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The Bishop of Dover, Rt Revd Rose Hudson-Wilkin and film stars Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandie Newton are among the signatories of an open letter by Sir Lenny Henry urging black Britons to get the C...

Clergy across the country broke into song to mark Palm Sunday, as newly eased coronavirus restrictions allowed small choirs to sing inside cathedrals. From 28th March, groups are allowed to practise a...

The Scottish Parliament has congratulated churches for their dedication to supporting people throughout the pandemic. They praised churches during a debate on Monday about the Stories of Hope report. ...

Actor Sir David Suchet CBE has read the whole of St John's Gospel at Westminster Abbey for its upcoming Easter Sunday service.The book, which contains 879 verses, was read from the&...

Major UK Church denominations and charities have joined to call on the UK Government to act decisively and urgently in tackling the harm caused by gambling.  The Government is reviewing the 2005 ...

UK Vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi has hinted at the prospect of churches requiring a vaccine passport from the public. In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, Mr Zahawi said suggested that churches...

The UK Government has loosened restrictions on singing in places of worship in England. As of Sunday, 28th March, congregational singing will be permitted outdoors, as long as it takes place within th...

Police have welcomed a two-year jail term handed to a thief who broke into a church on Christmas Day Lee Gray, of Apple Tree Close, Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, Lincolnshire, was jailed in relation to...

A review into abuse by a Christian camp leader has found that some associated with the Christian charity Scripture Union knew about the behaviour and could have prevented further harm but th...

Christians are included in a list of MPs and other British citizens who have been slapped with Chinese sanctions for speaking out against "gross human rights violations" against the Uighur p...

Conservative MPs have warned Brandon Lewis that his new powers to direct commissioning of central abortion services in Northern Ireland are “putting the Union at risk”. Former minister Sir...

First Communions in the Catholic Diocese of Derry will not now take place until September. In a letter to priests, the Bishop of Derry, Donal McKeown said he had made the decision to postpone the serv...

The Baptist Union Council has overwhelmingly passed a resolution that would see the organisation abstain from investing funds in companies that have significant trade in fossil fuel extraction, refini...

Campaigners say public support for a ban on all gambling for under-18s and a £2 limit for online slot machines should embolden the Government to introduce more robust safety measures.  The ...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has thanked churches for their role during lockdown and acknowledged the 'selfless stoicism' Christians have shown while church has been online.  The Prime Mi...

The Diocese of Southwark has unanimously approved an 'anti-racism charter' which promises to work to tackle racism through theological understanding and improving diversity in its churches.&nb...

A Baptist minister who helps Church denominations campaign for refugee rights has condemned the UK government's proposed changes to the asylum system.  The Government has billed the Home Secr...

The closure of churches in Scotland has been ruled unconstitutional in the Scottish courts.  Lord Braid ruled that the Scottish Government's closure of churches during the Covid-19 lockdown w...

The Diocese of London has partnered with the mental health text support service Shout 85258, to help support those experiencing mental health challenges across the city. The Bishop of London, Rt Hon D...

The Presbyterian Church in Ireland has called on the Secretary of State to step back from imposing abortion laws in Northern Ireland descibing the regulations as "ill-considered and irresponsible...