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A female priest says that Rt Rev Philip North would have made a "supportive" and "passionate" Bishop of Sheffield after news emerged that he turned down the rol Rev Canon Fleur Green, who worked with...

Four years after the Archdiocese of Milwaukee in Wisconsin was hit by hundreds of sexual abuse compensation claims, a court has approved a plan for it to emerge The plan will see $21m provided to 355...

The new diocese will come into being on Easter Sunday and will be the largest geographically in the country. The first bishop of what will be the largest Church of England diocese has been announced....

Revd Martyn Perry takes over as the new Priest-in-Charge at Christ Church today. Parishioners in a part of Merthyr Tydfil are welcoming their first new priest in 36 years.It's after Revd Canon Steve ...

The church has come up with an unusual way to raise funds. St Brides Church in Fleet Street is offering out twenty pound notes and asking people to invest it.The schemes inspired by the parable of th...

In a wide-ranging interview with Premier Dr Rowan Williams also talks about his upbringing, studies at Cambridge and what he'd hoped for when he took on the job The former Archbishop of Canterbury, D...

A former Archbishop of York is facing criticism for not reporting a priest accused of child abuse to police. A former Archbishop of York is denying claims he covered up allegations of clerical child ...

A former asylum seeker who escaped the clutches of Islamic extremists is being ordained as a Church of Scotland minister on Thursday.   Raheel Arif is being inducted into Denny Old Parish Church li...

The former chairman of the BBC Trust has been appointed to oversee Vatican Communications. Lord Patten oversaw Pope Benedict's visit to the UK in 2010 before becoming Chairman of the governing body o...

A former church trustee has been charged with fraud after allegedly conning congregation members in Essex out of £5million.  Premier's Tulika Pandey reports: (function(){var ff=document.createEleme...

Pastor Tayo Adeyemi passed away in hospital after battling illness at the end of June. Hundreds have gathered to remember the leader of New Wine Church in London today.  The funeral of Pastor Tayo ...

A report listing openly gay Church of England clergy has been published by a conservative Anglican group. On Sunday, GAFCON UK released a report in which clergy known to be in same-sex relationships ...

Spring Harvest has announced Gavin Calver from the Evangelical Alliance will be the new Chair of the Spring Harvest Planning Group (SHPG). Gavin Calver will complete his duties alongside his current ...

House of Bishops confirms clergy in civil partnerships and living in accordance with the teaching of the Church on human sexuality can be considered as can The Church of England has dropped its proh...

An openly gay former Catholic friar doesn't think Sir Elton John is in a position to know how Jesus would respond to gay marriage.  The singer insists Jesus would support it and allow same-sex pries...

The Church of Scotland has voted to allow congregations to accept gay ministers. Gay ministers will be free to work in the Church of Scotland. It's General Assembly has voted to allow liberal congreg...

Pope Francis makes his first visit to the Holy Land as pontiff this weekend, in what's becoming one of the most anticipated papal visits to the region in decade In a major change to protocol the Pope...

It's the coming-together of two ideas to remind people of the true meaning of Christmas - to have 24 pieces of art in local schools, or for advent windows in hi Churches in Hull are celebrating being...

A husband who built a private chapel for his wife in their garden says it was a "nice thing to do for her". Jon Richards, 69, originally told his wife Muriel, 68, that he was building a shed. But he ...

The international director of a Christian anti-persecution charity has been charged with sexual assault on a woman.  Premier's Antony Bushfield reports. (function(){var ff=document.createElement('sc...