Make way

12 January 2018


Excavators knock down St Lambertus’s in Immerath, in Germany, on Monday. It is the latest stage in the demolition of the entire village — despite protests from Greenpeace activists — which will enable the expansion of coal mines. The German company RWE Power has constructed a new village, seven miles away, which includes a smaller replica of the church, known as the “cathedral”

Forthcoming Events

16-18 February 2018
Church Times Festival of Faith & Literature

Our literary festival with a theological slant in Bloxham, Oxfordshire. Speakers include Francis Spufford, Ruth Valerio, Eve Poole, Mark Oakley, James Runcie and many others. Find out more

5-6 May 2018
Church Times Festival of Poetry
With Sarum College, Salisbury. More details coming soon - register your interest here

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