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The Bishop of Waterford and Lismore has defended Ireland's ban on selling alcohol in pubs on Good Friday in the face of criticism from the industry. Alphonsus Cullinan said: "They cannot object to th...

A bishop has defied the rules of the United Methodist Church in the United States by performing a gay marriage. Bishop Melvin Talbert and Pastor Val Rosenquist married two men in North Carolina on Sa...

A bishop has spoken of the horror in an Italian town hit by a huge earthquake saying he used his bare hands to dig through the ruins of a church. Rt Rev Giovanni D'Ercloe of Ascoli Piceno said he fou...

The siege inside a cafe in central Sydney could cause problems between Muslims and non-Muslims according to an Anglican bishop. "That is always a threat," the Bishop of Bristol told Premier.Rt Revd M...

An Indian bishop has donated his kidney to a Hindu in need, in "the spirit of the church."  Bishop Mar Jacob Muricken from Kerala gave his kidney to an impoverished, lower-caste Hindu, becoming ...

A bishop in Burkina Faso in West Africa has called on the international community to stop the flow of weapons to jihadist groups who he says are targeting Chris Bishop Laurent Birfuoré Dabiré of Do...

Former US Episcopal Bishop Heather Cook has been sentenced to seven years in prison following the killing of a cyclist while driving under the influence of alco A court heard how she was involved in ...

A discussion about treason and the death penalty arose on Wednesday, prompted by the potential death sentence facing two British Jihadists. Home Secretary Sajid Javid allowed two British men who chos...

A speech by an Anglican Bishop from Massachusetts has been named in the worst global anti-Semitic acts of 2018. The Simon Wiesenthal Center listed Bishop Gayle Harris at number eight claiming she fab...

US Bishop Rt Rev Michael Curry has led a march protesting against President Donald Trump's "America First" agenda. The presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, who preached a sermon about the power ...

Anglican bishops in the United States say they are "aggrieved and distressed" by a ban on the spouses of gay bishops from attending a major Church summit next y The Episcopal Church (TEC) said it was...

The preacher from the royal wedding says moderate religious voices are being left out of the public sphere. In an interview with the Guardian, Bishop Michael Curry said many leaders of Christianity a...

A retired Anglican bishop has condemned the "unelected oligarchy" that rules Saudi Arabia. Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali criticised an article written by Mohammed bin Nawwaf bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Arabia's ...

The Bishop of Coventry, Dr Christopher Cocksworth has arrrived in Germany to mark the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Dresden by Allied forces, amid mounting His visit coincides with an annual eve...

The Bishop of Gloucester says she has received hate mail over plans for her diocese to sell off 35 acres of land. Rt Revd Rachel Treweek says she has been sent rotten food and nasty emails from local...

The Bishop of Portsmouth has called for prayer after Donald Trump refused to promise he would respect the decision of the American people in the US presidential Rt Rev Christopher Foster (pictured, b...

The Anglican bishop of Taiwan has said the Church will do its best to help the victims of an earthquake which has killed at least 13 people. Rt Revd David Lai was speaking after the 6.4 magnitude qua...

His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, has released a statement after the UK voted to leave the European He said: "Over this past week, the Uni...

The Bishop of Truro has welcomed the Government's commitment to accepting all of the recommendations of the Independent Review into Foreign and Commonwealth Office.  The Rt Revd Philip Mounst...

The Catholic bishop of San Bernardino has offered his prayers after a man fatally shot his estranged wife and a pupil with special needs at an elementary school Cedric Anderson shot Karen Elaine Smit...