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Where clergy are faithful to the end

The College of St Barnabas provides a unique facility for retired clergy. Bill Bowder visited, and spoke to residents

THERE IS the curate (the Revd John Wors­fold, now aged 85) who woke up to find his house in Southwark in flames around him. There’s the doctor (Marion Bartlett) who al­most single-handedly ran one hospital in Africa and built another. There’s the bishop (the Rt Revd Mark Wood) who met his future wife when he knocked on a ship’s cabin door to announce mass time. And there’s the vicar (the Revd David Mumford) who ran a home for Holo­caust survivors. They are all living out ...

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Finding life over death

Finding life over death

Denise Inge, who died on Easter Day this year, discovered that her home was built over a charnel house. This prompted her to write a book exploring the challenge of living well in the face of mortality  Subscribe to read more

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Fighting inequality and corruption in the world

Efforts are being made to combat corruption and sharp practice in global finance. Peter Selby has seen this at first hand  Subscribe to read more

Mon 24 Nov 14 @ 10:33
RT @CA_global@christian_aid's Louise Finan on the 'race against time' in #Iraq. http://t.co/vykjLfobbd.

Mon 24 Nov 14 @ 10:22
You can listen to his predecessor, Lord Williams, discuss his desert island discs here: http://t.co/mP7Stwa0ho