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7500: Bumpy ride for faith, but not all bad

Since CT 7000, the religious aspects of policy have had to be taken seriously again, says Hugh Rayment-Pickard

I HAVE a personal interest in the past decade. It was just over ten years ago that I arrived in my present parish. Tony Blair was poised for power, Swampy was holding up the Newbury bypass, and the Dunblane massacre had killed 17 people. Tech stocks were already being talked up, and BSE had just been found in humans. The numbers 9 and 11 had no special ...

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Not only dancing in the aisles

Not only dancing in the aisles

From skateboarding to real ale, churches are being used to engage with their localities in ever more imaginative ways. Pat Ashworth reports  Subscribe to read more

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Listen to the Spirit - on the bus

A new initiative offers an appealing means of encouraging prayer, says Richard Chartres  Subscribe to read more

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