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Rt Revd Justin Welby was given a send-off at Durham Catherdral. The new Archbishop of Canterbury's bid farewell to his diocese.Premier's Marcus Jones has more: (function(){var ff=document.createEleme...

Monsignor Leo Cushley tells Premier 'honesty and truth' is needed to bring healing and reconciliation in Scotland. A new Archbishop has been appointed by Pope Francis to the diocese rocked by a scand...

An app to encourage a new generation of Bible readers has been released. It's hoped Bible App for Kids - designed for 4 to 10 year olds - will transform how young children engage with scripture. Make...

Rt Rev Phillip North is the new Bishop of Burnley, having been consecrated at York Minster earlier today.  Up to now, Rt Rev North's been the Team Rector of Old St Pancras parish in north London...

Lambeth Palace has announced that Rt Rev Tim Thornton will take up the role of Bishop of Lambeth in September. He will be replacing Rt Rev Nigel Stock who is retiring after four years in the role.Rev...

Rt Rev Philip North has been made the new Bishop of Sheffield, Downing Street announced today. He will take over from Rt Rev Stephen Croft who has moved to the Diocese of Oxford.The appointment of th...

Dr Rowan Williams has now become Baron Williams of Oystermouth following his retirement from being head of the Church of England. A new book out later this month takes a look at the achievements of t...

Leaders of the Catholic and Lutheran churches have unveiled new Bible translations to mark the reformation at a joint service in Germany. The service at St Eberhard's Catholic Cathedral in Stuttgart ...

Spanish archaeologists claim to have found a beardless image of Jesus from the fourth century. The glass plate engraving was discovered in the ancient town of Castulo, in Andalusia.Specialists have r...

Revd Delroy Powell was voted in at the Church's annual general meeting and replaces Bishop David W Greaves. The New Testament Assembly Church has appointed a new National Leader.Premier's Marcus Jone...

Three beams of light will pierce the darkness of the night sky above Lichfield Cathedral while a light trail inside will lead a path to remembrance to celebrate All Saints day or All Hallows Day is a...

Pope Francis celebrates inaugural mass in front of an estimated 150,000 people in St Peter's Square in the Vatican. Pope Francis has vowed to embrace the world's most vulnerable and called on economi...

Former Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio begins work after surprise election to papacy. Pope Francis started his first day as the new pontiff with an impromptu early morning visit to pray for guidance at Rome...

Report by think tank Theos finds the American label inaccurate and calls for caution in using this language in a British context. Claims of a British 'Religious Right' influencing public policy in th...

The Catholic Church is unlikely to change its position on divorce, gay rights and abortion, according to a new document released by the Vatican. The white paper, Instrumentum Laboris, has been releas...

Barack Obama is due to attend a major event in Germany marking the 500th anniversary of the reformation alongside Chancellor Angela Merkel, who's father was a c Security has been heightened in the...

Online abusers are to be targeted for the first time in domestic violence cases amid fears teenagers are suffering in silence. Gang culture is also tackled in the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) advi...

Most Catholics across the world disagree with church teachings on issues such as divorce, abortion and contraception, according to 2 new polls. Forty percent of A liberal Catholic group is welcoming ...

Persecution of Christians in China is the worst it's been for almost half a century, according to a prominent Chinese pastor and activist. Bob Fu says hundreds of churches continue to be torn down, a...

The Archbishop of Manila baptised 400 children from Manila's slums on Saturday. Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle led the service at Manila Cathedral at which children between two months and 13 years old w...