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The leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the UK has been named as the new president of the Bible Society. Bishop Angaelos will take over from former Bishop of London at the charity which works in ...

His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom has spoken out about Christian persecution around the wo His address, 'Christians in the Middle...

The head of the Coptic Church in the UK has welcomed the promise of justice for a Christian pensioner who was stripped naked and left in the street in Egypt. But Bishop Angaelos has said President Ab...

There has been an 'exponential rise in attacks against Christians' in Egypt, the leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom has warned. Bishop Angaelos said the northern African natio...

A South Sudanese bishop says Pope Francis plans to visit the country this October, if the security situation doesn't get worse. Bishop Erkolano Tombe, who serves in the city of Yei, told Reuters the ...

The Bishop of Swansea and Brecon has given his backing to a campaign to help improve standards of childbirth in poor countries. Bishop John Davies said "no woman today should have to give birth in a ...

A former bishop has urged against a fixed date for Easter, saying it would detract from the celebration's origins in the Passover. Rt Revd Michael Nazir-Ali's speaking after the Archbishop of Canterb...

Pope Francis has forced a bishop in Paraguay to stand down in relation to Vatican's "serious pastoral concerns." Bishop Rogelio Ricardo Livieres Plano has been criticised for appointing a priest...

A French bishop has banned members of his Catholic church from attending funerals that are held in secular sites. In a letter to Grenoble parishes in the southeastern French city, Bishop Guy de Kerim...

The Bishop of Clifton has called for an end to the targeting of civilians in the conflict in Syria, particularly in East Aleppo. Declan Lang, who also speaks on international affairs on behalf of the...

An Anglican bishop has appealed for international assistance in dealing with the humanitarian crisis across East Africa. Speaking to the charity Tearfund, Bishop of Twic East, Rt Rev Ezekiel Diing Aj...

An American Episcopal bishop accused of manslaughter has resigned and been told she is no longer a priest.   Heather Cook has been charged with vehicular manslaughter following the death of a cy...

A bishop in the Australian city of Sydney has claimed he suffered sexual abuse as an adult at the hands of another Catholic bishop. Vincent Long Van Nguyen told a royal commission into institutional ...

A Church of England bishop has suggested it will be "impossible" for the government to meet its target of taking in half of the children from the Calais 'jungle Bishop Peter Hill of Barking has been ...

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...