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An atheist has been appointed for the first time to a post of head chaplain at an NHS trust. Lindsay van Dijk, who identifies as a humanist, will oversee the other chaplains in Buckinghamshire. Accor...

An atheist has succeeded in his campaign to have a secular poster which states there is no God or angels, a few hundred metres away from a park Nativity set. Jerry Bloom sued Shelton in the US state ...

A young boy at an orphanage in the 1960s did not die as a result of an attack by a nun, an inquiry has been told. The Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry heard that Samuel Carr died of a brain haemorrhage a...

Religious freedoms in everyday life are being rapidly eroded in modern Britain, a new report warns. Magistrates, teachers, foster parents, doctors, and therapists have been disciplined, demoted, or s...

A church going Australian family who face imminent deportation from the UK are pledging not to give up their fight to stay. Despite an intensive campaign by the family, their church and politicians K...

More parents are naming their children after characters from their favourite TV shows. A study's found babies sharing their name with Breaking Bad characters Jesse and Skyler have risen by up to 70 p...

It is thought up to eight people a day are being referred to special deradicalisation classes aimed at curbing religious extremism. Between June and August 2015, 796 individuals were reported to the ...

The Autumn Statement must include protection for poorer families from expected rises in the cost of living, a coalition of churches is urging the Chancellor. Baptists, Methodists, United Reformists a...

Christians have been warned to avoid complacency in the battle against attempts to legalise assisted dying.  The Christian charity CARE has said believers must speak out against the latest bill ...

Guardians of Ancora, the awarding winning app designed to help children engage with faith, is being translated for the first time. Welsh Christians will now have access the Scripture Union game which...

Social workers were unaware of an internet video showing the "exorcism" of a woman whose two-year-old son was later murdered, a serious case review has revealed An inquiry by Wolverhampton Safeguardi...

Christian guesthouse owners ordered to pay damages after turning away a gay couple have lost their Supreme Court fight against the ruling. The Christian owners of a BB say they're worried about the '...

A British Airways employee's landmark legal battle to wear a cross at work triggered a "traumatic and harrowing" campaign of victimisation and harassment agains Nadia Eweida won a claim of religious ...

A British Airways employee who won a landmark legal battle to wear a cross at work plans to launch fresh action against the airline. Nadia Eweida won a claim of religious discrimination against BA in...

A baby boy has been christened beside his dying father in front of their family in Manchester. Jamie Murphy, 37, was rushed to hopsital after saying he had a headache and later collapsing.His son, se...

A severely disabled boy who was at the centre of a life-support treatment dispute has died, his father said. The Christian parents of twelve-month-old Isaiah Haastrup (pictured above with an auntie) ...

A manger and baby Jesus have been stolen from a nativity scene. Annan Old Parish in south west Scotland displayed the nativity for the first time this year. They put it up as lots of other local chur...

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's son, Archie, will be baptised next month, following with Royal Tradition. Archie Harrison Mountbatten Windsor has only been seen publically once when the couple revea...

null A church in Belfast has been forced to defend its upcoming event aimed at helping homosexual Christians.Willowfield Parish Church on My Lady's Road is set to host an Evangelical Alliance-led eve...

Badgers are wrecking a churchyard in Leicestershire. They have even removed human remains from the disused space near All Saints Church in Loughborough, forcing it to perform special prayers so they ...