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The Bishop of Derby has told Premier about his disappointment in the EU debate so far, calling it a competition of "who can frighten people the most". Rt Revd Alastair Redfern said he was "very disap...

A former priest and cathedral clergyman in Northern Ireland has been suspended from ministry over allegations of sexual assault. According to the Belfast Telegraph Hugh Kennedy, 59, was working as Ad...

Rt Rev Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham will round up a week-long chat show series on Saturday evening aimed at evangelism and confronting tough social issues. So far "The Gap" has explored issues of fo...

The Bishop of Lewes, together with two archdeacons, has taken to the skies to raise money for charity. Rt Rev Richard Jackson jumped 13,000ft out of a plane in a sponsored freefall skydive on Friday,...

A senior bishop has told the Archbishops of Canterbury and York the Church of England must repent for the way it treats gay people. Bishop of Buckingham, Rt Revd Dr Alan Wilson, leads more than 100 s...

The Bishop of Manchester has advised churches to forgo dipping wafers into the Holy Communion wine to prevent worshippers catching flu. The Right Rev David Walker also raised concerns that people wit...

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...