EVERY once in a while, the central Church’s communications operation does something right, observes Andrew Brown
"It was pretty much established among the commentariat that, whatever they had believed before, the horror in Paris proved they had been right in their analysis."
THE Pemberton story (News, 6 November) made less fuss than I thought it would.
John Bingham in the Telegraph got the best quotes from Bishop Alan Wilson: “‘The Church of England seems to have spent hundreds of thousands and possibly more on top London lawyers to ensure that a gay...
TO A dispiriting press conference on Friday. Everyone was extremely cheerful; William Fittall, the Synod’s outgoing secretary-general, was positively demob-happy as he presented a report from the Evangelical Alliance and the Church of England entitled Talking Jesus.
But the report...
Andrew Brown takes on Simon Jenkins on rural churches
Andrew Brown on the first splash of The Guardian's new religious-affairs correspondent
Andrew Brown finds a disturbing piece by Peter Oborne
THERE may be some tiny part of any Archbishop which yearns to announce an inquiry into possible criminal acts by his predecessors. Admittedly, the crime involved is usually “giving interviews with malice aforethought” rather than assisting with the cover-up of child abuse, but needs...
ALL my working life as a religious journalist, one thing has been constant. Last week it changed
Andrew Brown takes a rather surprising call from Lambeth Palace
Andrew Brown reflects on the Assisted Dying debate