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Romford Recorder
Havering’s brilliant youngsters recognised at the Jack Petchey AwardsHavering in the London Youth Games. She will donate her money to the netball c
Romford Recorder / Posted 6 hours ago
Havering in the London Youth Games. She will donate her money to the netball club. Jack Whitehead, from St Edward’s Church of England & Sixth Form College, was given his award for his charity work. Just before Christmas the 15-year-old... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Christians show solidarity with Muslims in Banbury mosque visitfriendships and learned more about Muslim culture in a visit to the mosque in G
Banbury Guardian / Posted 7 hours ago
friendships and learned more about Muslim culture in a visit to the mosque in Grimsbury. Canon Richard Cook, a retired Church of England vicar, gathered the group to show solidarity with their Muslim neighbours after the recent terrorist... Read more
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The Christian Post
Is Christianity Nearly Gone in Britain?Nearly Gone in Britain? Only 6 percent of British adults are practicing Christ
The Christian Post / Posted 8 hours ago
Nearly Gone in Britain? Only 6 percent of British adults are practicing Christians, a new survey commissioned by the Church of England has found, defining the term as those who read the Bible, pray, and attend church on a regular basis. The... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Dean of Wakefield to leave role at city's Cathedral to become Dean of Exeterother church buildings into financial crisis. Her campaign helped raise the is
Wakefield Today / Posted 11 hours ago
other church buildings into financial crisis. Her campaign helped raise the issue for both Wakefield Cathedral and the Church of England and saw a U-turn from the government. Most of Rved Greener’s ministry has been in the Wakefield area. He... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Suicide couple found dead holding hands after sending police time-delayed emailwent to on say, “this means we are no longer in this world having passed over”.
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 hours ago
went to on say, “this means we are no longer in this world having passed over”. Mrs Lawson previously worked for the Church of England before becoming head of the city’s first Hindu school, Krishna Avanti, in Evington.Mr Lawson sent a... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Suffolk Church of England multi-academy trust delighted with quick growth St Edmundsbury and Ipswich Diocesan Multi Academy Trust is delighted with its
Ipswich Star / Posted yesterday
St Edmundsbury and Ipswich Diocesan Multi Academy Trust is delighted with its progress. From left to right, top: headteachers Paul Ryle (Mellis) and Sean Cornish... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ex-priest jailed for 12 years in UK for sex offences against boys dating back to 1980sfor 12 years in UK for sex offences against boys dating back to 1980s Monday,
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
for 12 years in UK for sex offences against boys dating back to 1980s Monday, September 18, 2017 - 03:55 pm A former Church of England priest has been jailed for 12 years for a string of sexual offences against two boys dating back to the... Read more
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Sussex Express
BREAKING: Former Eastbourne clergyman jailedagainst two boys in East Sussex while he was an Anglican priest. Graves, 60, o
Sussex Express / Posted yesterday
against two boys in East Sussex while he was an Anglican priest. Graves, 60, of Jervis Avenue, Eastbourne, who was a Church of England priest at the time of the offences, was sentenced at Brighton Crown Court, having been convicted the... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Former RBH nurse takes caring to another levelnursing career and now as chaplain.” On being told of her Pride of Reading nom
Reading Evening Post / Posted 2 days ago
nursing career and now as chaplain.” On being told of her Pride of Reading nomination, Rev Colam - who was ordained in the Church of England in 2007 and became an RBH chaplain in 2013 - said: “What a surprise! After the initial disbelief I feel... Read more
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FOX News
London bombing shows danger of Islamification in Britain and Europe. Is the US next?and free societies. They have utterly failed their citizens. An English friend
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
and free societies. They have utterly failed their citizens. An English friend told me recently that her daughter’s Church of England village school was teaching what they call RE (Religious Education) to the children and spending an... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Parsonages sold off because clergy 'need a private life', campaigners sayrecognise that this decision is very difficult for some to accept, and regret t
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
recognise that this decision is very difficult for some to accept, and regret that," she added. A spokeswoman for the Church of England said: "The priority of the Church nationally and locally is to serve the community. Sometimes the diocese... Read more
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chroniclelive
The heroes of Parsons Green tube bomb show defiance in face of terrorismwhy not pitch in and help out. We worked out all the legalities together.” He
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
why not pitch in and help out. We worked out all the legalities together.” He added: “This was England at its best and the Church of England at its best. Everyone rallied round and we’ve had a wonderful day.”The stranger who saved a young woman... Read more
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express
Who is the tap dancer in the TV commercial for NFU Mutual? - The Saturday BriefingSimpson in government circles, the constitutional problem in 1936 was essential
express / Posted 3 days ago
