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After decades selling his art on the streets of Edinburgh, a Scottish artist was left “speechless” after discovering his work had been rewarded by the Pope. Michael McVeigh was presen...

Moldova's largest Orthodox church reaffirmed its link to its Russian parent church on Thursday despite dissent from priests who have denounced the association with Moscow over the Kremlin's in...

The bell at Beith Parish Church in Ayrshire will fall silent for part of the day, after sounding every hour of the day for more than 200 years.  It was stopped after one resident told the council...

Same-sex couples will be able to request a dedicated ceremony of blessing in the Church of England via a trial process, following a vote on the issue by the General Synod on Wednesday. The decisi...

The Vatican has confirmed a ban on Catholics becoming Freemasons, a centuries-old secretive society that the Catholic Church has long viewed with hostility and has an estimated global membership of up...

A priest who was in the centre of a social media storm due to having tattoos covering her arms, has revealed a new tattoo of a feather, signifying “God's protection”. In July, the Arch...

A compensation scheme for survivors of Church abuse has progressed to the next stage, aiming for final implementation by the end of 2024. The church's legislative body, the General Synod, approved...

Finnish MP of 30 years Paivi Rasanen has been cleared of wrongdoing, over a tweet where she quoted a Bible verse. Her victory comes at the end of a gruelling four year legal battle, where she was...

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have told the General Synod they would support trialling standalone services for same-sex blessings before obtaining official approval for permanent use. The Gen...

A new course, aimed at bringing poverty to the political centre stage ahead of a general election, has been launched by a group of church bodies and charities. Act on Poverty aims to help Christians c...

The current Church of England debate over marriage and sexuality is pushing the purchase of property up the agenda of Parochial Church Councils (PCCs), according to a new survey by Kingdom Bank. Condu...

As the Church of England's General Synod convenes this week, same-sex blessings will take centre stage, with most of the time allocated to discussing the Living in Love and Faith (LLF) proposals. ...

Lincoln cathedral has hosted the official installation ceremony for the new city’s bishop, Rt Rev Stephen Conway. Despite his appointment in May, this event represented one of the last steps in ...

As the Israeli military pushes deeper into Gaza City in its battle to obliterate Hamas, there are fears that the Christian presence there could disappear altogether. Increasing numbers of Ga...

The Church of England has seen a marked increase in people attending weekly services but that number remains significantly down on pre-pandemic levels. The stats for 2022 have just been published show...

A church in London is planning a prayer service on Saturday evening, to pray for peace, love and unity.  It's as tensions continue between the government and the Met police, over the Commissi...

Laughing gas has been made illegal in the UK, and Christian charity Hope UK is urging youthworkers to be aware of the changes. The drug, which is a form of nitrous oxide, has been newly categoris...

A charity which partners with churches to transform the lives of children and teenagers through God’s love, says it fears a culture of violent crime is becoming the norm for many young people. S...

A new study has revealed that Christianity is continuing to spread across the globe despite believers facing extreme persecution for their faith. The 2023 “Persecutors of the Year” report ...

A Christian woman, sexually assaulted by a group of men during the ongoing attacks in Manipur, India has shared how the events have left her struggling with shame and fear. Three women were attac...