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Corporate tax avoider? Shame on you, then!

Corporate tax avoider? Shame on you, then!

It might be legal, but is it moral? Geoff Daintree on a new report that challenges people who pay as little tax as they can

Bold before the listening Pope

Bold before the listening Pope

Paul Butler witnesses an extraordinary - in both senses of the word - synod in Rome

Architect of the welfare state

Architect of the welfare state

Seventy years after his death, William Temple remains a towering figure in the Church's social history. Stephen Spencer reports

Welcome to our world

Leader: What was really radical about this synod was the publication of voting figures for each clause in the final document. From this we discover that a significant minority, 62 to 118, voted against the watered-down statement about homosexual people

Don’t be fooled: this was a big thing

The Vatican gathering on the family was momentous, says Paul Vallely

Photo was all a bit too revealing

Angela Tilby: KAREN DANCZUK, a Rochdale councillor, was recently taken to task by the journalist Janet Street-Porter and the pop star Jamelia for posting revealing selfies on social media

Going into the red

Simon Parke: I HAVE just walked past the Museum of Pornography and the Museum of Marijuana, Hash, and Hemp. I am also within hailing distance of prostitutes dressed to tempt and displayed in generously sized windows. I am in the Salvation Army Centre in the red-light district of Amsterdam

Word from Wormingford

Word from Wormingford

Ronald Blythe marvels at the CV of one of the Apostles

Not every change is needed

Maggie Durran: We want to make some changes to our church, and possibly create an extension to make provision for activities by other groups. We have more than one view on how to start planning changes; how would you advise that we move forward?

Death of R. H. Benson

100 years ago: By the sudden death of Mgr R. H. Benson a strange career has ended

The Church Commissioners and pastoral reorganisation

From the Revd Dr David Goodhew and the Ven. Bob Jackson

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Resignations and retirements

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York Inquiry finds

York Inquiry finds 'systemic failure' over abuse

IN 1999, after receiving allegations of sexual ab...


BANFIELD. - On 2 October, the Ven. David John Ban...

Readings: Last Sunday after Trinity

Proper 25: Leviticus 19.1-2, 15-18; 1 Thessalonians 2.1-8;...

Virginia Woolf: Art, life and vision

National Portrait Gallery Until October 26 This is a fascinating exhibition about the life and work of Virginia Woolf (1882-1941), hailing her as 'one of the greatest writers of the twentie...  Read More

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A bountiful harvest grown in faith

A bountiful harvest grown in faith

In this extract from their new book, Susie Weldon and Sue Campbell tell the story of Christians and Muslims in Africa who are finding new ways to farm, based on their scriptures  Subscribe to read more

Sat 25 Oct 14 @ 10:55
'Moribund churches get the HTB treatment'

Sat 25 Oct 14 @ 9:35
@alansc Hi Alan, We've done this for years. People wanted advance col for time to work on sermons. Col for 26/10 Readings is just below. HS