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Funding of £500,000 is being introduced to help places of worship install security measures. The new scheme is being designed to help protect such venues from hate crime and be open to all place...

A Christian conference due to have Larry Stockstill preach will no longer have their keynote speaker unless they change venue. Larry Stockstill is a preacher, author and pastors' mentor from Louis...

St Paul's Cathedral in London has held a 'Messy Church' event, a style of church gathering that aims to welcome families who wouldn't normally go to church.  The event sold out, w...

The bell at Shrewsbury Cathedral will soon chime again after not ringing since 1973. Cathedral officials said the bell has been silent for 50 years due to wear and tear. Records show that the bell-whe...

A new report has been released calling for better regulations on religious representation within the media industry to reduce negative press which it says leads to hate crime incidents. The study, by ...

A Harrogate worshipper has been hospitalised after being hit by a car as he was walking to church. Richard Selby was en route to St Andrew’s Church, Starbeck when a Mini Cooper dr...

A French cardinal has been acquitted of covering up the sexual abuse of minors in his flock. Philippe Barbarin said he will ask the Pope to allow him to resign - repeating a request that was refused e...

An audit of safeguarding processes for the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh and the Diocese of Galloway was published on Thursday and has been welcomed by both dioceses. In 2015, the Bishops&...

The archbishops of Canterbury and York have apologised after the Church of England (CofE) declared only heterosexual married couples should have sex. Archbishops Justin Welby and John Sentamu said the...

US mega church Willow Creek is apologising over new allegations of abuse by leaders. The elder board said not enough was done to stop one of the church founders serving after he was accused of inappro...

A church in York has received an anonymous donation of nearly £6m to go towards urgent repairs and rejuvenation. The mystery patron has given £5.9million to St Michael le Belfrey church, H...

A world-renowned church in Edinburgh will mark its 400 year anniversary this year with a series of special events. Greyfriars Kirk is widely known for Greyfriars Bobby, the loyal terrier who guarded h...

A new survey has found that most churches in the United States have an intentional plan if a gunman enters the building. LifeWay Research found that almost 2 in 3 (62 percent) protestant pastors say t...

A South African pastor has collapsed and died mid-way through delivering a preach to his Sunday congregation. Rev Bassie Jackals died on 19th January while preaching at African Methodist Episcopal Chu...

Pope Francis is urging people to share Bible stories online instead of fake news. In a message for World Communications Day on 24th May, Pope Francis said: "In an age when falsification is increa...

Wales' first bishop in a same-sex civil partnership has said she does not plan to campaign for same-sex marriage within the Church. Cheery Vann made history over the weekend when she became the fi...

Three Anglican bishops have spoken about their personal disapproval of a statement released by the House of Bishops last week. The bishops of Gloucester, Worcester and Reading have said they are upset...

The 93 year old great-grandfather of eight is to end his ministry in March, having started at the age of 30. Rev Jim Cocke is the vicar at All Saints' Church in Headington in Oxford as has been th...

Pope Francis has chosen a Uruguayan priest who has worked with street children to be one of his two personal secretaries. The Vatican said on Sunday that Francis has known Father Gonzalo Aemilius sinc...

Members of the Anglican Church are inviting people to sign a letter to Archbishops stating that the Church of England has become a "laughing stock" following its recent comments on civil par...