Simpson in government circles, the constitutional problem in 1936 was essentially that the monarch was also head of the Church of England which did not sanction the remarriage of divorcees. Since then the attitude has changed. In 1981 the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Top clergyman comes to Blackburn to back Church organ appealleadership teams from all over the Diocese in Lancashire will want to come and
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
leadership teams from all over the Diocese in Lancashire will want to come and listen to one of the key figures of recent Church of England history.” Dr. Williams resigned as Archbishop in 2010 after 10 years to become Master of Magdalene... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The heroes of Parsons Green prove Brit spirit prevails amid terror attack fearswhy not pitch in and help out. We worked out all the legalities together." He
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
why not pitch in and help out. We worked out all the legalities together." He added: "This was England at its best and the Church of England at its best. Everyone rallied round and we’ve had a wonderful day.”The stranger who saved a young woman... Read more
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News.com.au
Boy admits sharing ‘sex assault’ videoonline which allegedly shows a Cranbrook student as he sexually assaulted a 15-
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
online which allegedly shows a Cranbrook student as he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl from the private Sydney Church of England Girls Grammar School in March this year. The boy, who was 15 at the time and lives with his mother at... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Boy admits sharing ‘sex assault’ videoonline which allegedly shows a Cranbrook student as he sexually assaulted a 15-
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
online which allegedly shows a Cranbrook student as he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl from the private Sydney Church of England Girls Grammar School in March this year. The boy, who was 15 at the time and lives with his mother at... Read more
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Canberra Times
Same-sex marriage debate: 'I'm no homophobe but I fear for vulnerable children'in England, where same-sex marriage was only legalised three years ago, a same-
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
in England, where same-sex marriage was only legalised three years ago, a same-sex couple are taking the Church of England to court to require them to officiate their wedding, challenging the religious exemptions that were... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Couple email police before ending lives holding hands in suicide pactwent to on say, “this means we are no longer in this world having passed over”.
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
went to on say, “this means we are no longer in this world having passed over”. Mrs Lawson previously worked for the Church of England before becoming head of the city’s first Hindu school, Krishna Avanti, in Evington.Mr Lawson sent a... Read more
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Daily Star
School refuses pupil after-school clubs because his parents aren’t on benefitssix, was banned as neither she nor partner Steve were claiming benefits. Now s
Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
six, was banned as neither she nor partner Steve were claiming benefits. Now she has accused staff at Oliver Tomkins Church of England School in Swindon of “discrimination”. Cara, 25, tried to sign Thomas up for reading, maths, computer and... Read more
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The Christian Post
Only 6 Percent of Brits Are Practicing Christians Who Read Bible, Attend Church RegularlyAttend Church Regularly: Poll Only 6 percent of British adults are practicing
The Christian Post / Posted 4 days ago
Attend Church Regularly: Poll Only 6 percent of British adults are practicing Christians, a new survey commissioned by the Church of England has found, defining the term as those who read the Bible, pray, and attend church on a regular basis. The... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Couple's wedding plans thrown into chaos after Parsons Green bombingwhy not pitch in and help out. We worked out all the legalities together." He
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
why not pitch in and help out. We worked out all the legalities together." He added: "This was England at its best and the Church of England at its best. Everyone rallied round and we’ve had a wonderful day.” Twenty-two people were injured when a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Former British priest convicted of sexual offences against boys dating back to 1980spriest convicted of sexual offences against boys dating back to 1980s Friday,
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
priest convicted of sexual offences against boys dating back to 1980s Friday, September 15, 2017 - 01:22 pm A former Church of England priest has been convicted of a string of sexual offences against two boys dating back to the late... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Gay therapy ‘like child abuse’Medical Association have condemned conversion therapy, which they say doesn’t w
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
Medical Association have condemned conversion therapy, which they say doesn’t work and is harmful. Earlier this year, the Church of England also called on the British government to ban the practice, which it said had “no place in the modern... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Gay therapy ‘like child abuse’Medical Association have condemned conversion therapy, which they say doesn’t w
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Medical Association have condemned conversion therapy, which they say doesn’t work and is harmful. Earlier this year, the Church of England also called on the British government to ban the practice, which it said had “no place in the modern... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Gay therapy ‘like child abuse’Medical Association have condemned conversion therapy, which they say doesn’t w
