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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...

Children are open to spirituality and have a "natural inclination for prayer", regardless of whether their parents have an active or non-existent faith, accordi The study, conducted by Christian Rese...

A Christian digital media expert has urged parents to be pro-active with their children after a report found they're now using the internet more than they're wa Dr Bex Lewis, Senior Lecturer at Manch...

A digital game for children all about the Bible has reached one million game plays. Two years ago Christian organisation, Scripture Union England & Wales, developed the award-winning game "Guardi...

Children were sexually abused, beaten and humiliated as they lived in a climate of fear and coercive control at an orphanage run by a religious order, an inquir Youngsters were hit with implements su...

A court's heard accusations that a children's pastor in London used his position to rape two girls twice, and groom a third online. One of the victims claims that Timothy Storey, 35, raped her on two...

In the first report of its kind, data on young people's wellbeing has been gathered and compared from across different countries. Findings from the Children's Society report found that, although most...

A questionnaire which allowed children to choose their gender from a list of more than 20 different options has been condemned as "profoundly confusing" by Chri The Christian Institute said it was "t...

A charity set up by the Church of England to do social action is organising concerts featuring community choirs, church choirs, school choirs and gospel choirs. The Church Urban Fund (CUF) have organ...

An Oxford University study has found singing in groups like choirs and church congregations can significantly counter loneliness and isolation in society. By gaining the responses of participants inv...

Chorister Peter Waters is celebrating 80 years of singing in his church choir.  The 88-year-old joined St Thomas' Church in Werneth, near Oldham when he was eight years old in 1935.He still sing...

A cathedral has installed a 55ft-tall helter skelter in its nave in order to grant visitors a better view of its ornate roof, a clergyman said. Reverend Canon Andy Bryant, of Norwich Cathedral, said ...

The major political parties have all unveiled their Christmas card for 2016 but the traditional Christian imaging for the season is absent. Labour, the Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats and the SN...

Police officer Andrew Harper's funeral has been paid tribute to at Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford. The service was attended by his friends and family and several hundred members of Thames Valley P...

The Very Revd Dr Martyn Percy will return to his position at Christ Church college at the University of Oxford after an allegation made against him was dismisse A formal complaint was raised by a mem...

A Christian man who was allegedly beaten and threatened with execution by Islamic extremists in Pakistan is facing imminent deportation from the UK. Asher Samson, 41, who lived in Birmingham, was fir...