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An openly gay priest has resigned as chaplain to the Church of England General Synod after giving a pro-Pride homily to members of the governing body. Rev Andrew Hammond's reflection during a wors...

A new church initiative in Lancashire is hoping to reach children and families by connecting them to a choir group.  The Diocese of Blackburn will seek to plant up to 24 Choir Church groups in sc...

In a bid to turn the tide on climate change, and fulfil the Church of England’s commitment to a greener future, new solar panels have been placed on the roof of York Minster. It’s the firs...

When Pope Francis travels to Canada, indigenous leaders and residential school survivors say, they are hoping for more than an apology: They want action. Francis, who will be the first pope in nearly ...

A new report by the United Bible Societies (UBS) has shown the distribution of Bibles increased worldwide in 2021.  At least 32.6 million complete Bible editions were distributed last year follow...

Victims and survivors of abuse are being encouraged to take part in a new survey by the Church of England.  They've launched a national survey asking victims and survivors how they'd like...

A Nigerian Catholic priest abducted last week was found murdered on Tuesday while his colleague managed to escaped from his captors in the northern state of Kaduna, the local diocese said. Fathers Joh...

The Catholic Church in England and Wales has acknowledged that it has work to do, to address the issue of those who feel marginalised by the Church and those who have walked away from it, because of d...

Christians are being urged to look out for their neighbours during the extreme heat. Some churches have already opened cool sanctuaries for rough sleepers and the environmental charity Green Christian...

A faith-based insurance company is urging churches to protect themselves against potential arson attacks.  The warning comes after a church in Sheffield was believed to have been set ablaze on th...

A Christian mayoral candidate is taking her employer to a tribunal after they sacked her for having “hurtful and offensive” views on marriage. Maureen Martin's views were labelled...

A priest in Russia has been detained for criticising Vladmir Putin’s invasion in Ukraine. According BBC News, officers raided the home of Fr Ioann Kurmoyarov, taking belongings including his pho...

A church in Canada has been hit with a £51,781 fine after it refused for health inspectors to enter its building several times last year. According to the Edmonton Journal, Church in the Vine in...

Two Nigerian Catholic priests have been abducted in Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna, the local diocese said, nearly two weeks after another priest was taken from his parish in the same state. F...

US evangelist Franklin Graham has told Premier he's looking to come back to the UK to preach next year after he closed his God Loves You Tour at the Excel Centre in London. Over 7,500 people gathe...

The new Bishop of Penrith has been consecrated in the first such service to be fully open at York Minster since the Covid pandemic. Hundreds of people gathered at the Minster on Friday to witness...

A team of US archaeology specialists and students have found the first-known depictions of Jael and Deborah from the book of Judges. The team, led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill profes...

A Christian environmental charity is celebrating more than 5,000 churches in England and Wales making a commitment to tackle climate change. A Rocha UK says 5,152 churches of various denominations hav...

A leading bishop in Pakistan has called on the international community to do more to address the kidnapping, sexual assault and forced conversion of young people from Christian and other religious min...

US President Joe Biden visited Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity on Friday to show support for Christians "who face challenges across the region," the White house said. He met with Chur...