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Actor Sir David Suchet CBE has read the whole of St John's Gospel at Westminster Abbey for its upcoming Easter Sunday service.The book, which contains 879 verses, was read from the&...

A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a packed Roman Catholic cathedral on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island during a Palm Sunday Mass, wounding at least 20people, police said. A video obtained by ...

Major UK Church denominations and charities have joined to call on the UK Government to act decisively and urgently in tackling the harm caused by gambling.  The Government is reviewing the 2005 ...

UK Vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi has hinted at the prospect of churches requiring a vaccine passport from the public. In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, Mr Zahawi said suggested that churches...

The UK Government has loosened restrictions on singing in places of worship in England. As of Sunday, 28th March, congregational singing will be permitted outdoors, as long as it takes place within th...

Police have welcomed a two-year jail term handed to a thief who broke into a church on Christmas Day Lee Gray, of Apple Tree Close, Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, Lincolnshire, was jailed in relation to...

A review into abuse by a Christian camp leader has found that some associated with the Christian charity Scripture Union knew about the behaviour and could have prevented further harm but th...

The Baptist Union Council has overwhelmingly passed a resolution that would see the organisation abstain from investing funds in companies that have significant trade in fossil fuel extraction, refini...

Poland's government ordered stricter pandemic measures for the two-week period surrounding Easter, describing the new rules as an attempt to limit human contacts amid a deadly surge in the coronav...

A Christian charity has welcomed renewed calls for more action on tackling loneliness in the UK.  A new report by a group of MPs and peers has revealed more "safe and welcoming" public ...

The closure of churches in Scotland has been ruled unconstitutional in the Scottish courts.  Lord Braid ruled that the Scottish Government's closure of churches during the Covid-19 lockdown w...

The former church of Jonathan Fletcher has apologised for its role in the delay of allegations coming to light, admitting a culture change has been needed.  A lessons learnt review has been publi...

A review into the actions and handling of allegations against Jonathan Fletcher says his influence in the conservative evangelical circles contributed to the delay in information coming to light. The ...

The former official who issued the licence for the Sussexes' wedding says Meghan is "clearly misinformed" after the duchess claimed she and Harry had a secret marriage ceremony before th...

The Duke of Cambridge has been appointed Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland by the Queen for the second year in a row. William was given the role as the sovereign...

The Church of England is supporting the 'VaccinAid' campaign, which aims to help fund the largest vaccination drive ever. It’s led by UNICEF UK and the online fundraiser Crowdfunder, and...

Cathedrals and churches across the country will pause to reflect on 23rd March, exactly a year since the first coronavirus lockdown. Exeter Cathedral will see its Bishop, Rt. Revd Robert Atwell, leadi...

At least one in every two people are ageist towards older people, according to a new report by various leading UN agencies. The study, which involved more than 83,000 participants across 57 countries,...

There are reports the government is considering relaxing rules around congregational singing as lockdown measures start to ease in England and Wales. In an email sent from the government to John Steve...

There are claims the Church of England is considering introducing a 30 per cent quota for ethnic minority clergy on its strategic leadership development programme, a leaked report has revealed. T...