence for the Sussexes' wedding says Meghan is "clearly misinformed" after the duchess claimed she and Harry had a secret marriage ceremony before th...

The Duke of Cambridge has been appointed Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland by the Queen for the second year in a row. William was given the role as the sovereign...

The Church of England is supporting the 'VaccinAid' campaign, which aims to help fund the largest vaccination drive ever. It’s led by UNICEF UK and the online fundraiser Crowdfunder, and...

Cathedrals and churches across the country will pause to reflect on 23rd March, exactly a year since the first coronavirus lockdown. Exeter Cathedral will see its Bishop, Rt. Revd Robert Atwell, leadi...

At least one in every two people are ageist towards older people, according to a new report by various leading UN agencies. The study, which involved more than 83,000 participants across 57 countries,...

There are reports the government is considering relaxing rules around congregational singing as lockdown measures start to ease in England and Wales. In an email sent from the government to John Steve...

There are claims the Church of England is considering introducing a 30 per cent quota for ethnic minority clergy on its strategic leadership development programme, a leaked report has revealed. T...

Faith leaders have hailed the switch to online worship and communication as they recalled the “enormous challenge” they faced having to close religious buildings in the UK’s first lo...

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was cut with a knife near a church in Milton Keynes.  Thames Valley Police say that on 13th March, a man was walking down an alleyway besi...

The review into the behaviour of former vicar Jonathan Fletcher at Emmaunel Church Wimbledon and the handling of allegations will be released on Tuesday 23rd March.  The report will be published ...

The Bishop of Carlisle has been dealt an "informal rebuke" by the Archbishop of York after submitting a character reference for a colleague who pled guilty to abusing children.&nbs...

Rt Rev Pete Broadbent, the Bishop of Willesden in north west London, has announced he is going to retire in September.  Bishop Pete, who took on the role in 2001, has volunteered to stand down a ...

Church leaders from seven denominations have argued that the Government's plan to increase the UK's nuclear warheads "takes us in a worrying and wholly wrong direction." In documents...

At least 3.7 million people have watched The Church of England's national online services during the last year. Since the coronavirus restrictions on places of worship were introduced, the organis...

A church minister is calling on the Home Secretary to show "compassion, decency and common sense" in the case of a 13-year-old boy facing deportation. Giorgi Kakava, 13, was three when he fl...

Sir Elton John has accused the Vatican of hypocrisy after it declared the Catholic Church cannot bless same-sex unions. The Vatican's orthodoxy office, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Fai...

The Catholic Bishop of Lancaster has welcomed the call for a public inquiry into the proposal to open a deep mine at Whitehaven.  Rt Rev Paul Swarbrick said: "The issue seems to have a doubl...

Rev Canon Dr John Polkinghorne, a distinguished academic and Anglican priest, has died in Cambridge.  Polkinghorne spoke intelligently about science and faith, being an expert in quantum phy...

A Glasgow priest challenging the Scottish government's blanket ban on public worship is to have his arguments heard in court. Canon Tom White, supported by human rights group ADF UK, has joined wi...

Churches in Scotland will be opening earlier than originally planned, on Friday 26th March. They were due to open on Monday 5th April, a day after Easter Sunday.  Announcing a number of changes t...