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Britain First leaders charged with religious harassment

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 11:32am
Britain First's leader Paul Golding, 35, and deputy Jayda Fransen, 31, have been charged with religious harassment.

Welcome to the sexual Counter-Reformation

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 3:49pm
It's hardly the sexual nirvana we were promised. All of society, but especially the poor, suffer. Loneliness and depression is endemic.

Labour politician found dead after suspension amid alleged harassment probe

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 3:25pm
A former Welsh government minister, Carl Sargeant, who was suspended last week after allegations were made over his conduct with women, has been found dead, police said today.

'New deal' between clergy and wider CofE follows calls for Military Covenant style pact to tackle burnout

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 3:21pm
Plans for a 'new deal' between clergy and the wider Church of England have taken a step forward after a panel was established to begin drafting the agreement aimed at helping with clergy stress and well-being.

How to handle conflict in your church like Jesus

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 2:43pm
Conflict in churches can be horrible. We are, after all, supposed to be able to get on with each other, and most of the time we do.

After Texas church shooting, 70 Episcopal bishops say US must tackle relaxed gun laws

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 2:41pm
More than 70 Episcopal bishops working to curtail relaxed gun laws in the US have said that the nation must 'make amends' and called on elected representatives to be replaced if they are not up to protecting the people.

How St Cecilia, patron saint of church music, inspired this new website promoting women composers

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 12:52pm
A new website, Cecilia's List, will be launched later this month to promote sacred music composed by women.

L'Arche founder Jean Vanier reveals he is resting after a heart attack

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 11:28am
Jean Vanier, the Canadian Catholic philosopher and theologian who founded L'Arche, the community for disabled people and their carers, has revealed that he suffered a heart attack in October and is now having a 'serious rest' until February.

5 things for Christians to watch out for at the Bonn climate talks

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 11:04am
Government delegates from almost every country in the world have started global talks on climate change in Bonn, Germany. What do we need to see from governments this year?

Archbishop of Canterbury says it is a 'scandal' that so many need foodbanks

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 10:56am
The Archbishop of Canterbury has described the latest figures on foodbank use in Britain as 'utterly shocking' and said that it is 'a scandal that in 21st century Britain we have need of them at all'.

'Enough is enough': Christian Aid blasts 'corrupt' offshore tax system after Paradise Papers release

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 10:39am
Christian Aid has condemned the 'rotten' and 'corrupt' system of off-shore tax havens in the wake of the 'Paradise Papers' revelations and called for an end to financial secrecy, declaring 'enough is enough'.

8 things you didn't know about Christmas

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 10:23am
Here are eight of my favourite festive facts that made Mrs Kerensa roll her eyes...

Trump ally Pastor Robert Jeffress says shooters would quickly be shot dead in his church

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 9:48am
The evangelical pastor and Donald Trump ally Robert Jeffress has suggested that an armed attacker on his church would be stopped after one or two shots because his congregants carry guns 'and I don't think there's anything wrong with that'.

When politicians or clergy abuse, the institution doesn't need protection: it needs honesty

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 9:32am
It is not the case that everything would be fine if victims of sexual assault just kept quiet: sticking-plasters over mouths do not heal wounds.

'I don't understand, but I know my God does': Tearful pastor and wife speak of losing their daughter in church shooting

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 9:26am
The pastor at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs and his wife have spoken about losing their 14-year-old daughter during the shooting there on Sunday which left 26 people dead.

York Minster responds to terrorism threat

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 8:24am
York Minster has become the first cathedral in the UK to install security blocks aimed at stopping terrorist attacks, following advice from the Counter Terrorism Unit.

Texas church gunman 'had row with mother-in-law' before shooting

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 7:30pm
The Texas gunman Devin Patrick Kelley had argued with his mother-in-law who attended the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs before the rampage, officials said on Monday.

Fake News and the Texas church shooting: 3 false stories to watch out for

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 4:01pm
Devin Patrick Kelley is widely being named as the shooter in the attack on First Baptist Church Sutherland Springs, although authorities have yet to officially announce this.

Sutherland Springs massacre: Is arming churches the answer?

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 2:45pm
Yet another community has been devastated by an act of random violence. The fact that it was the church in Sutherland Springs seems to make it worse, though all grief is the same.

British missionary killed in Nigeria, 3 others freed

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 2:03pm
Ian Squire was killed following the kidnap on October 14. However, David and Shirley Donovan and Alanna Carson have all returned home safely.