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International News Briefs October 17, 2014

The Archbishop of Canterbury’s assertion that the Anglican Church in North America is merely an ecumenical partner of the Anglican Communion has been dismissed by seven overseas archbishops.…

International news briefs November 7, 2014

The Primate of the Church of Uganda, Archbishop Stanley Ntagali, has endorsed popular calls for the country’s parliament to reinstate the Anti-Homosexuality Act — a law passed in…

International news briefs for October 10, 2014

The archbishop of Canterbury has confirmed that no steps have been taken to hold the Lambeth Conference in 2018. Speaking to the Church of Ireland Gazette, Archbishop Justin…

Latest UK news

Anger over Christian holiday company

By Kelsey Mangan CUSTOMERS looking forward to a Bible Lands Cruise scheduled for October were…

Welcome for new caps on payday lenders

NEW PRICE caps on payday lenders were announced this week by the Financial Conduct Authority…

Education chief’s warning on ‘British values’

‘BRITISH VALUES’ cannot be allowed to become a test or an assessment of whether somebody…

Search begins for first woman bishop

AFTER GENERAL SYNOD gave final approval to the ordination of women bishops, speculation turned to…


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Tom Wright – Pulled between the People and the Page

Tom Wright – Pulled between the People and the Page

For most ‘everyday’ Christians, theologians are not a topic of conversation at the water-cooler, or even over church coffee in green cups. They lurk in the shadows…


The importance of local and national sport

Oh dear: England’s football team is already out of the World Cup after two defeats, both fair results. The significance of international sport, why it means so…


A tumultuous week for the Church

A tumultuous week for the Church

Just days before its historic decision to allow women into the episcopate, General Synod meeting in York has been given a shock in the form of Lord…


The British Caliphate

Now here’s a strange thing: the media are usually obsessed with politics, but they’ve been very quiet ahead of the Clacton by-election to be held tomorrow. Why…

Book Reviews

Book Review: The Edge of Words by Rowan Williams

Book Review: The Edge of Words by Rowan Williams

Natural theology is now more commonly propagated by philosophers than by theologians. There is a gentle dig at one of the more eminent practitioners of the genre,…

Anglican Life

Reform calls for boycott of shared conversations

THE CONSERVATIVE evangelical group Reform this week called on its members to boycott the shared conversations on human sexuality, claiming that traditionalists have been sidelined. The group…

Parliamentary News

Bishop of Oxford wishes Gove well after Cabinet reshuffle

The Bishop of Oxford, who chairs the C of E’s Board of Education and speaks on education in the House of Lords, has issued a statement in…

Music, Movies & TV

Five films to see this Autumn

Five films to see this Autumn

By Penny Price   THE SKELETON TWINS This film is a laugh a minute at the same time as being tinged with sadness and poignancy as two…

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