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A church in Kent is looking for an artist to design a new reliquary to house the remains of England’s earliest saint. The owner of the remains – St Eanswythe – was discovered almost ...

The Church of England has defended the work of bishops in the House of Lords following the launch of a petition to remove them from parliament. They say bishops make “a unique and non-party poli...

Pope Francis said on Sunday that laws criminalising LGBT people are a sin and an injustice because God loves and accompanies people with same-sex attraction. Francis, who made his remarks in response ...

Maverick City Music have become big winners at the Grammys. The Christian worship collective with Kirk Franklin won in all four Christian categories - Best Gospel Performance/Song (“Kingdom&rdqu...

The Church of England will this week discuss proposals to bless same-sex couples in civil partnerships and marriages. Speaking ahead of General Synod, the Bishop of London said the House of Bishops is...

Pope Francis wound up a peace mission to South Sudan on Sunday, urging the people to make themselves immune to the "venom of hatred" to achieve the peace and prosperity that have eluded them...

Philip and Lucinda Dooley have been commissioned as the new global senior pastors of megachurch Hillsong. During a Sunday service in Sydney, Chair of the Hillsong Global Board, Stephen Crouch, said th...

The Ukrainian Institute for Religious Freedom (IRF) has revealed that the Russian invasion of Ukraine has resulted in at least 494 religious buildings, theological institutions, and sacred places bein...

Pershore Abbey will soon install an £800,000 pipe organ following a huge fundraising effort. The musical instrument, made in Padua, Italy, requires a bespoke platform as there is no room fo...

The Archbishop of Canterbury has expressed his “sorrow” as violence and sectarian conflict continues to take lives in South Sudan. Archbishop Justin is currently on a historic three-day Pi...

Jean Vanier, the deceased founder of a Christian charity that helps people with intellectual disabilities integrate into society, has been found to have abused at least 25 women over a 50-year pe...

The Iranian-born Bishop of Chelmsford has criticised broadcaster Sandi Toksvig’s comparison of the UK political system to that of Iran. Rt Rev Guli Francis-Dehqani, who sits in the House of...

Broadcaster Sandi Toksvig has launched a petition to take away the Church of England's privilege to appoint bishops into the House of Lords and remove existing ones. In a video posted on Toksvig&r...

A woman who was arrested for “silently praying” outside an abortion clinic in Birmingham has had her charges dropped. Isabel Vaughan-Spruce was arrested and charged last December after bei...

A tourist from the United States has been arrested for allegedly attacking a statue of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem. The suspect is believed to have condemned the use of “idols” in the Cathol...

It’s a week since a video was released showing the brutal killing of a young black man at the hands of police in the United States. 29 year old Tyre Nichols died three days after being beaten an...

A video showing an elderly woman getting baptised at the Angel Church in London has gone viral. Shared on Twitter by Ryan Burton King, a pastor from nearby Grace Baptist Church, the video garnered mor...

Rt Revd David Urquhart has been announced as the new bishop to the Archbishops of Canterbury and York. Bishop David will take over from Bishop Emma Ineson following her appointment as the Bishop of Ke...

Pope Francis on Thursday urged young people in Democratic Republic of Congo to forge a new future without the ethnic rivalry, corruption and distrust that have fuelled so many bloody conflicts in Afri...

Mourners and protesters faced off in Sydney on Thursday at the funeral service for Australian Cardinal George Pell, a former top Vatican official who was acquitted in 2020 of sexual abuse accusations....