The Scottish Episcopal Church says it is "deeply distressed"...
Here's five things we've learned this week from the world of Christian news
In an interview with CNN, Donald Trump said, "I like to be good. I don't like to have to ask for forgiveness...And I am good; I don't do a lot of things that are bad, I try and do nothing that's bad." The politician has spoken previously about the Bible being his favourite book and how tries to take communion as often as possible.
Britain is better staying in the European Union, the Vatican has said. The Pope's Foreign Secretary Archbishop Paul Gallagher said the UK was "better in than out" but added "The Holy See respects the ultimate decision of the British people - that's for the British electorate to decide."
Pastor Saeed Abedini was flown to Germany for medical treatment after being freed from an Iranian prison. The American Christian, who was jailed for his faith three years ago, has been released as part of an exchange. He was one of four Americans imprisoned in Iran who were exchanged for seven Iranians held or charged in the United States.
Conservative MP David Burrowes has told Premier he will refuse to follow a new law which would allow Ofsted inspectors into church Sunday schools and youth camps. He called for civil "disobedience" if the government continues with its plans for new anti-extremism rules.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has described the Primates' meeting as one of the most extraordinary weeks he's ever experienced. He explained how the week had been rooted in prayer, thanking the "millions" of Christians who had prayed.
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