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The Archbishop of York has given his full support to increasing the real living wage to £10.85 an hour in London and £9.50 across the rest of the UK, giving a pay rise for more than 2...

A letter written by a Baptist minister from Scotland who died in the Titanic disaster is up for auction this month. The 39-year-old man was travelling from London to Chicago with his sister and niece ...

Prominent church leaders, including the Archbishop of Canterbury and Cardinal Vincent Nichols, have paid tribute to the former Chief Rabbi, Lord Jonathan Sacks who's died aged 72. The death o...

The Queen has worn a face mask in public for the first time as she made a poignant pilgrimage to the grave of the Unknown Warrior to mark the centenary of his burial. The head of state followed Govern...

New research has revealed that churches in the UK have seen an increase in attendance for both in-person services and online services during the Covid-19 pandemic.  The Evangelical Alliance surve...

In response to the recent terror attacks in Europe, The Archbishop of Canterbury  has said that we need to "stand for free speech" and understand that God is "big enough" to d...

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he thinks the ban on religious services will "probably change before too long". Churches in England can remain open during the four-week lockdown which ...

The inquests into the tragic deaths of a mother and three of her children in a road crash last month have been opened by a coroner. Zoe Powell, 29, died from multiple injuries at the scene of the cras...

A speeding driver who killed a church volunteer as she walked home with her shopping has been jailed for three years. Stephen Milligan says he was "goaded" by another motorist before losing ...

New research has revealed how vital the Bible has been for Christians during the coronavirus pandemic.  According to a poll carried out by Savanta ComRes and commissioned by new Bible study app W...

The leader of the Catholic Church in England and Wales has said the ban on religious services during lockdown is "not supported" by scientific evidence, and has predicted a U-turn. Cardinal ...

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said conversations are happening with faith leaders to reach an agreement on the closure of places of worship during lockdown. Speaking to the House of Commons on ...

As England heads into a second lockdown, the Archbishop of York is calling on the nation to come before God in prayer. Speaking to Premier, Most Rev Stephen Cottrell admitted that it has been "a ...

The Prime Minister has been asked to recognise the importance of religious gatherings and if churches can re-open as soon as possible. Places of worship will be closed from Thursday in England for fou...

Guidelines have been published on how local Remembrance Sunday activities can take place, ahead of tough new coronavirus restrictions for England. Only limited communal singing is permitted, events sh...

The UK’s chief scientific adviser has admitted to the Science and Technology committee that scientists working on the pandemic “haven’t got good evidence” to justify imposing t...

A 400-year-old crucifix belonging to a priest who was suspected of being involved in the Gunpowder Plot has gone on display in a convent. Father Edward Oldcorne was friends with Guy Fawkes and went in...

Forcing elderly veterans to stand outside on Remembrance Sunday because of a lockdown ban on communal church worship has been branded "imbecilic". Peers at Westminster highlighted steps alre...

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has joined a host of other faith leaders in calling for the government to permit public worship during the upcoming lockdown in England. The group l...

Candles have been lit at York Minster as part of a Day to Remember, marking those who have died during 2020. Families were welcomed into the cathedral on Monday - All Souls' Day - to pray and to l...