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A Church of England bishop has asked whether congregational singing will be returning to church anytime soon.  On Thursday, the Bishop of Leeds, Nick Bains, said in the House of Lords: "Chur...

Pope Francis has prayed for those killed in Iraq’s wars against the haunting backdrop of the ruins of four demolished churches in the northern city of Mosul, which suffered widespread destructio...

The first eight oak trees destined to replace the destroyed spire of Notre Dame cathedral have been selected from the Berce forest in the French Loire region, church officials said. The 96-metre spire...

The Church of England's representative in parliament has confirmed that some of the £300 million dedicated to 'Levelling-up' town centres will be going to churches and cathedrals.&nb...

In Church Commissioner's Questions this week (the opportunity MPs have to ask any question about the church in parliament), the topic of Christian persecution worldwide was raised by several MPs s...

A Christian organisation says schools should try to avoid excluding pupils when they return to classrooms on Monday in England.  All pupils in England can return to the school building on Monday,...

A Church of Scotland minister has said she is thrilled to have received the Covid-19 vaccine after becoming extremely ill with the virus. Rev Julie Rennick said the injection was painless an...

York Minster's Grand Organ is to be played during worship for the first time in more than two years after a £2 million "once-in-a-century" refurbishment. A prayer will be said for ...

Most Rev Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury has publicly condemned a series of homophobic remarks made by a Nigerian Archbishop.  In a 26th February statement, Most Rev Henry C ...

The global leader of Hillsong Church has announced a series of sweeping changes to staff and HR policies following a scandal involving one of its most high-profile pastors. New York pastor Carl Lentz ...

Ministers have been urged to appoint a fish and chips tsar to promote domestic consumption of fish. Rt Rev Alan Smith, Bishop of St Albans, theraised the suggestion at question time in the Lords. UK f...

A coalition of LGBT, mental health and faith organisations have renewed their calls for a ban of conversion therapy.  They say the end of March it will have been 1,000 days since the UK Governmen...

Recommendations to broaden the locations in which church-sanctioned weddings can take place have been criticised by the Church of England.  In its 500-page November report, the Law...

The Duchess of Cornwall has visted a United Reformed Church in Croydon, which is being used as a centre for administering the injections. Whilst on the official visit, she said she suffered no si...

The Orthodox Church of Cyprus has called for the country's Eurovision entry to be withdrawn, citing concern over its content. The church said that the song, “El Diablo,” which translat...

When a cheeky cat first jumped on the table during online prayers at Canterbury Cathedral, staff almost hit paws on the recording. But a year later and the three mischievous felines who live at the 1,...

The Roman Catholic Church in Sri Lanka is demanding justice for the lives lost in the 2019 Easter bombing after receiving part of the presidential commission's report into the attack which th...

Christians Against Poverty, church-based charities and Christian MPs have been sharing what they make of the Chancellor's economic plan. In Wednesday's budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced...

Intense preparations are being carried out as the Pope prepares to meet a revered Shia cleric in Iraq's holiest city. Francis and Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani will seek to make history in Najaf ...

A retired vicar has said that the Church of England's decision to sell off a number of its redundant church buildings is absolutely essential as a means to provide for those wh...