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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 ...

The Church of England in Exeter has launched a New Year recruitment drive to encourage more Christians to become school governors. The "Be A Governor" social media campaign hopes to see 100 ...

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called his country's missile strike on US targets in Iraq a "slap in the face" for the US and said Washington's troops must leave...

The Church of Scotland is calling for more action to cut the costs of funerals. It's been speaking to Premier as new research shows the average cost of a basic send off is £4,417, up 3.4% on...

Cats are 'very God like', which make them more likely to be owned by atheists than churchgoers as a substitute for religion, according to a new study.   People who worship more than once ...

The Diocese of Manchester has confirmed that convicted rapist Reynhard Sinaga has been attending a local church. It's spoken out to distance itself from the 36 year old, described as Britain's...

The Vatican has ruled that a church in Conwy, north Wales must remain open following an appeal against its closure by parishioners. St Michael and All Angels church celebrated its final Mass on 11th F...

Most Rev John Davies, Archbishop of Wales has said people should pay close attention to the recent conflict between the US and Iran. Archbishop John Davies In a statement released on Sunday Archbishop...

A university institute will receive money to develop a program for Catholic parish leaders.  The McGrath Institute for Church Life, a group that support training people theologically and practica...

A worship leader who encouraged the church to pray for the resurrection of her toddler has posted about the 'aching lack of her not with us' after burying her over Christmas.  Kalley Heil...