Former Bishop of Durham The Most Rev Justin Welby said the measure empowering women was 'very, very long overdue'
Former Bishop of Durham Justin Welby said he had moments of doubt but was certain about the existence of Jesus
British Museum and British Library loan gems and jewellery including Earl's ring possibly lost at Britain's bloodiest battle
The Right Rev Paul Butler also used the occasion to ask that more is done to help young people in the region find work
The Bishop of Durham has urged people in the North to provide evidence to a Parliamentary inquiry into food banks
A unique set of Zurbarán paintings have returned to Auckland Castle after being on loan in Europe as part of an exhibition celebrating Zurbarán's life
The Church Commissioners claim the Church of England may not be able to sell the investment for "some considerable time".
In an effort to highlight poverty and raise money for Unicef, two bishops' wives are taking part in a £1 a day food challenge
The first portrait of the Archbishop of Canterbury has gone on display alongside artwork covering 500 years of Church history
Large parts of region are earning below the living wage, campaigners say, with many not earning enough to get by
Bishop Paul Roger Butler will replace Justin Welby in the high-profile Church of England position
The new Bishop of Durham has pledged to battle poverty, and revealed he would be in favour of a “Robin Hood” tax on banks
Right Rev Paul Butler will take up his new job at Durham Cathedral this weekend
A broken benefits system is causing people to turn to food banks, aspiring Conservative politician Anne-Marie Trevelyan has said
The North East should look to Scotland for stronger links and partnerships. A conference in Newcastle tomorrow will look at that and how the region can help itself
The election of the Right Reverend Paul Butler as the 74th Bishop of Durham has been confirmed
The new Bishop of Durham has declared that society must start asking "deeper questions" about the rise in use of food banks
The Bishop of Durham-Designate pledges to engage young people and tackle the "scourge" of poverty in the North East
NEWCASTLE United’s decision to sign a sponsorship deal with loan company Wonga has prompted an angry reaction in the North East.
A CONCERTED effort is being made to persuade Pope Benedict XVI to make what would be the first ever papal visit to the North East.