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Oxford Mail
Lucie Feaver so hungry for more after taking on worldbest round was 98, but she beat that in the first round with 92 and went one st
Lucie Feaver so hungry for more after taking on world
Oxford Mail / Posted 58 minutes ago
best round was 98, but she beat that in the first round with 92 and went one stroke better in the second. The Fringford Church of England Primary School pupil saved her best until last, though, carding a third round 85, while she was in the top... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Romford pupils win praise from teachers for art efforts Pupils from St Edwards Church of England and Sixth Form College School with c
Romford pupils win praise from teachers for art efforts
Romford Recorder / Posted 15 hours ago
Pupils from St Edwards Church of England and Sixth Form College School with certificates gained from an arts awards evening. An awards evening for progress and effort in art, drama and music... Read more
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Christian Today
New Bishop of Tewkesbury announcedDiocese of Gloucester. So rather than having his own specific area, Springett w
New Bishop of Tewkesbury announced
Christian Today / Posted 19 hours ago
Diocese of Gloucester. So rather than having his own specific area, Springett will act as the assistant bishop for the Church of England in and around all of Gloucestershire. His appointment means he will work alongside Treweek, the Church of... Read more
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chroniclelive
Former Archdeacon on trial accused of abuse at Medomsley Detention Centreinvestigations into historic sex abuse. He has denied the charges against him.
Former Archdeacon on trial accused of abuse at Medomsley Detention Centre
chroniclelive / Posted 19 hours ago
investigations into historic sex abuse. He has denied the charges against him. Gibson held a number of posts with the Church of England before serving as Archdeacon of Auckland. A number of the charges relate to historical abuse which... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
English cricket must reach out and touch its public- a tale related by Tennyson in his autobiography, Sticky Wickets. Cricket and
English cricket must reach out and touch its public
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 20 hours ago
- a tale related by Tennyson in his autobiography, Sticky Wickets. Cricket and conservatism are so entwined that if the Church of England is commonly held to be the Tory party at prayer, then cricket often smacks of the Tory party at... Read more
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express
Five sex offences reported EVERY week in mosques, temples and churchesat it." He added: "As alarming as these figures are, they are part of much of
Five sex offences reported EVERY week in mosques, temples and churches
express / Posted 20 hours ago
at it." He added: "As alarming as these figures are, they are part of much of a wider set of figures." This comes as The Church of England published a horrifying report on the abuse of young people at a former children’s home the day that Theresa... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Religious education teacher banned after bombarding female pupil with texts and phone callspupils to the extent she felt physically sick has been banned from teaching. J
Religious education teacher banned after bombarding female pupil with texts and phone calls
Oxford Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
pupils to the extent she felt physically sick has been banned from teaching. Joshua Long, who taught at The Marlborough Church of England School in Woodstock, was told he could not work in schools for at least four years after his case was heard... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
A Holy Trinity of food, art, musicA magical art, musical and food event at the Church of England The Goondiwindi
A Holy Trinity of food, art, music
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
A magical art, musical and food event at the Church of England The Goondiwindi Church of England s about to be transformed by art, music and food. It’s your chance to enjoy the Holy Trinity Church in a very different light. On August 27 it will... Read more
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Daily Press
Kaine gets hero's welcome in return to RVAhave been discriminated against before in the United States and segued into a b
Kaine gets hero's welcome in return to RVA
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
have been discriminated against before in the United States and segued into a brief mention of Baptist persecution from the Church of England in 1770's Virginia. "These are big, big tough questions at stake," Kaine said. After a few more remarks,... Read more
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Christian Today
Church of England priest quits to marry gay partnerA gay Church of England priest has quit in order to marry his long-term male pa
Church of England priest quits to marry gay partner
Christian Today / Posted yesterday
A gay Church of England priest has quit in order to marry his long-term male partner. Rev Clive Larsen (left) celebrated his marriage to partner John with a service in the church where until the day before he had been priest. The Rev Clive Larsen... Read more
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Northern Echo
Governors give up break to fight for school’s futureparents and the children following the news. Almost half the pupils travelled
