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Proposals to erect a statue honouring Jane Austen on the grounds of Winchester Cathedral have been scrapped following numerous objections. Bosses at the Hampshire landmark said they had "listened car...

Solar panels have provided Gloucester Cathedral with enough electricity to make 250,000 cups of teas and reduced energy bills by a quarter. Blessed in the pouring rain by the landmark's dean a year a...

Ripon Cathedral which was forced pay out £130,000 to a worshipper who was not immediately treated after injuring himself during a service is suing the NHS. According to the Telegraph, Christopher Sh...

Three East-Anglian dioceses are hosting a conference next month dedicated to stopping church lead and metal thefts, after tens of thousands of pounds worth was The Diocese of Norwich, St Edmundsbury...

A Church of England cathedral is embracing social media and plans to live tweet its services. The historic Ripon Cathedral will share updates on Twitter, the social networking site, so that parishion...

An early medieval figure of Jesus which was stolen and vanished for four years is now available to visitors to Chichester Cathedral in West Sussex, though it is The metalwork piece known as the 'Coom...

Thirty one cathedrals will benefit from a new round of cathedral grants aimed at supporting communities across England.  The fund means more urgent repairs will be made to seven Catholic cathedr...

Cathedrals across the UK are being given £14.5 million for repairs, the Government has confirmed. The money is to mark the centenary of the First World War to repair these "powerful symbols" of Brit...

A spectacular light show was projected onto Canterbury and Durham cathedrals for the Church of England's "Night of the Stars". The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, launched the Church of Engla...

The Dean of Liverpool has said that Cathedrals need to embrace creativity in order to remain open. According to comments published in Liverpool Cathedral's annual review this week, the Very Reverend ...

Bosses at two English cathedrals are defending their commitment to staff welfare after it emerged they have been advertising vacancies which include zero-hour c The practise of hiring workers on the ...

Donation boxes accepting money via contactless bank cards are to be trialed at a dozen Church of England cathedrals in an attempt to boost giving. Bristol, Guildford (pictured below), Liverpool, St P...

A former scout leader at a Catholic home for boys in Bedfordshire branded the "orphanage from hell" has been jailed for three and a half years for historic abus Victims wept inside the Old Bailey whe...

The ruling was made after a complaint from the National Secular Society which claimed St Margaret's in Scotland was discriminating against gay couples. A Catholic adoption agency's been told it could...

A project in Glasgow worth £17 million is bringing Jewish & Catholic school children under one roof. St Clare's Catholic primary school and Calderwood Lodge Jewish primary school will share the ...

A practising Catholic has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Stonewall. Ruth Hunt has temporarily been in the position at the gay rights group for six months but has now been given the perm...

The Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury has launched an attack on proposals to legalise assisted dying, claiming it will lead to a "culture of suicide and eventually The Right Reverend Mark Davies gave hi...

A Catholic bishop in Ireland has appeared to compare homosexuality to Down's syndrome, while discussing the country's upcoming referendum on gay marriage. The Bishop of Elphin, Kevin Doran also claim...

The Catholic Bishop of Down and Connor Noel Treanor is meeting Northern Ireland's First Minister Peter Robinson, to discuss a change in the law which would allo It comes after the Christian bakery As...

A Catholic bishop in Northern Ireland has resigned following claims he celebrated Mass alongside a priest he knew was a paedophile. Dr John McAreavey was Bishop of Dromore. Diocesan secretary Fr...