Anglicanism

Bishop Nopece bows out

Port Elizabeth

St Paul's stop preacher from read The Bible outside Cathedral

A preacher has claimed St Paul's Cathedral would not let him read aloud from the Gospel for fear of breaching the peace.<p>Alan Coote, 55, said he was reading scriptures aloud outside St Paul's Cathedral on Saturday when he was arrested for “breaching the peace” after security staff complained to the …

Christianity

White Witches, Tarot & Death Cults: The New Religion Of Young Women

There is an episode of <i>Sex And The City</i> where, in desperation, Charlotte goes to a “bad part of town” to ask a non-descript voodoo-witch-psychic when …

Spirituality

Prince Charles was 'deceived' by paedophile bishop friend, child abuse inquiry to hear

The Prince of Wales will tell a child sexual abuse inquiry he was "deceived" by disgraced bishop Peter Ball - and that he was unaware of the true nature of the paedophile clergyman's behaviour until more than 20 years after allegations first surfaced.<p>A written statement from Charles will be read on …

Sociology

Church of England plans to test aspiring clergy for skills, aptitude — and narcissism

LONDON (RNS) — Better psychological profiling of clergy, experts say, can help to spot pathologies such as narcissism and Machiavellianism that can …

Church of England

Rural Malawi Women Back Proposed Abortion Law Reform

Nyasa Times, 5 October 2017<p>Civil Society Organizations in Malawi have petitioned parliament to remove Section 149, 150 and 151 of the penal code …

Malawi

These are the Coventry and Warwickshire primary schools with the largest classes

More than 2,000 primary school children in Coventry are being taught in classes of more than 30 pupils.<p>According to the latest figures from the …

Education

Prince Charles and Camilla’s Wedding Involved Way More Drama Than Most People Realize

The Duchess falling ill and boos from the crowd were just the beginning.<p>More than 13 years ago, on April 9, 2005, Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles tied the knot in a civil ceremony at Windsor Guildhall. Afterward, the pair went to St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle to receive an official …

Prince Charles

Why the world should look to Norway when it comes to plastic bottle recycling

The deposit-based Norwegian approach is an attractive, effective one.<p>In 2013, Norway made headlines as it grappled with a unique and enviable …

Sustainability

Uneasy heritage: Australia's modern church buildings are disappearing

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the post-war decades, Australian communities invested heavily in churches. Like civic centers, swimming pools and shire halls, these buildings made an important contribution to the formation of a modern civic realm in Australia's growing cities, suburbs and regional communities.<p>Today, …

Wales

British Open 2018: Danny Willett is feeling more like his old self, and his game is showing it

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — It could and probably should have been better given how well he struck the ball from tee-to-green, but Danny Willett was happy enough with his opening-round 69 in the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie. More than two years on from winning the 2016 Masters but less than 12 …

Golf

CoE hits back at 'contradictory' call to end faith-based admissions

The Church of England has said a report calling on it to scrap all faith-based admission policies from its schools contradicts itself.<p>The report by …

Church of England

News in 5: Waleed Aly’s takedown; 11-yo sole crash survivor; Aussie nurse’s bravery award.

1. Waleed Aly launches blistering takedown of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s claims. The Project host Waleed Aly has accused Prime Minister …

London Bridge

Turnbull, Shorten call on Pope to sack Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson

Mr Turnbull said “the time has come for the Pope to sack” Wilson because it was “clear that he should resign”.<p>Hunter abuse survivor Peter Gogarty …

Child Abuse

Anglican Church honours Nanaimo senior, 100, who reformed role of women

A 100-year-old Nanaimo, B.C., woman says her national award from the Anglican Church of Canada isn't about her work with prayer books but, instead, …

British Columbia

Christianity

<b>Christianity</b><p>Christ on the Cross, circa 1630, by Diego Velázquez. . . Buy this art print at AllPosters.com<p>The Christian religion, which declares …

Faith

The Big Conversation: A Q&A with Justin Brierley on Engaging Intellectual Thinkers around Issues of Faith

By modeling good conversations about faith between people on both sides of the debate, we can hopefully improve the discourse globally. <b>Ed: So what</b> …

Human Rights

Roblox blames 'gang rape' on hacker adding code to game

<b>A popular children's video game has blamed a virtual "gang rape" on a hack of its systems.</b><p>Amber Petersen's seven-year-old daughter was playing Roblox, when she was attacked by two male characters staging violent sexual acts.<p>The firm said the incident was caused by an attack on one of its computer …

Game Development

Real School Guide 2018 to Surrey: Every state school ranked from top to bottom

Only four schools in Surrey are ranked in the top 100 across the whole country but 60% of schools come in the top 50% nationally.<p>St John the Baptist …

Surrey (UK)

April 15th, 2018 - Kathryn Heidelberger • Grace in Pluralism by All Souls Anglican Church - Listen to music

Anglican Church

PROM PICTURES: Sir Thomas Boteler High dresses to impress on 2018 prom night

SCHOOL leavers at Sir Thomas Boteler Church of England High School headed to the Hallmark Hotel for their prom night.<p>Click on the gallery above to …

Cheshire

War fund swells collection plates at cathedrals

They are to the faithful what the Forth Bridge is to freight: perpetual projects that can never be finished.<p>But while their grand restoration schemes …

Leeds

I’m a woman about to turn 60: here’s what I’ve learned about life | Suzanne Moore

What do women really want? To be told: “Good on ya for that Nobel prize.” Too often, people seem to think it is, “You’ve lost weight,” or, “You don’t look your age” – which is just a way of saying: “Well done, you, for not being on this planet long and for not taking too much space on it.”<p>There is …

Opinion (UK)

Response to Christina Rees on the Future of the Church of England

July 20, 2018 by Michael F. Bird<p>In a recent Guardian article, Christina Rees offers her own diagnosis and prescription for how to revitalize the …

Church of England

Is the Wall of Separation ‘Bad History’?

As journalists pore over every line written and uttered by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, the <i>Los Angeles Times</i> has highlighted a 2017 speech …

Religion

Religious education needs overhaul to 'reflect UK', says report

Religious education in schools is outdated and should be replaced with a new subject: religion, belief and values, and the right of parents to withdraw their children from classes should be scrapped, according to the former Labour education secretary Charles Clarke.<p>Significant shifts in the UK …

UK Politics

Vital government support given to Anglican and Catholic cathedrals in England

LEICESTER, United Kingdom – A new report says a government scheme to provide funds to England’s Anglican and Catholic cathedrals has significantly …

Church of England

Prince Louis' Christening Pics Are Here And His Siblings Stole The Show

Prince Louis’s official christening portraits are way too cute<p>While the event took place last week, we’re just now seeing Prince Louis’ official …

Family

Am I Less Human If I’m Sexually Unfulfilled?

<b>Audio Transcript</b><p><b>“The most fully human and complete person who ever lived was Jesus Christ. He never married. He was never in a romantic relationship,</b> …

Church of England

Let Mark Dever Introduce You to Richard Sibbes

Many caricatures of the English Puritans have persisted since the restoration of Charles II. G. K. Chesterton accused them of being “killjoys who …

Theology