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A church judge has ruled that ‘X’ kiss symbols are “excessively casual and informal” for headstone messages. The Church of England’s Consistory Court judge Robert Hopkins...

Prominent US theologian John Piper was recently interrupted during a rousing sermon by his watch registering exuberant gestures as a fall. The award-winning author and pastor was preaching on Psa...

Tens of thousands more people paid homage to former Pope Benedict on Tuesday on the second day his body lay in state, and the Vatican announced that his funeral will be similar to that of a reigning p...

A non-binary vicar believes God “guided them” to come out following a revelation while reading the Old Testament. Speaking to the Liverpool Echo, Bingo Allison said it was Genesis 1:27 whi...

Hundreds of people have already flocked to Vatican City to pay their respects to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. The former Pope became the first Pontiff to resign in 600 years – he did so because o...

Several church leaders have been named in the 2023 New Year honours list; the first under the reign of King Charles III. The awards range from financial services to community work during the pandemic....

Bill Latham, former manager and spiritual inspiration to Cliff Richard, has died. Bill was 84 and had spent a number of weeks in hospital; the cause of his death has not been announced. He passed away...

Pope Benedict XVI, who became the first pope in 600 years to resign, has died at the age of 95. A statement from the Vatican on Saturday morning read: "With pain I inform that Pope Emeritus Bened...

Former pope Benedict, 95, who in 2013 became the first pontiff in 600 years to step down, is "very sick," his successor Pope Francis said on Wednesday. "I would like to ask all of you f...

The Church of Cyprus's ruling body on Saturday elected Georgios, a theologian and former chemistry teacher, as Archbishop of the centuries-old Church, replacing the late Chrysostomo...

A new survey has found that 61 per cent of churches across the UK are using their premises to offer a space for people to stay warm this winter. The research from the Warm Welcome Campaign, which was ...

The heads of the major church denominations in the UK have encouraged Christians to pray for Ukrainians this Christmas who have faced a difficult year due to the Russian invasion. A Christmas Eve stat...

The Church of England has more Christmas services and events available this year than it did before the Covid-19 brought along a culture of online services. Its A Church Near You website, which h...

The Church has been called to pray for and support Christians in Jerusalem. Church leaders there have said it's been a tough year full of many instances of intimidation, violence, vandalism, and p...

The Moderator-Elect of the United Reformed Church (URC) General Assembly has accused the UK Church of staying silent over the column written by Jeremy Clarkson in The Sun about Meghan Markle. The broa...

This year saw many notable Christians and church leaders pass away, including HM Queen. Here’s a list of some of them and how their ministries impacted thousands of people worldwide. Father Abun...

A former Premier League footballer and church trustee who was accused of causing a London church to lose millions of pounds after offering to personally guarantee an investment, has been found gu...

Over 2.5 million people have sought help with the cost of living from churches and other religious organisations this year. That's according to a poll by Savanta for the Church of England. It foun...

Churches in the UK are choosing to keep their doors closed during the day for quiet prayer because of fear of criminal damage. A new survey by Ecclesiastical Insurance in partnership with the Bible So...

A congregation in Cumbria is set to save around £4,000 in energy bills after creating a thermal tent inside their church. Church leaders at Christ Church in Cockermouth have decided to seal off ...