The Rt. Rev. Michael Scott-Joynt told the BBC’s "The World This Weekend" that there is an “imbalance” in the legal system with regards to the freedom of Christians and people of other faiths pursuing the calling of their faith in public life.
The Archbishop of Canterbury used his Christmas sermon to call on the rich and poor alike to share in the hardships brought on by the financial crisis and cuts in public spending.
Pope Benedict XVI reminded believers of God's faithfulness during his first-ever "Thought for the Day" radio broadcast on Christmas Eve.
New research out from the London-based theology think tank Theos reveals the extent to which British society is divided over the meaning of Christmas. Less than half agreed with the statement that the birth of Jesus is “irrelevant” to their ChristmasTags Christmas
A new report from London-based theology think tank Theos has criticized attempts to restrict the influence of religious beliefs on education.
Just as the Church of England General Synod was giving its backing to a mechanism to preserve unity in the Anglican Communion, conservative Anglican leaders were issuing a statement declaring that they can no longer give it their support.
Pope Benedict XVI has suggested that condoms may be justified in some situations to prevent the infection of HIV/AIDS. A new book, Light of the World, features excerpts of an interview with journalist Peter Seewald in which the pope cites the example of a male prostituteTags Pope
A Minnesota couple’s decision to let the public vote on whether or not they should keep their baby has dismayed pro-lifers. They began rallying people to vote against the abortion.
Lord Ian Blair, a retired British police officer, has warned that violence, infighting and abuse are obscuring much of the good that people of faith are doing in the world today.
Dr. Sheila Matthews, a pediatrician, was dismissed from Northamptonshire Council Adoption Panel, after she asked to abstain from voting on the placement of children with homosexual couples because it went against her professional and Christian beliefs.Tags Homosexuality
Five bishops in the Church of England are joining the Catholic Church under a scheme set up by the Pope for disaffected Anglicans. The move was confirmed Monday by a statement from the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales
A Vatican official has voiced his disapproval of the decision to award the Nobel Prize for Medicine to the pioneer of in-vitro fertilization (IVF).
Most young people in Britain consider Christianity irrelevant to their lives but they are not as hostile towards religion as their parents’ generation, researchers in the Church of England have found.Tags Youth
U.K. employers will now officially have to deal with new laws aimed at preventing discrimination in a broad range of sectors including the workplace, education and services.
The European Baptist Federation (EBF) and the Community of Protestant Churches in Europe (CPCE) have signed an agreement committing the two organizations to closer collaboration.