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A report funded by the Archbishop of Canterbury looking into the extent of hunger in the UK has been published. It found that 'hunger stalks' Britain and says too many people are in a situation where...

Some betting machines are introducing delays to give users the chance to consider stopping using them.  The machines use Artificial Intelligence to spot whether the user is exhibiting addictive ...

The Bishop of Southampton has been appointed as the next Dean of York. Downing Street announced on Monday that the Queen has accepted the nomination of the Right Rev Dr Jonathan Frost to be appointed...

The Bishop of Bristol has spoken out against Lord Carey's support for a bill on assisted dying. Rt Revd Mike Hill has insisted that it is possible for people to die with dignity "without killing them...

The lead Bishop for Life Issues has spoken up against the House of Lords meeting next week, to decide on changes to abortion law in Northern Ireland. Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster, John Sherrington...

The number of children living in poverty has remained at over four million while household incomes "stagnated" last year, figures reveal. Data from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) showed t...

Artificial intelligence brings opportunity but must be treated ethically, a bishop on a parliamentary committee on AI has told Premier. The group has spent time writing its recommendations on how the...

The Bishop of Gloucester, Rachel Treweek has called on the government to increase benefit levels in line with the cost of living each year.  The Trussell Trust said its network distributed more ...

A Church of England bishop has revealed he is a survivor of alleged abuse by John Smyth, the man at the centre of multiple claims about incidents at Christian s Bishop of Guildford, Andrew Watson, cl...

The Bishop of Chester has branded the multibillion-pound HS2 rail project as "a sin". The Rt Rev Peter Forster, argued the £55.7 billion scheme was "unnecessarily expensive" during a debate in the H...

Rt Rev Martyn Snow, Bishop of Leicester said the deadly explosion in the city should dispel myths that terrorism is associated with any particular community. Bishop Martyn's comments come after sever...

The Bishop of Clifton has spoken out against the UK government for hosting an arms fair, calling it a "contradiction" to human rights. It comes as the UK is due to host The Defence and Security Equip...

A church leader has urged for the government to prioritise marriage over Brexit, claiming the institution of marriage is in a state of crisis. New research by the Centre for Social Justice revealed t...

The Bishop of Coventry has accused the Church of England of exploiting the concept of Christian forgiveness to allow paedophiles to get away with their crimes. Rt Rev Christopher Cocksworth said the ...

The Bishop of Shrewsbury said Christians could become a focus of the Government's new counter-extremism strategy. He claimed the government hasn't clearly defin The Rt Rev. Mark Davies will express h...

Faith leaders are uniting with a new letter to the President of the UN General Assembly calling on him to take more and faster action on climate change. Reports suggest the first three months of 2016...

An Anglican bishop has written a song to the tune of the Rolling Stones' song Paint It Black in a bid to help families facing "terrible conditions" due to flood Rt Revd Jonathan Meyrick, the Bishop o...

Mothers' names will be included on marriage certificates "as soon as possible" if a new law is approved, the Government has said after the Bishop of St Albans r Home Office minister Baroness Williams...

The Church has taken a preferential option for the rich, the Bishop of Burnley has claimed at the General Synod. Rt Revd Philip North accused the Church of England of not investing enough money in po...

Rt Revd David Walker describes the coalition's approach as 'misguided' after the PM unveils plans to restrict access to social housing and the health service. David Cameron's set out a series of new ...