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Medical Association have condemned conversion therapy, which they say doesn’t work and is harmful. Earlier this year, the Church of England also called on the British government to ban the practice, which it said had “no place in the modern... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Gay therapy ‘like child abuse’Medical Association have condemned conversion therapy, which they say doesn’t w
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 4 days ago
Medical Association have condemned conversion therapy, which they say doesn’t work and is harmful. Earlier this year, the Church of England also called on the British government to ban the practice, which it said had “no place in the modern... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Same-sex marriage debate: 'I'm no homophobe but I fear for vulnerable children'in England, where same-sex marriage was only legalised three years ago, a same-
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
in England, where same-sex marriage was only legalised three years ago, a same-sex couple are taking the Church of England to court to require them to officiate their wedding, challenging the religious exemptions that were... Read more
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The Age
Same-sex marriage debate: 'I'm no homophobe but I fear for vulnerable children'in England, where same-sex marriage was only legalised three years ago, a same-
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
in England, where same-sex marriage was only legalised three years ago, a same-sex couple are taking the Church of England to court to require them to officiate their wedding, challenging the religious exemptions that were... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Church organist quits choir as 'sharp-elbowed' members try to push out tuneless older singersLondon but moved to the Home Counties to get their children into good local sta
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
London but moved to the Home Counties to get their children into good local state schools. One of those is St George’s, a Church of England school with a formidable reputation that requires parents to prove regular attendance at church, meaning... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Shotgun wedding? Forcing religious vendors to participate in wedding ceremoniesof particular professions, and students at Cambridge and Oxford to take part in
SCOTUSblog / Posted 4 days ago
of particular professions, and students at Cambridge and Oxford to take part in communion ceremonies celebrated by the Church of England, generally at least once a year. Unless these individuals went through with the ceremony and passed the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Most Church of England Christians never read the Bible, survey findsThe majority of Church of England Christians don't read the Bible, the church's
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
The majority of Church of England Christians don't read the Bible, the church's own polling has revealed. Figures show that 60 per cent of self-declared followers of the Church admit they never read the Bible, and 36 per cent say they never attend... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Vicar locked up for abusing children in the 1960sto prominence in the media. Ben Jones, prosecuting, said the man found out whe
Liverpool Echo / Posted 5 days ago
to prominence in the media. Ben Jones, prosecuting, said the man found out where Peters, now aged 62, was working via the Church of England website and discussed what had happened with his brother and sisters. When interviewed by police in... Read more
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Spalding Today
Sporty students at Spalding schoolPupils at Spalding Parish Church of England Day School celebrated National Scho
Spalding Today / Posted 5 days ago
Pupils at Spalding Parish Church of England Day School celebrated National School Sport Week. All the children were involved in an opening ceremony where they paraded their art work linked to school, Olympic and British values. Teaching assistant... Read more
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express
Prince Harry CAN marry divorcee Meghan Markle at Westminster AbbeyMarkle and Prince Harry will be able to marry in Westminster Abbey despite the
express / Posted 6 days ago
Markle and Prince Harry will be able to marry in Westminster Abbey despite the Suits star being a divorcee, the Church of England has confirmed - but it is believed her royal beau hopes for a rather more quiet affair. Meghan Markle and... Read more
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The Christian Post
Celibacy, 'Sexless Virgin Mary' Major Factors in Child Sex Abuse in Catholic Church, Report Claimsperpetrated by Catholic clergy has anything at all to do with celibacy." He ad
The Christian Post / Posted 6 days ago
perpetrated by Catholic clergy has anything at all to do with celibacy." He added that the problem is just as bad in the Church of England, where clergy are permitted to get married. Others, such as Pravin Thevathasan, author of The Catholic... Read more
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Louth Leader
In Bloom winners announced at Lincolnshire church eventyear’s results were as follows: SCHOOL GARDEN AWARD: Best Fruit and Vegetable
Louth Leader / Posted 6 days ago
year’s results were as follows: SCHOOL GARDEN AWARD: Best Fruit and Vegetable garden, Spalding St John the Baptist Church of England Primary; Best Ornamental garden, Desford Community Primary School, in Leicestershire; Best Wildlife garden,... Read more
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Horncastle Today
In Bloom winners announced at Lincolnshire church eventyear’s results were as follows: SCHOOL GARDEN AWARD: Best Fruit and Vegetable
Horncastle Today / Posted 6 days ago
year’s results were as follows: SCHOOL GARDEN AWARD: Best Fruit and Vegetable garden, Spalding St John the Baptist Church of England Primary; Best Ornamental garden, Desford Community Primary School, in Leicestershire; Best Wildlife garden,... Read more
