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Mothers from developed countries with a prominent Catholic heritage are less likely to breastfeed their babies, new research published in the BMJ Global Health Speculating about the ramifications th...

The government's faced intense criticism from a number of Tory MPs over its plans to regulate places such as churches, that teach children for a long period ove The new law would require places carin...

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has said a "bizarre and incredible" move of the Spirit is happening. Justin Welby was speaking at the 2017 launch of a global prayer movement named 'Thy King...

A Christian MP has said it's "blindingly obvious" cannabis should be made available to the public for medicinal purposes. Sir Peter Bottomley is part of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Drug Poli...

A lay preacher from Cambridgeshire has been sentenced to eleven-and-a-half years in prison after being convicted of historic sex offences against three girls on Peter Ernest Bourne from Great Stukele...

A church in Sussex has worked to turn its congregation's fearful thoughts about Brexit to faith-filled thoughts. St Mary's in Horsham turned its chapel to a 'Brexit stress chapel'.Curate Rebecca Tuck...

David Cameron and US President Barack Obama have issued a joint statement on the threat of Islamic State. I.S. has been persecuting tens of thousands of Christians and other religious minorities in Ir...

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...