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Catholic bishops who are negligent in their handling of sex abuse cases involving priests face being dismissed, Pope Francis has said in a new letter. Acknowledging that bishops can already be remove...

A member of the Church of England General Synod is defending the use of chauffeurs by bishops. During yesterday's meeting of the Church's parliament, new stats were revealed showing 11 of the Church'...

The UK's black church movement has issued what's been described as 'a stark warning' to politicians in the run-up to May's General Election. A document titled 'Black Church Political Mobilisation - a...

A mass grave containing the skeletons of 48 people who died during the Black Death pandemic has been found at an abbey in Lincolnshire. Archaeologists from the University of Sheffield made the discov...

Black majority church leaders are being urged to 'wake up' to the exodus of young people leaving their congregations. The Evangelical Alliance's ethnically diverse church group, the One People Commis...

The cognitive philosopher Daniel Dennett (pictured left) has debated with leading theistic philosopher Keith Ward (pictured right) on God, the mind and consciou Daniel C Dennett, a professor of philo...

An actress from the newly released Marvel film Black Panther has said the set felt 'like a church'. Speaking about preparing to play Shaman in the film, Sope Aluko, a Nigerian-born Christian w...

The Christian mother of Stephen Lawrence, the black 18-year-old murdered in an unprovoked racist attack in 1993 has urged eithnic minorities to use their vote o 28% percent of black Africans weren't ...

A conference has been held in East London, looking at ways black-majority churches can better support victims of domestic violence. Figures estimate one in four women and one in six men experience do...

Sir Tony Robinson has helped rewrite the traditional nativity story to give it a modern twist. The Three Ships was put together by the Time Team star and renowned composer Professor Paul Mealor.Narra...

The Bishop of Blackburn will be heading to Africa next week to run training schools for new clergy throughout Africa. Rt Rev. Julian Henderson, alongside his wife Heather, will be travelling to Kenya...

The head verger at Blackburn Cathedral is in hospital with serious injuries after an unprovoked attack. Thirty six year old Mark Pickering was inside the cathedral undertaking his duties when it happ...

Blackburn Cathedral has been named Lancashire's Cultural Venue of the year. The judges said they were impressed by the cathedral's ability to attract a wide variety of people and visiting groups, its...

An episode of Panorama which investigated on race relations in Blackburn has been met with criticism by local church leaders. Producers of the BBC programme - broadcast on Tuesday night - were accuse...

One cathedral will be exploring the relationship between science and faith and seeing how the two can co-exist. A series of five talks, conversations and panel discussions is being held at Blackburn ...

Adverts placed on buses promoting a church run event in Blackpool which will feature Franklin Graham are being removed after a number of complaints were made. Blackpool Transport, which oversees the ...

A new addition to the world-famous Blackpool Illuminations which proclaims the resurrection of Jesus Christ has been officially switched on. Featuring an image of Jesus proclaiming the message, 'I am...

Cricketers heading from Rome to face the Church of England team in a cricket match have been given an official blessing by the Pope. Francis signed a bat that the team will take during their five mat...

A blind church leader in Hampshire is skydiving 13,000 feet to raise money for his church extension. Mark Madavan, from Locks Heath Free Church near Fareham (pictured below), is making the tandem div...

Firefighters who died doing their job will be remembered at two London Cathedrals on Saturday to mark 100 years of the Fire Brigade Union.  A special service will be held at Southwark Cathedral ...