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Trouble in Dublin, and California

Trouble in Dublin, and California

Andrew Brown reviews coverage of the Irish gay-marriage referendum 

A slice of discrimination

A slice of discrimination

Andrew Brown considers reporting of the gay marriage cake case

Probably not The Sun wot won it

Probably not The Sun wot won it

Andrew Brown suggests that newspapers can, on the whole, only tell people the lies they already want to believe.

Church’s lead still only light green

Church’s lead still only light green

Andrew Brown reads some disturbing reports from Birmingham of intimidation in the wake of the Trojan Horse schools scandal

Vocations rise six-fold . . . to 45

Vocations rise six-fold . . . to 45

Andrew Brown praises a piece in the Telegraph about a rise in the number of vocations among RC nuns

Dirty fighting and aversion therapy

Dirty fighting and aversion therapy

Andrew Brown  finds the best GAFCON story in Premier Christianity

Journalistic sins of omission

Journalistic sins of omission

Andrew Brown is shocked by the almost complete lack of coverage in the British press of the three big Christian stories of the early week

Sectarian conflict, and the sky pixie

Sectarian conflict, and the sky pixie

THE news stream this week divides clearly into two: ghastly things from Africa, and quite cheering stories from Europe

Numbering the Pope’s divisions

Press: THERE is this wonderful Roman Catholic schism coming on, and no one is taking any notice

Not brotherly. Or exclusive

Not brotherly. Or exclusive

Press:  THE TIMES came down hard on the Exclusive Brethren, who had fought a remarkably dirty fight to preserve their charitable status. I am surprised that no other paper picked the story up

The blaming of cats

The blaming of cats

Press: Louis the cathedral cat does not look as if he could terrorise a provincial high street; yet, according to The Guardian, he left a traumatised dog-owner huddled in the gutter after he ambushed her spaniel

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Oxford cathedra still empty as CNC fails to agree

Oxford cathedra still empty as CNC fails to agree

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Resignations and retirements

BATTISON. The Revd Mark Battison, Priest-in-Charge...

Job of the week

Rector

Yorkshire and Lincs

Diocese of Lincoln Rector Branston with Nocton and Potterhanworth An exciting opportunity exists for a priest in this growing and developing benefice. We are seeking someone who: is an...  Read More

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Saved from the streets

Saved from the streets

The rescue of a prostitute and brothel-keeper was typical of the early work of the Salvation Army, 150 years old this year  Read More

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Is the Roman Catholic hierarchy in Ireland a spent force?

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The UK must recognise Palestine as a state

Britain urgently needs to act for peace in the Holy Land by recognising Palestine alongside Israel, argues Vincent Fean  Read More

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