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The Bishop of Southwark has said the fact people are forced to use food banks because of delays in social welfare payments is a 'national scandal'. Rt Revd Christopher Chessun was responding to a Chu...

An Anglican bishop's calling for a coordinated response to the escalating knife crime problem. Rt Rev Christopher Foster's been speaking to Premier after two more teenagers died over the weekend. You...

The Bishop of Chester has raised concerns over new laws looking to block the access of children to online pornography. Rt Rev Peter Forster, who's sitting in the House of Lords this week, is worried ...

A Welsh bishop is calling for today to be more than just looking back at war with nostalgia. Rt Revd John Davies of Swansea and Brecon says 'real remembrance' goes beyond a simple act of memory and c...

The Anglican Bishop of St Albans has told Premier that more money has to be invested in the National Health Service. Rt Revd Alan Smith said all political parties must have a plan to solve some of th...

The Government has been urged to curtail gambling adverts amid concerns children and young people are being inundated with messages that normalise betting. The Church of England's leading voice on ...

The bishop of Ely has called for education in rural communities to be protected.  The Church of England's lead bishop for education, Stephen Conway, said there needs to be a cross-Government rural s...

Bishop of Chelmsford, Stephen Cottrell, says he would support a ban on online shopping on Christmas Day. Major retailers such as John Lewis and Amazon are planning online Christmas sales for as early...

An Anglican bishop's called for shop staff to be paid double time on Sundays. Rt Revd Peter Forster of Chester was speaking in a House of Lords debate on plans to relax the laws on Sunday trading. He...

The Bishop of Bristol has said that he hopes 3 archbishops from Iraq and Syria who were denied entry to the UK will be granted visas. Speaking to Premier, Rt Rev Mike Hill said: "On the face of it al...

The Bishop of Endomond has spoken out against housing being used for personal gain or profit, as the rate of homelessness in the UK continues to rise. According to Christian charity Housing Justice, ...

The Bishop of Edmonton has encouraged people to pray for justice as he was paying tribute to victims of knife and gun crimes in London.  Rt Rev Rob Wickham attended an hour of remembrance at St Mary...

A bishop's welcomed David Cameron's decision to publish his tax returns and hopes other MPs and companies do exactly the same. Rt Revd Michael Doe, the former Bishop of Swindon and leader of the Ecum...

The Bishop of Gloucester will introduce a debate in the House of Lords on Wednesday, calling for a change to the way women are sentenced. Rt Rev Rachel Treweek is expected to call for a review of sho...

A bishop is calling for stricter controls on betting adverts amid fears children are being "groomed" into gambling - including a potential ban on advertising on The Church of England General Synod wi...

Right Rev Karen Gorham, the Bishop of Sherborne, says fuel poverty is a big problem at this time of terribly cold weather.  She said in a statement: "Many self-reliant older people are at risk at th...

null Following the Queen's Speech, the Bishop of East Anglia, Alan Hopes, wrote to MPs across the diocese urging them to support the pledge to remove the 50 per cent cap on faith admissions to new Fr...

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby has paid tribute to the Prime Minister. This morning, Theresa May made an announcement outside Downing Street, telling the world she would be stepping down a...

MPs have debated the idea of introducing extra public holidays to mark the religious festivals of other faiths. Among other bank holidays, the UK currently gives paid days off work on Christmas Day a...

A Christian MP, a gang member-turned church-goer and a cathedral dean are among those being decorated in the 2019 New Year Honours list. Long-serving Conservative politician Gary Streeter (pictured b...