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The Church of England has welcomed a government U-turn on the Universal Credit benefit system. A controversial plan to extend the two-child benefits cap retrospectively - affecting those born before ...

The Bishop of Liverpool has said he will attend an international summit of Anglican leaders without his wife next year, in protest at a bar on the partners of g Rt Rev Paul Bayes described the decisi...

One of the Church of England's first female bishops is launching a campaign to tackle to negative body image. Bishop of Gloucester Rachel Treweek has already visited a number of schools to talk to gi...

Former Bishop of Liverpool Rt Revd James Jones is to head up an independent inquiry into the deaths of 92 elderly patients in Hampshire. The clergyman who also investigated the Hillsborough disaster ...

The Bishop of Chichester will lead the prayers at a memorial service later this month to remember the 11 men killed in the Shoreham air disaster. Rt Revd Dr Martin Warner will open the service at Lan...

null The Bishop of St Davids is to lead a Communion service at Pride Cymru (Wales) this weekend.Rt Rev Joanna Penberthy will join with the thousands attending the three day festival in Cardiff.After ...

An Anglican bishop is to sleep on the streets to show his support for a campaign trying to raising awareness of homelessness. The Bishop of Rochester, Rt Revd James Langstaff, will take part in a 'sl...

The Bishop of Durham is beginning the first of many prayer walks today to find out more about people in his community. Rt Revd Paul Butler will be completing two prayer walks a year until he's walked...

The Bishop of Leicester has called for Christian youth workers to be valued more after a new study has shown high turnover in the job. A study conducted earlier this year by a youth and children's mi...

A bishop's calling on the government to do more to tackle increasing fly-tipping across Britain. Bishop of St Albans, Rt Rev Alan Smith, made the plea in the House of Lords after figures showed fly-t...

The Bishop of Portsmouth is pleading with the government to exempt kinship carers from new restrictions on child tax credits. Rt Revd Christopher Foster told peers in the House of Lords the dedicatio...

The lead Catholic Bishop for Asylum and Migration has called on the government to suspend and review its recent extension of charges for non UK-citizens receivi Bishop Paul McAleenan warned the charg...

The Catholic Bishop for Migrants is calling on the UK and European governments to find a way to take in more refugees. In a homily to mark tomorrow's World Day for Migrants and Refugees, Bishop Patri...

An Anglican bishop has pressed ministers to enact government plans aimed at tackling gambling. Peers have reacted angrily to what they regard as delays in cutting the maximum stake on fixed-odds bett...

The new Bishop of West Yorkshire and the Dales is telling his vicars to use every form of modern communication to spread their message. The Rt Rev Nick Baines is promising to build a diocese based on...

A senior bishop has criticised the Government over cuts to the emergency services that had responded "so magnificently" to the Grenfell Tower fire and recent te The Rt Rev Christopher Chessun, the Bi...

The possibility of Women bishops may only have just become a reality but the Bishop of Worcester is handing over his job to a 12-year-old girl. It's the Children's Commissioner's Takeover Day which g...

One senior church leader has swapped his toothbrush for one made out of bamboo and has encouraged others to do the same. Rt Rev Graham Usher, Bishop of Dudley is trying to use less plastic during Len...

The Bishop of Argyll and the Isles has travelled to Barra off the north-west coast of Scotland to offer support to the families of two teenage girls who were ca Eilidh MacLeod, 14, remains unaccounte...

The Bishop of Manchester has been offering help and support to revellers in Manchester's famous gay district. Rt Rev Dr David Walker joined the Street Angels around the Canal Street area on Friday ni...