Governors give up break to fight for school’s future
Northern Echo / Posted 2 days ago
parents and the children following the news. Almost half the pupils travelled to County Hall to hand in hundreds of letters and a petition with 1,790 signatures to the council’s head of education, Caroline O’Neill, last month. Now... Read more
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Christian Today
Child abuse, the Church and the Goddard inquiry: Why we should all pray it succeedstoward the point where it will, however, and next week there will be preliminar
Child abuse, the Church and the Goddard inquiry: Why we should all pray it succeeds
Christian Today / Posted 3 days ago
toward the point where it will, however, and next week there will be preliminary hearings about organisations including the Church of England and the Roman Catholic Church. This inquiry seems to have been going for ages already. Not really. But it... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Runcorn high school improving but work still to be done says Ofstedright direction according to the latest report from the watchdog. Three Ofsted
Runcorn high school improving but work still to be done says Ofsted
Liverpool Echo / Posted 3 days ago
right direction according to the latest report from the watchdog. Three Ofsted inspectors visited St Chad’s Catholic And Church Of England High School on June 21, publishing their findings on July 12. They said headteacher Michael Paziuk’s... Read more
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Christian Today
Women bishops protestors claim they stand for Christian tradition and the BibleBishop Libby Lane reads during the service where she was consecrated as the fir
Women bishops protestors claim they stand for Christian tradition and the Bible
Christian Today / Posted 3 days ago
Bishop Libby Lane reads during the service where she was consecrated as the first woman bishop in the Church of England at York Minster The two Christian ministers who have objected at services to consecrate women bishops in the Church of Engand... Read more
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The News and Star
Carlisle Cathedral wins £400,000 for repair worksdecisions is chaired by Sir Paul Ruddock and includes senior figures from Engli
Carlisle Cathedral wins £400,000 for repair works
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
decisions is chaired by Sir Paul Ruddock and includes senior figures from English Heritage, the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Church of England and the Catholic Church, as well as church architects, architectural historians and grant giving... Read more
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Christian Today
Millions of pounds given to England's flourishing Christian cathedralsnumber of adults and children attending cathedral services each week was 36,600
Millions of pounds given to England's flourishing Christian cathedrals
Christian Today / Posted 3 days ago
number of adults and children attending cathedral services each week was 36,600, an increase of 23 per cent since 2004. Church of England cathedrals contribute around £220 million annually to the national economy through employment and tourism.... Read more
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dna
Crisis of the conservativeskettle of fish. They are evangelical Christians unlike the English conservative
Crisis of the conservatives
dna / Posted 4 days ago
kettle of fish. They are evangelical Christians unlike the English conservatives who stand firmly with the established Church of England, with the monarch of England heading it instead of the Pope. These might seem extraneous factors to an... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Former governor-general admits fault in handling of sex abuse caseshearings in Hobart. Dr Hollingworth was the Archbishop of Brisbane when he rec
Former governor-general admits fault in handling of sex abuse cases
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
hearings in Hobart. Dr Hollingworth was the Archbishop of Brisbane when he received a complaint about former Tasmanian Church of England Boy's Society leader John Elliot. Elliot, who was jailed in 2002 for 30 child sex offences, was a rector... Read more
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guardian-series
Balloon amazes school by flying 800km to southern Germanyto the amazement of a school which released it during a summer fair. More than
Balloon amazes school by flying 800km to southern Germany
guardian-series / Posted 4 days ago
to the amazement of a school which released it during a summer fair. More than 100 balloons were released by the Chingford Church of England Primary School, in Cambridge Road, Chingford, during its Summer of Love Festival on Saturday (July... Read more
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Christian Today
Rid our consecrations of this protester, supporters of women bishops urge the Church of EnglandThe Church of England's second most senior cleric, Archbishop of York John Sent
Rid our consecrations of this protester, supporters of women bishops urge the Church of England
Christian Today / Posted 4 days ago
The Church of England's second most senior cleric, Archbishop of York John Sentamu, with the Church of England's first woman Bishop Libby Lane at her consecration last year. Campaigners for women's ordination are calling on the Church of England to... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Caretaker Paul Wright retires from St Matthew’s Church of England Primary School in Ipswich after 33 years Paul Wright is retiring as caretaker after 30 years at St Matthews Primary Sc
