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The Howard League for Penal Reform has today welcomed a drop in suicide figures in 2006, but warned that local prisons remain the worst hit for suicides among their inmates.
The Bishop of Ripon and Leeds will call clergy tomorrow to renew their commitment to 'insecurity and risk', and tell them that risk-taking is part of their job.
The Church of England is still dragging its feet and failing to come into line with laws concerning the equal treatment of women, women within the Church have said.
Following the creation of a controversial naked statue of a chocolate Jesus by an artist in New York, Christians in New Zealand have hung a picture of a chocolate Jesus on the country's busiest street.
Two junior evangelical bishops have attacked a Lent talk to be given tonight on BBC’s Radio 4 by Jeffrey John, the Dean of St Albans cathedral, without reading it.
The Archbishop of York, John Sentamu, is to conduct a series of public open air baptisms on Easter Day in York.
Israel’s prolonged closure of Palestinian borders has prevented the entry of spare parts and materials as a relief operation continues in Gaza, says Christian Aid.
The freedom to live out religious convictions is an important part of what it means to live in a plural and democratic society, says Catholic Cardinal Cormac Murphy O'Connor.
Church of England chief Rowan Williams says that Anglicans should be listening to lesbian and gay people and opposing discrimination and homophobia. But critics want to see action.
Christian leaders in Jerusalem have issued an Easter message calling for an end to the international financial boycott against the Palestinian Authority