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Recovered Ebola missionary is ‘ready to go back’

Recovered Ebola missionary is ‘ready to go back’

A nurse who recovered after catching Ebola in Liberia says she is ready to go back to the country "when the time is right"

Anti-radicalisation policies proposed for school classes

Anti-radicalisation policies proposed for school classes

FRONT-line schools, including church schools in ethnically mixed urban conurbations, are likely to be those most affected by the Counter Terrorism and Security Bill, introduced into Parliament on Wednesday

Cathedrals ponder success as midweek attendance booms

Cathedrals ponder success as midweek attendance booms

Statistics published by Church House on Monday indicate that attendance at services on Monday to Saturday at cathedrals doubled between 2003 and 2013

Onset of winter brings urgency to Iraq aid effort

Onset of winter brings urgency to Iraq aid effort

AS WINTER advances, humanitarian organisations are working flat out to provide shelter and other assistance to millions of homeless people in the Middle East who face months of hardship caused by freezing temperatures and heavy rain

Multi-faith jumper designer seeks warmer relations between religions

Multi-faith jumper designer seeks warmer relations between religions

THE designer of a Christmas woolly jumper featuring symbols from world religions wants it to bring people together

FGM expert brings tears to MEPs’ eyes

FGM expert brings tears to MEPs’ eyes

MEMBERS of the European Parliament listened in tears on Wednesday as this year's winner of the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, Dr Denis Mukwege, outlined a catalogue of sexual violence and abuse in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Like the C of E? You like liver and onions

Like the C of E? You like liver and onions

ONLINE market research has thrown up an intruiging, and changing, profile of the average Anglican

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South Sudan: telling it how it is

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Where sacred art comes built in

Where sacred art comes built in

When Jonathan Evens set off on a quest to discover 20th-and 21st-century religious art, he found some hidden gems  Subscribe to read more

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Our books of the year: a handful of recommendations from the chairman and staff members of Hymns Ancient & Modern, publishers of the Church Times

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Are foodbanks an effective way of dealing with poverty?

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Books reviewed this week
Unputdownable (outside office hours)

Unputdownable (outside office ho...

Our books of the year: a handful of recommendations from the chairman and staff members of Hymns Ancient & Modern, publishers of the Church Times

Chaperoned by dachshunds

Chaperoned by dachshunds

Richard Coles, priest and ex-Communard, tells Hugh Rayment-Pickard about writing his autobiography

Where questions end

Where questions end

Lila by Marilynne Robinson 

The last judgement but one

The last judgement but one

The Children Act by Ian McEwan 

Canon Martin Seeley named as next Bishop of St Edmundsbury & Ipswich

Canon Martin Seeley named as next Bishop of St Edmundsbury & Ipswich

HAVING been nominated as a diocesan bishop, one of Canon Martin Seeley's first considerations is whom to nominate as an episcopal colleague

UK news in brief

UK news in brief

After Black Friday, Giving Tuesday | Green campaign reports success | More HIV clinics for black churches in London | Send in your entries...

Bill seeks to restore right to pray at council meetings

Bill seeks to restore right to pray at council meetings

AN ANGLICAN Conservative MP is steering a Bill through Parliament which would enshrine in law the right for local councils to start meetings with prayers, or take part in religious events

Photo: the house was filled

Photo: the house was filled

The house was filled: the beginning of a solemn mass to mark the centenary of the dedication of Pusey House Chapel, Oxford, on 8 November

Second round of coffee in Norwich as day-centre reopens

Second round of coffee in Norwich as day-centre reopens

A UNIQUE day-centre, which shut last summer after 35 years of ministry, has reopened

Consultation unlawful

THE SUPREME COURT has ruled that a consultation carried out by Haringey Council before a decision to reduce council-tax benefit, was "unlawful"

Curate is charged over teenagers

THE Assistant Curate of Loddon Reach, Reading, the Revd Peter Jarvis, has been charged with 12 sexual offences against two teenage girls and two teenage boys

Home Secretary Theresa May tells of her vicarage upbringing

Home Secretary Theresa May tells of her vicarage upbringing

THE Home Secretary, Theresa May, described last week how her father, the Revd Hubert Brasier, was happy for her, aged 12, to stuff envelopes at the local Conservative Association, but urged her not to trumpet her politics, in an interview on BBC Radio 4

Patriarch Filaret to lead prayers for protection

Patriarch Filaret to lead prayers for protection

ORTHODOX from around Ukraine will gather in Kiev on Sunday to pray for protection from "the invasion of strangers"

‘Truth is being crucified’

‘Truth is being crucified’

THE Patriarch of the Maronite Church, Cardinal Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, has launched a strong attack on the corruption in the Middle East

Getting the call

At Blue Peter Simon Thomas went sky diving with the RAF Falcons, racing with the world's top sprinters, and to meet the Queen to award her one of the show's celebrated badges. He now presents ...  Read More

Job of the week

Senior Education and Academies Executive Officer

East Midlands

Diocese of leicester The Diocesan Board of Education St Martins House Peacock Lane Leicester LE1 5PZ The Leicester Diocesan Board of Education Is looklng to appoint two new senior members ...  Read More

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