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Rt Rev Mark Bryant, the Bishop of Jarrow, has said the Angel of the North plays a significant part in people's lives. The 66 feet steel angel presides over Gateshead and has been standing there 20 ye...

A bishop has claimed Northerners are being shut out of the clergy because of their "broad northern accents". The Rt Revd Philip North, Bishop of Burnley, claimed Church of England selection advisers ...

The Church is "abandoning" the poor as middle-class clergy don't want to move away from "trendy coffee shops", a bishop has claimed. Rt Rev Philip North said in a speech at the Christian conference N...

A Catholic bishop has expressed shame over the destruction of 13 Jewish graves in Belfast. According to local councillors, youths using hammers and blocks were behind the attack at the City Cemetery ...

The BBC's decision to axe its Head of Religion post "could not have come at a worse time", the Bishop of Manchester has said. Bosses at the corporation decided to get rid of the role in a bid to save...

A vicar and his curate, who had an adulterous affair, have resigned from their posts in the north east of England after they were suspended from public ministry Rev Rupert Kalus, of Lanchester and Bu...

A woman has been confirmed in The Church of England 92 years after she was first baptised. The Bishop of Burnley, Rt Rev Philip North, confirmed Dorothy Hopwood from Helmshore in Lancashire - who was...

An Anglican bishop has criticised the advertising of a betting firm at a boxing event aimed at young people. Youtube stars KSI and Logan Paul will fight at Manchester Arena with millions expected to ...

The junior doctor's strike "shouldn't have come to this" according to a leading Church of England bishop. Rt Revd Nick Baines of Leeds told Premier there were "clashing ideologies" in the dispute. Ju...

The Government's refusal to set up an independent body to help plan for the long-term future of the NHS and adult social care has been branded "perfunctory and Criticising the lack of vision for the...

Rt Rev Stephen Cottrell has said it is not true that he suggested a vicar should leave the Church of England. John Parker, a clergyman in the Diocese of Chelmsford, recently left his position as a sc...

The Church of England has urged the Government not to let tax revenue concerns derail moves to restrict addictive betting machines. The Bishop of St Albans reiterated his support for lowering the max...

The Bishop of Salisbury has signed a petition demanding that climate change be an urgent item on the upcoming G20 summit agenda. Rt Rev Nicholas Holtam is the Church of England's lead bishop on envir...

A Church of England leader has urged the government to have a tighter rein on how the NHS handles mental health. At the Queen's Speech debate, The Bishop of Peterborough, Rt Revd Donald Allister, sai...

The Royal Mint will mark the 65th anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne with a range of coins including a design by the Bishop of St Asaph. The specially designed Sapphire Jubilee commem...

The Bishop of Durham has outlined his disappointment in the government after it emerged it had not taken in any unaccompanied Syrian refugee children from Europ In a major policy U-Turn, the Prime Mi...

The Church of England's been told to change the way it deals with allegations of abuse after a damming report found its response to one case was "simply not acc The Elliott Review was commissioned in...

Bishop John Keenan, Bishop of Paisley, will celebrate Mass on a double-decker bus, in Paisley  on Saturday. The special bus will end its week-long tour of central Scotland at the cenotaph, Paisley C...

The Bishop of Durham has raised concern over Conservative government plans to double the amount of free childcare offered to working parents, fearing the policy The Childcare Bill, if passed, will do...

The Bishop of Coventry says he is concerned people are forgetting about what is going on in places like Iraq and Syria in the wake of the Ebola crisis. Rt Rev Christopher Cocksworth thinks not enough...