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The Christian Post
Mother of Transgender Child Slams Christian Parents as 'Ignorant' Over UK School Rowborn as a girl but now dresses and identifies as a boy has hit back against a C
The Christian Post / Posted 6 days ago
born as a girl but now dresses and identifies as a boy has hit back against a Christian couple who pulled their son from a Church of England school that allows transgender children. The mother insisted that being transgender is "not a... Read more
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International Business Times
Trainee priests get glossary to untangle the Book of Common Prayer's trickier words It is the mainstay of the Church of England but for many would-be priests in th
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
It is the mainstay of the Church of England but for many would-be priests in the faith, the archaic language of the Book of Common Prayer can be hard to decipher. That is why trainee clergy will now get glossaries to help them comprehend the more... Read more
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express
Corbynista skewered by economist for Brexit doom-mongering in lively BBC clashmade that Brexit will actually be positive for our economy, that we never hear
express / Posted 7 days ago
made that Brexit will actually be positive for our economy, that we never hear about But Mr Halligan insisted Mr Fraser, a Church of England priest, should be more positive. Mr Halligan said: “Let’s not assume that it will. There’s a huge case to... Read more
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Louth Leader
Bishop of Lincoln to be introduced to House of Lordsto give priority to newly appointed women bishops, so the bishops’ bench could
Louth Leader / Posted 7 days ago
to give priority to newly appointed women bishops, so the bishops’ bench could more accurately reflect the ministry of the Church of England. At a short ceremony, to be held in the chamber of the House of Lords, the bishop will present his Writ of... Read more
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Horncastle Today
Bishop of Lincoln to be introduced to House of Lordsto give priority to newly appointed women bishops, so the bishops’ bench could
Horncastle Today / Posted 7 days ago
to give priority to newly appointed women bishops, so the bishops’ bench could more accurately reflect the ministry of the Church of England. At a short ceremony, to be held in the chamber of the House of Lords, the bishop will present his Writ of... Read more
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International Business Times
Transgender children exist and they must go to school – we should celebrate not shun them failing to consult them on the presence of a transgender pupil. The Christian c
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
failing to consult them on the presence of a transgender pupil. The Christian couple withdrew their six-year-old son from a Church of England school on the Isle of Wight after their child became confused about "why a boy is now a girl". The parents... Read more
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Daily Mail
Richard Branson's daughter bids a goodbye to her brotherthis Britain's peskiest pooch? Cookie the adorable... Rare footage reveals Ali
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
this Britain's peskiest pooch? Cookie the adorable... Rare footage reveals Alice in Wonderland was released as... Church of England vicar incinerated himself with can of... Mother branded an Asian taxi driver a 'terrorist' in... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
John Fisher take out top rugby awardYear at the recent National Rugby Awards. They staved off competition from War
Croydon Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Year at the recent National Rugby Awards. They staved off competition from Warwick, Brighton College, Cranleigh, Howbridge Church of England Junior School, and the founders of the game, Rugby School, to claim the award. The judges decided that... Read more
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Daily Mail
Labour FAILS to defeat government's EU repeal billbranded an Asian taxi driver a 'terrorist' in a... Lovelorn musician who vowed
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
branded an Asian taxi driver a 'terrorist' in a... Lovelorn musician who vowed to play piano in park... Church of England vicar incinerated himself with can of... VICAR stole dead parishioner's blue disabled badge... Read more
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FOX News
What would Patrick Henry think if he turned on the TV today?that America would never establish a state religion that would force its citize
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
that America would never establish a state religion that would force its citizens to worship as had been the case with the Church of England. That was the extent of the law, but we’ve taken it to such an extreme that righteousness is having a hard... Read more
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heraldscotland
Parents withdraw child from school after another pupil allowed to wear dressagainst. Source: BBC Reality Check Jeff Williams, director of education for t
heraldscotland / Posted 8 days ago
against. Source: BBC Reality Check Jeff Williams, director of education for the Diocese of Portsmouth, said: "Church of England schools are inclusive environments where pupils learn to respect diversity of all kinds. "Like any other... Read more
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metro
Christian parents plan to sue school over son's transgender classmatethe Isle of Wight.Council won't pay for boy's bus pass because 'he doesn't go t
metro / Posted 8 days ago
the Isle of Wight.Council won't pay for boy's bus pass because 'he doesn't go to church enough' The couple claim that the Church of England primary school did not respect their rights as Christians. In a video filmed by Christian Concern, Nigel... Read more
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