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Letters to the editor

Against allowing grave spaces to be reserved

From Jill Tizzard Sir, - Further to the report "Reserved grave space: ruling" (News, 10 April): in 2011, my aunt, aged 90, was buried in a small village in Hampshire, where she had lived throughout her life. The plot was situated in a parish-council-run cemetery, which abuts...

On the practice and value of chaplaincy

From Hilary Topp; From Canon David Wheaton; From Canon Randell Moll


Debate about modes of theological training: further responses

From Professor Elaine Graham; from the Principal of the South West Ministry Training Course; from the Rt Revd Dr Laurie Green


Clerical Subscriptions Act not breached

From the Secretary General of the General Synod and Archbishops' Council 

Deans appreciate their ‘Mini MBA’ course

From the Deans of Wakefield, Bradford, and Ripon 

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Dean moves THE Very Revd Dr Susan Jones, Dean of...

Resignations and retirements

BAKER. The Revd William Baker, Vicar of St Andrew...

It’s the theology, stupid

It’s the theology, stupid

THE consultation document Resourcing Ministerial Education...


BLAKE. - On 9 April, the Revd Patrick John Blake:...

UK news in brief

UK news in brief

New college head named Canon Chris Chivers has been...

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Priest in Charge & Deanery Ministry Development Officer

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Diocese of Exeter Priest in Charge for the North Creedy East MissionCommunity and Deanery Ministry Development Officer We need a Priest with vision to lead our mission to 8 rural parishes in a bea...  Read More

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When the Iron Lady met a steely Church

When the Iron Lady met a steely Church

The 1980s brought a remarkable remodelling of the Conservatives and the Church of England, says Eliza Filby  Subscribe to read more

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It’s the theology, stupid

What do we want from our clergy, asks Alister McGrath  Read More

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