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The Baptist Assembly has topped a list of Christian events that had the most gender balanced platforms in 2015. For the second year running, the meeting for Baptist members came out first in the Proj...

The Baptist Union has joined the Church of England's calls for the British government to take in more refugees. It is speaking after 84 bishops signed an open letter to Prime Minister David Cameron, ...

The Baptist Union - the association of Baptist churches in England and Wales - has stepped in to provide financial support to one of the UK's leading Christian Spurgeon's College made the announceme...

Gay marriage ceremonies are to be allowed take place in Baptist Union of Great Britain church buildings for the first time, with ministers being offered the dis The radical move follows a meeting of ...

Religious organisations across England and Wales are set to be investigated by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA). Faiths including Buddhism, Jehovah's Witnesses and Baptists and...

Former EastEnders actress Dame Barbara Windsor has defended the controversial suicide storyline which provided the exit for her character Peggy Mitchell. In the May 17 episode of the long-running BBC...

A Christian charity has criticised the banking giant Barclays for using 'Bank Holiday' rather than 'Christmas' in its seasonal opening times. Signs for Barclays opening times over the festive period ...

A Christian debt counselling charity has welcomed Barclays becoming the first major bank in Britain to let customers block chosen retailers on debit cards. The feature on the app aims to help people ...

Two dogs are being married in a wedding ceremony complete with doggy vows and a wedding dress. A Christian and funeral celebrant will marry the two pugs as a bit of fun.The puppies, named Dexter and ...

The vicar who oversees the area of Barnsley, where a body's been found in the hunt for a missing seven-year-old, has told Premier the community is in shock. Revd Trevor Keightly, of St Thomas in Wors...

A former High Court judge who's chairing the inquiry into allegations of historical child abuse has chosen to stand down from her role. Baroness Butler-Sloss was due to lead a review into child sex a...

Unquestionably the death on Monday of Baroness Thatcher has monopolised the headlines all week. She was exceptional in many ways. She is the only female Prime Minister we have had. She held that offi...

Twelve drug-related deaths in Barrow-in-Furness since last December have been described as "tragic" by a local church leader. The figure was revealed in a new BBC investigation which found illicit su...

Thanks to new a project bat faeces will no longer be a problem for a 1,000 year old church in Rutland. All Saints Church in Braunston-in-Rutland was one of the first churches to receive money from a ...

Following a decision by a Church of England court, pews can be removed permanently and replaced with stackable chairs at Bath Abbey. In 2015, the historic church received a £1.5m donation and Herita...

Bath Abbey says it had to end a service early on Sunday because it couldn't compete with the noise made by buskers outside. Street musicians are increasingly using amplifiers to reach out to nea...

Some of Bath Abbey's worshippers have been left disappointed after it was announced that the traditional Choral Matins service would be scrapped after more than Matins - also known as Morning Prayer ...

A WW2 memorial chapel to the aircrew that died protecting Britain's shores from German attack has been saved from closure thanks to a £2m Heritage Lottery gran Stuart Hobley, head of the Heritage Lo...

A service of thanksgiving  has taken place at Westminster Abbey to commemorate the Battle of Britain. The Prince of Wales attened the annual rededication, marking the loss of life by Royal Air F...

The BBC could broadcast Islamic Friday prayers in a bid to cover more religions. The corporation has said it wants to increase the coverage of faiths other than Christianity but a source told Premier...