Caretaker Paul Wright retires from St Matthew’s Church of England Primary School in Ipswich after 33 years
Ipswich Star / Posted 4 days ago
Paul Wright is retiring as caretaker after 30 years at St Matthews Primary School in Ipswich. L-R Alex Brown,Vihaan Sule, Shakira Hixen,Paul... Read more
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Bury Free Press
FEATURE: St James Middle School has hit the high notes of successAs the only Church of England voluntarily aided middle school in Suffolk, St Ja
FEATURE: St James Middle School has hit the high notes of success
Bury Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
As the only Church of England voluntarily aided middle school in Suffolk, St James has long enjoyed a close relationship with St Edmundsbury Cathedral and local parishes. Over the years, many pupils have become choristers at the cathedral and nearby... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Archbishop allegedly failed to report paedophile ring 'kingpin'drunk and we were all smoking hash and dropping acid and yeah, it was sick." A
Archbishop allegedly failed to report paedophile ring 'kingpin'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
drunk and we were all smoking hash and dropping acid and yeah, it was sick." Another survivor, Mick Brown, was part of the Church of England Boys Society camps in the 1970s. He was brutally raped by numerous youth workers there who took them... Read more
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heraldscotland
Churches opposed efforts to halt AIDS deaths in 1980s Scotland, secret papers revealof the churches in Scotland and Northern Ireland were more hostile to the Gover
Churches opposed efforts to halt AIDS deaths in 1980s Scotland, secret papers reveal
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
of the churches in Scotland and Northern Ireland were more hostile to the Government's handling of the problem than the Church of England had been," one entry states. "The Free Presbyterian Church in Scotland had, for example, reacted adversely... Read more
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The Welwyn & Hatfield Times
16-page Top Class photo supplementthe summer holidays and start senior school in September. Schools included are
16-page Top Class photo supplement
The Welwyn & Hatfield Times / Posted 5 days ago
the summer holidays and start senior school in September. Schools included are: Brookmans Park Primary School, Codicote Church of England Primary School, Commonswood School, Cranborne Primary School, Green Lanes Primary School, Harwood Hill... Read more
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Christian Today
Campaigners fight to give Bishop George Bell a 'fair' posthumous hearing on charges of child abusewriters, members of the House of Lords and local residents around the areas Bel
Campaigners fight to give Bishop George Bell a 'fair' posthumous hearing on charges of child abuse
Christian Today / Posted 5 days ago
writers, members of the House of Lords and local residents around the areas Bell worked and lived want an apology by the Church of England to Bell's surviving relatives. Andrew Chandler, author of the recent biography George Bell, Bishop of... Read more
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Christian Today
Divisions deepen in Church of England as conservatives express 'lack of confidence' in gay marriage talksA group of conservative Anglicans have expressed their "lack of confidence" in
Divisions deepen in Church of England as conservatives express 'lack of confidence' in gay marriage talks
Christian Today / Posted 5 days ago
A group of conservative Anglicans have expressed their "lack of confidence" in the Church of England's talks on gay relationships. A statement released on Tuesday was signed by 32 members of the Church's governing synod after it held private talks... Read more
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Manxnet
‘Historic moment’ for Isle of Man as same sex marriage becomes lawmarry either in a civil ceremony, in a register office or approved premises, or
‘Historic moment’ for Isle of Man as same sex marriage becomes law
Manxnet / Posted 5 days ago
marry either in a civil ceremony, in a register office or approved premises, or in religious premises (except those of the Church of England) subject to the agreement of the religious organisation in question. The legislation also makes the Isle... Read more
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Northern Echo
Headteacher upset over unguarded quote overheard in a Stockton council meetingare not only a Stockton school, but proudly so. We are committed to our communi
Headteacher upset over unguarded quote overheard in a Stockton council meeting
Northern Echo / Posted 5 days ago
are not only a Stockton school, but proudly so. We are committed to our community.” He added that many Catholic and Church of England parents and teachers felt it was unfair their community had been chosen for the cuts. “It is... Read more
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Western Weekender
Historic church set to house new restaurantchurch on the corner of Castlereagh Road and Nepean Street, Cranebrook. The An
Historic church set to house new restaurant
Western Weekender / Posted 6 days ago
church on the corner of Castlereagh Road and Nepean Street, Cranebrook. The Anglican Church, which was purchased by the Church of England in 1927 and sold by the parish in 1986, will get a new lease on life as a restaurant with parking for 24... Read more
