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Seeming sceptical about the sceptre

Seeming sceptical about the sceptre

The relatively new festival of Christ the King might be out of date, argues Richard Lindley

What happens when two-thirds don’t vote

What happens when two-thirds don’t vote

Justin Lewis-Anthony analyses the results of the US mid-term elections - and the consequences for American democracy

Out of sight, but not out of mind

Out of sight, but not out of mind

Lindsay Llewellyn-MacDuff commends thoughtful observance of next week as Prisons Week

Ritual can still pull in the crowds

Why not indulge people's taste for escapism and navel-gazing, asks Harriet Baber

In the steps the Fathers trod

In the steps the Fathers trod

Finding common Christological ground is a joyous achievement, says Geoffrey Rowell

The changing climate: a burning need for action

The changing climate: a burning need for action

Politicians have failed to act with enough urgency, argues Joe Turner. Now it is up to ordinary people to make a difference

Drowning in a sea of poppies

Drowning in a sea of poppies

Bertrand Olivier, Vicar of All Hallows', describes life surrounded by four million visitors

Clergy are ‘more like Old Labour than New’

Clergy are ‘more like Old Labour than New’

A survey commissioned to support debates on the future of the C of E yields some interesting results, says Linda Woodhead

Assisted dying: what to think?

Assisted dying: what to think?

Nigel Biggar on the arguments over the case represented by Lord Falconer's Bill

Kept together by ginger biscuits

Kept together by ginger biscuits

Rosie Dawson learns how one church community supported its soldiers in World War I

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

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Forward in Faith looks to the future

Forward in Faith looks to the future

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Fr North to be Bishop of Burnley

Fr North to be Bishop of Burnley

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Finding life over death

Finding life over death

Denise Inge, who died on Easter Day this year, discovered that her home was built over a charnel house. This prompted her to write a book exploring the challenge of living well in the face of mortality  Subscribe to read more

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Fighting inequality and corruption in the world

Efforts are being made to combat corruption and sharp practice in global finance. Peter Selby has seen this at first hand  Subscribe to read more

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