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The Bishop of Salisbury, the Right Reverend Nicholas Holtam, has announced that he will be retiring after serving for a decade in the job. He will retire on 3rd July, just before h...

The Southern Baptist Convention has released a report in which it calls its own Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission - the convention’s public policy arm - a “significant distracti...

The Bishop of Lincoln is set to resume his ministry following a suspension pending an investigation into alleged failings in the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. Christopher Lowson was ...

Pastor Rick Warren has apologised for a children's video which featured a former kids pastor dressed as an Asian martial arts teacher to teach a Biblical truth.   Warren, a famous author and ...

There are reports that the Church of England dioceses are considering reducing the numbers of paid clergy by 10 to 20 per cent.  A leaked document, seen by The Sunday Times, has revealed that mos...

A number of church leaders have reported a dip in their mental health since Government restrictions were introduced during 2020 to manage the spread of coronavirus. Savanta ComRes, in partnership with...

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey has accused the Church of England of treating its clergy unfairly, leaving them in a "climate of fear".  He wrote in The Telegraph: "This...

A group of Scottish church leaders has launched a claim for judicial review over the Scottish Minsters’  decision to ban in-person worship during lockdown. The 27 church leaders are from a ...

A Cuban pastor who leads an unregistered church has been released from police custody after spending ten days in detention. Pastor Parra Rosabal was freed on 22nd January after being arrested for hoar...

​ A church in the US state of Maryland has committed $500,000 (£364.000) to the cause of racial justice in its community. The Memorial Episcopal Church, which was founded by Confederate s...

An inquiry into historical child sexual abuse has found that among over 5,000 people, schools were the most likely place for a child to have been abused if it was within an institution, followed by re...

A group of 122 church leaders has decided to stop legal action against the government following its decision to allow churches to remain open in England and Wales during the ongoing lockdown.   T...

The Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral is inviting friends and family to honour loved ones who have died from Covid-19 by leaving a virtual tribute in their memory. Dr David Ison launched the Remember ...

A former church warden serving a life sentence for the murder of a university lecturer following a campaign of physical and mental torture will challenge his conviction at the Court of Appeal. Benjami...

The Church of England has decided to ditch its investments with oil company BP. The Church Commissioners, which manages the denomination's £8.7 billion investment fund, is understood to have...

Sir Keir Starmer has told Premier Christian News that faith leaders are vital in encouraging Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities to take the Covid-19 vaccine. Amid low-confidence about...

A number of religious organisations have apologised for their role in operating the Mother and Baby Homes. A research report into operation of the institutions, published on Tuesday, examined eight mo...

Most Revd Justin Welby has said he is committed to praying for Britain's politicians as they make decisions about the Covid-19 pandemic. Speaking to BBC Breakfast, the Archbishop of Canterbur...

The head of the Catholic church in Ireland has apologised and asked for the forgiveness of the survivors of the mother and baby homes. Archbishop of Armagh Eamon Martin issued a statement after the pu...

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have urged people to take a moment each day to pause and remember the more than 100,000 people across the UK who have died after contracting Covid-19. In an open...