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Northern Echo
Teacher upset at unguarded quote at Stockton council meetingare not only a Stockton school, but proudly so. We are committed to our communi
Teacher upset at unguarded quote at Stockton council meeting
Northern Echo / Posted 6 days ago
are not only a Stockton school, but proudly so. We are committed to our community.” He added that many Catholic and Church of England parents and teachers felt it was unfair their community had been chosen for the cuts. “It is... Read more
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FOX News
Church of England apologizes for rapes of hundreds of young girls over 20 yearsThe Church of England has apologized after a report was published exposing the
Church of England apologizes for rapes of hundreds of young girls over 20 years
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
The Church of England has apologized after a report was published exposing the physical and sexual abuse of hundreds of girls over a 20-year period at a church-run children's home. "The findings of the independent review into Kendall House describe... Read more
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Christian Today
Bishop of London to step down after more than 20 years at the helmRichard Chartres has announced that he is to retire next year, after a long and
Bishop of London to step down after more than 20 years at the helm
Christian Today / Posted 6 days ago
Richard Chartres has announced that he is to retire next year, after a long and distinguished career at the heart of the Church of England and the British establishment. Chartres, who has overseen a remarkable renaissance of the London diocese... Read more
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Sussex Express
Closure of Lewes primary school confirmedconfirmed by county council leaders today. East Sussex County Council consulte
Closure of Lewes primary school confirmed
Sussex Express / Posted 6 days ago
confirmed by county council leaders today. East Sussex County Council consulted on plans to shut both Pells and Rodmell Church of England primary schools earlier this year. While Rodmell was given a temporary reprieve by the authority’s Cabinet... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Belthorn Academy Primary School pupils step back in time to mark 50th anniversaryof two schools. MORE TOP STORIES: Belthorn Academy as it stands today, was th
Belthorn Academy Primary School pupils step back in time to mark 50th anniversary
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
of two schools. MORE TOP STORIES: Belthorn Academy as it stands today, was the amalgamation of Belthorn and Daisy Green Church of England School, which ran from1863 until 1966 and Belthorn Independent Chapel School, which ran from 1903 until... Read more
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Christian Today
Senior bishop laments growing trend of going naked in front of the cameraphotograph by US artist Spencer Tunick for a project titled "Sea of Hull" in Hu
Senior bishop laments growing trend of going naked in front of the camera
Christian Today / Posted 6 days ago
photograph by US artist Spencer Tunick for a project titled "Sea of Hull" in Hull city centre, northern England. A senior Church of England bishop has lamented the growing fashion for stripping off in front of the camera. Bishop of Leeds Nick... Read more
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chroniclelive
Headteacher at two Northumberland schools suspended over alleged incidentThe Newcastle diocese of the Church of England confirmed Cath Newson had been s
Headteacher at two Northumberland schools suspended over alleged incident
chroniclelive / Posted 6 days ago
The Newcastle diocese of the Church of England confirmed Cath Newson had been suspended from her role at both Newbrough Church of England Primary School and Humshaugh Church of England First School. It followed an alleged incident outside of school... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Owner of former church could be forced to sell up as Stockport Council bids to solve housing shortagewith the electrics, that were deemed too expensive to fix, meant insurance comp
Owner of former church could be forced to sell up as Stockport Council bids to solve housing shortage
Manchester Evening News / Posted 7 days ago
with the electrics, that were deemed too expensive to fix, meant insurance companies would not issue a policy for the Church of England building. Around £100,000 was needed to bring it up to scratch. The Stockport Express tried to contact Mr... Read more
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Daily Mail
Charles and Camilla kick off their annual visit to the South West700 supporters, staff and families for Children's Hospice South West. Camilla
Charles and Camilla kick off their annual visit to the South West
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
700 supporters, staff and families for Children's Hospice South West. Camilla meets local schoolchildren from St. Mary's Church of England Primary School at St John's Hall, the largest granite building in the country The Duchess of Cornwall... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
Wedding costs set to rise? « Jersey Evening Postin September. As a result user-pays charges for civil and non-Anglican wedding
Wedding costs set to rise? « Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 7 days ago
