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Twenty-four of the kidnapped girls returned to Chibok are to return to school in September.  This includes the 21 of them that were freed in October last year in a deal brokered by the Internati...

The number of children in England abused due to belief in witchcraft has risen by more than 30 per cent in the last three years, according to new data. Abuse of children for reasons of faith or belie...

Barbara Hewson says there's been a 'witch hunt' to pin blame on ageing celebrities following the Jimmy Savile scandal. A leading human rights lawyer's facing criticism after calling for the age of co...

Victims of child abuse at residential homes in Northern Ireland have urged the head of the Catholic Church in Ireland to set aside money for compensat Archbishop Eamon Martin (above) met ca...

Predictions that more than 130,000 children will be homeless this Christmas highlight a "scandalous" plight, a Christian charity ministering to vulnerable young A forecast issued by Shelter on Wednes...

A Methodist Church based children's charity has accused the government of failing to implement a proper strategy to tackle child neglect, which it claims curren A Methodist Church based children's ch...

The director of Christian young people's charity XLP has said child poverty is a "huge problem" in Britain. Patrick Regan said the government needs to do more to tackle the gap between rich and poor,...

The Government needs to stop "debating definitions" and start doing more to end child poverty, according to the Christian based Children's Society, despite an a According to statistics published on T...

A third of children in a typical classroom of 30 are now living in poverty as more working parents cannot make ends meet, according to a new report. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) sai...

A four-fold rise in the number of child problem gamblers has been described as a "generational scandal" by a Church of England bishop. New statistics compiled by the Gambling Commission show the numb...

A little girl was thrilled after posting a birthday card to her "dad in heaven" and then receiving a reply. Six-year-old Hollie Morgan's father, Nigel Morgan, died last year and Hollie sent a handmad...

A child slavery victim rescued by a vicar and his wife in County Durham is pleading with the UK Government not to deport him. The 19-year-old, known only as Stephen to protect his real identity, was ...

A woman who allegedly stabbed a girl in Edinburgh through the heart was convinced the child was possessed by Jesus, it has been reported. It's understood the eight year old is in a critical condition...

A video has been placed on social media showing a a small child attempting to steal the hat of Pope Francis. The thirty second clip shows the pontiff embracing the girl before she reaches up to take ...

New research now puts the average price of a full-time nursery place at £11,000 a year. Many parents claim the cost of childcare has risen so high it's a bit like having a second mortgage.New r...

New laws from the EU meaning internet service providers (ISPs) could be forced to remove online filters mean thousands of children will be put at risk, a Christ CARE, which had campaigned for default...

Children are being forced to go to faith schools against their parents' wishes, writer and broadcaster Joan Bakewell has said. The Labour peer raised her concerns around the availability of pupil pla...

A number of children have been injured after the roof of a church hall in East Lothian partially collapsed on Tuesday evening. The youngsters were attending Cubs, Beavers and Scouts clubs at Tranent ...

A Christian MP has said vulnerable children in care need priority access to mental health services to stop them being overlooked. Labour's Stephen Timms was speaking after a group of MPs including hi...

All primary school children should be taught about the importance of regularly setting money aside so they do not grapple with debt in the future, a group set u The Just Finance Foundation wants to s...