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Lessons to be learnt from ‘cop shops’

There are tough decisions to take, says Jonathan Bartley

AS THE scale and shape of the cuts to the country's police services become clear, the Church might want to compare notes with those pushing forward the changes.

They have a few things in common. It isn't just that both institutions have suffered from scandals and negative publicity. Both are committed to a focus at ward or parish level; and both are saddled with infrastructure and organisation that was designed ...

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A poet who sets puzzles

A poet who sets puzzles

After the publication of a new edition of Rowan Williams's poems, Cole Moreton asks the priest-poet what goes on behind the verse  Subscribe to read more

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Comedian tells Christians how it is

The Church urgently needs a grown-up debate about theology, says Eva McIntyre  Subscribe to read more

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