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Solemn burial

FOR the past three years, archaeologists, involving more than 200 local volunteers, have been excavating around the west end of Polesworth Abbey, in the north of Birmingham diocese. "The abbey is thought to have been founded as long ago as 827," the Vicar of Polesworth, the Revd Philip Wells, says, "but the excavations last year left us wondering if the foundation might be quite a lot earlier."

There have been some significant finds - not only medieval floor-tiles, ...

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THE DIOCESE OF ST DAVIDS wishes to appoint a HOUSE FOR DUTY PRIEST TO SERVE IN THE PARISHES OF ST DOGMAELS & NEVERN & MONINGTON. The parishes comprise the village of St Dogmaels with the ru...  Read More

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