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One church on the south coast has come up with a creative way to celebrate Advent this year. Worshippers and community groups have created a life-size Advent ca At St Nicholas Church, Bedhampton from...

In efforts to improve social care provision, churches across Scotland have partnered to launch a new online resource designed to "inform, connect and inspire" c The 'Social Care Forum' is a website w...

It's claimed a man's been told he can't referee a cricket match between the Church of England and the Vatican because he might be biased. According to the Daily Mail Michael Claughton wasn't suitable...

The Catholic Church has criticised the decision by a UK court to order a woman with learning disabilities to have an abortion. Last week, a judge at the Court of Protection gave the go ahead for a te...

A Church of England bishop is accusing the UK Government of having no "coherent or comprehensive approach" to solving the Iraq crisis. The Bishop of Leeds has written to the Prime Minister in a stron...

A church deacon has been charged with a number of sex offences. Peter Keeley-Pannett, 71, is accused of eight offences.He was a non-stipendiary deacon in the Diocese of Chichester in West Sussex unti...

A church deacon who sexually abused 10 schoolboys has been jailed for nine years. Revd Alan Morris, 64, committed the offences while handing out punishments at a Catholic grammar school in Manchester...

A former church deacon who used Skype to make contact with vulnerable young boys has been jailed for 32 months for a number of sex offences.  Peter Keeley-Pannett, 71, was told by Judge Robert F...

A detailed new report suggests that a decline of the number of church members may have ended. The information comes from an analysis of data from the annual British Social Attitudes survey and the bi...

A church youth club in Rugby says it took the decision to ban a 5-year-old boy who wears dresses for his own safety. Premier's Antony Bushfield reports. (function(){var ff=document.createElement('scr...

The Diocese of Oxford is defending its invitation to a Muslim scholar to preach at a eucharist service. After receiving criticism ahead of Sunday's event, church leaders said inter faith champion Mon...

A church in Wolverhampton has been defending moving its Maundy Thursday service so it did not clash with a weekly drop-in session for sex workers.  The Daily Mail reported that the move had prov...

A church in Scotland has partnered with a local council to make sure 250 vulnerable children don't go hungry this summer. St Columba's Church in Lochside has linked up with South Ayrshire Council to ...

Several church denominations have partnered to launch a renewed focus on missions in Cumbria called Moving Mountains. The Church of England, Methodist Church, Salvation Army and the United Reformed C...

A church in central London took its service out of the pews and onto horses on Sunday. St. John's Hyde Park celebrated the 50th anniversary of its Horseman's Sunday Service.This festive occasion gath...

The Church of England has advised vicars to broadcast their services live over the internet, to help those too afraid to attend services. The guidance also said live streaming services and events ove...

A ban on full Christian funerals for people who commit suicide has been lifted by the Church of England. The General Synod heard the ban was widely ignored which prompted calls for the Church law to ...

A paedophile children's doctor has been jailed for 22-years after he admitted sexually abusing 18 young boys in his care. Myles Bradbury admitted 25 offences in September, including sexual assault, v...

A group of extremists who used a church to drum up support for Islamic State have been jailed. Undercover officers infiltrated the Luton chapter of the banned group Al-Muhajiroun and secretly recorde...

A church which offered free school meals to children and a night shelter to the homeless has been forced to close after thieves set fire to the building during Greater Manchester Police is investiga...