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Most Rev Justin Welby's address during the Church of England's press conference on the proposals for same-sex partnerships in the church.  Archbishop of Canterbury, Most Rev Justin Welby ...

Rt Rev Sarah Mullally's address during the Church of England's press conference on the proposals for same-sex partnerships in the church.  Bishop of London, Rt Rev Sarah Mullally Thank yo...

The bishops of the Church of England have published draft prayers for same-sex couples, which will be considered by the General Synod next month. The prayers, which include thanksgiving, dedication, a...

The Church in Wales has announced that one of the first women to become a priest in Wales, Rt Rev Mary Stallard, will be the next Bishop of Llandaff. Bishop Mary, who currently serves as the Assi...

Before dawn, sanitary police armed with crowbars and a bulldozer set about demolishing makeshift trader stalls crowding downtown streets in the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo ahead ...

Colourful ribbons that were tied to a fence in honour of abuse victims at the church hosting Cardinal George Pell’s upcoming burial service have been taken down. Social media posts show ribbons ...

There's been a furious reaction from equality campaigners - and disappointment from some evangelicals - after Church of England Bishops said they wouldn't endorse same-sex marriage in church. ...

Bishops in the Church of England have refused to back a change in teaching to allow priests to marry same-sex couples. A statement released after a House of Bishops meeting this week says the “f...

This year marks three decades since Open Doors started ranking countries by the level of persecution faced by Christians.  Since records started in 1993, the number of countries deemed dange...

One in seven Christians worldwide are persecuted for their faith, becoming the target of frequent attacks such as rape, kidnapping and even death. Christian persecution charity Open Doors has released...

Open Doors’ World Watch List has revealed North Korea is the country where Christians face the most extreme persecution. Hitting the highest score ever recorded in the list’s history, Nort...

The UK government has committed to including transgender people in a bill to end conversion therapy, despite warnings from the church that it may criminalise church leaders praying for those with unwa...

A church in Leicester was recently forced to call in the emergency services after a swan got into a flap on the roof. A churchwarden at St Margaret’s Church was left perplexed after hearing heav...

The Bishop of Stepney Rt Rev Joanne Grenfell is to be the Church of England’s new lead safeguarding bishop, taking over from Bishop Jonathan Gibbs who leaves the role at the end of March, when h...

Open Door’s annual list of countries ranking world countries according to the amount of violence against Christians has been released. North Korea has returned to the top position after falling ...

The leader of the House of Commons has written a letter to the Bishop of Portsmouth, urging him to support same-sex marriage within the Church of England ahead of the imminent General Synod. Penny Mor...

The priest who was conducting a memorial service at the church where six people were shot at the weekend has described the scenes as “pandemonium”. A seven-year old-girl was critically inj...

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a bomb attack during a Sunday service at a church in the eastern Congolese town of Kasindi. At least 14 people were killed and 63 others inj...

Gunmen burned a Catholic priest to death and shot and injured his colleague in northwest Nigeria on Sunday, police said, the latest violence raising concerns about security ahead of an election next m...

At least five people were killed in a suspected terror attack at church in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Sunday. According to army spokesman Anthony Mualushay, 15 people were also wounded ...