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Charges could be levied on all single-use items after members of the House of Lords backed a move to tackle throwaway culture.  As part of consideration of the Environment Bill, peers voted by 20...

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has been named the patron of a Christian mental health charity.  Announcing the latest appointment, Sanctuary Mental Health Ministries, which equips the Chur...

Twelve Church of England Bishops have written a letter describing the government's approach to refugees crossing the English Channel as a "failure". The Bishops say they are "deeply...

The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, has strongly denounced assisted suicide just days after his predecessor, Lord Carey, reiterated his support for the practice. In a statement submit...

A church in Bristol which was left as a burnt-out shell in 2016 after an arson attack, is opening its doors again. St Michael on the Mount Without was closed in 2009 due to falling attendance and has ...

A new survey has found more than a third of UK adults believe prayer can help them overcome mental health struggles. The poll, conducted by Savanta ComRes and commissioned by the Eternal Wall of Answe...

Children in state-funded schools without a religious character in England and Wales might soon be free to skip compulsory collective worship in school assemblies. The Education (Assemblies) Bill is se...

The Archbishop of Canterbury has joined other Christian and global leaders in marking the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks in the US. Most Rev Justin Welby said: “Twenty years after t...

A man who said he had found God after serving two years in prison for fraud, is now facing US extradition for his alleged involvement in a multimillion-pound scam.  Oludayo Adeagbo from east Lond...

The Anglican Bishop of Liverpool says the vote by the Church in Wales to allow blessings in church for same-sex couples could pave the way for the Church of England to follow suit.   Responding t...

A new online tool aimed at tackling the increase in suicide and self-harm has been launched today. The browser, known as Ripple, recognises harmful web searches and intervenes to help prevent individu...

A Christian street preacher who was ordered to pay a fine and removed from the area during Covid has had his case to persue the fine dropped.  Christian Concern, a campaign group, says Mike ...

Christian Aid is calling on the British government to 'pull its weight' in the fight against climate change and take steps to lower carbon emissions before it's too late. The charity says ...

A Church of England priest from Worthing, in West Sussex has been charged over alleged offences of possessing 22,500 indecent images of children. Rev David Renshaw appeared at Worthing Magistrates Cou...

Catholic Bishops are calling on the UK government to put an end to the arms trade and its devasting consequences on refugees. A statement signed by Catholic Bishops from across the UK, as well as repr...

A collection of schools, churches and book clubs are uniting to read Dante's Inferno in honor of the 700th anniversary of his death. September 14 is considered the anniversary of Dante Alighi...

A theologian and author has told Premier how he was left with a "deep kind of grief" following the decision by the Church in Wales to bless same-sex marriages. David Bennett, who is a Gay ce...

The Church in Wales, part of the Anglican Communion, has decided to offer services of blessing to same sex couples.  The Church in Wales' Governing Body, its legislature of three groups which...

Tributes have been pouring on for a well-respected Scottish vicar who died while "doing the Lord's work" at his church.  Emergency services were called to Peterhead Methodist C...

The Diocese of Southwark is launching a series of new lay ministries in September to work alongside the clergy in leading, enabling and serving parishes and communities. The new ministries are: Lay Ch...