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A former pupil of Methodist College, Belfast, Northern Ireland, has left the school a £13.5m legacy in his will. Richard Henry (Prescott) Kerr was a boarder in the 1940s at the college, known as...

A judge has ordered the Scottish government to pay "additional costs" to the lawyers who represented clergy after they won a legal challenge that saw the closure of places worship during the...

An inquiry has found that deceitful behaviour was used to try to obtain Martin Bashir's interview with Princess Diana in 1995.  The Christian and former BBC Religion Correspondent has apologi...

The Church of England is investing £9 million into mission projects aimed at encouraging young people to engage with the Christian faith. Congregations are being set up around the country which ...

A woman who accused a Roman Catholic priest of raping her 35 years ago faced him in court and told him, “may God forgive you, you are a liar and a rapist”. Retired John Anthony Clohosey, 7...

Pioneering female artist's work being restored after 100 years on church walls A church in Surrey is fundraising £10,000 for the complete restoration of artworks by a pioneering female artis...

Ambiguity over the use of Britain’s nuclear arsenal “increases the risk of disastrous miscalculation”, the Archbishop of Canterbury has warned. The Most Rev Justin Welby was also cri...

A woman accused a Roman Catholic priest of rape after her pleas for financial help from his diocese were turned down, a court heard. Retired John Anthony Clohosey, 72, who presided over churches acros...

Churches could be asked to introduce new security measures, with volunteers responsible for considering the terror threat.  The Government is seeking to make all publicly accessible buildings and...

Extraordinary women are being immortalised at a church in East Yorkshire as part of its restoration. The existing carvings are so ancient it's impossible to depict who they show - apart from ...

The Bishop of Bolton has spoken to Premier about rising cases of the Indian variant of coronavirus in the town and said there aren't huge numbers of people refusing the vaccine and saying "do...

Christians across the UK are being encouraged to light a candle of justice next week to mark the one year anniversary of the killing of George Floyd. Churches Together in England wants believers to pr...

Faith leaders have spoken out in support of a project to encourage communities, schools and gardeners to plant trees to mark the Queen's platinum jubilee. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welb...

More than 600 medical professionals have signed an open letter to the Prime Minister, the First Minister of Scotland and the First Minister of Wales requesting 'at home' abortion schemes are r...

Liverpool footballer Alisson Becker has thanked God following the bizarre events that saw him become only the sixth goalkeeper ever to score in the Premier League. With his club needing to win against...

Officers in Scotland say many more arrests will follow after a section of Rangers supporters shouted anti-Catholic slogans and songs along with damaging property in Glasgow. Scotland's First Minis...

  Churches and other places of worship are not just for the faithful but can play a vital role in our recovery from the pandemic, according to new research from the University of York. More than ...

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are facing criticism after it emerged that neither is willing to support the school chaplain who was suspended and reported to an anti-terrorism programme f...

A DUP MP has accused the BBC of “lambasting” the new leader of the Democratic Unionist Party, Edward Poots over his Christian faith. “The BBC want to lambast the man because he happe...

Martin Bashir has quit the BBC on health grounds amid an investigation into his Panorama interview with Diana, Princess of Wales. The veteran journalist, who was the BBC News religion editor, has been...