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Trussell Trust says demand has risen by 200% over the past 12 months. There's been an almost 200% rise in people turning to church led foodbanks in the last year.Christian charity Trussell Trust whic...

Action for Children has found giving one-to-one "Intensive Family Support" cuts offending rates by 70%, and improves school attendance in two-thirds of children A Methodist Charity's hailing its work...

The biggest political event of the week is the Chancellor's Autumn Statement. It is supposed to be an analysis of the economy to shape his budget next March but It received a largely hostile receptio...

George Osborne has detailed big cuts in Government departmental budgets, spending freezes and an end to automatic pay rises for public sector workers. Austerity measures stretching past the next gene...

Call comes from The Children's Society as MPs debate the Children and Families Bill in parliament today. A Christian charity wants the government to set up a financial support system to ass...

People forced to line up at food banks to feed themselves and their families are being dubbed the "hidden hungry". There's a call for a Parliamentary Inquiry as a new study reveals food banks are now...

Revd Jane Twittey, from St Peter and St Paul's in Muchelney in the county, says her church is being put to good use.  It's been the wettest January since records began for parts of southern Engl...

Most Christians believe mission is for all and should not be left to 'professional' Christians, a survey has indicated. The study carried out by Church Mission Society (CMS) to uncover the nation's a...

The leader of a Christian charity has called the comments "patronising and insensitive". Brooks Newmark, the new Minister for Civil Society, made the comments during his first major speech.He urged c...

FGM has been illegal in the UK since 1985. Female genital mutilation is not being properly tackled in the UK, according to a group of MPs.The International Development Committee says efforts to curb ...

The Government's plans to flout the principle of free movement of labour and restrict immigrants from poorer EU states relocating to the richer ones, as well as EU Commissioners have dubbed Britain t...

The Salvation Army offers cheap relief to those who can't afford a Summer break. Forty percent of parents are worried about providing the basics to their children according to a new report from YouGo...

Customers will be given access to a host of resources to help them with the decisions they need to make on the use of their money. Those looking for info on how to invest ethically are being invited ...

Every week you'll be able to see who the top twenty top selling artists are in the world of Christian and Gospel music. The first official Christian and gospel albums chart is being unveiled today.Ev...

National Association of People Abused in Childhood has welcomed the changes aimed at preventing the stereotyping of victims. New legal guidelines on child sexual abuse cases are warning police and pr...

Anti-euthanasia group Care Not Killing says politicians have a moral obligation never to legalise the practice. A group that campaigns against assisted suicide has warned against legalising the ...

A new TV show in which six strangers get married has been criticised by the Christian Institute. Married at First Sight on Channel 4 will show couples meeting for the first time at the altar after be...

On November 15th everyone who does not live in London is invited to elect one of the 41 new Police and Crime Commissioners who are to be our voice on local poli London is the exception only because t...

The National Secular Society is claiming Christian groups are using Religious Education lessons to convert pupils. Christian groups are using Religious Education lessons in state schools to convert y...

Churches Child Protection Advisory Service against change despite campaigners saying it's needed after Coronation Street star Michael Le Vell was cleared of chi The Government says it won't change th...