Some 25 church leaders are suing the Government over the forced closure of churches during lockdown.
The Government announced last week that churches could re-open for services on 4 July, having already been allowed to open for private prayer for several weeks.
However, a coalition of church leaders says the announcement does not go far enough and that churches should never have been closed in the first place.
The group, who said the blanket closure of churches was unnecessary, is asking the High Court to protect the ancient liberties of the Church as guaranteed in Magna Carta. ...