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Developers have translated the Bible using emojis. The team, which have not identified themselves, have included the pictures - used in internet and smartphone messaging - to create the new version.T...

The Bible has been translated into 50 new languages in 2015.  The Bible has been translated into 50 new languages over the last year, languages spoken by nearly 160 million people.A number of Bi...

A bible-study course has been launched on Monday to help people who may be feeling the effects of "Blue Monday" - a day dubbed the most depressing of the year. The weather, amount of time since Chris...

Bibles have been removed from university halls in Aberystwyth, Wales, following a student vote at the university. Student, John David Morgan raised the issue saying it could be seen as offensive to s...

Twenty-eight Biblical experts from the around the world have written a collection of essays for a new book in celebration of the work of N.T. Wright. The Biblical scholar, who also writes as Tom Wrig...

Fewer of us are following Old Testament patriarchs like Abraham, Jacob and Isaac in leaving an inheritance for our loved ones. Just 28-per-cent of people planning to retire this year expect to leave ...

A peer has raised his objections to a bill, already passed by elected MPs, to allow councils to hold prayers during their official business. Many local authorities have had prayers at the start of th...

A judge has rejected an application to stop the trial of an evangelical preacher accused of insulting Islam.  Pastor James McConnell, 78, has been charged in connection with a controversial serm...

The Supreme Court has dismissed the latest legal challenge over whether assisted suicide should be legalised. Paul Lamb, a paralysed former builder and Jane Nicklinson, the widow of a man who had 'lo...

There are fresh efforts today to make the Church more welcoming for people who cannot hear. A special event at Manchester Cathedral between 2pm and 4pm is also celebrating the gifts of deaf people an...

Twenty thousand people are expected to attend the 2017 Big Church Day Out which gets underway in West Sussex this weekend. Acts including Bethel Music, Reuben Morgan Hillsong Worship and Rend Collect...

Guests to the Big Church Day Out festival in West Sussex at the weekend were treated to performances by some of the most renowned performers in Christian music, Thousands of people defied warnings of...

People who bought tickets for Big Church Day Out North 2019 are being offered refunds after organisers cancelled the festival, following two years of disappoint Calling off the event at Capesthorne H...

Organisers of the Big Church Day Out have suggested people who bought tickets to the festival this year may want to help clear a six-figure budget deficit. Speaking after the first leg of the event a...

The Big Church Switch, a Tearfund and Christian Aid initiative, has won the energy category in the PEA Awards (People, Environment, Achievement).  The campaign was launched in February to inspir...

The number of people getting married in the UK has seen the biggest yearly jump in a decade. 262,000 weddings took place in 2012.It's being partly put down to the Royal Wedding which took place the y...

A Christian-run foodbank and fuelbank has said it "can only be a good thing" that the Big Six energy firms have met to discuss fuel poverty. Hull Foodbank, part of the Christian charity Trussell Trus...

A Christian education charity has said almost one in four parents are concerned about their child's progress in school as they return after summer break. TLG polled 1,000 parents and found that 23 pe...

Award-winning travel author Bill Bryson has been appointed a Vice-President of the National Churches Trust. The trust is an independent charity dedicated to supporting and promoting places of worship...

Best-selling author Bill Bryson has revealed his favourite church buildings as part of the launch of the UK's new church tourism website. The ExploreChurches site aims to  make it easy to d...