First Church of England bishop comes out as gay

Nicholas Chamberlain, the bishop of Grantham, has come out as the first Church of England bishop to openly acknowledge he is gay.

Londoners elect Sadiq Khan as first Muslim mayor

Londoners have elected the son of a Pakistani-born London bus driver as their mayor, making him the first Muslim to govern this city of 8.5 million residents.

Welby praised for 'honesty' over paternity shocker

British religious leaders are praising Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby for responding with "steadiness and honesty" to the stunning news that his biological father was not his mother's husband.

Henry VIII's chapel hosts Catholic prayers for the first time in 450 years

For the first time in 450 years the Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace echoed to the sound of Roman Catholic prayers and music. Cardinal Vincent Nichols led vespers.