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The United Reformed Church (URC) has made a confession and apology for its historic links to transatlantic slavery and its continuing complicity in the legacies of the trade today. At its recent Gener...

The Global Anglican Communion will be given a greater voice in choosing future Archbishops of Canterbury. The changes have been approved by the Church of England's General Synod.  Previously,...

The Church of England's governing body has called on the UK Government to introduce laws requiring pornographic sites to use age verification systems preventing access by under 18s. A motion was p...

A new poll shows that the number of American evangelicals who read the Bible literally is at a record low. Fewer than half of evangelical and born-again Americans in the poll, conducted with a random ...

A top Russian priest, who is opposed to the Ukraine war, has been sacked as part of President Vladimir Putin’s latest purge on dissention. Metropolitan Hilarion, seen as the deputy head of the R...

A man has been charged with fraud and money laundering during an investigation into £5 million of church funds. Martin Sargeant, who was head of operations for the Diocese of London, was investi...

A campaigner on gender issues has warned that disagreements over defining womanhood may split the Church. Speaking after a bishop’s statement that there is “no official definition” o...

The United Reformed Church General Assembly has made history by electing its first woman BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) Moderator-Elect. Rev Dr Tessa Henry-Robinson is a practical theologian ...

The Church of England has apologised over its response to abuse allegations made by the Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries.  Ms Dorries said in 2015 that she had been abused by an Anglican vicar, w...

A group of Christian climate protesters interrupted proceedings at the Church of England’s General Synod in York on Friday, urging the Church to end its financial backing of the fossil fuel indu...

Archbishop of Canterbury hosts Orthodox Church of Ukraine leaders at Lambeth Palace  The Archbishop of Canterbury has welcomed the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, His Beatitude Metropo...

The Dean of Southwark has announced he will retire from his position. Almost 40 years after he was ordained as Deacon, Very Rev Andrew Nunn has said he intends to retire on the anniversary of his acce...

Pope Francis has acknowledged that there is resistance by some national Catholic Churches on implementing measures to protect children from sexual abuse by clergy but said that there is no turning bac...

Pope Francis said he wants to give women more top-level positions in the Holy See and disclosed that for the first time he would name women to a previously all-male Vatican committee that helps him se...

Justin Welby has appointed a Church of England priest to take over as his chief of staff. Rev Ijeoma Ajibade who has worked in the Diocese of London and the Diocese of Southwark will take ov...

In a bid to lessen the effects of climate change, 35 faith institutions have announced their divestment from fossil fuels, 19 of which are from the UK. The institutions dropping the investment of foss...

US megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar has publically denounced all the teachings he’s done on the topic of tithing. Dollar, who leads World Changers International Ministries in College Park, Georgi...

A Nigerian Catholic priest was abducted from his rectory in the town of Zambina in the northern state of Kaduna in the early hours of Monday, the local Catholic diocese said on Monday. It said pa...

A church forced to close after being robbed by thieves has launched a fundraiser in a bid to reopen their doors.  St Helen's Church in Plungar, Leicestershire, was targeted by thieves in Febr...

Pope Francis has dismissed reports that he plans to resign in the near future, saying he is on track to visit Canada this month and hopes to be able to go to Moscow and Kyiv as soon as possible after ...