News by email Donate

Suggestions

Top Stories

Most Read

Popular Videos

Pope Francis said he wants to give women more top-level positions in the Holy See and disclosed that for the first time he would name women to a previously all-male Vatican committee that helps him se...

Justin Welby has appointed a Church of England priest to take over as his chief of staff. Rev Ijeoma Ajibade who has worked in the Diocese of London and the Diocese of Southwark will take ov...

In a bid to lessen the effects of climate change, 35 faith institutions have announced their divestment from fossil fuels, 19 of which are from the UK. The institutions dropping the investment of foss...

US megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar has publically denounced all the teachings he’s done on the topic of tithing. Dollar, who leads World Changers International Ministries in College Park, Georgi...

A Nigerian Catholic priest was abducted from his rectory in the town of Zambina in the northern state of Kaduna in the early hours of Monday, the local Catholic diocese said on Monday. It said pa...

A church forced to close after being robbed by thieves has launched a fundraiser in a bid to reopen their doors.  St Helen's Church in Plungar, Leicestershire, was targeted by thieves in Febr...

Pope Francis has dismissed reports that he plans to resign in the near future, saying he is on track to visit Canada this month and hopes to be able to go to Moscow and Kyiv as soon as possible after ...

Pope Francis, the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland have apologised to Christians in South Sudan, saying their “disappointed” the...

A former Catholic priest has been awarded almost half a million pounds after being sexually abused by a senior cleric as a teenager. The abuse took place at a residential school in Scotland during the...

A Christian school in Oxfordshire has become embroiled in a row after displaying rainbow LGBT flags on a lectern.  Kingham Hill School in Chipping Norton received a complaint from a parent accusi...

More than 500 delegates from around the world are set to attend a major conference on the Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) in London next week.   It's the first International Ministerial ...

Pope Francis implicitly accused Russia on Thursday of "armed conquest, expansionism and imperialism" in Ukraine, calling the conflict a "cruel and senseless war of aggression". The...

The local council in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv on Thursday became the first to ban a branch of the Orthodox Church that was until last month directly affiliated with Moscow. According to...

A leading bishop in Nigeria has said the killing of two priests last weekend has traumatised the church community.  Speaking to Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), Archbishop Matthe...

Police in North Yorkshire are appealing for witnesses after a supposed arson attack on a church. The cross was left scorched and burned after being set on fire by the vandals.  The incident occur...

The head of the Archbishops' Commission for Racial Justice has strongly criticised the Church of England for not delivering on commitments made to tackle institutional racism.  In his forewor...

As Sri Lanka faces its worst economic crisis in decades, the Archbishop of Columbo has put the blame on the country's president and politicians. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith fears there will be more p...

The new Bishop of Salisbury gave away £10,000 during his welcome service. Rt Revd Stephen Lake who was recently appointed gave each person in attendance £10 last Sunday. Using the parable ...

The first ever National Church Awards to celebrate churches and the people who look after them are now open for entries. It's organised by the National Churches Trust and is open to any church, ch...

From now on Christians who want to be baptised or confirmed in the Anglican diocese of Oxford will be asked to commit to tackling climate change. Specifically, they'll be asked to "strive to ...