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BBC's Line of Duty actor Tommy Jessop is backing the launch of a group of MPs and Peers on Down's syndrome, saying: "we are the only group of people in the UK where people try to end our ...

Nurses will be recognised for their contribution and sacrifice throughout the coronavirus pandemic during a service at Westminster Abbey attended by actress Helena Bonham Carter. The star, who is a re...

The Government is to launch a consultation ahead of a ban on conversion therapy. The Queen's Speech on Tuesday announced that measures would be taken to ban the controversial practice as part of t...

Some artefacts will most likely be removed from churches in light of new guidance for parishes addressing concerns over memorials with links to slavery and other contested heritage. The Church of Engl...

The Church of Scotland has called on the UK Government to scrap any policy that “exploits people’s fears of the outsider”. Very Rev Susan Brown, convener of the Faith Impact Forum, s...

Climate change is putting the much-loved British cuppa at risk as extreme weather and rising temperatures hit tea-growing countries, according to Christian Aid. The UK and Ireland drink more tea per p...

The daughter of a woman who was among 10 people shot dead in west Belfast 50 years ago said she is praying that fresh inquests will clear their names following misinformation that they were terrorists...

A Christian chaplain who delivered a talk at a college, encouraging students that they have the right to hold a traditional view on sexuality and marriage, is launching a legal challenge after he was ...

Statistics show Christians are the most likely religious group among the over 50s to get a vaccine, but that race is a more significant factor in take-up, with figures suggesting around three in ...

Christian MP Alex Cunningham has urged Christians, who consider themselves left-leaning, to join their local Labour party and "start doing the practical things that need doing." The MP ...

Legislation which could pave the way for same sex marriage in the Church of Scotland is to be debated at its General Assembly later this month. The Church of Scotland has been considering the issue fo...

Christian campaigners are welcoming a move by a father-of-four and a student campaigner to hold the government to account for its failure to implement a proof of age for access to pornography policy. ...

 The Christian Institute says it will take legal action if the government outlaws prayer as part of a ban on conversion therapy.  The Institute says it doesn’t oppose a ban that protec...

A voter has cast his ballot in a car boot after the church warden opening his polling station “overslept apparently”. Toby Porter said he cast his vote in Oxford at 7.25am, and the normal ...

Archaeologists will move thousands of bodies from the site of a medieval church that lies along the route of the HS2 railway. The remains of St Mary’s Church in Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire...

The murder of St Thomas Becket 850 years ago was a “John F Kennedy moment” that remains relevant in an age of Brexit, the Archbishop of Canterbury will say on Wednesday. Becket was cut dow...

Laurence Fox, one of the candidates for London Mayor, has told Premier the rights of Christians should be more vigorously defended by church leaders. The actor, who has formed a new political party ca...

Mother's names in England and Wales will now be included in marriage certificates.  Currently, only the father's name of both the bride and groom is included as a parent, a tradition that...

The UK church is being praised for its response to aid India with its current acute lack of oxygen as a result of the surge in coronavirus cases. The country has recorded nearly 370,000 new coron...

A High Court judge has given doctors the go-ahead to end the life of a brain-damaged six-year-old girl who has been at the centre of a long-running treatment fight. Mr Justice Poole has approved a pla...