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Paul Vallely: Wickedness can be incarnate, too

We are too easily influenced and too ready to judge, says Paul Vallely

Consider the faces of Jane Connor and Tania Nicol as they look out from the pages of our newspapers. The first is the woman convicted of murdering the parents of a girl her daughter had bullied at school. The second is one of the prostitutes murdered in Ipswich in recent days. They are palimpsests on which we may inscribe our prejudices.

Many commentators have made much of society’s ambivalent ...

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It’s not all religion’s fault

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Clergy are ‘more like Old Labour than New’

A survey commissioned to support debates on the future of the C of E yields some interesting results, says Linda Woodhead  Read More

Fri 31 Oct 14 @ 15:11
Canon Alan Billings, Labour Party candidate, elected Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire. http://t.co/iydy5Z0tDj

Fri 31 Oct 14 @ 14:53
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