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The Catholic Church in Scotland has announced it's setting up an independent watchdog to deal with abuse complaints against members of the clergy. The move follows a number of sex scandals where t...

The Bishop of Coventry has received one of Germany's highest awards in recognition of his peace and reconciliation work.  The Right Reverend Dr Christopher Cocksworth was presented with the C...

The Church of England has analysed data from more than 12,000 churches to find out about worship trends during the pandemic.  Many churches offered online services at the height of the lockdowns ...

Leading human rights lawyers have called for a swift ban on so-called conversion therapy - practices which seek to suppress or change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.  Earl...

An 82 year old priest has this weekend started walking the final ten half marathons of his epic challenge of completing 52 laps of an athletics track 83 times over the coming year. Prof Monsignor Vlad...

The Church of Ireland is to complete its divestment from companies that extract fossil fuels by the end of this year, fulfilling a commitment made in 2018.  Several church groups and individual c...

The Bishop of London has told Premier she's sorry after concerns were made by clergy over the Diocese of London's handling of safeguarding. In an interview with Premier earlier this week, nort...

A Church of England priest has resigned from a clergy safeguarding support role in the Diocese of London saying safeguarding policy in the Church over the last two years has created more victims. Fath...

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 shook Greece's largest island, Crete, on Monday morning, killing one person and injuring several, authorities said. The tremor sent people fleeing out of home...

The first black female deacon in the Church of England is considering an appeal on the grounds of racism following a decision to dissolve her parish. Reverend Yvonne Clarke, was ordained as a deacon i...

 Pope Francis on Wednesday praised youth climate campaigners for their efforts to tackle global warming and encouraged them to carry on with their work "for the good of humanity". Thous...

The Diocese of Dromore has said it is committed to doing what it can to help bring healing to the survivors of clerical sexual abuse within its churches.  The Northern Ireland diocese includes pa...

A new report suggests that despite their challenges, online worship services are here for the long term as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.  Research from Manchester Metropolitan University ...

The Auxiliary Bishop of Liverpool is set to receive the city's highest civic honour following decades of service in various roles.  The Right Reverend Tom Williams will be granted the Freedom...

St Matthew’s Church Carver Street in the centre of Sheffield has launched a £700,000 fundraising campaign to restore the church and fund its future mission.  The parish intends to imp...

Ancient Christian meditation practices are to be adopted in church schools in the Thames Valley to help tackle a growing mental health crisis  The Diocese of Oxford has put together a toolkit fou...

The University of Nottingham has reversed its decision to deny a chaplaincy role to a priest over his views on abortion and assisted dying. The University of Nottingham originally rejected Father Davi...

The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, has admitted that he lost sleep over accusations that the Church of England was dismantling the parish system.  Speaking at St Martin-in-the-Fields&...

Over 1,100 church leaders have signed a letter to the Prime Minister urging the government not to scrap the £20 Universal Credit uplift. In the letter to Boris Johnson, created in partnership wi...

A church on the Spanish island of La Palma has been destroyed by lava that spewed from the erupting Cumbre Vieja volcano.  Footage of the dramatic moment shows smoke billowing towards the&nb...