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Deadly fire at Brazilian nightclub

POPE BENEDICT XVI has expressed shock at the news of a fire at a nightclub in Brazil on Saturday, in which at least 232 people were killed. In a telegram to the Archbishop of Santa Maria, the Most Revd Hélio Adelar Ruper, the Pope expressed his "deepest condolences" to victims' families. 

Sri Lankan bishop condemns Church's silence

THE Bishop of Colombo, the Rt Revd Dhiloraj Canagasabey, ...

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Catherine Fox could not find a publisher for her latest novel, until she decided to serialise it as a blog. She talks to Sarah Meyrick  Subscribe to read more

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Reminder: never buy a girl a pink Bible

Peter Graystone suggests some unexpected role-models for Christian girls  Subscribe to read more

Thu 18 Sep 14 @ 11:56
Fr Dominic McClean, @churchnw6, @RevRachelMann, Canon Simon Butler & Mike Talbot of @EAUKnews on shared conversations http://t.co/m7EExfNBmi

Thu 18 Sep 14 @ 11:54
Setting an example: bishops spend two days talking about sex: http://t.co/m7EExfNBmi