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The C of E just got Googled

The C of E just got Googled

IT WOULD be nice to write a column where the religious coverage was more about money than sex, but I don’t know if it’s possible. Let’s try

Mayoral contest stirs the sewer

Mayoral contest stirs the sewer

THE campaign to prevent the election of Sadiq Khan as Mayor of London was one of those moments when the sewer of political debate becomes so turbulent that the stinking contents surface into daylight

A problem that PR cannot solve

A problem that PR cannot solve

AN APOLOGY is due. I may have given the impression in earlier years that the press operations of the Church of England were uniquely incompetent. I now understand that I was wrong

Where belief is optional

Where belief is optional

A TROUBLING story of Church-state relations from Nigeria, where a small mob attacked a Pentecostal church, apparently at the urging of a local politician

The one you could know about

The one you could know about

THIS has been a thought-provoking week for anyone who cares about the power of the press

Welby and Brideshead redeemed

Welby and Brideshead redeemed

"IT LOOKS as if many people were shocked that the Telegraph splashed the story about Justin Welby’s father, but I thought it was good journalism, and brilliantly handled by the Welby family"

Things that cannot be told

Things that cannot be told

YOU will have to take the rest of this sentence on trust: by the standards of British journalism, I am a pretty high-minded person. But by the standards of Swedish journalism — and I am writing from Sweden — I am the lowest sort of tabloid racist reptile

Saying something nice for Easter

Saying something nice for Easter

"EASTER is the time, above all, when the broadsheet papers try to say something nice about Christianity"

The workings of their consciences

WATCHING the touching reunion of Iain Duncan Smith with his conscience, from which he had been brutally separated so many years ago, you would need a heart of stone not to be moved

'Absolutely outrageous' press coverage

THE Archbishop of Canterbury got a brisk lesson in how the media works when he said that it was “absolutely outrageous” to suppose that all the fear of immigration in Britain was racist

After Ball, Lord Carey comes to Bell’s aid

After Ball, Lord Carey comes to Bell’s aid

ALL credit to the ingenious Jonathan Petre at The Mail on Sunday for unearthing a letter in support of Bishop George Bell from Lord Carey, who would doubtless have been horrified if any of his predecessors had weighed in on his running of the Church

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Prayer Wave brings ‘Purple Wonders’ to St Paul’s

Prayer Wave brings ‘Purple Wonders’ to St Paul’s

THE congregation at St Paul’s Ca­­thedral on Saturday...

Resignations and retirements

BEVINGTON. The Revd David Bevington, Vicar of Calbourne...

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Trinity Sunday

Trinity Sunday

Proverbs 8.1-4, 22-31; Psalm 8; Romans 5.1-5; John...

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Team Rector Designate

London and Home Counties

DIOCESE OF ST ALBANS The Bishop of St Albans with the Patrons wish to appoint a Team Rector Designate We seek someone who will work in partnership with a Team Vicar Designate (who they will help ...  Read More

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The great polar survival

The great polar survival

One hundred years ago today, Lionel Greenstreet, a member of Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, was stranded on an island in the Antarctic, unaware that a rescue mission had just begun. Jemima Thackray reports  Subscribe to read more

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A bold but difficult step closer to the Kirk

The Columba Declaration raises tough questions, but is more of a problem for Scottish Episcopalians, argues Andrew Hayes  Read More

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