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The Church of England says it has no evidence to suggest asylum seekers are converting to Christianity in order to launch appeals to stay in the country. The Church was responding to claims by the Hom...

The US evangelist Franklin Graham has announced he will be touring the UK next year.  Liverpool, South Wales, Sheffield and London have been announced so far for the "God Loves You&quot...

The Church of England has appointed Messy Church founder Lucy Moore as Head of its new Growing Faith Foundation. Moore, who started the family friendly services in 2004, has since seen Messy Church gr...

The man who is believed to have detonated a homemade bomb inside a taxi in Liverpool killing himself and injuring the driver, was a Christian convert who had reportedly had an asylum claim rejected in...

“Shocking” new figures show that around twelve crimes affect churches or other religious buildings every day.  Stats released by the Countryside Alliance reveal that more than 4,000 i...

Liverpool Cathedral is reviewing its security after police declared the explosion on Remembrance Sunday a terrorist incident.  Police have confirmed a taxi passenger appears to have made an explo...

Pope Francis on Saturday thanked journalists for helping uncover the clerical sexual abuse scandals that the Roman Catholic Church initially tried to cover up. The pope praised what he called the &quo...

The Queen has approved the appointment of Rev Malayil Lukose Varghese Muthalaly (known as Saju) as the next Bishop of Loughborough. The announcement marks a significant moment in the life of the clerg...

The Archbishop of Canterbury says he's held talks with bishops in Ghana who are supporting a bill to criminalise homsexuality. Their backing of new legislation has drawn widespread criticism acros...

Prince Edward will formally open the Church of England’s assembly meeting instead of the Queen at Westminster Abbey on Tuesday. The Queen usually attends the inauguration of General Synod every ...

The Queen has sent a message of support to Coptic Christians at the annual Coptic New Year service in London. In a statement read at St Margaret's Church in Westminster, the Queen said it was an &...

As millions of people stand to remember the fallen on Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday, the newly-appointed Bishop to the Forces says he was inspired in his faith by his Grandfather who found God ...

A Methodist pastor in Germany has been sentenced to two years' probation and a fine of $1,500 (£1,110) for providing church asylum to an Iranian immigrant. Pastor Stefan Schörk was issu...

The TV presenter Kate Garraway says she believes in the power of prayer and is holding on to the hope of a miracle.  The 54-year-old was visiting a church for the first time since her husband, De...

A new project is planning to regenerate 15 per cent of the UK's church land in a bid to cut carbon emissions. According to Christian conservation charity A Rocha, approximately 500,000 acres of la...

Cardinal Vincent Nichols and the Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick have agreed to work together to establish a joint group to study the access given or refused to Catholic priests at...

You could give an old gargoyle a new home, as part of a cathedral’s drive to raise money. Gloucester Cathedral has produced a catalogue of stones it intends to auction off, which includes histor...

Three Christian converts imprisoned for their faith in Iran have released video appeals calling on the government for a safe place to worship following their release from prison. Babak Hosseinzad...

A man has been arrested after a clergyman came home to find his house sold without his knowledge. Reverend Michael Hall returned to the house in Luton after working away, to find the locks changed and...

The actor and broadcaster, Sir Michael Palin says the number of church closures over the last decade is a source of great sadness. The Monty Python star is Vice-President of the National Churches Trus...