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The Church of Ireland has celebrated its progress by launching a new book that covers the history of the last 50 years of the Church. Irish Anglicanism features 20 essays ranging across themes as bro...

Church of Norway bishops have voted to let gay people get married in church, a year before a final vote takes place on the issue. Despite unanimous approval from leaders the proposal will still have ...

The Church of Scotland's General Assembly has "overwhelmingly" backed the case for remaining in the European Union (EU). The vote took place during the Kirk's yearly meeting in Edinburgh and comes on...

The Church of Scotland has urged the international community to intervene in the deepening crisis in Zimbabwe. Former Moderator, Very Rev Dr John Chalmers, said the Church's World Mission Council was...

A Church of Scotland minister who helped prisoners of war escape a hilltop fort through a sewer system has been honoured in France. A memorial plaque marking the work of Rev Dr Donald Caskie has been...

The Church of Scotland has organised a special memorial service to mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks.  A memorial service will be held in Glasgow at Cathcart Old Parish Church...

The Church of Scotland is challenging the government to do more to fight fuel poverty.  It's released a special report which says a house is in fuel poverty if, in order to maintain a satisfacto...

The Church of Sweden has urged its clergy to use gender-neutral language when referring to God, refraining from using terms like "Lord" and "He" in favour of th The move is one of several taken by th...

The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda walked out of the Primates Gathering in Canterbury on Tuesday amid accusations he was being "manipulated". Archbishop Stanley Ntagali moved a resolution to ask ...

A church in Dublin says it forgives the man who interrupted its service, threatening the congregation with a gun. The incident happened at the Compassion Centre in Ballymun at about midday on Sunday ...

Those attending a megachurch in the United States on New Years' Day are being offered "free mortgage and rent payments". The New Light Christian Center in Houston has made the pledge ahead of a Splen...

A spokesperson for the Archdiocese of Boston says the Church is trying to heal those affected by the Boston bombing. A spokesperson for the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston says the Church is trying to...

Prosecutors have seized documents in raids on Roman Catholic Church offices in two cities in Chile as part of an investigation into growing clergy sex abuse sca The move came as Vatican investigators...

Plans for Vladimir Putin and the French President to open a new church in central Paris have been called off, amid growing tensions over the conflict in Syria. France revised the timetable for a visi...

Churches in Hong Kong are offering food, shelter, first aid and support to all sides involved in the pro-democracy protests. Tens of thousands of activists are angry because China has preselected the...

The Catholic Church in France is opposing changes in the law, which will allow certain businesses in the country to be open on a Sunday, and throughout the week It's claimed the French National Assem...

The church in Zambia is speaking out after the president created a new body to oversee religious affairs in the country.  The Catholic Church has been vocal in its opposition to the creation of ...

The church pastor who is thought to have carried the Ebola virus to Goma, a large city in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has died. Daniel Kubuya Mastaki, 46, is the first to die from the disease i...

The Catholic Church in Australia has rejected a recommendation by a government inquiry that priests must report evidence of child sex abuse disclosed in the con The recommendation that priests could ...

A Coptic Christian church in Egypt has reopened less than a month after it was the target of a suicide bombing which killed 27 people. Scorch marks and scars on marble columns and stone walls of St P...