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The first black woman to become a deacon in the Church of England has spoken of her desire to serve her parish as she fights to save her job and home. Rev Yvonne Clarke, a mother-of-three who became a...

The Church of England's representative in parliament has confirmed that some of the £300 million dedicated to 'Levelling-up' town centres will be going to churches and cathedrals.&nb...

A Christian organisation says schools should try to avoid excluding pupils when they return to classrooms on Monday in England.  All pupils in England can return to the school building on Monday,...

Christian Aid has welcomed a new report claiming the UK Government is not prepared to carry out its promise to cut the UK's emissions to net zero, almost two years after the target was made into l...

York Minster's Grand Organ is to be played during worship for the first time in more than two years after a £2 million "once-in-a-century" refurbishment. A prayer will be said for ...

A coalition of LGBT, mental health and faith organisations have renewed their calls for a ban of conversion therapy.  They say the end of March it will have been 1,000 days since the UK Governmen...

Recommendations to broaden the locations in which church-sanctioned weddings can take place have been criticised by the Church of England.  In its 500-page November report, the Law...

The Duchess of Cornwall has visted a United Reformed Church in Croydon, which is being used as a centre for administering the injections. Whilst on the official visit, she said she suffered no si...

When a cheeky cat first jumped on the table during online prayers at Canterbury Cathedral, staff almost hit paws on the recording. But a year later and the three mischievous felines who live at the 1,...

The founder of a PR company has resigned as chairman over a social media post where he said the firm does not hire "blacks, gays or Catholics". Gordon Beattie, founder of Beattie Communicati...

Christians Against Poverty, church-based charities and Christian MPs have been sharing what they make of the Chancellor's economic plan. In Wednesday's budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced...

The fate of the Scottish National Party (SNP) hangs in the balance as the Scottish First Minister defended herself before a committee on Wednesday. Nicola Sturgeon has insisted, "I would never ha...

A Christian charity has condemned the government´s decision to cut aid donation to Yemen by half in this year´s budget.  In October 2020, the government decided to reduce foreign aid ...

New research has highlighted why young people in supported housing are struggling to transition into home of their own.  YMCA England & Wales has published a study that reveals 70 per cent of...

European leaders have announced plans to roll out a "digital vaccine passport" over the coming months, which they say will be available to British travellers by the summer. European Commissi...

A Northern Ireland pastor - who has opted to keep his church open during lockdown - has told Premier the church should never accept a Covid vaccine passport if one was introduced, Almost 240,000 peopl...

The mothers of the bride and groom will now be able to have their names in the official marriage register.  While mothers are allowed to write their names as witnesses, currently only the father&...

Black majority churches join forces to show support for Covid-19 vaccine amid hesitation from congregations to take the jab. Leaders from 60 of the UK's black majority churches joined forces on Su...

The Church of England should have a louder political voice, the Archbishop of York has said. In an interview with The Observer, Stephen Cottrell, who became the Church of England's second most sen...

A youth leader has found a creative way to get youngsters reading the Bible every day. Paul Lee from a church in St Albans has created a free online Bible reading challenge called Bible Quest. The cha...