in September. As a result user-pays charges for civil and non-Anglican weddings are being considered, although the Church of England acts as a registrar for itself and so is not included in the planned price rise The cost of a registry... Read more
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Christian Today
Lawyer calls for police to investigate former Archbishop over sex abuse bishopthe release of files by police under a freedom of information request, accordin
Lawyer calls for police to investigate former Archbishop over sex abuse bishop
Christian Today / Posted 7 days ago
the release of files by police under a freedom of information request, according to The Times. The files include detailed Church of England internal reviews of the case of disgraced bishop Peter Ball, 84, jailed for 32 month last October after... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Shropshire church sex attacks revealed « Shropshire Starthe figures – released after a Freedom of Information request – as “disturbing”
Shropshire church sex attacks revealed « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 7 days ago
the figures – released after a Freedom of Information request – as “disturbing” but said safeguarding was a priority of the Church of England. He said: “Matters like this have to be taken very seriously. “The Diocese of Lichfield is the central... Read more
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express
Richard Dawkins: Only way to unite Britain post-Brexit is to hold SECOND referendumDawkins said the vote to cut ties with Brussels had left the nation " deeply an
Richard Dawkins: Only way to unite Britain post-Brexit is to hold SECOND referendum
express / Posted 8 days ago
Dawkins said the vote to cut ties with Brussels had left the nation " deeply and venomously divided".Related articles Church of England defends prayers for Richard Dawkins after being... Richard Dawkins: Designer babies are wrong because it’s... Read more
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Western Advocate
Yesterday Today: Alan McRaeof the England family, the members of which had performed the duties for over 1
Yesterday Today: Alan McRae
Western Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
of the England family, the members of which had performed the duties for over 10 years. Improvements are being made to the Church of England portion of the Bathurst General Cemetery. A number of the old and unsightly pine trees have been uprooted.... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Being Christian needn’t make a leader hostile in her view of Islamchurch for whom faith is a “constant companion”. Mrs May told a radio interview
Being Christian needn’t make a leader hostile in her view of Islam
Namibia Economist / Posted 8 days ago
church for whom faith is a “constant companion”. Mrs May told a radio interviewer that being a practising member of the Church of England “is a part of me…and it obviously helps to frame my thinking” even though “it is right that we don’t flaunt... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Women ruling the world but history shows it's far from new says @NigelNelsonfollowers. Read More Once men got control of the church, women were squeezed
Women ruling the world but history shows it's far from new says @NigelNelson
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
followers. Read More Once men got control of the church, women were squeezed out. It was not until last year that the Church of England managed to appoint its first woman bishop – and even then, not without opposition. In Muhammad’s day... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Romance began with a small noteat a Cairns' sawmill. Mrs Waterson joined him and worked at a hotel. They wer
Romance began with a small note
The Daily Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
at a Cairns' sawmill. Mrs Waterson joined him and worked at a hotel. They were married in a quiet ceremony at St John's Church of England. After the birth of their first daughter, Colleen, the family returned to Mackay where Mr Waterson took... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Britain’s new Lady of Ironfrom the home where current affairs was discussed and debated over the dinner t
Britain’s new Lady of Iron
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
from the home where current affairs was discussed and debated over the dinner table and her exemplary father as the local Church of England vicar, being selfless and dedicating his work to others. Her still-practised Christian faith dictates much... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'Goody-two-shoes' moves into No 10Jamie Oliver's spontaneous style of cooking to the more rule-bound precision of
'Goody-two-shoes' moves into No 10
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Jamie Oliver's spontaneous style of cooking to the more rule-bound precision of Delia Smith. She is also a member of the Church of England and attends regularly. She met her husband at a Tory student disco. They were introduced by Pakistani... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Canadian Anglicans provisionally approve same-sex weddingsweddings, following the lead of the Episcopal church in the United States and r
Canadian Anglicans provisionally approve same-sex weddings
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
weddings, following the lead of the Episcopal church in the United States and risking the ire of conservatives in the Church of England. Religion News Service reports the measure passed by one vote after church General Secretary Michael... Read more
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