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All through the night

IT TAKES 31 hours to sing all through The New English Hymnal - or so the musicians and parishioners of St Andrew's, Leytonstone, in Chelmsford diocese, found when they mounted a sponsored hymnathon.

Starting at midday on an October Friday, they continued all through the night to the very end, "including all the boring bits", the Priest-in-Charge, the Revd Duncan Dalais, assured me. Those very-end bits, Kathryn Rose, the St Andrew's organist, said, "were a ...

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A man in tune with his times

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Ian Ramsey was an 'improbable' Bishop of Durham. On the centenary of his birth, John Saxbee recalls a philosopher of religion who was also a man of the people  Subscribe to read more

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The challenges that the new C of E reports duck

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