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The Catholic Church and other religions must "take a moral lead" in tackling child sexual abuse online, a charity has said. The Internet Watch Foundation made the call ahead of a conference led by th...

There are calls for laws requiring schools to hold Christian assemblies to be scrapped.  The National Governors' Association says they are "meaningless" and staff often can't or won't pray with stud...

There's a call for a mandatory reporting law to make it illegal not to act on allegations of child abuse in the wake of the Bishop Peter Ball scandal. The former Bishop of Lewes and Gloucester was ja...

Official figures show there's a noticeable difference between birth rates for girls and boys, among mothers of immigrant communities. There are calls for an inquiry into illegal abortion of girls tha...

A number of organisations are accusing a Nigerian preacher of potentially harming children she thinks are witches and want her banned from the UK. A number of organisations are accusing a Nigerian pr...

There have been calls for protection for churches in Northern Ireland after figures emerged showing almost 450 attacks in three years. There have been 445 crimes recorded as criminal damage to religi...

The Bishop of Burnley's suggestion for southern churches to pay for northern churches has been downplayed and described as exposing "a fair degree of ignorance" Rev Canon Jonathan Ford, from the Dioc...

There are calls for Sir Bruce Forsyth to be given a memorial service at Westminster Abbey. Details of the plans for his funeral are expected in the coming days but it's hoped a big celebration could ...

A major report into fighting among different Christian groups in Scotland has called for a ban on Catholic monarchs to be scrapped. The Scottish Government-commissioned study concluded the 1701 Act o...

A landmark review into the place of Christianity and other religions in Britain has recommended some Anglican bishops should be removed from the House of Lords Specifically, the Commission on Religi...

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has faced a call from more than 150 MPs to press ahead with a review into demonstrations outside abortion clinics. The letter was organised by Rupa Huq, the Labour MP for E...

There's a fresh call for the abortion limit to be changed after twins were born under the stage at which terminations are allowed and survived. Imogen and Annabelle Weir were born at just 23 weeks an...

The infamous wine, Buckie, could cause Buckfast Abbey Trust in Glasgow to be stripped of its charitable status.  The National Secular Society (NSS) says the drink is bad for society because of its m...

Schools should no longer be required to hold Christian worship sessions, according to a former education secretary. Charles Clarke, who was in the post from 2002 until 2004 has called on the governme...

Ministers have rejected calls to sever ties between the Church of England and the state, saying antidisestablishmentarianism is official government policy. One Tory frontbencher told the House of Lor...

Applicants are being asked to submit ideas of helping the Church engage with the local community. The Diocese of Truro is inviting local Christians to take part in a 'Dragon's Den' type project. Appl...

The Bishop of Southwark has called on the government to end the fear of deportation for those who settled before 1971. There has been confusion this week after it was revealed that many who arrived i...

The Bishop of Huddersfield says everyone's over the moon that the town's football club has won promotion to the Premier League. Huddersfield Town beat Reading in their Championship play-off final at ...

The Bishop of Chelmsford has taken the opportunity to "publicly repent" of watching pornography, as he urged social media websites to tackle explicit material. Rt Rev Stephen Cottrell admitted to loo...

The Bishop of Newcastle has urged the Government to carry out a "substantial review" of benefit sanctions in light of a report published by the National Audit O The NAO report highlighted that the De...