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The war the English tried to forget

The war the English tried to forget

A new Civil War centre is about to open in Newark. Paul Wilkinson reports

The dog will see you now

The dog will see you now

Pat Ashworth learns about a remarkable ministry at Burrswood Hospital

Jack Arthey

Jack Arthey

"The poverty of the poorest will not be eradicated accidentally"

Caption competition

Caption competition

Your efforts to caption a bishop 

Dave Walker

Dave Walker

www.cartoonchurch.com 

Titles of clergy post

A reader asks whether it is appropriate for members of the clergy to display election propaganda, such as signs reading "Vote Labour", in parsonage gardens?

Elizabeth Figg

Elizabeth Figg  has become administrator of her church's Facebook page

Choices, choices

Jamie Cable visits Columbia Road flower market, in Bethnal Green

Crossword No. 1313

Crossword No. 1313

Across 6 James's father is one seen on a roundabout (7) 7 'Church' members - one is Mo, following conversion (7) 9 Total made by a theologian at Oxford? (3,2) 10 Unusual Rhodesian group associated with Pharisees (9) 11 Maybe a major leaving stewed rice (7) 13 Help...

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

Barchester chronicler

Barchester chronicler

Anthony Trollope was born 200 years ago. Richard Chartres  celebrates the novelist's work

Georgette Bennett

Georgette Bennett

'One problem is the feeling in some adherents that they hold a monopoly on truth"

St Gargoyle's

St Gargoyle

''Books are so 14th-century,"  announced Brother Darren

Out of the Question

A reader asks about the fact that six recently appointed bishops are all married to other priests

David Winter

Canon David Winter reflects on his connections with the Bretheren

Putting a spin on it

Anne Heading explains the art of spinning (no needle required)

Now Me’s message to Then Me

Now Me’s message to Then Me

The novelist Matthew Haig has revisited a period of despair. He talks to Martin Wroe

The pen and the sword

The pen and the sword

Terry Wright considers the legacy of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, murdered 70 years ago

A prize for theological writing

A prize for theological writing

Justin Welby invites your nominations for the 2016 Michael Ramsay Prize

Danny Driver: Sweaty Church intern

Danny Driver: Sweaty Church intern

'Bodies aren't perfect, and they never will be in this life'

Caption competition

Caption competition

THE Dean of Truro was in one of the few areas in the country to see the solar eclipse at the end of last month. His reward, naturally, was to appear in this competition

Dave Walker

Dave Walker

Dave Walker explores whether new technology can replace old methods

St Gargoyle's cartoon

St Gargoyle

The flower arrangers celebrated a job well done

Out of the Question

You answer a reader's question about an incumbent who may have dementia 

Diary

Serenhedd James reflects on a visit to Walsingham, "England's Nazareth"

Festival chocolate

Terence Handley MacMath shares recipes for cake, biscuits and bars

Crossword 1311

Crossword 1311

Another puzzle to crack

There will be blood

There will be blood

Acts of violence, including crucifixions, are spreading through territories held by Islamic extremists. David Loyn reports

Patron saint of betrayers

Patron saint of betrayers

If Judas was doing God's work, why the opprobrium, asks Peter Stanford

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Overturning the vested interest

It was Keir Hardie's Christianity that inspired his politics, and his contribution to the Labour movement, says Gordon Brown  Read More

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